Providing workspace on the campus of Parsons, access to capital, mentoring, and operational support to emerging companies in the retail and consumer goods industries, XRC Labs runs two 14 week programs each year bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, and sponsors to foster rapid innovation and unlock new opportunities in retail.
Our programs are hosted in Manhattan, the epicenter of retail and consumer goods, on the 5th Avenue campus of Parsons, recently named the #1 art and design school in the US and #2 in the world and a co-founder of XRC Labs.Our Mission
Our mission is to foster companies and products that innovate the face of retail and consumer goods fulfillment in a rapidly changing marketplace using design thinking as a key driving process.Our Vision
The XRC Labs vision is to be at the forefront of change, disrupting the conventional system of
supply chain, promoting the best experience for consumers and producers, and creating an
ecosystem that matches partners for success.
Embrace sustainability so the Earth we leave to future generations is a better place than when we inhabited it
Advocate for moderate consumption to promote a flight to quality and legacy — less is more, for a longer period of time
Endorse economic well-being that fosters a global improvement in the economic condition of participants in the global economy
Demand integrity, honesty, and fairness in our internal and external relationships
Recognize and nurture excellence in people, technology and products
Mentor the next generation of innovators
Share and exchange ideas in an open forum to generate new solutions
Encourage solutions from multiple sectors, applied to retail and consumer products