automation

Analysis Trending: JD.com, Spyce And More Bring Automated Operations To The Restaurant Industry

The following seven restaurants and cafes are leveraging cutting-edge technology and robotic hardware to provide consumers with self-service dining

Automotive Houston Customers Can Order Domino's Pizza For Driverless Delivery

The latest evolution in its series of tech-enabled activations, the pizza brand will start delivering select orders with self-driving vehicles in the Houston area, partnering with autonomous vehicle maker Nuro

Beauty HelloAva Is The Digital Assistant Poised To Make Personalized Haircare More Accessible

The CEO and CCO of the AI-enabled haircare personalization software explain how it produces free tailored advice and gets smarter as customers use it, harboring the potential to make high-tech haircare mainstream in partnership with Unilever

Features Op-Ed: Could Cars Be The Therapists Of The Future?

Author Dhruva Rajendra makes the case for an untapped post-purchase need that vehicles could be poised to fill, turning consumers' daily commutes into therapy sessions—in short, wellness on wheels

Brand Activation & Immersion Apple Expands Recycling Program For Earth Day 2019

The tech co is not only investing in its robotic phone recycling program to help more consumers curb electronic waste, but is also launching a Material Recovery lab in Austin to further its sustainability research

Health Interview: How ePharmacy Truepill Is Aiming To Fill 100,000 Prescriptions A Day With A Technology-First Approach

Truepill is a business-to-business telehealth startup that's quietly managing a tech-driven, seamless operation behind the scenes of the booming digital healthcare industry

Gaming & Play How High-Tech Brands Like Xiaomi Are Making London A Digital Retail Hub

From PSFKs 2019 London Retail Innovation Guide, these four stores and activations are must-sees for tech-loving tourists and Londoners alike

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Robot Valets Can Park Travelers' Cars At Lyon Airport

Stanley Robotics is reinventing parking at France's Lyon Saint Exupéry airport, offering customers a lower-cost option and using parking spaces more efficiently

Food & Beverage How Airports Like LAX Are Using Automated Services For Frictionless Experiences

Using a mix of app-enabled, data-driven and seamless technology, airport retailers are creating frictionless experiences for busy pre-boarding customers

Fashion & Apparel For International Women's Day, The Future Of Retail Is Female

PSFK spoke to the organizers of the Wide Awake: A Day For Female Founders conference, plus the female leaders behind Unbound Babes, Birchbox and Eloquii, to glean insights into where a more equal retail landscape is heading

Retail How Brands Like Eloquii Use Technology To Upgrade Customer-Employee Interactions

Leading retailers are equipping store associates with technology-based assistance like facial recognition and AI to digitally enhance the brick-and-mortar service experience

Delivery & Logistics Interview: How An AI Robotics Company Is Pioneering A Future Of Autonomous Delivery

Nuro co-founder and president Dave Ferguson explains why automated delivery for consumer goods like grocery and beyond is poised to provide next-level accessibility and convenience at reduced cost, all while improving safety, creating jobs and reducing pollution

Shopper Education & Assistance How Brands Like Rent The Runway Are Strengthening Consumer-Retailer Connections With DIY Technology

In an excerpt from PSFK's Enhancing Service-Based Experiences Through Automation report, here are three retailers investing in do-it-yourself technology to let customers gain control and personalization over their shopping experience

Analysis How Brands Like Walgreens Use Employee Communication Platforms To Optimize Customer Service

Next-gen technology platforms help retail associates communicate across store floors, manage inventory and better assist customers

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