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Design McDonald's Next-Gen Times Square Flagship Combines Digital And Physical Hospitality

The location takes advantage of ordering and delivery technologies to elevate the guest experience, mixing digital and human assistance like speedy kiosk selection and table service to build McDonald's "Experience of the Future"

Brand Activation & Immersion FARM Rio's New York Flagship Brings Brazil To SoHo Shoppers

PSFK visited and spoke to the co-founder and architect of the store that invites customers to dip their toes in the sand and appreciate authentic Brazilian touches for the brand's first U.S. location

Delivery & Logistics Shoppers Click & Collect Orders From Fashion E-Retailer's Physical Stores

Germany's Zalando is partnering with its featured brands to let shoppers retrieve merchandise from its outlet locations, tapping into its brick-and-mortar stock to supplement online sales

Analysis Interview: A Macy's Fragrance Experience Points To The Future Of The Department Store

Trevor Sumner, CEO of Perch Interactive, discusses how the retail marketing tech company created a dynamic fragrance experience for Macy's, as well as why today's department stores should focus on engaging, digital-rich, limited-time experiences to compete with their DTC counterparts

Features Op-Ed: Why Are Brick-And-Mortar Stores Back In Fashion?

PSFK founder Piers Fawkes describes eight pillars for modern retailers to guide their in-store experience design in an evolving and digital-first retail landscape

Merchandising & Curation Samsung Targets Major U.S. Cities With Experiential Store Openings

In the hopes of reviving its brand, Samsung is offering customers in L.A., NYC and Houston its own first-ever physical space to test out products, address repairs and receive one-on-one assistance IRL

Interview Interview: How PERCH Helps Retailers Combine The Best Of Physical And Digital

Ahead of his Shoptalk appearance, Trevor Sumner, CEO of Perch Interactive, explains why after retail's non-apocalypse of 2017, the store experience is king again—but with digital integrations that enable optimal discovery, convenience and flexibility

Retail PSFK Retail Conference Preview: How A Venture Capital Firm Helps Brands Like Macerich Corner The Market On Next-Gen Omnichannel Retail

Ahead of speaking at PSFK's Future of Retail 2019 Conference on January 16, Fifth Wall partner Natalie Bruss shares insight from the firm's unique vantage point as the connective tissue between real estate companies and digitally native vertical brands

Advertising Digital Startups Are Making Their Way Into Department Stores

Six 'The Black Tux' showrooms will open in select Nordstrom locations in the next six weeks

Food & Beverage Amazon To Open Brick And Mortar Grocery Stores

The online commerce company hopes to expand its delivery service, AmazonFresh

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket How Target Plans To Leapfrog Other Food Grocers

This retailer is tapping entrepreneurs to improve transparency and bolster trust

Home Sephora: From Makeup Store to Beauty Education Hub

The makeup retailer intends to turn every purchase into a 'learning moment'

Retail Pop-Up Store Pioneers: How Temporary Retail Experiences Create Long-Term Value

Storefront founders present their retail marketplace and dissect the value of unique and adaptable experiences

Technology How Target's 'Awesome Shop' Uses Pinterest To Boost Sales

The 'most pinned' items are filtered at the top for customers to easily see what's trending.