food & beverage

Podcast: Reimagining Brick And Mortar In The Digital Age

In this episode, the PSFK team will guide listeners through six main insights into why customers still care about the store in the age of commerce (hint: they still love brick and mortar!—here's in-depth research into how retailers can meet their new expectations).

Automotive How Retailers In China Are Enabling Faster On-Demand Grocery Ordering And Delivery

As detailed in PSFK’s China Debrief, grocery retailers in the forward-looking country are experimenting with interactive technology both inside the store and on-the-go to enable shopping experiences that are faster and more intuitive than ever

Delivery & Logistics How Brands Like SnackNation Deliver Curated Discovery Experiences To Offices

Responding to employee demand for health-conscious alternatives, brands are curating subscription boxes that feature a range of options

Brand Activation & Immersion How Brands Like Dirty Lemon Engage Consumers With Immersive Sampling

Innovative, digital-first brands are reaching consumers by offering easy and entertaining ways to sample food and beverage products

Beauty Benefit Popup Visitors Can Test Winged Eyeliner With A Side Of Chicken Wings

Targeted at foodies and makeup junkies alike, the cosmetics retailer is partnering with Mother Clucker to serve up edible wings alongside eyeliner tutorials debuting its new product

Food & Beverage Domino's Lets Pizza Eaters Upload Pics Of Their Pies For Rewards Points

To kick off the Super Bowl weekend, the fast-food chain is encouraging customer engagement by letting app members snap and share photos of the pizza they're enjoying—from anywhere, not just Domino's

Consumer Goods Loop Helps UPS, PepsiCo, P&G And More Enable No-Waste Packaging

The circular shopping platform transforms the single-use packaging of everyday items like toothpaste or ice cream into durable and reusable containers, curbing waste by letting consumers use and return rather than discard

Merchandising & Curation 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 College Students Can Order Healthy Snacks Delivered By A PepsiCo Robot

Acting like mobile vending machines, a robotic delivery fleet will offer a small selection of snacks and beverages to students at 50 spots on a California campus

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Shoppers At Supermarket Concept Can Get Product Info From Interactive Shelves

Hannaford is enabling interactive shopping with in-store information technology, like responsive shelves, that aims to make the shopping experience easier and more convenient

Fashion & Apparel PSFK's Guide To New York Retail Innovation Week

Come meet pioneering retail minds from Target, Hershey's, Eileen Fisher and more in NYC from Jan 13-19

Retail NYRIW Preview: How A Global Vodka Brand Goes DTC With Hyper-Local Distilleries

To be explored in a site visit to its micro-distillery Our/New York during New York Retail Innovation Week, Pernod Ricard is fostering direct connections with local consumers by creating distilleries unique to their locations, sourcing local ingredients and embodying the spirit of the city to compete in a market burgeoning with DTC brands

Shopper Education & Assistance How Retailers Like Amazon Are Optimizing DTC Service With In-Step Fulfillment

Leading retailers like Sweetgreen and Waitrose are enabling on-demand delivery by incorporating innovative options into their services, from offering couriers to personally deliver customers' items to placing packages directly in shoppers' car trunks

Advertising New York Diners Can Eat 99¢ Knish At Amazon's Carnegie Deli Popup

The immersive popup in promotion of the etailer's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel takes visitors back to the 1950s with retro designs and all fare under 99 cents