Snow Peak’s New Portland Flagship Store Goes Beyond Retail

We look inside the brand's new community space ahead of its opening weekend

Renowned Japanese outdoor brand, Snow Peak, brings more soul than ever to their new headquarters—HQ4. Nestled on Portland, Oregon’s lively NW 23rd Ave, the space houses their North American team, a showroom, a large curation of goods and a restaurant. Though these are all things that could catch your eye while passing the semi-transparent building, it’s when you step into the space that guests feel …

nate, the AI Shopping Assistant

This new app makes checkout faster, without compromising your privacy

For many existing in 2020, the days of physically going somewhere to purchase a product feel like ancient history, and the ability to have items delivered safely to your door has become critical. While plenty of online purveyors offer two-day or even same-day delivery, the purchasing process itself hasn’t changed or evolved as quickly. Checkout is often clunky, non-intuitive, confusing or simply has too many …