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Top 100 Business Trends in December

From Zero Waste Grocery Stores to Automated Salad Servers

— December 8, 2019 — Business
The vast list of December 2019 business trends explores new and progressive ways that brands are practicing their overall business model. The new concepts explore conscious approaches to areas such as sustainability, efficiency, convenience, better consumer connection, and much more.

One of these examples if the Nada Grocery store, which is a location found in Vancouver bringing awareness to the issues of climate change. It encourages consumers to bring their own bags and containers to store the produce in order to eliminate the need for packaging for a more sustainable space. Another great idea this month is the 'Sally 2.0' by Chowbotics. It automatically prepares fresh salads using a touchscreen control panel interface and can also create fruit bowls, yogurt bowls, and more.
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Event Industry-Specific Conferences
Event Industry-Specific Conferences
International Confex Seeks to Drive the Event Industry Forward
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99
Autonomous Technology Subsidiaries
Autonomous Technology Subsidiaries
Volkswagen Autonomy Will Focused on Self-Driving Technology
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98
Grocery Subscription Promotions
Grocery Subscription Promotions
Amazon Fresh Will Now Be Free with an Amazon Prime Subscription
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97
E-Commerce Movie Tickets
E-Commerce Movie Tickets
Amazon Will Sell Online Movie Tickets in India on Its Website and App
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96
E-Commerce Grocery Stores
E-Commerce Grocery Stores
Amazon Will Open a Low-Cost Grocery Store Outside of Los Angeles
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95
Crop-Dusting Autonomous Drones
Crop-Dusting Autonomous Drones
Volocopter and John Deere Partnered on an Agricultural Drone
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94
Trial Fashion Webshops
Trial Fashion Webshops
Blue Life Created a Try-Before-You-Buy Clothing Line
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93
Intelligent Team Scheduling Apps
Intelligent Team Scheduling Apps
The 'Blend' Team Management App Automates Scheduling Needs
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92
In-Store Beauty Concierges
In-Store Beauty Concierges
The Beauty Society by John Lewis Helps Consumers Meet Their Needs
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91
Rotating Wing Delivery Drones
Rotating Wing Delivery Drones
Uber's Food Delivery Drones Will Have Six Rotors and Rotating Wings
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90
Animal-Focused Travel Promotions
Animal-Focused Travel Promotions
Airbnb Collaborated with the Dodo on Animal Travel Experiences
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89
Fast Food-Branded Steakhouses
Fast Food-Branded Steakhouses
The LaDainian Tomlinson’s Arby’s Steakhouse Will Open for One Day
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88
Family-Focused Streaming Apps
Family-Focused Streaming Apps
The New Spotify Kids App is Focused on Safe Entertainment
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Collaborative Side Project Platforms
Collaborative Side Project Platforms
The 'Hunicorn' Platform Connects Talented People Together
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86
Defining Brand Heritage
Defining Brand Heritage
An Interview with Patrón Brand Education Manager, Mariana Sanchez Benitez
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85
Beverage Brand E-Commerce Sites
Beverage Brand E-Commerce Sites
The House of PepsiCo Will Sell Items from PepsiCo Collaborations
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84
Responsible Retail Holiday Gifts
Responsible Retail Holiday Gifts
thredUP Launched Thrift Cards as an Eco-friendly Gift Option
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83
AI-Generated Video Presenters
AI-Generated Video Presenters
Hour One Creates Live-Action Video with Photo-Real AI Characters
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82
Online Car Sales
Online Car Sales
Porsche Will Allow Its Customers to Purchase Cars Through an Online Process
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81
Vegan Fast Food Restaurants
Vegan Fast Food Restaurants
Globally Local Opened Its Doors in Toronto This Past Weekend
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Artisanal Neighborhood Bakeries
Artisanal Neighborhood Bakeries
Manresa Bread is a Business Endeavor by Avery Ruzicka
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Next-Gen Mobile Marketplaces
Next-Gen Mobile Marketplaces
The Tmall Flagship Store 2.0 is Tech-Powered, Interactive & Engaging
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Take-Out Food Expansions
Take-Out Food Expansions
Deliveroo Will Launch a Pick-Up Service to Give Customers More Options
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Ingredient-Focused Clear Cocktails
Ingredient-Focused Clear Cocktails
Burger & Lobster Launched Five 'Colorless Cocktails'
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Child-Friendly Banking Services
Child-Friendly Banking Services
The 'Abacus' Prepaid Debit Card Helps Kids with Personal Finance
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Circular Economy Collaborations
Circular Economy Collaborations
Henkel Extends Partnership with Waste Payment Store Plastic Bank
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Interactive Video Beauty Campaigns
Interactive Video Beauty Campaigns
TikTok and Too Faced Join to Launch the #TFDamnGirl Campaign
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Capturing Authentic Tradition Through Food
Capturing Authentic Tradition Through Food
An Interview with Nicola Farinetti, CEO of Eataly
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Nutritious In-House Milling Practices
Nutritious In-House Milling Practices
la Meunerie Urbaine is a Bakery That Mills Its Own Grains
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Expanded Lifestyle Product Deliveries
Expanded Lifestyle Product Deliveries
foodora Now Delivers Groceries, Pharmacy, Flowers, and Booze
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Celebrity Chef Meal Deliveries
Celebrity Chef Meal Deliveries
Hakuna Foods Creates Nutrient-Dense Meals that are Eco-Friendly
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Shoppable Augemented Reality Ads
Shoppable Augemented Reality Ads
South Korea's LG Launched the U+ AR Shopping App for 3D Browsing
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Asian-Inspired Farm-to-Table Menus
Asian-Inspired Farm-to-Table Menus
B.GOOD Launched a Responsibly Sourced Asian-Inspired Menu
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Ready-Made Smart Garment Kits
Ready-Made Smart Garment Kits
The 360Fash Tech Kits Enable Designers to Make High-Tech Clothing
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66
Branded Basketball Pizza Popups
Branded Basketball Pizza Popups
BuzzFeed and Chase Launched a New York Knicks-Themed Pizza Parlor
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65
Reconfiguring Nostalgic Stories
Reconfiguring Nostalgic Stories
An Interview with Susan Brandt, President of Dr. Seuss Enterprises
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Corporate Accessible Shoe Investments
Corporate Accessible Shoe Investments
Nike Invested in HandsFree Labs to Access Shoe Designs
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63
Sustainable Energy Generation Projects
Sustainable Energy Generation Projects
Kitchener is United by the Organic Waste Diversion Pilot
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Personalized Grocery Services
Personalized Grocery Services
Hungryroot Builds Its Service with Emphasis on Healthy Meals
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Wearable Tech Purchases
Wearable Tech Purchases
Google Officially Acquired Fitbit in a $2.1 Billion Deal
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60
Delhi-Based Futuristic Research Labs
Delhi-Based Futuristic Research Labs
Space10 Opens a Second Site for Its Research, Workshops, Etc.
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59
Self-Care Pop-Up Chalets
Self-Care Pop-Up Chalets
PopSugar's Sugar Chalet Shares Yoga, Meditation & Shopping Experiences
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58
Beauty Brand Mega-Stores
Beauty Brand Mega-Stores
AFTERbeauty May Be the UK's Answer to Sephora
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57
Festive Diamond Jewelry Pop-Ups
Festive Diamond Jewelry Pop-Ups
COUPLE is Opening a Toronto Pop-Up for the Holiday Season
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56
Slow Shopping Campaigns
Slow Shopping Campaigns
Deciem is Offering an Alternative to One Big Black Friday Sale
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55
Self-Service Kiosk Restaurants
Self-Service Kiosk Restaurants
Moe’s Southwest Grill is Opening a Digital Kiosk-Only Location
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54
Luxe Gym Hotel Openings
Luxe Gym Hotel Openings
The Equinox Hotel Has Opened Its Doors in New York
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Virtual Holiday Pop-Ups
Virtual Holiday Pop-Ups
Kohl's Holiday Pop-Up Lets Snapchat Users Experience the Event
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Generous Gift-Giving Pop-Ups
Generous Gift-Giving Pop-Ups
Sainsbury's Giving Store Lets People Make Purchases for Those in Need
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Compact Foodservice Cooking Ovens
Compact Foodservice Cooking Ovens
The Alto-Shaam Vector H Series Multi-Cook Ovens are Efficient
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Wellness-Boosting Pop-Ups
Wellness-Boosting Pop-Ups
Neom Organics' Pop-Up Shares Solutions for Stress, Sleep & Energy
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In-House Milled Sourdough Loaves
In-House Milled Sourdough Loaves
Madison Sourdough Boasts a Menu of Artisanally Baked Goods
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Electric SUV Releases
Electric SUV Releases
Mercedes-Benz Will Produce an Electric Version of Its G-Class SUV
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Experiential Black Friday Pop-Ups
Experiential Black Friday Pop-Ups
Amazon is Opening 'The Home of Black Friday' for Four Days
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Chic Cave-Like Parisian Stores
Chic Cave-Like Parisian Stores
Moustache's Retail Experience Creates Contrast of Space and Product
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Refurbished Product Pop-Ups
Refurbished Product Pop-Ups
Giffgaff's Black Friday Shop Encourages People Not to Buy New Products
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Tech Product-Centric Installations
Tech Product-Centric Installations
Li Edelkoort and Google's Hardware Design Studio Team Up
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Storytelling Holiday Pop-Ups
Storytelling Holiday Pop-Ups
Cubcoats x Amazon IRL Invites Kids to Discover Character Stories
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Home-Style Holiday Shops
Home-Style Holiday Shops
STORY at Macy's Home for the Holidays is Like a "Living Gift Guide"
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Rapper-Owned Cannabis Companies
Rapper-Owned Cannabis Companies
Drake's Marketing Tactic for More Life Growth Co. is Toronto-Based
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AR Streaming Experiments
AR Streaming Experiments
BBC Experiments with the Implications of AR for TV Streaming and Learning
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Affordable Nourishing Hand Soaps
Affordable Nourishing Hand Soaps
ThreeMain's First-Ever Hand Soap is Biodegradable and Affordable
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Backyard Gardening Kits
Backyard Gardening Kits
Avalow Launched Self-Watering Beds to Help You Plant a Garden
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Data-Driven Retail Stores
Data-Driven Retail Stores
Nike Will Open Two Concept Stores Stocked with Popular NikePlus Items
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Experiential Beauty Townhouses
Experiential Beauty Townhouses
After Beauty's Experiential Store Boasts Its Own Meditation Zone
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Cult Skincare Pop-Ups
Cult Skincare Pop-Ups
A Glossier Pop-Up Shop is Coming to London This Holiday Season
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Gen Z Piercing Studios
Gen Z Piercing Studios
'Studs' Offers an Experience That's Approachable, Affordable & Safe
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Self-Care Advent Calendars
Self-Care Advent Calendars
The Hive Launches 'The Self-Care Calendar for Festive Season Survival'
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Zero Waste Grocery Initiatives
Zero Waste Grocery Initiatives
Asda is Encouraging Customers to Bring Their Own Containers
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Celebratory Cannabis Parties
Celebratory Cannabis Parties
The Friendly Stranger Silver Doobilee Celebrated 25 Years in Toronto
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Food Contaminant-Analyzing Devices
Food Contaminant-Analyzing Devices
Inspecto Looks for Chemical Contaminants in Food Products
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Art-Inspired Cosmetics Stores
Art-Inspired Cosmetics Stores
The SK-II Artist Series Stores Reimagine an Ingredient Through Art
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Culinary Experience Services
Culinary Experience Services
Uber Eats is Testing a Food Experience Option in San Francisco
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Martian Fashion Shops
Martian Fashion Shops
HER Combines Fashion and Gastronomy in a Unique Retail Space
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In-Store Farming Initiatives
In-Store Farming Initiatives
Kroger & Infarm are Introducing Modular Produce Farms to Stores
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After-Dark Restaurant Events
After-Dark Restaurant Events
P.F. Chang's Chang's After Dark Has Exclusive Menus & Entertainment
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In-Store Skincare Labs
In-Store Skincare Labs
In London, Boots Opened the 'Inkey Lab' with The Inkey List
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Interactive Perfume Pop-Ups
Interactive Perfume Pop-Ups
The Experimental Perfume Club Lets Visitors Create Unique Scents
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Extravagant Royalty Accommodations
Extravagant Royalty Accommodations
Airbnb Boasts a Lush Royal Accommodation That is 300 Years Old
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Astrology-Inspired Beauty Pop-Ups
Astrology-Inspired Beauty Pop-Ups
The Huda Beauty Pop-Up is Inspired by the Brand's Newest Palette
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AI-Powered Beauty Kiosks
AI-Powered Beauty Kiosks
Sally Beauty is Enhancing the In-Store Experience with ColorView AI Tech
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Interactive Jewelry Shops
Interactive Jewelry Shops
Swarovski's Crystal Studio Integrates Engaging Virtual Components
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Modern Cannabis Dispensaries
Modern Cannabis Dispensaries
Graham Baba Architects Focuses on Relaxation for This Shop's Interior
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Industrial Creative Workspaces
Industrial Creative Workspaces
In Portland, Lever Architecture Repurposes Two Adjacent Factories
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High-Quality Material Shops
High-Quality Material Shops
The KOVA Brand is Launched by Katerra as a Professional Resource
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Winterized Rooftop Restaurants
Winterized Rooftop Restaurants
Eataly's Serra by Birreria Has Received a Winter Makeover
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14
Photography Lab Pop-Ups
Photography Lab Pop-Ups
Polaroid's Pop-Up Shows Off Smartphone Photos and the Polaroid Lab
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Rentable Furniture Pop-Ups
Rentable Furniture Pop-Ups
The House of Harth Offers Flexibility When It Comes to Interior Design
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Coffee Pickup Shops
Coffee Pickup Shops
The 'Starbucks Pickup' Concept Supports the Mobile Ordering Experience
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Moutain-Like Tree-Covered Developments
Moutain-Like Tree-Covered Developments
Heatherwick Studio is Completing a Project in Shanghai
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10
Custom Chocolate Bar Boutiques
Custom Chocolate Bar Boutiques
Yorkdale's KITKAT CHOCOLATORY is the First of Its Kind in Canada
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Luxurious Sportswear Partnerships
Luxurious Sportswear Partnerships
adidas and Prada Partner to Bring Together Sport & Luxury
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Storage Container Pop-Up Shops
Storage Container Pop-Up Shops
TuppSoho in NYC is Tupperware's First-Ever Brand Store
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7
Next-Generation Automated Salad Servers
Next-Generation Automated Salad Servers
The Chowbotics 'Sally 2.0' Creates an Array of Options
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6
Ballet Brand-Launched Activewear
Ballet Brand-Launched Activewear
ZISE by BLOCH is Chic, Dance-inspired and Highly Comfortable
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Zero Waste Grocery Stores
Zero Waste Grocery Stores
Vancouver-Based Nada Grocery Sells Food Without Packaging
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Web-Inspired Pop-Up Concepts
Web-Inspired Pop-Up Concepts
Made Thought is "a Website That Exists in the Form of a Pop-Up Shop"
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Highly Stylized Functional Wear
Highly Stylized Functional Wear
DeMarcoLab and 4DIMENSION Boast an Experimental Performance Line
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2
Arty Streetwear Pop-Ups
Arty Streetwear Pop-Ups
The Adidas Originals x DESCENDANT Collaboration is Titled 'KEEP ROLLING'
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1
Award-Winning Eco Takeout Containers
Award-Winning Eco Takeout Containers
Eco-Products Launched the Sustainable Vanguard Line
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