RFID

Food & Beverage Japan Aims To Automate All Convenience Stores By 2025

The Japanese government is utilizing RFID technology to make fully autonomous stores possible, enabling convenience for shoppers as well as combatting Japan's worker shortage

Consumer Goods 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

Brand Activation & Immersion 8 Inspiring Strategies From China's Leading Retailers

In this excerpt from PSFK's China Retail Debrief, explore the key techniques and strategies that keep the nation's retail giants at top of market, from localization and autonomous delivery to digital-led stores

Fashion & Apparel AdoreMe Upgrades Shoppers' Fitting Room Experience With IoT And RFID Integrations

AdoreMe partnered with StoreAdvise to integrate RFID labels and smart displays that let customers virtually interact with store associates, using data to improve the privacy, convenience and seamlessness of its in-store experience

Automotive Self-Driving Grocery Mobiles Let Shoppers Choose Their Own Produce

Boston supermarket chain Stop & Shop is piloting a robotic grocery van that will bring fresh food and convenience items to customers' door after they summon it via an app, letting them make their own selections

Delivery & Logistics Department Store Uses RFID Tech To Better Track Inventory

Myer is using RFID to enhance its inventory transparency and accuracy as online sales continue to soar and consistency with in-store stock becomes imperative

Retail Digital-First Lingerie Startup Continues Brick-And-Mortar Expansion

Adore Me's second retail location is bigger than its first and is part of its overall brand expansion strategy, functioning as an experiential center to encourage customer engagement and implementing RFID technology to analyze customer interest

Shopper Education & Assistance Could Implanted MicroChips Be The Next Evolution In Seamless Consumer Transactions?

Countries like Sweden are already implementing RFID technology, and could represent the next step in optimizing frictionless convenience for all transactions, from using public transportation and accessing social media to paying for goods

Beauty As Its First Beauty Convention, Sephora Hosted A Two-Day House Party

Comprising three floors, 50 brands and myriad instagrammable moments, the festival-style Sephoria event offered beauty fans unique experiential shopping opportunities and activations

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Delta Fliers Can File A Delayed Bag Claim From The Airline's App

With RFID tracking tech and real-time updates on the status of a missing bag, the airline is easing one of travel's biggest pain points

Luxury RFID Mattresses Charge Hoteliers Based On Usage

Elite Beds uses data tracking to make billing more accurate and manageable for hotels that purchase its mattresses while also ensuring top-notch sleeping quality for guests

Advertising Adidas Personalized Videos For 30,000 Boston Marathon Runners

The fitness brand gave every athlete in the race the star treatment by capturing their progress with a camera crew and RFID chips

Merchandising & Curation Improving Customer Experiences With Omnichannel Personalization

PSFK researchers examine how retailers are using customer data to deliver personalized experiences as shoppers move through multiple points of purchase

Transactions & Payments This Vending Machine Prepares Hot Gourmet Meals For Parisian Workers

Foodles allows workers to access fresh meals in their office and supports RFID payments