convenience

Podcast: How Convenience Drives Today's Food Service Experience

In this episode, PSFK researchers explain the current challenges facing quick-service brands, the changing consumer preferences and the progressive trends leading the way with innovative solutions applicable across categories beyond food

Analysis How The Philly & DC Food Scenes Are Driving Trends

Food service brands from the mid-East Coast of the U.S. are serving up new store formats and experiences that delight customers with exceptional service and unique opportunities

Brand Activation & Immersion Rogers Market Reimagines The Gas Station With Made-To-Order Food And Bold Design

The first-ever location of the Florida convenience chain is elevating the gas pump convenience experience with freshly prepared food and a rubber duck theme

Consumer Goods Shoppers Can Pay With Their Face At Carrefour's Flash Concept Store

The French grocery retailer is testing facial recognition software that allows customers to pay with a facial scan—no register or bar codes required

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

Delivery & Logistics Panel Discussion: New Destinations For Airport Retail

Experts weigh in on how retailers are increasingly looking at airports as a place to engage consumers, creating experiences out of what was once idle downtime by catering to their in-moment needs with popups, services, app integrations and more

Automotive In-Store Drones Can Monitor Correct Shelf Stocking And Customer Activity

The robotic devices, created by Pensa, ensure that shelves stay stocked and items are where they are intended to be, offering manufacturers and retailers a less expensive way to monitor inventory as well as customer activity

Features NYRIW Preview: How Roam Fitness Meets Travelers At The Juncture Of Wellness And Convenience

Ahead of an NYRIW panel on New Destinations for Airport Retail, PSFK spoke to ROAM Fitness founder and CMO Cynthia Sandall to learn about how the brand is meeting consumers at the junction of their interest in wellness and their on-the-go lifestyles, enabling fitness maintenance at convenience

Retail AI Vending Machine Curates Customers' Drinks Based On Their Photos

A Hong Kong herbal drink retailer designed vending kiosks that implement a combination of visual recognition technology and artificial intelligence to predict what a customer is most likely to want, then offers them a choice tailored to their tastes

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Concept Store Gives Shoppers A Healthful Grab-And-Go Alternative

The Goods Mart aims to integrate the grab-and-go shopping experience with health and wellness-centric offers in response to consumer demand for the best of both worlds

Health How Brands Are Enabling Healthy Convenience To Meet Customer Demands

Providing everything from fresh-produce ordering on mobile apps to organic convenience stores, food retailers are responding to customer demands to fit healthy options into their everyday lives

Loyalty & Membership Learn How To Cultivate Consumer Loyalty Across 5 Key Industries

From fostering authenticity to providing convenience, here are the key steps to take for brands looking to sustain long-term engagement from their customers, detailed in PSFK's recently launched CX Playbook

Food & Beverage LA Market Tests If Consumers Are Ready For Healthy Convenience Stores

The Goods Mart hopes to begin a nationwide shift toward sustainable markets by selling healthy snacks and "ugly" produce in a convenience format

Interview At Platform LA, Future Malls Are Experience Buffets

We sat down with Platform founder and CEO Joey Miller to discuss how the retail space is delivering experiential pop-ups, installations and culinary partnerships