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56 Online Shopping Innovations

From Online Jewelry Consultations to Bespoke Dress Designs

— January 7, 2015 — Business
These online shopping innovations range from web jewelry consultations to bespoke services that create the garment of one's dreams. With the demand for customization at an all-time high, e-retailers are putting greater focus on personalized services.

While sneaker websites are allowing shoppers to customize their favorite pair of kicks, specialty shops like the Amazon 3D-Printed Products Store gives budding designers and artist a chance to create a custom 3D-Print product.

In addition to their focus on customization, these online shopping innovations also aim to enhance consumer convenience. Examples include online styling consultations that save time and money along with online shopping delivery boxes that let one pick up their Amazon delivery close to home.

Moreover, the rising popularity of subscription boxes is allowing consumers to conveniently sample the latest cosmetics, order pre-made meals and even outfits that are picked out by a professional stylist.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Purchase-Approving Apps
Purchase-Approving Apps
The Thumzap Payment Button Lets Parents Approve Teen Spending Online
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Digital Consignment Boutiques
Digital Consignment Boutiques
The Trend Trunk Helps You Sell Your Unwanted Clothes Online
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54
Retail Product Share Apps
Retail Product Share Apps
'Covet' Allows Users to Share IRL Products with Their Followers
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53
Swipeable Shopping Service
Swipeable Shopping Service
Mallzee Allows Consumers to Browse Through Clothes Like a Dating App
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52
Online Shop Messaging Apps
Online Shop Messaging Apps
Tictail Offers Real Customer Service to Online Shoppers
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51
One-Click Dealership Services
One-Click Dealership Services
Drive Motors Lets People Buy Cars Online from Dealerships
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50
Connected Personal Shopping Services
Connected Personal Shopping Services
This Service Recreates the Social Shopping Experience
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49
Cartoony eCommerce Branding
Cartoony eCommerce Branding
Globbing Makes Online Shopping More Fun, Interactive and Accessible
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48
Premium Music Subscription Services
Premium Music Subscription Services
SoundCloud Pro Provides an Ad-Free Platform in the New Year
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47
Secure Fashion Retail Apps
Secure Fashion Retail Apps
'Mona' is a Digital Personal Shopper That's Powered Up Innovative AI
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46
Crowdsourced Online Deliveries
Crowdsourced Online Deliveries
Amazon's On My Way Uses Ordinary People to Deliver Packages
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45
Virtual Online Accessory Constructs
Virtual Online Accessory Constructs
This Invention Allows Buyers to Try on Digital Purchases
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44
Current Retro E-Commerce
Current Retro E-Commerce
The Then and Now Website Features Old and New Products
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43
E-Book Subscription Services
E-Book Subscription Services
The Oyster App is Netflix for Books
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42
Creative Council Packages
Creative Council Packages
Artrepreneur Kits Help Artists Transition From School to the Real World
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41
Holistic Shopping Services
Holistic Shopping Services
Online Shopping Business Boxes Menswear Picks and Ships Them
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40
Coffee Chain Delivery Services
Coffee Chain Delivery Services
As of 2015, Starbucks Delivery Will Be Available Through Their App
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Completely Customizable Menswear
Completely Customizable Menswear
Original Stitch Lets Men Make the Shirt of Their Dreams
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38
Subscription Tie Exchange Services
Subscription Tie Exchange Services
The Tie Society Lets Its Members Order and Exchange Ties
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37
Interactive Fashion Retail
Interactive Fashion Retail
Macy's Latest Announcement Expands of their iBeacon Retail Concept
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36
Menswear Rental Subscriptions
Menswear Rental Subscriptions
The 'TieTry' Service Delivers Designer Brands Every Month
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35
Baby Subscription Services
Baby Subscription Services
Good Karma Clothing for Kids Encourages Collaborative Consumption
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34
3D-Printed Product Stores
3D-Printed Product Stores
The Amazon 3D-Printed Products Store Offers Custom 3D-Printed Goods
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33
Geeky Subscription Gift Boxes
Geeky Subscription Gift Boxes
LootCrate Sends Out Nerdy Mystery Boxes Per Month to Members
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32
Beauty Sample Subscriptions
Beauty Sample Subscriptions
The Birchbox Haute Box Bridges Online and In-Store Shopping
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Hassle-Free Pet Goodies
Hassle-Free Pet Goodies
The Pet Subscription Box from PetBox is Effective and Smart
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30
Online Jewelry Consultations
Online Jewelry Consultations
Bauble Bar Pairs Its Web Shoppers with a Personal Stylist
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29
Eco-Friendly Toy Subscriptions
Eco-Friendly Toy Subscriptions
Little Pnuts Sends Your Children an Exciting Surprise Each Quarter
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28
Last-Minute Gift Deliveries
Last-Minute Gift Deliveries
Zady's Operation: Santa Made Deliveries on Vespas in NYC at Christmas
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State-Specific Gift Subscriptions
State-Specific Gift Subscriptions
PiecesofThere Provides Local Product Packages with State Themes
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26
Web Shopping Stylist Services
Web Shopping Stylist Services
ASOS Now Lets You Chat with an Online Personal Stylist for Free
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25
Brotastic Beauty Sample Subscriptions
Brotastic Beauty Sample Subscriptions
Birchbox Man Lets Guys Test Drive New Products
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24
Preference-Driven Online Shopping
Preference-Driven Online Shopping
Glimpse Uses Facebook Likes to Create Custom Product Catalog
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23
Location-Inspired Food Subscriptions
Location-Inspired Food Subscriptions
GothamBox Delivers Special Treats From NYC & San Francisco
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22
High Speed Clothing Deliveries
High Speed Clothing Deliveries
This Fashion Label is Launching 1 Hour Delivery in San Francisco
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21
Sample Perfume Subscriptions
Sample Perfume Subscriptions
The Scentbird Cosmetic Service Lets You Try Out Popular Scents
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20
Wardrobe Delivery E-Tailers
Wardrobe Delivery E-Tailers
Buck Mason Lets Customers Try on Clothes at Home Before Purchasing
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19
Meat Subscription Boxes
Meat Subscription Boxes
AgLocal Delivers Pasture-Raised Meats from Family Farms to Homes
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18
Bespoke Dress Design Platforms
Bespoke Dress Design Platforms
Rose Athena's Custom Dress Creations Turn Consumers into Designers
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17
Charitable Online Marketplaces
Charitable Online Marketplaces
The New TOMS Marketplace Sells a Variety of Products for Good
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16
Custom eCommerce Boxes
Custom eCommerce Boxes
System Group's FreeBox Machine Makes On-Demand Boxes for Online Shipping
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15
Craft Beer Subscriptions
Craft Beer Subscriptions
The Brew Box Co. Delivers a Variety of Craft Beers to Your Doorstep
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14
Web Shopping Drop Boxes
Web Shopping Drop Boxes
Click-and-Collect Stations Help to Make Amazon Delivery More Convenient
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13
Health Food Subscriptions
Health Food Subscriptions
Get Lollihop Snack Boxes Delivered Right to Your Door
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12
Augmented Reality Shopping
Augmented Reality Shopping
The 'Augment' Application Allows You to Try Out Purchases Digitally
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11
Underwear Subscription Clubs
Underwear Subscription Clubs
Meundies.com Puts Your Lingerie Shopping on Autopilot
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10
Sustainable Food Subscriptions
Sustainable Food Subscriptions
Door to Door Organics Delivers Fresh Natural Groceries to Your Door
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9
Japanese Candy Deliveries
Japanese Candy Deliveries
Japan Crate Ships Subscription Mystery Boxes of Asian Sweets Every Month
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8
Seductive Subscription Services
Seductive Subscription Services
Spice Box Delivers Adult Products Right to Your Door
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7
Global Gourmet Grub Subscriptions
Global Gourmet Grub Subscriptions
'Try The World' Ships Out Curated Gourmet Foods Monthly
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6
Digital-Integrating Flagship Stores
Digital-Integrating Flagship Stores
This In-Store Retail Experience Includes Online Elements
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5
Bespoke Bag Platforms
Bespoke Bag Platforms
The Kate Spade Saturday Website Lets Users Design Their Own Weekender Bag
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4
Monthly Subscription Sunglasses
Monthly Subscription Sunglasses
The Freshades Company Delivers Handpicked Eyewear
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3
Snacking Subscription Boxes
Snacking Subscription Boxes
General Mills' Nibblr Subscription Box Delivers Small Healthy Snacks
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2
Designer-Curated Subscription Boxes
Designer-Curated Subscription Boxes
This Subscription Box Collects Items Put Together by Designers
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1
Hybrid E-Commerce Shops
Hybrid E-Commerce Shops
Sneakerboy Melbourne's Online Physical Store Has You Try, Then Buy Via Web
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