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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 Walmart VR Experience Turns Big Box Retailer Into An Entertainment Destination

Showcasing the launch of its merchandising startup, Walmart partners with Dreamworks Animation for a virtual-reality parking lot popup inviting shoppers to enter the realm of How To Train Your Dragon

Retail 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

Fashion & Apparel How Heritage Brands Are Maintaining Their Legacy Through Emotional Connection

In an excerpt from PSFK’s New York Retail Innovation Guide, top heritage brands in the city are connecting with consumers using immersive opportunities, exclusive offerings and purposeful collaborations in order to revitalize their legacy

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Hudson Group Merges Travel Retail Experience With Tourism At Empire State Building

The New York City landmark elevates the traditional retail experience by reinventing the gift store venture while catering to its high-volume global tourism

Automotive Coachella Guests Can Ship Their Festival Gear To A Local Amazon Locker

Highlighting the agility of its business and flexibility of its delivery options, the e-tailer will set up an array of its pickup lockers on the festival grounds to meet attendees' in-moment needs

Delivery & Logistics Walmart Targets West Elm's Audience With Affordable Furniture Line

The retailer is introducing MoDRN, a 650-piece line that will offer millennials a modern aesthetic at discounted prices

Fitness & Sport Intersport And Nike Target Runners In Training With Podcast Launch

This partnership aims to amplify commerce with content, recognizing trends in advertising, customer engagement and branding to offer runners engaging and supportive resources

Shopper Education & Assistance 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

Health Interview: How Fleur Marché Converts The CBD-Curious Luxury Customer With Quality And Curation

PSFK speaks to the luxury CBD platform's founders to get a glimpse at how the site differentiates itself in the quickly evolving cannabis retail space, combining consumer needs with CBD's best applications for a curated and quality experience

Luxury Interview: How The RealReal Leverages Circular Luxury Apparel For A Sustainable Future

Ahead of his appearance at Shoptalk, The RealReal's head of omni-channel, Michael Groffenberger, caught up with PSFK to share his insights on the future of luxury consignment, as well as how consumers are increasingly turning to more sustainable, economic and eco-friendly options

Merchandising & Curation Barneys Offers Luxury Shoppers 'High-End' Cannabis Shop

Called The High End, the department store's shop will feature a collection of cannabis-infused and wellness items from chocolate to joints

Transactions & Payments 11 Honoré Popup Offers Visitors Shoppable, Size-Inclusive NYFW Experience

The fashion e-tailer 11 Honoré is merging its runway with retail this NYFW, letting show attendees scan QR codes to purchase as well as launching a popup in Manhattan featuring its new wares