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Brand Activation & Immersion Illy Turns Coffee Lovers Into Experts With An International Luxury Retreat

The weeklong Ultimate Italian Coffee Package features stops in California and Italy, plus plenty of coffee and espresso, taking brand loyalty to the next level

Analysis How Fast Food Chains Like Taco Bell Are Elevating The Dine-In Experience

Cheaper food no longer means a sub-par dine-in experience—these three brands are elevating fast dining with great design, exclusive menus and thoughtful choices

Cafe & Restaurant Responsive Rewards Programs With Agile Incentives Offer New Customer Loyalty Opportunities For Firms Like Starbucks

From PSFK's Loyalty Debrief report, here's how three of today's top brands are increasing efficiency and flexibility in their benefits programs to encourage long-term consumer participation

Beauty Innovative & Immersive Activations That Are Winning At Coachella 2019

From instagrammable photo-ops to personalized frozen wine cocktails, PSFK highlights some of the innovative brand activations from 2019's Coachella festival

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 Starbucks Revamps Loyalty Program To Offer Customers More Rewards

Starbucks is redesigning its rewards program, eliminating its previous green and gold tiers and offering customers greater choice of point redemption starting at 25 points

Children How Brands Like Starbucks Enable Emotional Connections Through Architectural Storytelling

From PSFK's Store Experience Design Debrief, here's how three retailers are structuring their physical retail spaces to take shoppers on a journey through the brand

Interview Interview: How Panera Bread Uses Intuitive Tech For A Flexible Cafe Experience

The cafe & restaurant brand's VP of digital experience explains how the establishment caters to consumer demand for fast and slow dining, ultimately using technology to enable an end-to-end journey that puts the customer in control and offers greater transparency

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

Merchandising & Curation Starbucks Reserve Experiential Bali Flagship Lets Customers Rake Coffee Beans

The latest flagship location of the coffee brand's Reserve shops in Dewata is designed to afford customers an educational experience in a sanctuary-inspired setting, highlighting the work of Bali's coffee farmers and inviting customers to rake beans

Loyalty & Membership 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

Design How Brands Like Starbucks Engage Consumers With Experiential Storytelling

In this excerpt from PSFK's 2019 New York Retail Innovation Guide, learn how retailers from Casper to Starbucks are using physical space to create a narrative around their brand, further engaging and entertaining their consumers

Retail Coffee Subscription Startup Sends Members Curated Blend Selections

Trade offers weekly and monthly coffee delivery to help newbies and aficionados alike discover new blends from over 400 brands tailored to their preferences and delivered to their door

Post Purchase Service & Support Starbucks And Alibaba Team Up To Enable A One-Touch Virtual Store

The two leading brands partnered to enable a seamless, all-in-one service integration across the Starbucks app and mobile apps within Alibaba's OS for the coffee chain's China outpost