DTC cookware brand Equal Parts offers customers 8 weeks’ worth of free access to a cooking coach with the purchase of any Equal Parts cookware kit to help them develop skills and confidence in the kitchen. Coaches are online from 4:00 to midnight every weekday, and then noon to midnight on the weekends to serve any on-demand needs, enabling users to chat with them via text or Slack and get real-time answers to their cooking queries.
Financial services company American Express is opening an exclusive pop-up for its members in celebration of Small Business Saturday. American Express Platinum House features premium NYC dining, including bites and drinks from Wayan, Legacy Records and the Michelin-starred Cote Korean Steakhouse. The brand also offers a concierge, local guides and gift wrapping.
Christmas-themed pop up cocktail bar Miracle is coming back to three locations in New York City, mixing kitschy holiday decor with holiday-themed drinks. Founded in the East Village in 2014, Miracle has grown into an international network of seasonal bars spreading holiday cheer with a charming combination of tinsel, eggnog and Santa hats.
Patagonia Action Works, the outdoor retailer’s activism-focused digital platform, opened a pop-up café in London that connected customers to activist groups in the UK, Europe and the US The three-week activation included activist training, volunteer opportunities, borrowable literature, walking trips and chances to meet environmental groups.
Kitchen Podular's CEO speaks to PSFK about the food service industry's unrelenting need for greater delivery and pickup capacity, and how his pod-based service helps brands creatively repurpose unused space to easily boost their flexibility—and revenue
The iconic Lower East Side market recently debuted its 37,000-square-foot iteration, and PSFK researchers stopped by to see if it delivered on its promise to maintain local representation with a sleek rebranding for modern audiences
The two companies are testing a pilot program for self-service voice capabilities at the fast-food restaurant to enhance quick and personalized transactions
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
The Belgian chocolatier is expanding into cafe service, planning to open 2,000 locations across the world within the next six years
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
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
B. Good is allowing greater personalization as well as seamless donation by letting rewards members use accrued points for charity alongside personal perks
PSFK rounds up the top retail and hospitality destinations for those headed to Sin City to attend the 2019 edition of the big event