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Design Interview: How Women's Health Clinic Tia Is Enabling Relationship-Driven Care In A Fragmented Space

Tia's founder explains how the women's health platform aims to fix a broken model by setting new standards of care, focusing on holistic and personalized attention as well as greater accessibility

Analysis Interview: Why A Finance Management Platform Prioritizes Flexibility For Today's Active Retirees

Kindur VP of design & experience speaks to PSFK about how the digital platform works to increase transparency and accessibility when it comes to managing modern finances, designing user experiences in accordance with the behavior of today’s retirees to better meet their needs

Health IKEA Gives Customers Product Hacks To Simplify Use

IKEA Israel created thirteen simple additions to its furniture, like zippers and grippers, as well as accompanying video content to help customers with disabilities better use its products

Automotive Drivers Receive 24/7 Roadside Assistance With DTC Digital Platform Urgent.ly

The on-demand digital startup offers drivers round-the-clock access to assistance providers with algorithm-driven software, transparency and end-to-end service.

Features Interview: Quip Founder On The Journey From DTC Dental Care To Target Shelves

Simon Enever explains how the brand marshaled its strong beginnings as a digital native into sharing shelf space with larger CPG brands in a big-box store, maintaining its commitment to value-added content and services as well as accessibility to compete

Fashion & Apparel 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

Consumer Goods Consumers Can Check Their Purchase's Carbon Footprint On Their Phone

Startup Ecoingot's tech aims to help empower consumers to manage their own environmental impact, enabling transparency by putting product details like the greenhouse gas or carbon emission on a smartphone app

Brand Activation & Immersion WeWork Opens First Hybrid Membership-Free Workspace And Retail Store

The space uses retailing to support WeWork members, featuring products like snacks, apparel, travel items and more created by the We community; a Bluestone Lane cafe; and 100 seats at pay-as-you-go pricing to appeal to new customers

Loyalty & Membership Via Introduces Shuttle Service For Los Angeles Metro Customers

Ridesharing startup Via is offering low-cost rides to and from three LA metro stations in order to increase public transportation engagement

Retail Alibaba Marshals AI To Help Visually Impaired Customers Shop Online

The Chinese retail giant is offering a screen-reading program on its Taobao platform that can scan visuals and translate them into audio to better convey image-based information to blind or impaired-vision customers

Gaming & Play Facebook Gamers Can Test Drive An Acura On Their Phone

The ILX Total Control from Acura is an interactive experience on Facebook's Instant Games that offers test drives of the 2019 sedan, aiming to boost interactivity and accessibility by appearing on a platform younger consumers are already familiar with

Interview 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

Luxury Chanel Launches Experimental Flagship To Design A Next-Gen Luxury Experience

The French luxury brand is using the flagship to experiment with new digital initiatives in partnership with Farfetch, aiming to remain at the forefront of innovative luxury retail by enabling digitally integrated, hyper-personalized and memorable experiences

Delivery & Logistics Vince's Clothing Rental Service Covers Subscribers' Laundry Costs

Hoping to expand brand awareness and increase accessibility, the high-end apparel retailer launched a rental service including perks like priority delivery, laundry services and heavy discounts for items kept

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