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Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Op-Ed: Designing Financial Software To Ease Mental Taxation

As the U.S. wraps up another tax year, PSFK delivers a first-hand account from one of the experts designing consumer-facing financial experiences

Analysis 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

Baby Boomers Interview: Why A Finance Management Platform Prioritizes Flexibility For Today's Active Retirees

Kindur VP of design & experience speaks to PSFK about how the digital platform works to increase transparency and accessibility when it comes to managing modern finances, designing user experiences in accordance with the behavior of today’s retirees to better meet their needs

Cafe & Restaurant Interview: How Panera Bread Uses Intuitive Tech For A Flexible Cafe Experience

The cafe & restaurant brand's VP of digital experience explains how the establishment caters to consumer demand for fast and slow dining, ultimately using technology to enable an end-to-end journey that puts the customer in control and offers greater transparency

Design Interview: How The Container Store Is Reinventing The 'Big Box' Experience For The Next Generation

Creative managing director of FRCH design and architecture firm explains how it reinvented the homegoods retailer's store format, leaning into experiential and revamping checkout to enable a more engaging and streamlined customer journey

Advertising How This Brand Strategist Leverages Her Background To Blur The Lines Between Creative And Strategic Thinking

In the final installment of this year's series celebrating success stories from SVA's Masters In Branding program, PSFK speaks to Surabhi Rathi about how the experience shaped her future opportunities 

Features 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

Brand Activation & Immersion NYRIW Preview: Creative Agency On Helping Brands Sony, Hershey's, CVS, J&J And More Create Media That Captures Consumer Attention

Ahead of speaking at the Retail Tech Strategies for 2019 panel at NYRIW, UM Worldwide EVP and global chief innovation officer, Chad Stoller, shares insights on how DTC brands have cornered the market on consumers' attention by capturing it at its source—on social media—and how other brands can take a page from their book to compete in a digitally and socially driven landscape

Interview PSFK Retail Conference Preview: How Pinterest Is Helping Retailers Design Seamless Discovery-To-Purchase Journeys, Online And Off

Before speaking at PSFK's Future of Retail 2019 Conference on January 16, Amy Vener of Pinterest shares key insights on how the social inspiration platform is helping brands bring the discovery stage of shopping to ecommerce, as well as why visual search is the future of digital retail

Events Interview: Fatherly Fuses Content And Commerce With Holiday Toy Activation

The Playroom from Fatherly is the online parenting and lifestyle publication's first major experiential consumer activation, taking the form of a playful and shoppable family popup designed to drive engagement and product sales in a more authentic way

Retail NYRIW Preview: YourStudio Co-Founder On Enabling Next-Gen, Post-Instagram Experiential Retail

Before speaking at an NYRIW retail design panel on Tuesday, January 15, Howard Sullivan, creative director and co-founder of the award-winning YourStudio, explains how his agency designs in-store retail experiences for retailers like Topshop, Pret A Manger, Birchbox and more that captivate, inspire and engage in an age of social media saturation and digital overload

Delivery & Logistics Interview: How Shipsi Helps Retailers Of All Sizes Compete With Quick Holiday Shipping

Shipsi founder, Chelsie Lee tells PSFK how she helps small businesses and independent retailers offer agile shipping solutions and excellent customer service for holiday shoppers amid rising consumer demand for efficient, seamless experiences

Interview PSFK Retail Conference Preview: Adding The Ecommerce Layer To 21 Billion Square Feet Of Retail Space

Before taking the stage at PSFK's Future of Retail Conference next month, HERO's CEO and founder Adam Levene discusses how his company is assisting retailers in pioneering the future of omnichannel retail, optimally synching their digital and in-store retail spaces while also re-humanizing the experience.

Beauty Interview: How Heyday Puts The Human Touch Into Skincare

Adam Ross and Michael Pollak, founders of growing skincare and facial shop mini-chain Heyday, discuss their focus on making expert-led, personalized skincare available to all