Transactions & Payments

Analysis Meet The Brands Pioneering Cashless, On-The-Go Transactions

Leaving behind cash, these brands are taking payments to the next level with revolutionary methods to make charitable donations

Case Study Holland's Largest Supermarket Debuts Checkout-Free Store

Taking cues from Amazon Go, Albert Heijn is eliminating lines and checkout in its Zaandam headquarters for streamlined shopping

Automotive A Car Vending Machine In London Requires Just A Smartphone To Make A Purchase

Auto Trader's new vending machine automates the process of car buying by allowing shoppers to do everything via mobile

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services New Banking Service Allows International Students To Easily Manage Finances

North Loop caters directly to international students by allowing them to open accounts and apply for loans without a Social Security number

Food & Beverage VeganNation Is A Digital Economy Poised To Unite Plant-Based Consumers Worldwide

The comprehensive online platform and marketplace offers social media, ecommerce and even its own form of cryptocurrency, building the infrastructure for a full-fledged digital vegan nation

Innovation This Mobile Experience Is On A Mission To Transform The Peer-To-Peer Payment Landscape

With a dedicated interest in user security, Mezu is a payment platform that aims to replicate the anonymous experience of paying in cash

Brand Activation & Immersion Apple's New Digital Credit Card Puts Consumer Security First

The tech giant is now venturing into banking with the Apple Card, an online-first credit card that's available to all of its U.S. users

Delivery & Logistics PSFK's New Gen Z Playbook Is A Guide For Brands To Meet The Needs Of The Next Generation

From breaking boundaries to empowering young creators, entrepreneurs and activists, companies are transforming their brand experience to align with Gen Z’s unique needs and values

Cafe & Restaurant Expert Insight: How App-Based Mobile Ordering Could Save Declining Room Service Sales

In the second part of our interview with the founder of Bbot on-site food delivery platform, PSFK gleans insights into applications of the service in the travel and hotel space, helping hungry guests connect with the food they want

Beauty From Starbucks To Barneys, Brands Are Revamping Loyalty To Give Shoppers VIP Treatment

Big name brands are upgrading reward programs providing exclusive events and personalized products to promote shopper loyalty

Fashion & Apparel Sezzle Reworks Shopper Credit & Purchasing

Sezzle's "buy now, pay later" solution promotes financial responsibility among younger consumers, empowering them to meet immediate purchasing needs without using credit.

Features Op-Ed: How Financial Services Can Enable Trust By Building Relationships Beyond The Transaction

Author Shannon McLay makes the case for taking an old-school approach to an increasingly automated financial service industry, building the trust millennials consumers want with community and personalization

Loyalty & Membership Five New Strategies For Restaurants And Retailers To Surprise And Delight Customers

From becoming a lifestyle partner to digital innovation, here are five key actions to transform your food service or any business for today's consumer landscape

Consumer Goods Leading Food Names Like McDonald's Are Optimizing Ordering With AI Technology

From menus curated to individuals' dietary needs to offers that adjust in real time to trends and even weather patterns, here's how top food names like Sonic and THE.FIT are using AI to enable tailored food experiences