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Design Raspberry Pi Store Lets Shoppers Demo Its Latest Tech

Calling the space an "experimental store," the brand behind the pocket-sized computer is opening a hands-on physical location in its U.K. city of origin

Brand Activation & Immersion Interview: Why Storytelling Is The Future Of The Physical Retail Experience

Lionesque Group founder Melissa Gonzalez shares insights on the future of the brick-and-mortar experience in a digital world, emphasizing the importance of storytelling

Merchandising & Curation Discussion Takeaways: The Importance Of Store Design In A Digital Age

As part of New York Retail Innovation Week, three leaders from the world of store design convene to share expert insight on the future of the physical store and the key consumer needs it continues to serve even in a digital age

Beauty Benefit Popup Visitors Can Test Winged Eyeliner With A Side Of Chicken Wings

Targeted at foodies and makeup junkies alike, the cosmetics retailer is partnering with Mother Clucker to serve up edible wings alongside eyeliner tutorials debuting its new product

Delivery & Logistics Panel Discussion: New Destinations For Airport Retail

Experts weigh in on how retailers are increasingly looking at airports as a place to engage consumers, creating experiences out of what was once idle downtime by catering to their in-moment needs with popups, services, app integrations and more

Automotive Future Ford Vehicles Could Be Designed In Virtual Reality

The automaker's use of Gravity Sketch VR design is poised to revolutionize the process, enabling designers to not only sketch in 3D but also place themselves inside of the vehicle, enabling more life-like and faster-to-market creation

Health Subscription-Based Clinic Encourages Patient Wellness With Biophilic Design

Parsley Health's $5/day membership-based clinic aims to reinforce its message about the health-enhancing effects of nature with an office design focused around natural light, greenery and general calming ambiance

Cafe & Restaurant How Brands Like Starbucks Engage Consumers With Experiential Storytelling

In this excerpt from PSFK's 2019 New York Retail Innovation Guide, learn how retailers from Casper to Starbucks are using physical space to create a narrative around their brand, further engaging and entertaining their consumers

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Hilton Hotels Accommodates More Guests With Vegan-Friendly Suite

In an effort to align with more consumers' lifestyles, Hilton designed a suite that is thoroughly vegan, even down to the details of soy-silk curtains and pineapple-leather upholstery

Home Startup Paint Co Caters To Millennials With Instagrammable And Sustainable Products

The startup keeps the millennial market's priorities in mind with low-toxicity, high-design products that reflect key interests like aesthetics and sustainability

Retail Tuft & Needle Mattress Showroom Enables A Phygital Path To Purchase

The mattress brand's showroom interior not only optimizes a private and enjoyable testing environment with choice design elements, but also features in-store online ordering only, delivering products straight to shoppers' doors

Fashion & Apparel NYRIW Preview: Hollwich Kushner Executive On Building Dynamic Store Experiences For Casper, MINI, Uniqlo And More

Ahead of the Store Design in a Digital Age panel during NYRIW, PSFK interviewed Hollwich Kushner architecture and design office CEO Marc Kushner to learn how leading retailers are creating memorable, brand-specific store experiences for customers

Shopper Education & Assistance NYRIW Preview: Experiential Retail Studio Founder On Captivating The Phygital Consumer

Ahead of speaking on the panel IRL Retail Design in a Digital Age, Whereabout founder and creative director Gabriela Baiter explains how the studio helps digitally native brands as well as retailers like Uber and Floyd enable dynamic, interactive, memorable experiences that foster community and drive engagement

Store Experience & Design PSFK Retail Conference Preview: How A Venture Capital Firm Helps Brands Like Macerich Corner The Market On Next-Gen Omnichannel Retail

Ahead of speaking at PSFK's Future of Retail 2019 Conference on January 16, Fifth Wall partner Natalie Bruss shares insight from the firm's unique vantage point as the connective tissue between real estate companies and digitally native vertical brands