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Automotive Amazon Program Encourages Employees To Develop Delivery Startups

The etailer is encouraging innovation from its own staff to help meet increasing consumer demand for speedy delivery

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Interview: How Media Outlet Hacking Finance Delivers Content For A Fairer Future

Editor Leslie Campisi explains how the online publication aims to democratize finance by diversifying who talks about it, striving to redefine the industry from the ground up and describing how that will occur through integration with other sectors

Analysis For International Women's Day, The Future Of Retail Is Female

PSFK spoke to the organizers of the Wide Awake: A Day For Female Founders conference, plus the female leaders behind Unbound Babes, Birchbox and Eloquii, to glean insights into where a more equal retail landscape is heading

Design Women's Day Roundup: PSFK Highlights Retail's Leading Ladies

This International Women's Day, PSFK is celebrating the female innovators and pioneers making waves in today's world, spanning categories from health & wellness and architecture & design to technology & ecommerce

Consumer Goods Interview: How Alibaba's North America B2B Business Streamlines The Retail Experience

An executive from Alibaba North America tells PSFK how the company is enabling other businesses to be better ecommerce retailers

Brand Activation & Immersion Interview: Summersalt Founders On Building An Ecommerce Community With Content

Swim and travel-wear brand Summersalt is rolling out a new content platform, The Forecast, to enhance its community by speaking to customers in an authentic way

Fashion & Apparel NYRIW Preview: Storefront CEO On How To Use Pop-Ups To Test New Markets & Geographies

Ahead of a panel on Rethinking Retail Real Estate, the retail startup's CEO, Mohamed Haouache, lends his insights on enabling short-term retail for brands like Hermes, Google, L'Oreal and more, as well as on China's fast-growing place in the future of retail (physical and otherwise)

Features NYRIW Preview: Experiential Retail Studio Founder On Captivating The Phygital Consumer

Ahead of speaking on the panel IRL Retail Design in a Digital Age, Whereabout founder and creative director Gabriela Baiter explains how the studio helps digitally native brands as well as retailers like Uber and Floyd enable dynamic, interactive, memorable experiences that foster community and drive engagement

Interview PSFK Retail Conference Preview: How A Venture Capital Firm Helps Brands Like Macerich Corner The Market On Next-Gen Omnichannel Retail

Ahead of speaking at PSFK's Future of Retail 2019 Conference on January 16, Fifth Wall partner Natalie Bruss shares insight from the firm's unique vantage point as the connective tissue between real estate companies and digitally native vertical brands

Advertising NYRIW Preview: Creative Agency On Helping Brands Sony, Hershey's, CVS, J&J And More Create Media That Captures Consumer Attention

Ahead of speaking at the Retail Tech Strategies for 2019 panel at NYRIW, UM Worldwide EVP and global chief innovation officer, Chad Stoller, shares insights on how DTC brands have cornered the market on consumers' attention by capturing it at its source—on social media—and how other brands can take a page from their book to compete in a digitally and socially driven landscape

Retail Kickstarter Resource Center Helps Companies Implement Sustainable Practices

The platform supporting startups is offering members an Environmental Resources Centre to advise them on eco-friendly practices in manufacturing, packaging and more, responding to consumer demand for brand sustainability and transparency

Gen Z Interview: Girlboss Founder & CEO Sophia Amoruso Is Building A New Kind Of Community For Professional Women

In the wake of #MeToo activism, Girlboss founder and former Nasty Gal CEO, Sophia Amoruso, is taking her efforts in supporting women's success to the next level with a new professional community

Delivery & Logistics Interview: How The UPS Store Is Reinventing The Shipping Experience

Catering to a growing number of 'micro small-business' customers and millennials, the company aims to turn shipping into a memorable retail experience, and bring the shipping store into the 21st century

Cafe & Restaurant Interview: Neighborhood Goods Is Building A Different Kind Of Department Store For Millennials

Prioritizing community and storytelling over markdowns and sales per square foot, Neighborhood Goods has set out to disrupt retail in Plano, Texas

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