Analysis How Brands Like Lululemon Invite Customers To Join The Creative Process With Open Beta-Testing

From PSFK's Accelerating Innovation In Retail report, here's how five brands are retaining valuable consumer feedback by giving selected members exclusive access to new products and services

Brand Activation & Immersion KFC Fans Can Contribute And Fund Product Ideas Via Online Innovations Lab

The chain restaurant's Innovations Lab is an Indiegogo crowdsourcing and crowdfunding campaign that helps the brand foster innovation and gauge consumer interest

Retail Brookstone's New Discovery Program Showcases Indie Products

The retailer is curating a selection of crowdfunded and digital-only products for consumers to browse at the mall

Delivery & Logistics Target To Predict Home Needs And Automate Delivery

Fetch will use sensors and bluetooth technology to help keep homes stocked up on essentials

Design Space Beer Gears Up For Takeoff Next Year

Vostok Space Beer launched a crowdfunding campaign for the future of tourism: a bottle engineered to pour in zero gravity and a recipe that tastes as good as it does on Earth

Technology Bose Sleepbuds Headphones Are Designed To Help You Sleep Better

Barking dogs, loud traffic and snoring sleep partners are no match for these noise-canceling earbuds

Home This Lamp Hides An Alexa-Powered Voice Assistant

These lamps were designed to fit seamlessly into a home and work with smart assistants like Alexa

Retail Indiegogo Will Now Allow Startups To Sell Products On Its Site

The e-commerce branch will be open even to sellers who did not raise funds on the platform

Design Robotic Finger Swipes Right On 6,000 Tinder Matches an Hour

The device would allow users to automatically 'like' dating app matches at high speed

Entertainment 360-Degree Microphone Lets You Become A Portable Recording Studio

Zylia is designed to bring the high quality experience of recording in a music studio to everyone

Technology This Robotic Etch-A-Sketch Is A Drawing Board For The Modern Age

The Joto drawing board had a successful Kickstarter campaign, with its first products getting shipped in December

Automotive This Solar-Powered Car Is Designed To Be Affordable For Everyone

The Sion by Sono Motors comes in at just under $18,000

Health This Cloud-Based Medical Wristband Could Save Your Life In An Emergency

The wearable could help medical professionals diagnose and treat patients more quickly and efficiently

Cafe & Restaurant Eco-Friendly Cup Made From Coffee Husks

Huskeecup features a crack-resistant design with a grip engraved into the coffee cup rather than having a handle