manufacturing

Consumer Goods Heineken Enhances Production By 3D-Printing Manufacturing Tools On-Demand

Heineken is using the technology to improve machinery in its factories, enhancing safety and quality control by printing custom parts on-site while reducing costs and increasing efficiency

Fashion & Apparel Everlane Dedicates New Sub-brand To Carbon-Neutral Sneakers

The DTC retailer aims to offer an eco-friendly alternative to the hype cycle of sneaker culture

Children Target Launches Insight-Informed, Sensory-Friendly Home Collection For Kids

In an effort to provide home goods that cater to kids' needs, Target collected insights from parents to design furniture, cushions, blankets and more that are sensory-inclusive

Fitness & Sport Under Armour's Next-Gen Performance Apparel Boosts Wearers' Oxygen Delivery

The athletic apparel retailer's latest gear moves beyond moisture wicking and into heat capturing to dilate wearers' blood vessels with bioceramic technology, improving performance, sleep and recovery

Delivery & Logistics Tetra Pak's Cubed Design Supports Sustainable And Economic Packaging

As retailers in the food and beverage space increasingly look to provide customers with the lower-cost and eco-friendly products they demand, Tetra Pak offers a stackable, compact, affordable alternative to traditional packaging

Analysis Interview: How A Circular Shopping Platform Lets Consumers Own The Product, Not The Packaging

Loop's co-founder explains how the sustainable packaging platform works with brands like P&G, Unilever and more to enable ecologically sound consumption patterns with durable containers designed for refill and reuse

Brand Activation & Immersion Dove Chocolate Improves Job Security For Female Workers In West Africa

As part of a campaign for International Women's Day, the chocolatier's new facility on the Ivory Coast aims to give its primarily female employees greater resources and support

Gaming & Play Disney's Internal Design Tool Helps Retailers Implement Recyclable Packaging

Disney and the Toy Association are aiming to set a new industry standard, releasing a SmartPackaging tool that provides smaller retailers with the resources they need to enable sustainable design

Automotive IKEA Launches Rubbish-Collecting Boats For London Store Opening

IKEA showcases its commitment to environmental causes with an autonomous trash-clearing boat, launching in tandem with a London storefront and allowing community members to take turns steering it remotely

Loyalty & Membership Retail Trends Playbook Excerpt: Making The Case For A Data-First Retail Strategy

As detailed in PSFK & Microsoft's 2020 Retail Trends Playbook, these three key trends explain the benefits of investing in a data-rich infrastructure and how retailers can best implement it

Beauty Humankind Lets Shoppers Order Products Like Deodorant In Refillable Containers

The personal hygiene company is reducing plastic waste by providing shoppers with refillable applicators and containers for everyday products like deodorant and shampoo

Post Purchase Service & Support Consumers Can Check Their Purchase's Carbon Footprint On Their Phone

Startup Ecoingot's tech aims to help empower consumers to manage their own environmental impact, enabling transparency by putting product details like the greenhouse gas or carbon emission on a smartphone app

Features How Tech-Focused Retailers Like Sony Are Enabling Next-Gen Store Experiences

New York retailers are utilizing technology to empower sales associates and turn the store visit into a dynamic, personalized experience

Food & Beverage Sustainable Grocery Startup Offers Same-Day No-Package Delivery

The Wally Shop delivers farm-fresh groceries from local partners via bike courier in reusable packaging that it will pick up from shoppers upon their next order

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