supply chain

Fashion & Apparel Customers Can Scan Streetwear Brand's QR Labels For Supply Chain Info

Alyx provides blockchain tags in its apparel that detail their origin and authenticity, offering customers easy-to-access transparency

Food & Beverage How Retailers Like PepsiCo Are Improving Supply Chain Efficiency With Sales Data Optimization

From PSFK's Shopper Data Debrief, here's how three retailers are leveraging in-store purchase data to help inform inventory choices and predict consumer needs

Delivery & Logistics Nestle Integrates IBM Food Trust Blockchain To Offer Carrefour Shoppers Transparency

The brand's blockchain-backed QR code packaging lets Carrefour customers look at details like when and where ingredients were sourced, in response to demands for transparency

Merchandising & Curation Japanese Designer Yuima Nakazato Enables On-Demand Couture

The high-fashion house is partnering with a technology company to integrate "fashion on demand" software into a soon-to-launch store, enabling clothing customization in minutes

Brand Activation & Immersion Grocery Chain Offers Shoppers Transparency Through Food Podcast

Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn is producing a podcast on how its food is grown and made in a five-part series

Cafe & Restaurant Interview: How Dig Inn Is Bringing Quality And Sustainability To Food Delivery

The fast-casual New York hotspot's founder discusses how it built its own delivery service using existing infrastructure to meet consumer demand for hot and quality meals on demand, home-cooked style

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Food Lion Grocery Implements AI To Optimize Food Supply Ordering

The supermarket chain's food ordering system will utilize artificial intelligence in order to better meet customer needs, aggregating demand across thousands of stores

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Seafood Producer Implements SAP Blockchain Tech To Enable Supply Chain Transparency

Consumers of Bumble Bee seafood brand can now scan a QR code to see details on their tuna's journey through the production process, enabling transparency in an industry rife with sustainability controversy

Retail Op-Ed: The “Ins-and-Outs” Of The 5G Automated Experience

In an op-ed for PSFK, author Christopher Nurko explores the emerging drivers of value in retail, outlining how 5G technology can help retailers deliver excellent experiences at all stages along the path to purchase

Shopper Education & Assistance 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

Loyalty & Membership 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

Health Square Roots App Adds Transparency To Produce Shopping

This company is creating a special timeline that will let customers know where their greens have been before they hit the table

Video Last-Mile Delivery Debrief Webinar Video

PSFK President of Research & Strategy Scott Lachut and Strategist Conner Dial  explore how innovative brands and retailers are eliminating time-consuming supply chain hierarchies, consolidating communication and inventory across channels and leveraging data-enabled technologies

Post Purchase Service & Support H&M's Blockchain-Enabled Tag Lets Customers Track Clothing Origin

In response to increasing consumer demand for production transparency, the retailer's Arket brand is testing out a product tag customers can scan with their phone to access its origin information