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Retail Retail Trends Playbook Excerpt: Key Initiatives To Transform Data Into Exceptional Customer Experience

As detailed in PSFK & Microsoft's 2020 Retail Trends Playbook, these four strategies outline how retail businesses can leverage consumer intelligence to remain competitive in a rapidly changing market

Delivery & Logistics 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

Brand Activation & Immersion Retail Trends Playbook Excerpt: Understanding Evolving Shopper Expectations

As detailed in PSFK & Microsoft's 2020 Retail Trends Playbook, these four key trends help explain the evolution of shopper expectations today and how brands can meet them

Fashion & Apparel PSFK Launches The Retail Trends Playbook 2020

In partnership with Microsoft, PSFK delivers best-in-class examples and strategies for executing intelligent retail with the aid of data-driven technologies

Health Walgreens And Microsoft Offer Customers More Convenient, Affordable Pharmacy Care

The two major player are combining their strengths to enable healthcare technology and retail innovations designed to improve the future of health care, marshaling Microsoft’s cloud and AI platform alongside Walgreens' customer reach, store locations and outpatient services to make care more accessible and affordable than ever

Advertising Spotify Lets Brands Sponsor Listeners' Weekly Discovery Playlist

Hoping to help brands better connect with consumers, the streaming app will allow retailers to sponsor its flagship Discover Weekly playlists, running a series of ads to reach the most loyal listeners

Food & Beverage Kroger Creates A Personalized And More Convenient Grocery Experience Enhanced With Responsive Display Technology

Microsoft is helping to transform the Kroger shopping experience, enhancing the customer journey and encouraging greater employee productivity with digital shelves, virtual shopping guides, data monetization and more

Entertainment Xbox's Subscription Service Offers Gamers Discounts And Financing Options

With this limited time offer, Microsoft is making it easier for gamers to finance their console and game purchasing

Shopper Education & Assistance H&M On How Its Voice-Activated Mirror Is Connecting Its Digital And IRL Identities Through The Power Of Selfies

The retailer explains to PSFK how it's integrating voice and facial recognition technology into its brick-and-mortar stores in an effort to upgrade the IRL shopping experience and incentivize store visits

Consumer Goods PSFK Tracker Reviews Most Innovative Retailers Across Sectors

Our index is beginning to provide a way to compare DTC brands and other pure play retailers with legacy corporations

Cafe & Restaurant Starbucks Brings In Partners To Provide Connected, Immersive Retail Concept

Flagship store in Seattle is offering much more than coffee, with a stylish cocktail bar and an underlying layer of technology

Technology How Companies Are Safeguarding Users Against Data Security Threats

New security methods keep user data safe by making sure it doesn't stay in one place for too long

Design Microsoft Adds Customer Service Video Chat Feature To AR Hardware

Hololens now helps users video-chat remote experts and screen-share what they're seeing

Technology Microsoft’s New Virtual Touchscreen Enhances Mixed Reality

The HoloLens features the capability for a Tablet-like experience while in virtual reality, letting users swipe their fingers in the air to use the touchscreen