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Cafe & Restaurant Sonic Customers Can Order By Voice With Mastercard And ZIVELO Kiosk Tech

The two companies are testing a pilot program for self-service voice capabilities at the fast-food restaurant to enhance quick and personalized transactions

Design Shutterstock Helps Retailers Decorate Stores With AR Visualization

Shutterstock now lets iOS customers overlay the walls of their retail spaces with AR renderings of its stock images—a feature that resulted from the site's employee tech hackathon

Brand Activation & Immersion Godiva Is Converting Stores Into Full-Service Cafes

The Belgian chocolatier is expanding into cafe service, planning to open 2,000 locations across the world within the next six years

Consumer Goods Target Offers Store Shoppers Grab-&-Go Food Concept

Select Target locations are slated to offer on-the-go food options in addition to its Starbucks and McDonald's cafes, letting shoppers avoid lines and check out quickly at self-service kiosks

Food & Beverage Whole Foods Launches Chelsea Concept Store With Convenience-Style Format

The health-focused grocer is testing a bodega-style mini-mart in New York City, offering busy customers food to go and convenience-store essentials

Loyalty & Membership Farm-To-Table Chain's Loyalty Program Lets Customers Use Points For Charitable Donations

B. Good is allowing greater personalization as well as seamless donation by letting rewards members use accrued points for charity alongside personal perks

Work LinkedIn Hosts Coworking Popup For Job Hunters

The networking website will take over a London pub, where job seekers can apply for positions, take headshots and chat with professionals

Beauty Las Vegas Retail Highlights: PSFK's Picks For Travelers At Shoptalk 2019

PSFK rounds up the top retail and hospitality destinations for those headed to Sin City to attend the 2019 edition of the big event

Delivery & Logistics Food Ordering Platform Targets Office Workers With Rewards And Bulk Delivery

Ritual encourages colleagues to order in bulk for streamlined delivery and offers points towards discounts on future orders

Health Interview: CMO Of The Company Behind Melt Shop, Five Guys, The Little Beet And More On The Future Of Fast-Casual Dining

Jason Anello explains how Aurify turned consumer demand into a powerhouse portfolio of niche brands, commenting on the strengths of fast-casual dining and how restaurants can navigate shifting online-offline customer dynamics

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Why The Restaurant Space Is Experimenting With Dynamic Pricing

Some restaurants may soon implement dynamic pricing already integral to the rideshare and airliner spaces, working to engage customers at off-peak times with lower prices to better manage demand

Retail Starbucks Reserve's New York Roastery Offers Visitors Immersive Discovery And Exclusive Experience

The Reserve Roastery is the premier NYC destination from the coffee brand, intended for customers to learn about and watch its production methods at two coffee bars or its roastery, try coffee-infused cocktails at its bar, shop apparel merch and much more

Merchandising & Curation London Health-Focused Restaurant Crafts All Meals Around Avocado

In a bid to appeal to health-conscious demographics, Covent Garden's Avobar offers guests an all-avocado menu alongside thematic décor and products like skin creams derived from the fruit

Fitness & Sport Pop-Up Cafe Rewards Customers' Exercise By Letting Them Trade Steps For Snacks

An ephemeral cafe in Sydney is trading customers' exercise activity as measured by a fitness app for treats made with Uncle Tobys Oats in promotion of the brand's products