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Top 40 Retail Trends in November

From QSR-Themed Fire Logs to Online Loyalty Payment Cards

— November 29, 2020 — Business
As brands continue to push innovation as they adjust to our current reality amid the global pandemic, the November 2020 retail trends underscore how brands are making it easier for consumers to remain loyal customers amid the confusion.

Ranging from pay-in-aisle retail technology and smart shopping lockers to virtual Christmas markets and virtual kitchen experiences, the November 2020 retail trends offer contactless ways for shoppers to gain access to products and services. As the holiday season gears up, this is especially pivotal as consumers seek convenient solutions for holiday shopping. Moreover, this system is also being implemented in the non-profit sector, as organizations seek streamlined solutions that appeal to the modern consumer to collect donations with new contactless donation boxes.
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Branded Free Kids Lunches
Branded Free Kids Lunches
Sweet Treats & Party Favours is Giving Students Lunch Over the Holidays
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Complimentary Election Day Doughnuts
Complimentary Election Day Doughnuts
Krispy Kreme is Offering Free Original Glazed Doughnuts
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38
Children's Lunch Donations
Children's Lunch Donations
Nisa Local (Whitehills) is Giving Students Free Lunch This Week
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Complimentary Drive-Thru Donuts
Complimentary Drive-Thru Donuts
Tim Hortons is Offering a Free Halloween Donut for Costume Wearers
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Convenience Store Food Security Campaigns
Convenience Store Food Security Campaigns
Tara's Londis is Giving Away Lunch to Children in Need
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35
Stay-In Shopper Promotions
Stay-In Shopper Promotions
The Nisa 'Cosy Night In' Promotion Preps Patrons for Evenings at Home
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Drive-Up Retail Store Services
Drive-Up Retail Store Services
M&S Joins Doddle to Create a Drive-up Collect Service
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Loyalty Program Holiday Offers
Loyalty Program Holiday Offers
AIR MILES is Helping Collectors During Holiday Shopping
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Sports Store Appointment Systems
Sports Store Appointment Systems
Ellis Brigham Offers a Scheduling System to Navigate Traffic
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31
Digitally Intelligent Retail Monitors
Digitally Intelligent Retail Monitors
Samsung UK Works with Quividi on Smart Digital Signage
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30
Japanese Convenient Store Updates
Japanese Convenient Store Updates
FamilyMart's Safety Measures Keep Everyone as Safe as Possible
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29
Canadian Carbon Neutral Apparel
Canadian Carbon Neutral Apparel
Aritzia Announced It's Officially Carbon Neutral
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28
Self-Checkout Retail Updates
Self-Checkout Retail Updates
Kruidvat is Introducing Self-Checkouts in 1,200 of Its Locations
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Reinvented Black Friday Shopping Experiences
Reinvented Black Friday Shopping Experiences
Walmart Announces 'Black Friday Deals for Days'
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Custom Groomsmen Gift Shops
Custom Groomsmen Gift Shops
The Man Registry Specializes in Unique Groomsmen Gift Ideas
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Confectionery Brand Expansions
Confectionery Brand Expansions
Milk Bar Expands into Target with Truffle Crumb Cakes and Cookies
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Contactless Donation Boxes
Contactless Donation Boxes
The Tap-Enabled Pay Tribute Boxes Support the National Poppy Campaign
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AI-Powered Recipe Chatbots
AI-Powered Recipe Chatbots
The Kroger Chefbot Offers Recipes to Reduce Food Waste
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Queue Management Mobile Apps
Queue Management Mobile Apps
The Sainsbury's Ufirst App Helps Navigate Contactless Shopping
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Autonomous Retail Cleaning Initiatives
Autonomous Retail Cleaning Initiatives
Schnuck Markets Inc. will Start Using Tennant Co.'s Robots
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QSR-Themed Fire Logs
QSR-Themed Fire Logs
KFC Selling Fried Chicken-Scented Fire Logs Exclusively at Walmart
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Pay-in-Aisle Retail Technology
Pay-in-Aisle Retail Technology
UK-based Grocer Co-op is Expanding Its Pay-in-Aisle Technology
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End-to-End Tenancy Apps
End-to-End Tenancy Apps
The 'Kiko Homes' Marketplace Improves the Tenant Landlord Experience
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QR-Code Retail Systems
QR-Code Retail Systems
Amazon India Launches Smart Stores Run by the App
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Cost-Conscious Retail Concepts
Cost-Conscious Retail Concepts
Dollar General's popshelf Shares Affordable Non-Consumables
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Express Tech Retail Stores
Express Tech Retail Stores
Apple's Express Retail Update Plans to Navigate Physical Stores
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App-Based Virtual Shops
App-Based Virtual Shops
Postmates' Shopping Experience Lets Retailers Create Virtual Storefronts
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Virtual Kitchen Experiences
Virtual Kitchen Experiences
Which Wich Announced Two New Virtual Restaurant Locations in London
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12
Premium Jewelry Resale Platforms
Premium Jewelry Resale Platforms
Rebag Expanded its Offering to Include Watches and Fine Jewelry
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Air-Powered Buffet Protectors
Air-Powered Buffet Protectors
The FoodSignPros 'AirShield' Keeps Foods Free from Germs
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10
Delivery-Only Restaurants
Delivery-Only Restaurants
Kroger Partners with ClusterTruck ‘Ghost Kitchens' for Meal Delivery
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Returnable Restaurant Packaging
Returnable Restaurant Packaging
Tim Hortons and Loop are Introducing Reusable Cups & Containers
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8
Virtual Christmas Markets
Virtual Christmas Markets
The World’s Biggest Virtual Christmas Market Will Run in November
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Used Furniture Store Concepts
Used Furniture Store Concepts
IKEA's Concept Sells Previously Owned Furniture & Refurbished Goods
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Millennial-Targeted Business Tools
Millennial-Targeted Business Tools
Tradeswell is Helping Millennial Make a Higher Profit
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Ready-Made Meal Vending Machines
Ready-Made Meal Vending Machines
Snapfresh Installs a Meal Vending Machine at Brisbane Airport
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4
Smart Shopping Lockers
Smart Shopping Lockers
Luxer One's Smart Retail Lockers Support No-Contact Experiences
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3
Automated Self-Service Stores
Automated Self-Service Stores
Monoprix Uses AI-Powered Tech to Help Customers Pay for Products
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2
AI Blended Beverage Kiosks
AI Blended Beverage Kiosks
Blendid is a Contactless, Autonomous In-Store System
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Ultra-Small AR-Enhanced Car Dealerships
Ultra-Small AR-Enhanced Car Dealerships
Volkswagen Australia Created Its Smallest Auto Dealership
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