economy

Fashion & Apparel Interview: How The RealReal Leverages Circular Luxury Apparel For A Sustainable Future

Ahead of his appearance at Shoptalk, The RealReal's head of omni-channel, Michael Groffenberger, caught up with PSFK to share his insights on the future of luxury consignment, as well as how consumers are increasingly turning to more sustainable, economic and eco-friendly options

Design Google Wants To Help Cities Become Circular Economies

Along with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the two companies want to work together to help cities become more sustainable

Consumer Goods Swedish Citizens Get A Tax Break For Repairing Old Goods

A sustainability initiative encourages people to fix, rather than replace, broken objects

Advertising PSFK Pulse: Robot Workers and Skinny Wallets

Kickstart your day with an efficient economy and contactless payments

Luxury 7 Items You Need to Know Today

Amazon's reasons for opening a retail store in visual form, the future, Chicago-based Lucas Museum will reportedly look "really cool" and President Obama asks us to help shape the new U.S. economy

Retail How Small Changes Can Help Revive U.S. Manufacturing [Video]

Social project seeks to bring over one million jobs to the economy simply through slight shifts in consumer buying habits.

Home Why The "Sharing Economy" Has A Branding Challenge

World changing pundits struggle with naming a concept that creates economic growth, increases access to goods and services, yet reduces consumption.

Syndicated Walmart Faces Growing Worker Unrest Ahead Of Black Friday Strike

As the retailer opens its doors earlier than ever for Thanksgiving sales, it faces its first strike in 50 years by disgruntled employees.

Technology 14 Stories You Need To Know Today

A full global economic recovery slated in 6 years, craft dominating mass-production, and the Curiosity Rover checks in on Mars via FourSquare...Links to start your day with.

Technology Site Calculates The 'Walkability' Of Urban Neighborhoods

Walkonomics judges and ranks 600, 000 streets in the US and UK to promote the health of local economies and their residents.

British Population Has Stopped Buying Organic [Headlines]

People in the UK are cutting back on organic produce because of its high cost.

Work In The Future Will Everyone Be A Freelancer? [Headlines]

Is the job economy changing to favor more transient employment?

Advertising Small Business Owners Are Feeling Optimistic [Headlines]

Independent operations are showing a surprising amount of confidence as it pertains to capital spending, hiring, and obtaining credit.

Innovation The Guardian Says P2P Lending Is A Good Investment [Headlines]

The UK newspaper has given the stamp of approval to peer loans as a safe as well as lucrative investment.