Retail Food & Beverage Omnichannel

Food & Beverage 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

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket 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

Consumer Goods Doritos Fans Can Keep Their Hands Clean With Towel Bag

The reusable terry cloth bag helps consumers keep their fingers clean while snacking, providing a clever solution to a typical pain point of flavored chip consumption

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

Loyalty & Membership 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

Brand Activation & Immersion Hemp Beverage Startup Recess Opens Adult Playground For Stressed Workers

The wellness beverage brand opens a lively popup experience designed to provide a recreational reset for overstressed creatives

Beauty Valentines Can Prep For Their Dates At Mars Salon Activation

The confectionary brand is hosting an interactive popup in NYC that offers visitors candy alongside primping services like manicures and blowouts

Automotive 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

Retail 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

Delivery & Logistics How Brands Like SnackNation Deliver Curated Discovery Experiences To Offices

Responding to employee demand for health-conscious alternatives, brands are curating subscription boxes that feature a range of options

Store Experience & Design Moby Psi Enables Off-Grid Retail With Staffless, Self-Driving Store Mobiles

Using technology to bridge classic convenience stores with modern buying behavior, Moby is taking the brick-and-mortar experience on the road and to remote locations

Health How Brands Like Dirty Lemon Engage Consumers With Immersive Sampling

Innovative, digital-first brands are reaching consumers by offering easy and entertaining ways to sample food and beverage products

Shopper Marketing & Promotions Ocado Integrates Digital Ad Platform To Improve Shopper Discovery

Ocado will offer sponsored positioning on its site,  prioritizing place in search results to help lesser-known brands achieve visibility while also helping shoppers discover new items

Packaging & Product Engagement Sustainable Grocery Startup Offers Same-Day No-Package Delivery

The Wally Shop delivers farm-fresh groceries from local partners via bike courier in reusable packaging that it will pick up from shoppers upon their next order