Transactions & Payments

Food & Beverage Sainsbury's Nectar Loyalty Program Offers Personalized Rewards

Sainsbury's is redesigning its loyalty program to offer targeted rewards as well as greater digital integration for seamless transactions

Automotive Interview: How Turo Is Building A Marketplace For On-Demand Car Sharing

The head of Turo's U.K. team tells PSFK how the platform is poised to fundamentally shift the nature of car ownership, enabling a service it describes as the Airbnb of car-sharing and letting car owners make money on their vehicle's idle time

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

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Online Shoppers Can Get Back Their Sales Tax With B&H Credit Card

Released through Synchrony Bank, B&H's Payboo credit card automatically applies a cash-back reward equivalent to the sales tax on all purchases shipped to eligible states

Fashion & Apparel Luxury E-Tailer Farfetch Gives Customers Credit For Used Handbags

The ecomm's 'Second Life' initiative will take consumers' used designer bags and give them money towards future purchases on its site

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Flexa Payment Network Lets Consumers Pay For Whole Foods With Crypto

Flexa is a payment-processing network that lets shoppers pay for everyday transactions with mainstream retailers like Crate & Barrel using cryptocurrency

Beauty Instagram Lets Consumers Shop In-Feed From Curated @Shop Account

Instagram's own @shop page will let consumers click to buy directly and without leaving the feed thanks to its Checkout feature

Loyalty & Membership San Francisco Shoppers Can Peruse Rent The Runway's 'Dream Closet'

The designer apparel rental service is debuting a flagship retail space targeted at young professionals of Silicon Valley

Merchandising & Curation 'Avon On' Helps Brand Reps Organize Sales And Market Digital Content

The mobile app and content hub will streamline sales reps' activity and provide them access to branded social media content for easy online sharing and promotion

Fitness & Sport Nike's One-Day Snapchat Release Gives World Cup Fans Exclusive Merch Access

Nike created a one-day-only Snapchat filter that let consumers virtually try on and swipe to purchase jerseys for the U.S. Women's Soccer team

Retail Google Drives YouTube Viewers To Express Marketplace With In-Content Ads

Striving to establish a shopping platform that can effectively compete with Amazon, Google is slated to launch in-content YouTube adds that will connect video viewers to products

Cafe & Restaurant Postmates Partners With Square To Help Restaurants Enable On-Demand Delivery

The partnership aims to answer demand from small business merchants like restaurant owners looking to enable flexible on-demand delivery

Gen Z Interview: How Social Commerce Platform Dote Merges The Mall Experience With Mobile

PSFK speaks to the founder of Dote to find out how the social shopping app is enabling community-driven transactions like livestreamed "Shopping Parties" that translate previously IRL-only elements of retail to digital