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Fashion & Apparel The Laundry Chute brings peer-to-peer service to college laundry

The Laundry Chute is a peer-to-peer laundry service that lets busy college students have their laundry done and other students earn extra cash by doing other’s laundry in their spare time. After downloading the app, students receive a Laundry Chute bag with a QR code linked to their account. They can then drop off their laundry in a locker and schedule their wash using the app, which notifies them when their laundry is ready. TLC Student Laundry Processors enroll in a brief training program, then accept jobs at the locker locations of their choice on their own schedule, getting paid instantly.

Brand Activation & Immersion PSFK Retail Conference Preview: Tomorrow's Store Will Sell Feelings, Not Things

Prior to PSFK's Future Of Retail Conference 2020, YourStudio's co-founder and creative director Howard Sullivan explains why the next gen of retail stores will fulfill consumers with service and spirit instead of stuff

Home Opendoor's Agent Partner Program pairs homebuyers and sellers with trusted real estate agents

Online real-estate platform Opendoor created their Agent Partner Program to pair home buyers and sellers with trusted real estate agents to provide an additional layer of service. If a home seller requests an offer on their home through the Opendoor platform, but it falls outside of the platform’s standard criteria for buying, Opendoor will automatically refer them to one of their top-performing agent partners. The referral gives homeowners peace of mind and provide agents with a new way to build their businesses by feeding them high-intent buyers and sellers.

Analysis How Hybrid Services Are Elevating The Supermarket Experience

Grocers are tailoring stores to shoppers’ offline and online grocery shopping preferences, orienting the experience around click-and-collect service while adding a layer of additional offers

Delivery & Logistics Digital P2P Platform Offers Book Access For Literature-Scarce Venezuela

Ongoing humanitarian crises in the South American country inspired an innovative peer-to-peer analog book exchange, helping citizens form networks to access increasingly scarce literature

Health Mount Sinai Offers Sports-Themed Facility To Encourage Male Patient Visits

The establishment is partnering with Man Cave Health to encourage more male patients to complete prostate checkups with a sports bar-like men's health space

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Interview: How This Female-Founded Company Is Applying A Fitness Membership Mindset To Financial Services

PSFK sits down with Shannon McLay, founder of the Financial Gym, for a look inside her strategy for bringing financial services to the masses and improving women's overall financial health

Post Purchase Service & Support CVS Expands HealthHub Concept With Exercise And Nutrition Services

Pharmacy brand CVS is experimenting with its HealthHub concept, offering nutrition consultations, exercise classes and more in addition to its original medical services

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Airbnb Enters Luxury Hotel Space With New York Skyscraper Properties

The homesharing app hopes to capture the spend of its millennial demographic as they age into professional travel and increased income with apartment-style suites at Rockefeller Plaza

Loyalty & Membership JetSuite Teams With Travel Agency Embark For Personalized Luxury Journeys

This exclusive partnership will provide premium travelers with customized journeys across destinations and events

Features How Platforms Like Microsoft Xbox Are Engaging Gamers With Monthly Subscriptions

From Apple to Xbox, leading gaming names are meeting today's consumer demand for flexibility with subscription options that provide benefits like all-access, ad-free experiences

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Marriott Home-Rental Service Offers Travelers Airbnb Alternative

Hotel giant Marriott is testing a pilot home-rental program in Europe, launching in the U.S. later if successful

Beauty The Well Health Club Offers New Yorkers Membership-Based Wellness Center

The Well is New Enterprise Associates' latest launch, creating an upscale wellness facility focused on alternative medicine, fitness and meditation, supplemented with an online marketplace

Shopper Education & Assistance Botox Parent Company Lets Patients Book Procedures On-Demand

Appealing to millennial interest in DTC service for minimally invasive procedures, Botox's maker is launching a site and accompanying app to let customers in New York and LA book online