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Analysis Could Parking Garages Be On-Demand Retail's Brick-And-Mortar Future?

REEF asks consumers to forget the parking lots of the past and instead invites communities and businesses to connect in multi-use centers that include restaurants and other aspects of the sharing economy

Features PSFK Visits The Essex Market, A Modern Take On An Old New York Tradition

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

Podcast Podcast: Making The Mall Experience Mobile In A Gen-Z World

In this episode, PSFK interviews Dote to find out how the mobile shopping experience is enabling next-generation social transacting like livestreamed "Shopping Parties," translating previously IRL-only elements of retail to digital

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Interview: How This Female-Founded Company Is Applying A Fitness Membership Mindset To Financial Services

PSFK sits down with Shannon McLay, founder of the Financial Gym, for a look inside her strategy for bringing financial services to the masses and improving women's overall financial health

Beauty 'Avon On' Helps Brand Reps Organize Sales And Market Digital Content

The mobile app and content hub will streamline sales reps' activity and provide them access to branded social media content for easy online sharing and promotion

Fashion & Apparel Interview: How Social Commerce Platform Dote Merges The Mall Experience With Mobile

PSFK speaks to the founder of Dote to find out how the social shopping app is enabling community-driven transactions like livestreamed "Shopping Parties" that translate previously IRL-only elements of retail to digital

Loyalty & Membership Wellness-Focused Beauty Store Merges Co-Working With Retail

Indie retailer Take Care is introducing co-working into its brick-and-mortar store, with a focus on wellness and work to differentiate itself in the 'retail-as-a-service' economy

Health AI-Powered Chatbot Helps Planned Parenthood Educate Teens

Planned Parenthood's Roo assistant is designed to enhance its support for digital-first teens, increasing their access to sex-ed resources

Home Lowe's Workforce Development Network Supports Career Success For Tradespeople

Lowe's program called Gen T aims to de-stigmatize the trades industry, giving trainees greater resources and establishing networks to help them advance their careers

Brand Activation & Immersion Wander Beauty Drives Online Engagement With Physical Pop-Up

Aiming to strengthen its DTC online sales while maintaining wholesale partnerships, the beauty brand will debut a popup in uptown Manhattan that offers exclusive products and customization

Interview Interview: How Fur Established A New Personal Care Category By Embracing Inclusivity & Self-Acceptance

The maker of products for intimate haircare is reaching modern consumers of all ages with DTC and wholesale tactics paired with a dialogue emphasizing diversity and choice

Food & Beverage Banana Bread Startup Raises Brand Awareness While Reducing Waste With Pop-Up Exchange

The Amsterdam-based popup invited customers to bring in their old bananas in exchange for a free slice of the brand's homemade banana bread

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Giant Food's Pharmacy Program Prescribes Shoppers Fruits & Vegetables

The American grocer is testing out a program that offers to fill a pharmacy prescription for $20 worth of free fruits and vegetables

Merchandising & Curation Interview: How Aromatherapy Brand vitruvi Blends Skincare With Wellness For Next-Generation Beauty

As vitruvi branches out from essential oils into skincare, the company's co-founder explains how it takes a wellness approach to beauty, empowering consumers with quality, natural ingredients to care for their skin on their own terms

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