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Top 80 Business Ideas in July

From Entrepreneur Print Magazines to Car-Buying Chatbots

— July 28, 2018 — Art & Design
This list of July 2018 business ideas range from innovations that help a company thrive to new start-ups and ventures, offering the consumer valuable insight into what to watch for next month.

IKEA is responding to the conscious consumer by implementing a new recycling program that invites consumers to return used products, in exchange for money. This move speaks to the growing demand for companies to take a more ethical and sustainable stance. Meanwhile, Facebook is aiming to attract a new consumer base with a business-forward magazine called 'Grow by Facebook.' This quarterly magazine is aimed at business leaders and will feature short but inspiring stories.

As expected, this month saw an even greater integration of technology, with more company's opting to offer in-app convenience. Examples of this include SouthWest's partnership with Lyft and a car-buying chatbot extension.
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Deeply Reported Tech News
Deeply Reported Tech News
'The Information' Provides Investigative Journalism by Subscription
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79
In-App Delayed Bag Deliveries
In-App Delayed Bag Deliveries
The Delta Fly App Partnered with Roadie to Deliver Delayed Bags
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78
Employment Platform Upgrades
Employment Platform Upgrades
LinkedIn QR Codes Make Networking a Lot Easier and More Streamlined
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77
Streamlined Business Return Policies
Streamlined Business Return Policies
FedEx's Return Technology Helps Businesses Manage Returns
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76
Early 5G Technology Access
Early 5G Technology Access
Verizon's Alley Offers Developers Early Access to Groundbreaking Tech
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75
Feminist Comedy Clubs
Feminist Comedy Clubs
The Ruby LA is a Feminist and Inclusive Comedy Theater and School
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74
Firearm-Free Investment Funds
Firearm-Free Investment Funds
BlackRock is Allowing Clients to Invest in Gun-Free Funds
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73
Virtual In-App Business Assistants
Virtual In-App Business Assistants
Shopify Ping Has Introduced a New In-App Assistant Called Kit
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72
In-App Airport Ride-Share Functions
In-App Airport Ride-Share Functions
Southwest Airlines and Lyft Formed a Convenient Partnership
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71
Cryptocurrency Confirmation Platforms
Cryptocurrency Confirmation Platforms
ConcourseQ Offers Communal Due Diligence on ICOs
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70
Experiential Technology Shops
Experiential Technology Shops
Gramercy Tech Provides Customized and Immersive Event Services
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69
Student Loan Paydown Perks
Student Loan Paydown Perks
Live Nation Boasts an Attractive Business Model with Its Benefit Plans
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68
Audio Explorer Blogging Platforms
Audio Explorer Blogging Platforms
'Wandertale' Lets Travelers Verbally Share Their Experiences
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67
Meeting-Accelerating Platforms
Meeting-Accelerating Platforms
The 'sam' Meeting Assistant Ensures Optimal Productivity and More
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66
Inline User Feedback Platforms
Inline User Feedback Platforms
'Userfeed' Helps Brands Prioritize Customer Opinions
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65
5G Olympic Venue Partnerships
5G Olympic Venue Partnerships
Intel and the Olympic Committee Joined to Enhance the Korean Venue
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64
AI-Powered Meeting Assistants
AI-Powered Meeting Assistants
'Voicefox' Captures Pertinent Information from Business Meetings
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63
Autonomous Vehicle Technology Startups
Autonomous Vehicle Technology Startups
Argo AI is a Entrepreneurial Company, Located in Pittsburgh
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62
Social Survey Platforms
Social Survey Platforms
Questionsly Combines Polling with Social Media
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61
Customizable 3D-Printed Mannequins
Customizable 3D-Printed Mannequins
Functional Art is Taken to a New Level with These Designs
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60
Swipe-Based Cryptocurrency Apps
Swipe-Based Cryptocurrency Apps
Coinswipe Brands Itself as 'Tinder for Scoring ICOs'
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59
Flexible Employee Pay Systems
Flexible Employee Pay Systems
Gusto Offers Its Employees Flexible Payment
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58
Multimedia-Rich Networking Apps
Multimedia-Rich Networking Apps
'Switchit' Lets Professionals Create Interactive Digital Profiles
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57
Customized E-Shopping Carts
Customized E-Shopping Carts
Avon is Helping Its Reps to Create Personalized Shopping Experiences
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56
eSports Business Degrees
eSports Business Degrees
Beck College is Now Offering an eSports Managment Degree
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55
Muffin Top QSR Snacks
Muffin Top QSR Snacks
The McDonald's Muffin Toppers are Crunchy and Crispy
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54
Incentivized Recycling Apps
Incentivized Recycling Apps
The reGAIN App Rids People of Unwanted Clothes in Exchange for Coupons
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53
Beginner-Friendly Cryptocurrency Games
Beginner-Friendly Cryptocurrency Games
'Bitcoin Flip' Lets Users Learn to Invest without Risk
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52
Business Accelerator Programs
Business Accelerator Programs
IDEABOOST Allows Companies to Grow and Expand with Professional Help
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51
Beauty Business Podcasts
Beauty Business Podcasts
Avon's 'Make It Happen' Podcast Features Discussions with Brand Reps
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50
Startup-Focused Credit Cards
Startup-Focused Credit Cards
Brex Has Launched a Startup Credit Card for a New Era of Business
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49
Transparent Ethical Investment Firms
Transparent Ethical Investment Firms
The OpenInvest Service Prides Itself on Honesty and Feedback
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48
Attuned Social Listening Platforms
Attuned Social Listening Platforms
'Awario' Helps Businesses Join Online Conversations
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47
Car-Buying Chatbots
Car-Buying Chatbots
The Valassis Digital Chatbot Can Help Find the Best Car for Any User
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46
Business Card Scanning Features
Business Card Scanning Features
Adobe Scan Can Now Save Business Card Information
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45
Sales-Increasing Loyalty Solutions
Sales-Increasing Loyalty Solutions
The 'CandyBar' Loyalty Platform Helps Businesses Offer Rewards
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44
Task-Offloading Business Platforms
Task-Offloading Business Platforms
'WorkonFlow' Integrates Bots into Your Business Strategy
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43
Ethical Millennial Investment Options
Ethical Millennial Investment Options
Plum Lets Users Invest in Ethical Investment Options
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42
Easy-to-Use Business Programs
Easy-to-Use Business Programs
The Upmetrics Service Makes Starting a Small Business Easier
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41
Passive Crypto-Mining Platforms
Passive Crypto-Mining Platforms
'Honeyminer' Streamlines the Process of Mining Cryptocurrencies
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40
Referral-Earning eCommerce Solutions
Referral-Earning eCommerce Solutions
'Wildlink' Rewards Those Who Share Links that Result in Sales
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39
Social Cryptocurrency Insight Platforms
Social Cryptocurrency Insight Platforms
'SocialCrypto' Listens to What's Being Said About Crypto
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38
Social Impact Investment Apps
Social Impact Investment Apps
Newday Investing is Helping Millennial Fund Positive Impact Funds
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37
Gourmet Restaurant Robot Waiters
Gourmet Restaurant Robot Waiters
'Robot' Employs a Fleet of Robotic Waiters
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36
Breakfast Cereal Slushies
Breakfast Cereal Slushies
The 7-Eleven Cap’n Crunch Berries Slurpee is Refreshingly Unexpected
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35
Comforting Hotel Tea Experiences
Comforting Hotel Tea Experiences
The Waldorf Astoria and Hamlets Offer a Unique Tea Experience
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34
Ethical Perfume Line Partnerships
Ethical Perfume Line Partnerships
7 Virtues Partners with Suppliers in Rebuilding Countries
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33
Patriotic Ice Creams Desserts
Patriotic Ice Creams Desserts
The Dairy Queen Oreo Firework Blizzard Celebrates the Fourth of July
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32
Entertaining Craft Beer Podcasts
Entertaining Craft Beer Podcasts
Drinking Partners Produce Comedic Discussions & Boast Live Events
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31
Social Investment-Sharing Platforms
Social Investment-Sharing Platforms
'MoneyGoat' Helps Users Share Tips and Info for Easy Investing
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30
Streamlined Designer Jewelry Workshops
Streamlined Designer Jewelry Workshops
Tiffany & Co have opened an offsite jewelry design workshop
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29
Business Co-Founder Networks
Business Co-Founder Networks
'coHounder' Helps Entrepreneurs Find Co-Founders for Businesses
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28
One-on-One Spiritual Healing Programs
One-on-One Spiritual Healing Programs
The Four Seasons Launched a Resident Healers Program
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27
Ad-Free Social Cooking Videos
Ad-Free Social Cooking Videos
Facebook's ChefClub Thrives Without the Use of Ads
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26
Bite-Sized Pizza Snacks
Bite-Sized Pizza Snacks
The Blaze Pizza 'Dough Knots' are a New Take on Breadsticks
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25
Incentivized Furniture Recycling Programs
Incentivized Furniture Recycling Programs
IKEA's Take Back Program Encourages Consumers to Recycle
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24
Startup-Centric Corporate Cards
Startup-Centric Corporate Cards
The Brex Credit Card Helps Startups with Expenses
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23
Plastic-Free Grocery Bags
Plastic-Free Grocery Bags
Iceland is Aiming to Reduce Plastic Waste with Paper Grocery Bags
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22
Conceptual Business-Focused Smartphones
Conceptual Business-Focused Smartphones
The BlackBerry 'Network' is Built for Enterprise Use
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21
Business-Friendly Virtual Assistants
Business-Friendly Virtual Assistants
The 'Katella' Smart Assistant Connects to Enterprise Apps
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20
Ethical Investing Research Apps
Ethical Investing Research Apps
Shape is a Well Researched Ethical Investing App
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19
Made to Order Clothing Labels
Made to Order Clothing Labels
Dallas Daws Design Embraces Slow Fashion & Encourages Thoughtfulness
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18
Shoppable Vacation Homes
Shoppable Vacation Homes
The McKinley Bungalow Vacation Rental Home Has Curated Goods for Sale
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17
VR Airline Experiences
VR Airline Experiences
A New Emirates VR Cabin Experience Gives Users a Glimpse of a New Plane
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16
Renewed Clothing Programs
Renewed Clothing Programs
The North Face Renewed Program Turns Old Jackets into New Styles
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15
Cryptocurrency-Inspired Coffees
Cryptocurrency-Inspired Coffees
Bitcoin Coffee Makes Products Targeted Towards Crypto Traders
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14
Carbon Neutral Office Headquarters
Carbon Neutral Office Headquarters
The New Solvay Headquarters has a Zero-Carbon Design
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13
Social Media Business Magazines
Social Media Business Magazines
'Grow by Facebook' is a New Magazine That is Printed Quarterly
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12
Pop-Up Toy Store Ventures
Pop-Up Toy Store Ventures
Party City will be opening ‘Toy City' for the Holidays
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11
Luxury Fashion Loans
Luxury Fashion Loans
Browns is Exploring the Sharing Economy with Fashion Rental Service Armarium
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10
Wholesome Business Headquarters
Wholesome Business Headquarters
Reebok's Headquarters is Equipped with a 30,000 Sq. Ft. Gym
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9
Simple Stock Logo-Makers
Simple Stock Logo-Makers
Shopify's 'Hatchful' Tool Helps Businesses Brand Themselves Quickly
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8
Cashless Grocery Concepts
Cashless Grocery Concepts
Tesco's Self-Serve Concept Grocery Store Adopts a Cash-Free Model
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Minimalist Leather Card Sleeves
Minimalist Leather Card Sleeves
Baron Fig Expanded Its Business to Luxury-Inspired Leather Goods
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Minimalist Sustainable Fashion Businesses
Minimalist Sustainable Fashion Businesses
Unrecorded Focuses on the Clean, Simple and Sustainable
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5
Convenient Cafe-Style Laundromats
Convenient Cafe-Style Laundromats
The Celsious is a Laundromat in Brooklyn, Owned by Two Sisters
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4
DIY Produce Kits
DIY Produce Kits
'Aggressively Organic' Aims to Make Indoor Farming Accessible & Affordable
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3
Ethical Investment Platforms
Ethical Investment Platforms
Wahed Invest is a Digital Halal-Focused Ethical Investing Platform
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2
Bamboo-Detailed Green Retail Spaces
Bamboo-Detailed Green Retail Spaces
The New Apple Store in Macau is Created by Foster + Partners
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Digital Influencer Fashion Collaborations
Digital Influencer Fashion Collaborations
Lil Miquela Showcases an Exclusive T-Shirt by Barneys
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