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Top 100 Business Trends in July

From Counter Culture Hair Salons to Educational Jewelry Ventures

— July 30, 2016 — TH Video
These July 2016 business trends range from counter culture hair salons to educational jewelry ventures like Tiffany & Co's recent 'Keys for a Cause' initiative. The initiative is a partnership between the luxe jewelry brand and Jeddah-based Dar Al-Hekma University and aims to empower Saudi Arabian women by offering them free access to education.

When examining the month's social media-themed ventures, standouts include professional geofilter design platforms and smile assessment apps that help today's tech-savvy generation customize their online content more freely than ever before.

Experiential event services and kid meal deliveries round off this list and make decor, event planning and pre-made, nutritious meals more conveniently available for engaged couples and busy parents with a lack of free time.
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Freshness
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Advanced Advertising Apps
Advanced Advertising Apps
The Flobox.io Tool for Advertising Marketers Has an Intuitive Interface
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99
Crowdsourced Gift Card Platforms
Crowdsourced Gift Card Platforms
Raise Lets Consumers Resell Unwanted Gift Cards
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98
App Creation Comics
App Creation Comics
Apple's App Review Guidelines are Now Styled Like a Graphic Comic Book
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97
Smart Restaurant Platforms
Smart Restaurant Platforms
The Upserve Loyalty Program Targets Frequent Restaurant Visitors
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96
Autonomous Car Insurance Plans
Autonomous Car Insurance Plans
Adrian Flux Has Launches Insurance Plans for Driverless Vehicles
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95
AI Government Robots
AI Government Robots
IPsoft's Amelia AI Program is Being Used by the Enfield Council in London
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94
Corporate Cannabis Collaborations
Corporate Cannabis Collaborations
Microsoft Software Will Be Used to Track Legal Marijuana Sales
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93
Succinct Book-Summarizing Apps
Succinct Book-Summarizing Apps
The Joosr App Offers Condensed Non-Fiction Book Summaries
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92
Rewarding Business Discovery Apps
Rewarding Business Discovery Apps
The Vicinity App Helps Users Collect Rewards by Shopping Locally
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91
Meal-Prep Assembly Services
Meal-Prep Assembly Services
'Supperworks' Provides Quick and Nutritional Family Dinners
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90
Colorful Anti-Smoking Projects
Colorful Anti-Smoking Projects
Quitting Smoking Could Be Easier If Packs are Covered in This Color
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89
Software Development Project Apps
Software Development Project Apps
The 'TaskBlast' Project Management Platform Connects Teams
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88
Female Ride-Hailing Services
Female Ride-Hailing Services
See Jane Go Connects Female Passengers With Female Drivers
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87
Flower-Ordering Bots
Flower-Ordering Bots
1-800-Flowers.com Makes the Experience of Ordering Flowers Conversational
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86
Precision CRM Platforms
Precision CRM Platforms
The 'Damnlist' CRM Platform Keeps Information as Concise as Possible
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85
Automatic Money-Saving Apps
Automatic Money-Saving Apps
The 'Plum' Personal Savings Assistant Sets Money Aside Accordingly
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84
Commercial VR Headsets
Commercial VR Headsets
The HTC Vive Business Edition Headset is Ready for the Business Environment
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83
Social Shopping Concierges
Social Shopping Concierges
Operator on Facebook Uses Both Human and AI Expertise for Finding Items
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82
Cross-Platform Car Galleries
Cross-Platform Car Galleries
Tesla x Nordstrom Brings a New Experience for Both Companies
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81
Beverage Butler Apps
Beverage Butler Apps
The Bevy App Delivers Booze and Snacks to Londoners' Homes
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80
Simplified Finance Platforms
Simplified Finance Platforms
'WeVest' Makes Online Financial Planning Streamlines Personal Finance
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79
Waste Water-Treating Reactors
Waste Water-Treating Reactors
The ePhos Reactor Can Isolate Phosphorus From Sewage Water
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78
Daily Checkin Platforms
Daily Checkin Platforms
Clanbeat is a Happiness Tool for Teams That Records Peaks and Valleys
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77
Future Festival 2016
Future Festival 2016
Trend Hunter's Exclusive Annual Innovation Conference in Toronto
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76
Enterprising Project Management Apps
Enterprising Project Management Apps
The EcoSys App Offers a Handy Collaboration Platform
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75
Real-Time Car Share Apps
Real-Time Car Share Apps
The Evo Car Share Service Lets Drivers Reserve Vehicles Spontaneously
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74
Train Travel Streaming Apps
Train Travel Streaming Apps
The Virgin Trains 'BEAM' App Lets Passengers Watch Content for Free
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73
Solar Car-Sharing Projects
Solar Car-Sharing Projects
This Car-Sharing Program Brings Solar-Powered Vehicles to Tennessee
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72
On-Demand Alcohol Services
On-Demand Alcohol Services
'Drinkfly' Lets Users Easily Order Their Usual Drinks of Choice
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71
Trend Hunter's Future Festival 2016
Trend Hunter's Future Festival 2016
An Immersive Trend Gathering of the World's Top Innovators
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70
Conversational Commerce Startups
Conversational Commerce Startups
Morph.ai Uses Chat Bots to Streamline Commercial Transactions
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69
Millennial Insurance Services
Millennial Insurance Services
Trov Insurance Lets Users Customize Plans to Fit Their Needs
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68
Surplus Produce Apps
Surplus Produce Apps
'Farmsquare' Connects Consumers with Growers Who Have Extra Stock
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67
Creative Education Platforms
Creative Education Platforms
'Crehana' is Like the Spotify of Creative Training
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66
Visitor Management Apps
Visitor Management Apps
'Digital Gorkha' Allows For Easy Visitor Registration and Authentication
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65
Canadian Meal Subscriptions
Canadian Meal Subscriptions
'Goodfood' Delivers Healthy Meals Made with Local Ingredients
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64
Alcohol Delivery Apps
Alcohol Delivery Apps
The 'Saucey' App Provides a Delivery Service and Fun Perks For Users
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63
Smile Assessment Apps
Smile Assessment Apps
This Shiseido App Reads the Quality of a Smile
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62
Chocolate Bar Resumes
Chocolate Bar Resumes
Reading Resume Qualifications Has Never Been More Enjoyable with This Idea
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61
Pay-Per-Minute Hotel Rentals
Pay-Per-Minute Hotel Rentals
'Recharge' Allows Customers to Book Hotel Rooms for Minutes at a Time
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60
Breakfast Food Publications
Breakfast Food Publications
Time Inc.'s 'Extra Crispy' Explores Breakfast and Brunch Culture
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59
Monetary Gifting Services
Monetary Gifting Services
'Tendr' Turns the Experience of Giving Monetary Gifts into Art
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58
Emoji URL Shorteners
Emoji URL Shorteners
'Emoticode' Creates Shortened Emoji-Based URL "Links in a Snap"
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57
Food-Paired Alcohol Deliveries
Food-Paired Alcohol Deliveries
DoorDash is Expanding to Provide Alcohol On-Demand in SoCal
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56
School Selection Services
School Selection Services
InstiChoose Helps Parents Discover and Choose Schools For Their Children
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55
Greenhouse Gas-Converting Power Plants
Greenhouse Gas-Converting Power Plants
This Apple Energy Plant will Turn Methane into Electricity
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54
Temporary Car Leases
Temporary Car Leases
Breeze Offers Week-to-Week Leases for Ride-Sharing Drivers
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53
Ice Cream-Flavored Beer
Ice Cream-Flavored Beer
Ben & Jerry's is Releasing a New Flavor of Beer with New Belgium
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52
Inmate-Made Garments
Inmate-Made Garments
'Pietá' Introduces Urban and Sustainable Clothing Made in Prision
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51
Garage Rental Services
Garage Rental Services
'GaragePointer' is Like Airbnb for Shared Garage Storage Spaces
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50
On-Demand Insurance Services
On-Demand Insurance Services
Sure Lets Subscribers Sign Up for Impromptu Life Insurance Programs
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49
On-Demand Clothing Rentals
On-Demand Clothing Rentals
'Armarium' is an App-Based Platform for Clothing Rentals
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48
Networking Business Card Scanners
Networking Business Card Scanners
The 'B.link' Instantly Scans Business Cards as They're Received
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47
Carbon Business Cards
Carbon Business Cards
This New Business Card Design Uses Carbon Fiber to Help You Stand Out
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46
Fresh Hawaiian Restaurants
Fresh Hawaiian Restaurants
'BYO Bowls' Specializes in Healthy Custom Meals with Living Organisms
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45
Counterfeit-Fighting Gadgets
Counterfeit-Fighting Gadgets
This Technology Prevents the Sales of Counterfeit Goods
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44
Cashless Vending Machines
Cashless Vending Machines
USA Technologies' Machines Use Apple Pay for Contactless Payments
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43
Sneaker-Cleaning Shops
Sneaker-Cleaning Shops
The Jason Markk Store in NYC Specializes in Professional Shoe Cleaning
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42
Neighborhood Commerce Apps
Neighborhood Commerce Apps
The 'OfferUp' App Lets Users Sell and Buy Local Products
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41
Gift Finder Services
Gift Finder Services
German Startup Wishbox Helps You Find the Perfect Gift For Your Loved Ones
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40
Professional Geofilter Designers
Professional Geofilter Designers
Pepper Filters Creates Pro Geofilters for Any Occasion
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39
Affordable Farm-to-Table Restaurants
Affordable Farm-to-Table Restaurants
'The Kitchenette' Offers Farm Fresh Food for Under $5
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38
Chatbot Finance Apps
Chatbot Finance Apps
'Abe' Offers Finance Tracking Capabilities Through Real-Time Chat
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37
Hyper-Local Retail Apps
Hyper-Local Retail Apps
The Ineed App Helps You Find Products Across Millions Of Stores
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36
Telecom-Connected Multimedia Projectors
Telecom-Connected Multimedia Projectors
The ZTE Spro 2 is Now Available from T-Mobile
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35
Branded Hotel Sleep Accessories
Branded Hotel Sleep Accessories
The Sleep Speakers and Lights were Made for the Grand Hyatt Hotel
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34
Fast Casual Mediterranean Menus
Fast Casual Mediterranean Menus
Zuuk Mediterranean Kitchen Serves Fresh Middle Eastern Dishes
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33
Collaborative E-Commerce Efforts
Collaborative E-Commerce Efforts
This Chinese E-Commerce Brand Made a Service to Stop Counterfeit
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32
Subscription Cocktail Deliveries
Subscription Cocktail Deliveries
This Company Delivers Craft Cocktail Recipes and Ingredients
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31
Celebrity Breakup Insurance
Celebrity Breakup Insurance
Taobao is Offering Insurance Based on Taylor Swift's Love Life
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30
3D-Printed Replacement Parts
3D-Printed Replacement Parts
'happy3D' Helps Consumers Easily Print Broken Appliance Parts
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29
Building Block Charcter Displays
Building Block Charcter Displays
The Shanghai LEGO Store Features Displays Made Out of LEGO Bricks
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28
Airport-Inspired Shops
Airport-Inspired Shops
'The Clearport' Turns Terminals and Security Lines into Positive Designs
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27
On-Demand Photography Services
On-Demand Photography Services
Startup ographr Offers Videographers and Photographers On-Demand
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26
All-Vegan Video Sites
All-Vegan Video Sites
'BOSH!' is an Online Destination for Exclusively Vegan Recipe Videos
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25
Mexican Microbrewery Concierges
Mexican Microbrewery Concierges
Personally Selected Mexican Microbreweries Catered Every Week
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24
Online Entrepreneur Portfolio Platforms
Online Entrepreneur Portfolio Platforms
'Pagefolio' Enhances and Streamlines Your Online Profile
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23
Kid Meal Deliveries
Kid Meal Deliveries
Startup Tuckrbox Allows Children to Design and Enjoy Healthy Lunchboxes
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22
Educational Jewelry Initiatives
Educational Jewelry Initiatives
Tiffany & Co's 'Keys for a Cause' Initiative Empowers Saudi Women
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21
Chic Eco-Friendly Tampons
Chic Eco-Friendly Tampons
Kali Subscription Boxes Offer Organic Tampons and Prettier Periods
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20
Handmade Homeware Pop-Ups
Handmade Homeware Pop-Ups
Muji's 'Tatazumai' Collection Highlights the Work of Japanese Artisans
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19
Experimental Dessert Pop-Ups
Experimental Dessert Pop-Ups
The Drawing Room is a Bakery and Bar that Roams New York City
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18
Bookstore Brand Bars
Bookstore Brand Bars
Four New Barnes and Noble Stores Will Feature Bar Spaces
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17
Anime Beauty Boutiques
Anime Beauty Boutiques
Bandai's 'Otona Joshi Biyori' Appeals to Adult Women with Cute Cosmetics
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16
Upcycled Plastic Shoes
Upcycled Plastic Shoes
Timberland is Creating a Line of Shoes from Recycled Plastic Bottles
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15
Oil-Recycling Kiosks
Oil-Recycling Kiosks
This Kiosk Concept Aims to Treat and Reuse Edible Oils
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14
On-Demand Delivery Services
On-Demand Delivery Services
GoPuff is an On-Demand Alternative to Traditional Convenience Stores
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13
Hacker-Inspired Pop-Ups
Hacker-Inspired Pop-Ups
Mr. Robot Season Two is Promoted with the Help of Concept Store Story
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12
Millennial Money-Managing Apps
Millennial Money-Managing Apps
Finance Coach Penny Uses Easy to Understand Emojis and Graphs
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11
Pop-Up Office Startups
Pop-Up Office Startups
'Popices' Creates Outdoor Offices for Startups and Freelancers to Use
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10
Experiential Event Services
Experiential Event Services
'Joymode' Supplies Everything Needed to Create Memorable Experiences
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9
Dog-Friendly Office Spaces
Dog-Friendly Office Spaces
Kurgo Allows Workers to Bring Pets to Work to Interact with Products
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8
DIY Toy Store Figurines
DIY Toy Store Figurines
The 3DplusMe Kiosks Allow Consumers to Create Personalized Action Figures
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7
Interactive Doll Retailers
Interactive Doll Retailers
The American Girl New York Shop is Dubbed "The Store of the Future"
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6
Renovated Transparent Offices
Renovated Transparent Offices
What Was Once a Factory is Now an Office with a Translucent Design
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5
Media-Connected Retail Stores
Media-Connected Retail Stores
This Furniture Store Partnered with Pinterest for a Unique Campaign
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4
Vintage T-Shirt Pop-Ups
Vintage T-Shirt Pop-Ups
H BEAUTY & YOUTH is Holding a Collection of 90's Tees for a Limited Time
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3
Organic Fast Food Eateries
Organic Fast Food Eateries
Miami's 'Grown' Changes the Relationship Between Fast Food and Health
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2
Counter Culture Hair Salons
Counter Culture Hair Salons
#BLOW is Europe's First Official 'Manic Panic Colour Asylum'
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1
Box-Shaped Donut Kiosks
Box-Shaped Donut Kiosks
The New Krispy Kreme Stores are Designed to Look Like a Box of Donuts
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