Innovation

Merchandising & Curation Interview: IKEA On Collaborating With Innovative Startups To Build Products For A Better World

PSFK speaks to IKEA of Sweden's manager of new business projects to learn about how its Bootcamp program finds and supports startups with the potential to enhance the accessibility and sustainability of the retailer's offerings

Delivery & Logistics Five Robotics Companies Driving Retail’s DTC Future

PSFK explores the innovations in robotics and AI that are helping to enable the revolution in direct-to-consumer retail

Innovation How Brands Like Under Armour Are Enabling Responsive Products

From color-changing fabrics to garments that can answer phone calls, apparel retailers are enhancing how consumers interact with their clothing with wearable technology, enabling useful functions and capabilities

Food & Beverage Consumers Can Cook With Alexa Thanks To Culinary Platform Integration

Amazon has partnered with cooking app SideChef to enable a rich step-by-step kitchen experience for consumers, including voice guidance, photography and video recipe demos on visually-enabled devices

Entertainment YouTube Viewers Can Book Tickets, Vacations And More Directly From Its Ads

The site's recently debuted shoppable advertising platform allows consumers to directly purchase from advertisers, incentivizing brand partnerships with the site as well as generating more revenue for creators

Cafe & Restaurant Remotely-Controlled Robots Let The Physically Disabled Serve Cafe Guests

Dawn ver. Beta Cafe is employing robot waiters that allow employees with physical disabilities to operate them from home

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Amazon's New York Store Will Use Consumer Data To Curate Wares

The e-tailer is marshaling its wide customer base and data-driven consumer insights to create a New York store tailored for the city, reflecting its hottest sellers and trending items in a rotating merchandise selection

Video Technology Can Relieve The Guilt Of Family Meals

Suvie founder Robin Liss says that tech can save people from the unhappiness of take-out and convenience meals

Video How The Future Is Being Discussed And Why It Matters

Professor at Temple University and Author Devon Powers believes the trends industry needs to become diversified, in order to create a democratized and decentralized future.

Video Conversation Is Your Content Marketing

Marketing expert Kenyatta Cheese says that active participation is critical in brand interaction with customers

Technology Pioneer Of Humanability: Ran Harnevo

In an interview with PSFK, working in collaboration with Verizon, Ran Harnevo discusses how he is using technology for good with his work for Homeis

Technology Pioneer Of Humanability: Sixto Cancel

In an interview with PSFK, working in collaboration with Verizon, Sixto Cancel discusses how he is using technology for good with his work for Think of Us

Retail PSFK Introduces The Pioneers Of Humanability

With our partner Verizon, PSFK is proud to present the people, organizations and companies that are building the future, finding innovative uses for technology to do more new and do more good

Brand Activation & Immersion Retail Innovation Tracker: DTC Brands Challenge Majority Of Legacy Players

PSFK survey suggests that only a handful of legacy leaders get retail innovation right but most are at risk from next-gen DTC brands