food & beverage

Brand Activation & Immersion andSons Chocolatiers Paves Way For A Modern Retail Experience

Thinking outside of the box, the luxury chocolate brand revamped its consumer strategy to reinvent an often old-fashioned category

Cafe & Restaurant Expert Insight: How App-Based Mobile Ordering Could Save Declining Room Service Sales

In the second part of our interview with the founder of Bbot on-site food delivery platform, PSFK gleans insights into applications of the service in the travel and hotel space, helping hungry guests connect with the food they want

Case Study Kraken Rum Invites Guests To Dine Inside A Caribbean Storm

The alcohol maker is bringing its brand history to life with a London restaurant that features pouring rain and simulated thunder

Food & Beverage Plant-Based Powder Startup Kencko Aims To Democratize Healthy Living

In response to consumer demand for sustainable, vegan and cruelty-free options, the DTC brand offers fruits-and-veggies-based packets that make meeting daily nutrition quotas accessible and convenient

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

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel The Country Of Iceland Opens A ‘Premium Tap Water’ Bar

In an effort to dissuade plastic bottle use and drive reappraisal of one of its most bountiful resources, the island nation is promoting a new product across its airports, hotels and bars: luxury tap water

Interview The Turnkey Tech That Lets Customers Purchase Top Liquor Brands Online, Directly

PSFK speaks to the founder of the first company to integrate directly with liquor brand's sites, making it possible for consumers to buy online from the likes of Moët Hennessy, Clos19, Dom Perignon and more, while generating key data for targeted innovation

Delivery & Logistics Op-Ed: How Leading Meal Subscription Services Are Engaging And Retaining Customers

Author Macala Wright speaks to three successful meal subscription brands to identify consumer preferences and how to cater to them, breaking down tactics to drive engagement in a competitive landscape

Analysis DTC Apéritif Brand Haus Is Reinventing The Drinking Experience For Mindful Millennials

PSFK learns about the new, low-alcohol spirits brand catering to modern consumers who want a social and modern drinking experience without the negative side effects (and associations), and who value transparency as well as thoughtful design

Beauty From Starbucks To Barneys, Brands Are Revamping Loyalty To Give Shoppers VIP Treatment

Big name brands are upgrading reward programs providing exclusive events and personalized products to promote shopper loyalty

Consumer Insights What Consumers Really Want From Restaurants? PSFK Asked

Working in tandem with Suzy, our insights show that diners are increasingly embracing choice, flexibility and convenience...

Design 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

Retail Multi-Sensorial Pop-Up Introduces Horticulture Through Local Farming And Workshops

Billed as an experiential introduction to "HortiTainment," a mixture of horticulture and entertainment, the temporary retail activation is a glimpse into the wholesomeness achievable when nature is introduced to urban spaces

Fashion & Apparel How Stores Like Macy's Are Using Immersive Spaces To Educate Shoppers

To bring their brand to live in memorable ways that resonate with consumers, big box retailers and startups alike are turning to live experiences like hands-on demos and workshops to help customers discover organically

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