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

Analysis 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

Fitness & Sport Interview: How Ethical Retail Can Create A Positive Feedback Loop

PSFK speaks to the founder of social impact consultancy Conspiracy of Love to learn more about how today's retailers can do good while doing business, integrating purpose into their products and services

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

Food & Beverage 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

Interview Interview: How Luxury Shoe Brand M.Gemi Uses A Hudson Yards Store To Build Lifetime Customer Relationships

Following the recent opening of a brand new permanent retail space in New York's Hudson Yards development, M.Gemi co-founder Cheryl Kaplan tells PSFK how to build a better customer experience

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

Beauty Interview: How A DTC Personal Care Brand Customizes The Future Of Men's Beauty

PSFK speaks to the founders of men's beauty retailer Hawthorne to understand the strategy behind a consumer-centric brand designing personal care experiences that appeal to male consumers

Features How Retailers Like Macy's Use Cloud Synthesis To Optimize Consumer Data Intel

In this excerpt from PSFK and Microsoft's Retail Trends Playbook 2020, here's how three brands are implementing cloud synthesis to maximize the benefits of data-based intelligence

Luxury Interview: Cuyana Founders On Taking A Fewer, Better Approach To DTC Apparel

The founders of women's premium apparel brand Cuyana explain how they use data to build a brand targeted at what their consumers really want, taking a 'fewer, better' approach to enable luxury apparel at affordable price points

Consumer Goods Interview: Subscription Essentials Service On Enabling Consumers To Shop Their Values

Grove Collaborative CEO explains how he identified an unmet consumer need for an easy way to shop sustainable, healthy and environmentally friendly products, and how the company is meeting it with a personalized, subscription-based service