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Top 100 Business Trends in May

From In-Store Occupancy Monitors to No-Contact Shopper Initatives

— June 3, 2020 — Business
The wide range of May 2020 business trends showcase the many ways that brands across multiple industries are coping with current circumstances. The main focus of these trends spotlights the mind and perspective of its respective consumers. One example is the SmartOccupancy System, which tracks the amount of people entering a store. With the COVID-19 outbreak, safety and social distancing is crucial.

The system manages the flow of people entering and exiting a store for efficiency and security. Another great business concept this month is done by Giant Food grocery store with its one-way aisle. This is launched in light of the pandemic as well, in order to prevent customer interaction and obtain traffic control in the store. When shoppers enter, there are markers on the floor an associates directing them to the right way.
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Marketing Platform Acquisitions
Marketing Platform Acquisitions
TapClicks Recently Purchased the AdStage Marketing Platform
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Global Music Streaming Deals
Global Music Streaming Deals
Spotify and Warner Recently Entered into a Global Licensing Deal
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94
Satellite Service Launch Tests
Satellite Service Launch Tests
Virgin Orbit Completed a Test Ahead of Demonstration Launches
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93
AI-Enhanced Video Verification Platforms
AI-Enhanced Video Verification Platforms
Fully-Verified Fuses Tech & Human Specialist Expertise
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92
Original Audio Content Platforms
Original Audio Content Platforms
Sonos Radio Will Be the Company's First Venture into Content
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91
Anti-Virus E-Commerce Initiatives
Anti-Virus E-Commerce Initiatives
Amazon is Using Thermal Cameras to Screen Warehouse Employees
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90
Branded Hospitality Support
Branded Hospitality Support
Hospitality Net Launched a Survival Guide for the Hospitality Industry
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89
Instantaneous Video Call Platforms
Instantaneous Video Call Platforms
The 'UnRemot' Platform Simulates the Experience of Office Life
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88
Virtual Beauty Schools
Virtual Beauty Schools
THE TEN SPOT is Hosting Its Own Online Beauty School
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87
Collaborative Professional To-Do Lists
Collaborative Professional To-Do Lists
The 'Done' App Supports Remote Team Productivity
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86
Family Takeout Restaurant Meals
Family Takeout Restaurant Meals
The Zaxby's Zax Family Packs Come with Enough for Four People
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Enhanced Grocery Safety Measures
Enhanced Grocery Safety Measures
The Organic Garage Emphasizes Social Distancing and Sanitation
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Virus-Related Hospitality Resources
Virus-Related Hospitality Resources
The Hotels Network Launched a Series of Best Practices
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Tea-Infused QSR Dessert Drinks
Tea-Infused QSR Dessert Drinks
These McDonald’s Japan Green Tea Dessert Drinks are Here for Spring
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Remote Employee Stipends
Remote Employee Stipends
Hoppier for Remote Employees is Flexible for Supporting Workers
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Integrated Food Deliveries Services
Integrated Food Deliveries Services
Tagme Food Solutions is a Management Platform for Restaurants
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80
Noise-Canceling Call Platforms
Noise-Canceling Call Platforms
'Krisp' Uses AI to Remove Unwanted Noise from Calls
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79
Biometric Onboarding Platforms
Biometric Onboarding Platforms
IDEMIA Launched a New ID.X Identity Platform for Digital Security
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Take-Home Easter Dinners
Take-Home Easter Dinners
Boston Market is Serving Up Easter Heat & Serve Meals This Year
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Ready-to-Cook Chicken Dinners
Ready-to-Cook Chicken Dinners
The Pollo Pantry Menu Features Ready-to-Cook Marinated Chicken
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Ready-To-Cook Steaks
Ready-To-Cook Steaks
Texas Roadhouse is Selling Ready-To-Cook Steaks for Home Cooking
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75
Frontline Worker Support Programs
Frontline Worker Support Programs
Elix Boasts the Everyday Empowerment Scholarship Amid COVID-19
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Work-from-Home Card Rewards
Work-from-Home Card Rewards
Brex Introduces New Features to Its Card for Startups Amid COVID-19
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Interactive Game Streaming Platforms
Interactive Game Streaming Platforms
Genvid Technologies is Integrating Phones into Streaming
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Takeout Protein Orders
Takeout Protein Orders
Moe's Market Offers Proteins and Ingredients a La Carte in Bulk
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Home-Sharing-Specific Verification Platforms
Home-Sharing-Specific Verification Platforms
GUARDHOG Debuts SUPERHOG in a Bid for Better Security
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Video-Based Job Matching Platforms
Video-Based Job Matching Platforms
The 'Cambio' Platform Helps Companies Find Great Candidates
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Remote Team Dashboard Platforms
Remote Team Dashboard Platforms
The 'Mytyteam' Platform Tracks Remote Team Performance
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Coffee Chain Delivery Services
Coffee Chain Delivery Services
Tim Hortons Delivery is Now Being Offered by Uber Eats
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Streamlined Virtual Event Platforms
Streamlined Virtual Event Platforms
Rebus Technology Launches New Products in the Wake of COVID-19
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Pre-Paid Consumer Support Inniatives
Pre-Paid Consumer Support Inniatives
East Fork is Asking Fans to Purchase Future Products
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Emergency Pantry Food Boxes
Emergency Pantry Food Boxes
Canadian Artisian Foods Helps to Support Independent & Local Producers
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Pharmacy Telehealth App Updates
Pharmacy Telehealth App Updates
The Walgreens Find Care Platform Now Connects Users to Healthcare
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Creative-Focused Free Job Boards
Creative-Focused Free Job Boards
The One Club for Creativity Sets Up a Job Board During COVID-19
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At-Home Try-On Services
At-Home Try-On Services
Zoot Taxi Simplifies the Process of Trying on Clothes at Home
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AI-Powered Mobile Banking Apps
AI-Powered Mobile Banking Apps
The ICICI Mobile Banking App Has Alexa and Assistant Capabilities
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Self-Contained Foodservice Appliance Cleaners
Self-Contained Foodservice Appliance Cleaners
The Stoelting Companion Cart is All-in-One
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Plexiglass Checkout Protectors
Plexiglass Checkout Protectors
The SafetyGuard Plastic Shield Protects Employees and Shoppers
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Virtual Wine Tastings
Virtual Wine Tastings
Walsh Family Wine is Hosting a Virtual Series Called DRINKWELL on Facebook
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Daily Designed Restaurant Menus
Daily Designed Restaurant Menus
Narda Comedor Uses the Hashtag #ComedorEnCasa to Boast Sales
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Vacation Travel Vouchers
Vacation Travel Vouchers
Pointers Travel is Offering Discounted Travel Vouchers Amid COVID-19
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Fish-Shaped Sanitizer Collabs
Fish-Shaped Sanitizer Collabs
SafeHandFish is an Initiative from a Soy Sauce Manufacturer
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Convenient Pre-Packed Food Kits
Convenient Pre-Packed Food Kits
Pinkie Farm Has Launched Essential Food Kits for £25 Each
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Online Order-Enabling Retail Platforms
Online Order-Enabling Retail Platforms
'SK Takeaway' Gets Businesses Setup for Takeout Orders Fast
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Minimalist Productivity Platforms
Minimalist Productivity Platforms
The 'Raya' Productivity Workspace Handles Tasks, Email and More
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Virtual Farm Visits
Virtual Farm Visits
'Goat 2 Meetings' Allows You to Interact with Farm Animals Over Zoom
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Bulk Food Ingratiate Platforms
Bulk Food Ingratiate Platforms
The Pepper App Will Now Deliver Bulk Food Items to Consumers
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Sanitation-Focused Grocery Stores
Sanitation-Focused Grocery Stores
Peter's Independent Grocers Hired a Local Cleaning Company
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Hospital-Specific Grocery Pop-Ups
Hospital-Specific Grocery Pop-Ups
Costcutter is Launching Grocery Pop-Ups in UK Hopstials
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Problem-Solving Student QSR Promotions
Problem-Solving Student QSR Promotions
Burger King is Offering a Free Whopper Sandwich to Students
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Elderly-Focused Food Delivery Services
Elderly-Focused Food Delivery Services
Uber Made a 1-800 Number That Will Fulfill Uber Eats Orders
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Grocery Shopping Reservation Services
Grocery Shopping Reservation Services
OpenTable is Helping to Provide Consumers a Safe Way to Shop
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Virtual Cooking Services
Virtual Cooking Services
MilkCrate Launches a Virtual Culinary Service with a Professional Chef
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Family-Sized Meal Bundles
Family-Sized Meal Bundles
Panera is Helping Families Quarantine with Its Panera Family Feast
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Forward-Thinking Workplace Books
Forward-Thinking Workplace Books
Jacob Morgan Released His Latest Book: The Future Leader
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Customization-Friendly Cafe Machines
Customization-Friendly Cafe Machines
The Cimbali M100 Attiva Coffee Machines are Powerful
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Crowdsourced Shopping Apps
Crowdsourced Shopping Apps
The Live Lineups App Tracks Wait Times at Grocery Stores
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Meditation-Focused Mobile Apps
Meditation-Focused Mobile Apps
Happinss Redirects Its B2B Approach with a Free App for Consumers
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Remote Worker-Connecting Apps
Remote Worker-Connecting Apps
The Donut App Nudges Team Members to Grab Coffee, Donut and More
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Curated Fresh Produce Boxes
Curated Fresh Produce Boxes
Edible Arrangements is Now Selling Fresh Produce Boxes for Delivery
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Bold Affordable Cosmetic Brands
Bold Affordable Cosmetic Brands
Folly Fire Features PETA-Certified, Cruelty-Free Cosmetics
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Hospital Convenience Pop-Ups
Hospital Convenience Pop-Ups
7-Eleven and Children's Health's Store Supports Healthcare Workers
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Charitable Coffee Campaigns
Charitable Coffee Campaigns
Dunkin' Coffee Break Supports Frontline Workers in the US
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No-Contact Shopper Initiatives
No-Contact Shopper Initiatives
Giant Food is Introducing One-Way Aisles to Curb Customer Contact
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Freelancer Beauty Opportunities
Freelancer Beauty Opportunities
Lookfantastic Opens Influencer Programme to Struggling Freelancers
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Low-Cost QSR Meal Deals
Low-Cost QSR Meal Deals
The Burger King 3 for $3 Meal Deal is Here for a Limited Time
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On-Demand Electric Car Rentals
On-Demand Electric Car Rentals
The Conceptual Barclays Car Hire System is Simple to Use
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Social Media Food Ordering
Social Media Food Ordering
ChowNow Added a Food Ordering Feature for Restaurants on Instagram
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Carbon-Neutral Water Brands
Carbon-Neutral Water Brands
Evian Has Announced Carbon Neutrality Certified by the Carbon Trust
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Stay-at-Home Family Meal Deals
Stay-at-Home Family Meal Deals
The New Family Meals from Noodles & Company Feed Up to Four
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Virtual Team-Building Games
Virtual Team-Building Games
Wildly Different Expands Its Roster of Team-Building Exercises
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Dairy-Friendly Transparent PET Bottles
Dairy-Friendly Transparent PET Bottles
Letti Switches to Transparent PET Bottles as Milk Packaging
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Virtual Apartment Tours
Virtual Apartment Tours
The Zillow Platform Facilitates Rentals During Social Distancing
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Bubblegum Pink Bakeries
Bubblegum Pink Bakeries
The Pretzel bakery in Melbourne Boasts a Vibrant, Monochromatic Design
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Interactive Tech Community Maps
Interactive Tech Community Maps
Stay at Home Valley is a Virtual Version of Silicon Valley
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Virtual Skincare Consultation Software
Virtual Skincare Consultation Software
'DECIEM AT HOME' Will Provide Professional Skincare Advice
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At-Home Sandwich Kits
At-Home Sandwich Kits
Subway Marketplace Allows Customers to Craft Their Own Sandwiches at Home
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Next-Gen Eatery Drive-Thrus
Next-Gen Eatery Drive-Thrus
Miami Grill's Express Double Drive Through Prepares for the New Normal
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Drive-Thru Greengrocers
Drive-Thru Greengrocers
Tokyo's Food Supply Provides Safe Access to Fruits and Vegetables
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Non-Medical Mask Directories
Non-Medical Mask Directories
Mask Makers Club Helps People Purchase Locally Made Non-Medical Masks
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Physical Distance Retail Monitors
Physical Distance Retail Monitors
The Indyme 'SmartDome' Tracks Shopper Movements
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Wardrobe-Tracking Apps
Wardrobe-Tracking Apps
The 'Storey' App Organizes Fashion Items and Tracks Value
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Spray Hand Sanitisers
Spray Hand Sanitisers
Design Studio Yield Uses Its Facilities to Meet the Demand for the Product
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In-Store Occupancy Monitors
In-Store Occupancy Monitors
The SmartOccupancy System Tracks the Number of People in a Store
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Beauty Retailer Subscription Boxes
Beauty Retailer Subscription Boxes
Sephora is Replacing Its Play! Box with the Sephora Luxe Box
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Inexpensive Taco Meal Deals
Inexpensive Taco Meal Deals
The Taco Bell $10 Cravings Pack is Available Nationwide
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Kinetic Retail Display Platforms
Kinetic Retail Display Platforms
Converge Retail Updates the Interactive In-Store Retail Display
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Chic Vegan Footwear Brands
Chic Vegan Footwear Brands
Californians Explores Various Animal-Free Leather Alternatives
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Take-Home Asian Diner Meals
Take-Home Asian Diner Meals
The Pei Wei Family Bundle is Available at Select Locations
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Quarantine-Themed Wine Boxes
Quarantine-Themed Wine Boxes
Vinebox Has Released Its 12 Nights of Wine Box for Social Distancing
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Fashion Label-Made Face Masks
Fashion Label-Made Face Masks
Lacoste Emolyees are Creating Reusable Face Masks during COVID-19
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Family-Sized QSR Meal Deals
Family-Sized QSR Meal Deals
The Wendy's Feed The Fam Deals Come in Two Options
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Production Change-Inspired Ads
Production Change-Inspired Ads
New Balance is Now Making Masks to Meet Supply Demand Amid COVID-19
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Open-Concept Coffee Shops
Open-Concept Coffee Shops
This % Arabica Coffee Shop Design in Shanghai is Airy and Stylish
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Reusable Canadian-Made Face Masks
Reusable Canadian-Made Face Masks
CommUNITY Creates Affordable Non-Medical Face Coverings
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Drive-Thru Face Mask Shops
Drive-Thru Face Mask Shops
Melanie Wong Designs Bamboo Cotton Face Masks to Help Stop COVID-19
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