San Francisco

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Giant Eagle Tally utilizes computer vision and RFID to scan shelves

Supermarket chain Giant Eagle began trialing San Francisco-based startup Simbe's Tally, an autonomous inventory robot that utilizes computer vision and RFID to scan shelves, providing insights on purchases and re-stocking management.

Automotive San Francisco Commuters Take Flight With On-Demand Helicopter Service

Voom is a ridesharing service unlike others—with just a few taps, customers can book a helicopter ride in and around San Francisco

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Why A Fintech Startup Reopened A Beloved San Francisco Restaurant

PSFK sits down with the co-founder of Brex, a corporate credit card company that renovated South Park Cafe in San Francisco, about bringing its mission to help startups to life with a business x food hybrid space

Case Study San Francisco Storefront Lets Digital-First Brands Test Out Brick-And-Mortar Retail

The three-floor Re:store allows Instagram-famous brands like Thinx and Boy Smells to try their hand at physical retail, all for a flat rate and commission

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

Brand Activation & Immersion PSFK Visits Credit Karma's Millennial-Bent Popup, A One-Stop-Shop For Financial Wellness

The personal finance platform came to life at Hudson Yards in an immersive and educating experience—PSFK scoped it out spoke to VP Dana Marineau for insights on how millennials are driving the next generation of finance retail, increasingly looking for all-inclusive ecosystems

Features Real Estate Names Like Airbnb Are Helping Millennials Buy Homes With Flexible Payment Options

Take a look at how homebuying services are using crowdfunding and other flexible options in order to provide alternatives for a generation that is struggling to afford homes

Fashion & Apparel Interview: AI Fashion Curator Savitude On Why Fit Is The Next Frontier For Apparel x Tech

Despite the progression of technology, Savitude founder Camilla Olson perceived that fit remained a lingering issue for many women, designing an AI solution that merges styling with machine learning to match all bodies with brands ideal for them

Interview Interview: How A Peer-To-Peer Mobile Marketplace Lets Anyone Open A Virtual Store

Aiming to democratize retailing, Storr is an online marketplace where anyone can build their own outlet, encouraging friends and followers to shop their curated wares from startup and big-name brands instead of going to Amazon

Loyalty & Membership San Francisco Shoppers Can Peruse Rent The Runway's 'Dream Closet'

The designer apparel rental service is debuting a flagship retail space targeted at young professionals of Silicon Valley

Design World's First 3D-Printed Community Provides Housing For Low-Income Area

An undisclosed community in Latin American is slated to receive a development of 600-800 square-foot houses made possible through tech company ICON's state-of-the-art printer

Consumer Goods Interview: How DTC Sexual Wellness Brand Unbound Is De-Stigmatizing Female Pleasure

PSFK speaks to the co-founder and CEO of Unbound to learn more about female-driven sex tech innovation and using haptics to deliver the experiences female consumers want

Delivery & Logistics Scooter Rental Service Bird Offers Members Monthly Subscription

Looking to enhance the convenience of its environmentally friendly scooter rental to compete with bike and ride shares, Bird will directly deliver to and pick up personal scooters from monthly subscribers

Entertainment AppleTV Streamers Can Enjoy Airbnb Original Programming

The home-share platform is creating original programming for AppleTV as well as potentially launching its own content studio