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Top 55 Retail Trends in July

From Automated Grocery Stores to Orange Wine Shops

— July 17, 2021 — Business
Some of the highlights of the top July 2021 retail ideas include stores (online and off) that implement cutting-edge technology, sustainable initiatives and next-generation experiences for Gen Z.

With in-store refill stations, recycling centers and the use of environmentally friendly materials, many retailers are making their commitments to the environment visible before consumers' eyes. The first physical retail space from Google in New York City is an example of this, thanks to sustainable elements woven throughout the warm and welcoming tech store design.

New retail experiences are being created for a new generation, as seen in Yoox's new retail hub for digital natives called Hi_GuyZ!, as well as Afterpay's GenderFree shop to support authentic and creative self-expression.
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Reactive Frozen Yogurt Packaging
Reactive Frozen Yogurt Packaging
The TCBY Magical Collectible Color-Changing Bowl is Chromatic
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54
Regional Retail Distribution Partnerships
Regional Retail Distribution Partnerships
Hudson's Bay Entered into a New Forever 21 Partnership
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53
Historic Architecture-Accenting Renovations
Historic Architecture-Accenting Renovations
Fosters + Partners Restored the Palazzo Marignoli
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52
Limited-Edition Grocery Store Gins
Limited-Edition Grocery Store Gins
Aldi Launched the Solar Gin to Celebrate the Solar Eclipse
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51
Office Building Grocery Pickups
Office Building Grocery Pickups
Lowes Foods Offers Grocery Pickup Lockers in Office Buildings
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50
Smart Market Intelligence Platforms
Smart Market Intelligence Platforms
The EDITED Platform Provides AI-Powered Market Intelligence
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49
Retail Nutrition Product Deals
Retail Nutrition Product Deals
GNC Will Expand Its Wholesale Presence with a New Deal with Walmart
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48
Digital Vaccination Retail Initiatives
Digital Vaccination Retail Initiatives
Walmart is Offering Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Records
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47
Retail Employee-Focused Apps
Retail Employee-Focused Apps
Walmart Launches Its Me@Walmart App and Gives Devices to Employees
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46
Pollution-Reducing Private Label Products
Pollution-Reducing Private Label Products
Żabka Reached Plastic Neutrality for its Own Products
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45
Retail Pharmacy Saving Programs
Retail Pharmacy Saving Programs
Walmart Added a New Perk to Its Walmart+ Membership Program
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44
Same-Day French Delivery Services
Same-Day French Delivery Services
Instacart Launches in Quebec in Partnership with Costco
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43
Climate-Neutral Private Label Products
Climate-Neutral Private Label Products
Lidl Germany Launched a Range of Eco-Friendly Products
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42
Plant-Based QSR Expansions
Plant-Based QSR Expansions
'Odd Burger' Recently Announced Plans to Expand to New York
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41
Digital Retail Investments
Digital Retail Investments
Neiman Marcus Group Acquires Stylyze to Bolster Digital Capabilities
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40
Converted Natural Wine Shops
Converted Natural Wine Shops
Paradise Grapevine Offers a Selection of Natural Wines
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39
Versatile Connected Drink Machines
Versatile Connected Drink Machines
The IBD Bold 30i Beverage Dispenser Offers IoT Connectivity
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38
Compostable Retailer Carrier Bags
Compostable Retailer Carrier Bags
Sewell On The Go is Launching Bags Made with Potato Starch
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37
Historic Theater Tech Stores
Historic Theater Tech Stores
The Apple Tower Theater Mixes Modern Style with Historic Architecture
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36
AI-Integrated Retail Systems
AI-Integrated Retail Systems
Walmart's New AI System Helps Consumers Make Shopping Substitutions
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35
Speedy Grocery Delivery Services
Speedy Grocery Delivery Services
Tesco Expanded its Whoosh Delivery Service Outside Wolverhampton
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34
Online Marketplace Expansions
Online Marketplace Expansions
GoDaddy Announced Sellers Can Leverage Amazon and eBay for Sales
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33
Private Equity Brand Acquisitions
Private Equity Brand Acquisitions
Iconix Brands Will Be Acquired by a Firm Named Lancer Capital
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32
Orange Wine Shops
Orange Wine Shops
Orange Glou is the First and Only Wine Store Dedicated to Only Orange Wines
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31
Milk Bottle Recycling Initiatives
Milk Bottle Recycling Initiatives
Morrisons is Reintroducing Glass Milk Bottles into Circulation
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30
Retail Remodeling Campaigns
Retail Remodeling Campaigns
Target Released Photos of Updated Stores with More Renovations to Come
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29
Sustainable Retail Goals
Sustainable Retail Goals
Target Launches New Sustainability Goals as Part of "Target Forward"
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28
Authenticated Luxury Bags
Authenticated Luxury Bags
Select Luxury Handbags on eBay are Now Professionally Authenticated
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27
Retail Revival Announcements
Retail Revival Announcements
Glossier Announced That the DTC Brand Will Get New Retail Locations
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26
Restaurant Wine Shop Pivots
Restaurant Wine Shop Pivots
Bottega Volo Pivoted to an Exclusive Wine Shop Amid the Pandemic
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25
Award-Winning Private Label Products
Award-Winning Private Label Products
Retailer Rimi Baltic Won Two European Private Label Awards
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24
Desert Planet-Inspired Skincare Stores
Desert Planet-Inspired Skincare Stores
Lialawlab Has Outdone Itself with the Design of Formoral
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23
Drone Retail Delivery Services
Drone Retail Delivery Services
Walmart Partners Up with DroneUp Service Provider for Deliveries
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22
Refined Rebranded Supermarket Products
Refined Rebranded Supermarket Products
The Salling Group's Private Label Products Got a New Look
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21
Rapper-Backed Entrepreneurial Platforms
Rapper-Backed Entrepreneurial Platforms
Diddy Launches SHOP CIRCULATE for Black-Owned Businesses
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20
Shoppable Toy Video Platforms
Shoppable Toy Video Platforms
The Kitoons OTT Platform Combines Content and E-Commerce
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19
Retailer EV Charger Expansions
Retailer EV Charger Expansions
7-Eleven will Install 500 EV Charging Stations at 250 Locations
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18
Autonomous Community Markets
Autonomous Community Markets
Valet Market is a Modern Amenity for Apartment Buildings
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17
Balanced Prebiotic Health Products
Balanced Prebiotic Health Products
Waitrose's Holistic Living Range Encourages a Healthy Lifestyle
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16
POS Solution Boxes
POS Solution Boxes
Visa's Tap to Phone Turns Phones Into POS Devices
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15
Non-Binary Style Shops
Non-Binary Style Shops
The Afterpay GenderFree Shop Encourages Purchases to Support Expression
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14
Global Flagship Beauty Stores
Global Flagship Beauty Stores
The Valentino Beauty Flagship Store is Located at the JFK Airport
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13
Automated Grocery Stores
Automated Grocery Stores
The Full-Size Amazon Fresh Grocery Store Has Just Walk-Out Technology
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12
Wizard-Themed Retail Experiences
Wizard-Themed Retail Experiences
The Harry Potter New York Store Offers Exclusive VR Adventures
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11
Thoughtful Private Label Rebrands
Thoughtful Private Label Rebrands
Coop Netherlands Tapped Customers for its Private Label Rebrand
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10
Branded Virtual Shopping Events
Branded Virtual Shopping Events
Bayview Village Debut a Live Virtual Shopping Event, Covet & Click
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9
Sustainable Delivery Service Solutions
Sustainable Delivery Service Solutions
BrightDrop's Neighborhood Delivery Hub is Eco-Friendly
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8
Body Care Refill Stations
Body Care Refill Stations
The Body Shop's Store Refill Scheme Supports a Circular Economy
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7
Uplifting Lifestyle Pop-Ups
Uplifting Lifestyle Pop-Ups
Christopher Kane's More Joy Pop-Up Inspires Daily Positivity
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6
Greenery-Accented Retail Spaces
Greenery-Accented Retail Spaces
IKEA Copenhagen Employs Dorte Mandrup for a Green Rooftop Park
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5
Gen Z Fashion Hubs
Gen Z Fashion Hubs
Yoox Created a Dedicated Section for Young Consumers Called Hi_GuyZ!
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4
Healthy Plant-Based Snacks
Healthy Plant-Based Snacks
The BitesWeLove Crunchy Peas Healthily Satisfy Snack Cravings
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3
Contactless Product Testers
Contactless Product Testers
GK Concept's Dropper Provides Touch-Free Testing Experiences In-Store
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2
Zero-Waste Beauty Hubs
Zero-Waste Beauty Hubs
AROMATICA ZERO STATION is a Sustainable Space in South Korea
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Eco-Friendly Tech Shops
Eco-Friendly Tech Shops
The Google Store NYC Features Cork & Recycled Materials
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