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Top 90 Business Trends in May

From Collaborative Whiteboard Tools to Online Resume Builders

— May 29, 2021 — Business
With the first quarter of 2021 behind us, many wonder what the future holds for brands, big and small alike, and the May 2021 business trends help highlight how businesses are navigating the hopeful landscape ahead of us.

As many countries begin rolling out the vaccine, Walgreens and Uber recently joined forces to make it easier for patrons to get a COVID-19 vaccine from a pharmacy location by accessing a ride via the rideshare service. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi commented on the partnership, stating: "We’re committed to helping ensure that transportation is not a barrier to getting vaccinated. We know that by making it easier to get to an appointment, more people will get vaccinated."

Another rideshare company joining the vaccination efforts is Lyft. The brand recently introduced the 'Lyft Pass for Healthcare' in reaction to its users' growing needs during the pandemic. The new program helps passengers book transportation to and from their healthcare providers.
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Nostalgic RPG Mobile Games
Nostalgic RPG Mobile Games
Jagex Announced that Classic RPG RuneScape is Coming to iOS and Android
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Retail Eyewear Collaborations
Retail Eyewear Collaborations
Gap Entered into an Eyewear Deal with De Rigo Launching in 2022
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Grocery Pick-Up Rideshare Features
Grocery Pick-Up Rideshare Features
Uber Users Can Now Pick Up Grocery Orders During Their Ride
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Retail Business Acquisitions
Retail Business Acquisitions
Gap is Selling Its Intermix Business to a Private Equity Firm
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Mother's Day Gift Collections
Mother's Day Gift Collections
Hallmark's Mother's Day Collection Includes a Range of Offerings
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Coffee-Branded 4/20 Initiatives
Coffee-Branded 4/20 Initiatives
Coffee Brand STōK Distributes Cold Brew Coffee and Cold Hard Cash
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Media Business Acquisitions
Media Business Acquisitions
A Majority of Verizon Media Was Sold to a Private Equity Firm
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Branded Mobile Shooter Games
Branded Mobile Shooter Games
The New Battlefield Mobile Game Features Standalone Content
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Football Club-Branded Beers
Football Club-Branded Beers
The Halifax Wanderers FC Teamed with Garrison to Launch Tall Ship Beer
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Sustainable Electronic Retail Designations
Sustainable Electronic Retail Designations
Best Buy Received Its First Zero Waste Certification
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Premium Podcast Subscription Services
Premium Podcast Subscription Services
Apple Announces a Monetized Overhaul to its Podcast App
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Women's Workforce Training Programs
Women's Workforce Training Programs
LVMH's Institut des Métiers d’Excellence Program is in Japan
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Gig Professional Income Services
Gig Professional Income Services
'Control' Offers Income Guarantees for Independent Workers
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Pandemic-Prompted Ride-Hailing Services
Pandemic-Prompted Ride-Hailing Services
Healthcare Workers Can Use the Lyft Pass for Healthcare
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Personalized Purchasing Platforms
Personalized Purchasing Platforms
Groupon Launched New Personalized User Experience Features
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Charitable Cupcake Launches
Charitable Cupcake Launches
Iceland Foods' 'Bonny the Butterfly' Cupcakes Back Biodiversity
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Office Retail Reorganizations
Office Retail Reorganizations
Office Depot Will Split into a Retailer and a B2B Business
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Dedicated Plastic Recycling Programs
Dedicated Plastic Recycling Programs
PepsiCo BottleLoop Makes it Easier to Recycle Packaging
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Brick-and-Mortar Crypto Banks
Brick-and-Mortar Crypto Banks
India Opens 14 In-Person Crypto Currency Banks
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Investing Gen Z Group Chats
Investing Gen Z Group Chats
Finary Raises Money to Build the Investing Chat Platform
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Value-Adding Banking Points
Value-Adding Banking Points
RBC Launches New RBC Vantage To Offer More Value to Clients
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Battle Royale Mobile Games
Battle Royale Mobile Games
Respawn Revealed its Standalone Mobile Version of Apex Legends
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Female-Supporting Social Campaigns
Female-Supporting Social Campaigns
the TogetHER Video Series Marks Women's History Month
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Global Startup Maintenance Platforms
Global Startup Maintenance Platforms
The 'Panther' Platform Helps Businesses Work Effectively
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American Chicken Chain Expansions
American Chicken Chain Expansions
Chick N Max is Expanding Outside of Kansas for the First Time
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Remote Business Collaboration Platforms
Remote Business Collaboration Platforms
MyWork by PeerBie Has an All-in-One Functionality
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Air Mobility Partnerships
Air Mobility Partnerships
Wisk Aero and Blade Urban Air Mobility Agreed to a New Partnership
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Brand Ambassador Agreements
Brand Ambassador Agreements
Dick's Sporting Goods Has New Ambassadors for Private Label Products
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Social Commerce Partnerships
Social Commerce Partnerships
The Shopify Pinterest Channel Brings More Attention to Businesses
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Vegan Cheesecake Ontario Distribution
Vegan Cheesecake Ontario Distribution
Nabati Foods Products Now Available in Metros Across Ontario
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QSR Spring Promotions
QSR Spring Promotions
Dunkin' Debuted New Discounts and Promotions for May 2021
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Rideshare Vaccination Partnerships
Rideshare Vaccination Partnerships
Walgreens and Uber Have Partnered for Easier Appointments
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Video Resume Builder Platforms
Video Resume Builder Platforms
'ShowReel' Helps Professionals Create Personalized Videos
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Community Building Banking Centers
Community Building Banking Centers
NeighborHub's All-in-one Facility is More than Just a Bank
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Plant-Based Membership Plans
Plant-Based Membership Plans
PlantX Recently Launched the New PlantXpress Membership Plan
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Summery Spiked Agave Seltzers
Summery Spiked Agave Seltzers
Lone Star's Agave Seltzers are Light, Refreshing, and Tasty
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Gen-Z Marketing Consulting Company
Gen-Z Marketing Consulting Company
Rayze Consulting is a Youth-Focused Marketing Firm
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Public Vegan QSR Expansions
Public Vegan QSR Expansions
Globally Local is the First Publicly Traded Vegan Fast Food Company
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Japanese Retailers in Canada
Japanese Retailers in Canada
Daiso Opened its Very First Canadian Location in Vancouver
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Reimagining Our Relationship with Music
Reimagining Our Relationship with Music
An Interview with Mershad Javan, CEO of Mictic
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Hazelnut Canned Cold Brews
Hazelnut Canned Cold Brews
La Colombe Coffee Roasters Launched a Creamy New Flavor of Draft Latte
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Mobile-Based POS Solutions
Mobile-Based POS Solutions
PayTabs Touch is a Cost-Effective and Contactless POS System for MENA
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QSR Plant-Based Chicken Burgers
QSR Plant-Based Chicken Burgers
Burger King UK Recently Debuted the New Vegan Royale Burther
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Patented RFID-Blocking Technology
Patented RFID-Blocking Technology
The VAULTCARD RFID Blocking Card Protects Your Cards From Fraud
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Athleticwear Trade-In Resale Programs
Athleticwear Trade-In Resale Programs
Lululemon Partners with Trove for New Clothing Pilot
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Cryptocurrency Cashback Apps
Cryptocurrency Cashback Apps
The Lolli App Give You Bitcoin for Shopping at Your Favourite Stores
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Citrusy Californian Aperitifs
Citrusy Californian Aperitifs
Napa-Based Mommenpop Aperitifs have a Summer-Ready Selection
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Collaborative Online Whiteboard Tools
Collaborative Online Whiteboard Tools
The FigJam Whiteboard App is Interactive and Intuitive
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Self-Service AI Chatbots
Self-Service AI Chatbots
Verint IVA Chatbots Offer Businesses User-Friendly Automation
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Crypto Donation Payment Methods
Crypto Donation Payment Methods
Every.org Debuted a New Way to Raise Funds With Crypto Coins
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Cinema-First Movie Releases
Cinema-First Movie Releases
WarnerMedia is Planning to Return to Cinema-First in 2022
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Sustainable Convenience Store Coffees
Sustainable Convenience Store Coffees
Circle K Will Roll Out 100% Sustainable Coffee on Earth Day
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Recycled Hot Sauce Packets
Recycled Hot Sauce Packets
Taco Bell and TerraCycle are Developing a Recyclable Solution
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Exclusive Shopping Platforms
Exclusive Shopping Platforms
The DROPSHOP by Afterpay Shares Exclusive Merch, Offers & Experiences
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Refreshing Dairy-Free Drinks
Refreshing Dairy-Free Drinks
Dunkin' Donuts Now Offers Coconut Refreshers in Fun Summer Flavors
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On-Demand Fashion Deliveries
On-Demand Fashion Deliveries
Weekday & Zliide Created a "Store to Door" Retail Delivery Service
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Weekly Release Streaming Schedules
Weekly Release Streaming Schedules
Netflix Will Slowly Release The Circle and Too Hot to Handle
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Retro Video Game Emulators
Retro Video Game Emulators
The Evercade VS Console Offers a High-Definition Emulator Experience
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Luxury Fabric Resale Platforms
Luxury Fabric Resale Platforms
Nona Source Gives Fabrics a Second Chance Through E-Commerce
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Teen-Branded Banking Apps
Teen-Branded Banking Apps
Step Banking Offers Teens the Tools for Financial Success
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Remodeled Modern Bank Spaces
Remodeled Modern Bank Spaces
Bremer Bank Updates its Fargo Branch Focused on the Community
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Shellfish-Selling Vending Machines
Shellfish-Selling Vending Machines
Kanehachi Suisan Fishery Sells Shellfish Via Vending Machines
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Tech-Enhanced Bespoke Spirits
Tech-Enhanced Bespoke Spirits
Bespoken Spirits Boasts Billions of Combinations in Just Days
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Robot-Powered Delivery Centers
Robot-Powered Delivery Centers
Kroger is Rolling Out an Ocado-Powered Customer Fulfilment Centre
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Sustainable Start-Up Funds
Sustainable Start-Up Funds
The $50 Million USD Razer Green Fund Supports Green Businesses
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Dock-to-Door Seafood Delivery Services
Dock-to-Door Seafood Delivery Services
City Pier Seafood Offers Fresh Sustainably Sourced Seafood
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Real-Time Conversational AIs
Real-Time Conversational AIs
Tech Giant Nvidia Launched Its Configurable Chatbot: Jarvis
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Co-Branded Eco Cleaning Products
Co-Branded Eco Cleaning Products
Grove Collaborative and Target Launch Sustainable Series
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Surplus Material Lifestyle Shoes
Surplus Material Lifestyle Shoes
New Balance's MADE Responsibly 998 Shoes are One-of-a-Kind
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Influencer-Brand Collaboration Apps
Influencer-Brand Collaboration Apps
'Hey Influencers' Matches Brands and Content Creators
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Refined Flavored Aperitifs
Refined Flavored Aperitifs
Haus Aperitifs Have an Original Lineup of Refreshing Flavors
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Futuristic Second Earth Concepts
Futuristic Second Earth Concepts
Earth 2 is a Metaverse Between Virtual and Physical Reality
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Progressing the Clean Beauty Industry
Progressing the Clean Beauty Industry
An Interview with Catherine Gore, President of Biossance
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Digital Nomad Guidance Platforms
Digital Nomad Guidance Platforms
The 'nomadify' Platform Offers a Framework for Digital Nomadism
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Virtual Shopping Districts
Virtual Shopping Districts
This Virtual Shopping Center Helps to Support Small Businesses
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Luxe Digital Diamond NFTs
Luxe Digital Diamond NFTs
Digital Diamond NFT Collectibles are Exposing the Diamond Market
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NFT Investment Funds
NFT Investment Funds
Republic Realm is a Hyper-Exclusive Real Estate Investment Fund
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Exclusive Fashion Content Marketing
Exclusive Fashion Content Marketing
Rebecca Minkoff Recently Boasted an Official OnlyFans Account
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Exclusive Food Content
Exclusive Food Content
In Late 2020, Vice Launched an OnlyFans Account for Munchies
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Outdoor Digital Signage Technologies
Outdoor Digital Signage Technologies
Samsung and Tim Hortons Elevate Digital Drive-Thru Displays
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Cannabis Delivery Smart Lockers
Cannabis Delivery Smart Lockers
QwikLeaf is Introducing Delivery Pickup Locations for Cannabis
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Small Business Shop Windows
Small Business Shop Windows
Westfield's Side Hustle Heroes Initiative Spotlights New Businesses
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Eco-Conscious Coffee Accessories
Eco-Conscious Coffee Accessories
Starbucks Japan Launched its 'Greener Series' Collection
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Custom-Made Waste-Reducing Furniture
Custom-Made Waste-Reducing Furniture
Model No. Modernizes Furniture Market Using Sustainability
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DTC Water Cubes
DTC Water Cubes
waterdrop, the European Microdrink Brand, Just Launched in the United States
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Blockchain-Powered Virtual Worlds
Blockchain-Powered Virtual Worlds
Cryptovoxels is a User-Owned Virtual World and You Can Buy Land
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Soothing Office Interior Designs
Soothing Office Interior Designs
Designed by Rapt Studio, Goop HQ Boasts a Soft & Comfy Aesthetic
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Kinky Brand Content
Kinky Brand Content
Berlin's Voo Store Finds Innovative Ways to Reach and Connect with Its Fans
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Cat House Subscription Services
Cat House Subscription Services
'Habicats' Delivers a New Cardboard House Each Month
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User-Owned Virtual Real Estate
User-Owned Virtual Real Estate
On Decentraland, One Can Create, Explore, & Trade Items & Property
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