Cafe & Restaurant

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Cafe & Restaurant Sonic Customers Can Order By Voice With Mastercard And ZIVELO Kiosk Tech

The two companies are testing a pilot program for self-service voice capabilities at the fast-food restaurant to enhance quick and personalized transactions

Delivery & Logistics Subscription Take-Out Service Helps Customers Curb Packaging Waste

London's DabbaDrop implements re-usable metal tiffin tins in order to package its meals without plastic, offering consumers plastic-free food delivery via bicycle

Automotive Postmates Partners With Square To Help Restaurants Enable On-Demand Delivery

The partnership aims to answer demand from small business merchants like restaurant owners looking to enable flexible on-demand delivery

Brand Activation & Immersion Storefront Op-Ed: Three Reasons To Open A B2B Pop-Up Store

Author Allison Hékimian makes the case for using the typical B2C strategy for business relations, explaining the opportunity to establish resource partnerships and reinvent the showroom concept

Food & Beverage Robots Taste-Test Food During Production To Maintain Consistency

The Chinese government is employing artificial intelligence to evaluate food during the production process to evaluate authenticity and consistency with standards

Design How Top New York Retailers Create Next-Level Service Experiences

As the retail renaissance continues, here's how leading names from Starbucks and Neiman Marcus to Hudson Yards' Vessel are staying on top of the brick-and-mortar game with immersive, personalized, discovery-driven experiences

Merchandising & Curation Getaway Is A Brooklyn Bar For Alcohol-Free Patrons

As consumer behavior around alcohol consumption continues to change, there is a growing need for nightlife experiences that can accommodate non-drinkers, which NYC bar Getaway hopes to meet

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel TWA Hotel Offers Travelers Food From Iconic NYC Vendors

The hotel, slated to open May 15, will offer diners the chance to experience NYC's international variety like the Halal Guys and Earl of Sandwich in a reference to the TWA's global reach

Advertising Burger King Creates "Sad Meal" Box For Mental Health Awareness Month

Burger King launched "real meal" boxes for the month of May to promote mental health awareness among consumers and highlight that not every meal has to be 'happy'

Loyalty & Membership Fast-Casual Chain CAVA Integrates Customer Insights To Enable Healthy Convenience

The restaurant brand is investing in consumer data and insight collection to improve its cx, revealing a demand for convenience features like drive-thus that don't sacrifice healthy options

Beauty The Well Health Club Offers New Yorkers Membership-Based Wellness Center

The Well is New Enterprise Associates' latest launch, creating an upscale wellness facility focused on alternative medicine, fitness and meditation, supplemented with an online marketplace

Consumer Goods How Retailers Like Charlotte's Web Are De-Mystifying Cannabis Consumption With Edible Engagement

From PSFK's Infusing Cannabis & CBD Into The New Brand Experience report, here's how today's cannabis retailers are using food-related activations to familiarize consumers with the popular plant

Home Shutterstock Helps Retailers Decorate Stores With AR Visualization

Shutterstock now lets iOS customers overlay the walls of their retail spaces with AR renderings of its stock images—a feature that resulted from the site's employee tech hackathon

Fashion & Apparel Shinola's Detroit Hotel Merges City History With Modern Luxury

Watch brand Shinola is bringing its high-end image to a branded Detroit hotel that celebrates and bolsters the local community