Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket

Food & Beverage Danone Caps Font Vella Water With App-Integrated, Reusable Hydration Tracker

The digitally integrated caps are designed to align with consumer values like sustainability and wellness, letting them reuse the top on any water bottle and linking with a hydration-tracking app

Brand Activation & Immersion Interview: How PERCH Helps Retailers Combine The Best Of Physical And Digital

Ahead of his Shoptalk appearance, Trevor Sumner, CEO of Perch Interactive, explains why after retail's non-apocalypse of 2017, the store experience is king again—but with digital integrations that enable optimal discovery, convenience and flexibility

Consumer Goods Interview: Subscription Essentials Service On Enabling Consumers To Shop Their Values

Grove Collective's CEO explains how he identified an unmet consumer need for an easy way to shop sustainable, healthy and environmentally friendly products, and how the company is meeting it with a personalized, subscription-based service

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Apricart Personalizes And Streamlines The Grocery Shopping Experience

The startup's digitally integrated shopping cart leverages in-store analytics on path-to-purchase data to the benefit of consumer and retailer alike, personalizing the experience as well as eliminating checkout

Loyalty & Membership Kroger Debuts Own Mobile Payment System For Loyalty Shoppers

An app-integrated payment system from the supermarket chain aims to make checkout easier than ever while also linking to customers' rewards accounts

Merchandising & Curation Japan Aims To Automate All Convenience Stores By 2025

The Japanese government is utilizing RFID technology to make fully autonomous stores possible, enabling convenience for shoppers as well as combatting Japan's worker shortage

Podcast: Reimagining Brick And Mortar In The Digital Age

In this episode, the PSFK team will guide listeners through six main insights into why customers still care about the store in the age of commerce (hint: they still love brick and mortar!—here's in-depth research into how retailers can meet their new expectations).

Automotive Honda Advertises Latest Safety Features In Equipped Shopping Cart

Honda showcased its SENSING safety technology for vehicles by outfitting a regular shopping cart with proximity sensors, cameras and more that help consumers swiftly navigate store isles as they would the road

Beauty Report Launch: PSFK’s Store Experience Design Debrief

Our latest report shows how retailers can design physical store experiences that drive engagement and sales in the digital age

Retail Belgian Supermarket Will Fill Shoppers' Google Assistant-Dictated Lists

Colruyt grocery stores will allow shoppers to create and send lists for filling by voice via an app integrated with Google Assistant

Delivery & Logistics Humankind Lets Shoppers Order Products Like Deodorant In Refillable Containers

The personal hygiene company is reducing plastic waste by providing shoppers with refillable applicators and containers for everyday products like deodorant and shampoo

Design 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

Store Experience & Design How Retailers In China Are Enabling Faster On-Demand Grocery Ordering And Delivery

As detailed in PSFK’s China Debrief, grocery retailers in the forward-looking country are experimenting with interactive technology both inside the store and on-the-go to enable shopping experiences that are faster and more intuitive than ever

Shopper Marketing & Promotions Hy-Vee Points Grocery Shoppers To Discounted, Soon-To-Expire Foods

The supermarket chain is implementing an in-store mobile app that marries reduction of wasted food with lower costs for customers