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Banks, Insurance & Financial Services 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

Consumer Goods Walmart Taps Google Voice Tech To Let Customers Order Groceries On Command

Walmart Voice Order works across Google Assistant-powered platforms, including smart speakers and displays, and is set to take on Amazon's grocery services

Food & Beverage Whole Foods Launches Chelsea Concept Store With Convenience-Style Format

The health-focused grocer is testing a bodega-style mini-mart in New York City, offering busy customers food to go and convenience-store essentials

Beauty Whole Foods Takes Shoppers' Beauty Empties In Exchange For Bag Of Ethical Products

On March 30, the grocery and lifestyle retailer will reward the first 200 customers who bring an empty personal care product to select locations, giving them a beauty bag valued at $100 in promotion of its ethical & natural beauty expansion

Delivery & Logistics Amazon Shoppers Can Return Items Unpackaged At Designated Whole Foods Desk

Amazon is testing shipping and receiving desks at Whole Foods locations to increase its flexibility and convenience for customers

Brand Activation & Immersion PSFK Tracker Proves Innovative Physical Retail Experiences Put Brands At The Top

Consumer sentiment analysis shows that retailers with leading-edge store designs are seen as most innovative

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Why Private-Label Brands Are Going Premium

Store brand innovation is re-shaping consumer connection with traditional name brands through enhanced packaging and healthier ingredients, tapping consumer desire for convenience and their trust in retailers

Analysis How Brands Like Walmart And Zara Enable Streamlined Fulfillment And Pickup Services

Optimizing their omnichannel distribution strategies, retailers are developing services like curbside pickup in under 30 minutes, shipping online orders straight from the store, automated in-store retrieval kiosks and more

Loyalty & Membership Amazon Programs Oven To Prepare Select Whole Foods Meals And Items

Amazon spearheaded a partnership between June ovens and Whole Foods, programming the appliance to recognize and prepare 30 items from the grocer's 356 Everyday Value product line

Automotive To Slay Surging Online Sales, Amazon Uber-Izes Last-Mile Delivery With A Fleet Of Drivers And 20,000 Mercedes-Benz Vans

The service allows Amazon's online inventory to extend its delivery reach, and comes on the cusp of retailers’ make-or-break holiday shopping season when e-commerce orders surge

Merchandising & Curation Aldi’s Low-Price Makeover Of High-End ‘Healthy’ Food Should Have Kroger And Whole Foods Shaking In Their Boots, Right? Not So Fast

Amid a U.S. expansion binge, the European retailer is planning to siphon market share of vegan and organic fare from the nation’s biggest grocers—but the competitive pressures cut both ways

Home Whole Foods Encourages Shoppers To Hang Around At New Home Emporium

At "Plant & Plate," shoppers can purchase home decor, beauty and bath and garden items, and marks the grocery retailer's latest venture into experiential retail

Retail Amazon's Treasure Truck Is Setting Up Shop In Whole Foods Parking Lots

Amazon will be showing up in Whole Foods parking lots around the country to sell discounted products to customers who shop there

Delivery & Logistics Amazon Evolves Into Offline Retail, Keeping Convenience As Its Core

PSFK's Future of Retail 2018 report takes a look at Amazon's expansion into brick-and-mortar retail