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Analysis Op-Ed: The 5 C's For Brand Success In C-Commerce's Bright Future

SHOWFIELDS' CEO explains why ecommerce and traditional retail are giving way to 'consumer commerce,' defining what this means for brands and the five key components he has identified from his next-generation brick-and-mortar store for retailers to employ

Beauty Body Shop Stores Will Take Back Customers' Empties To Reduce Plastic Waste

The personal care retailer's in-store campaign encourages consumer recycling in partnership with social impact enterprise Plastics for Change

Brand Activation & Immersion Glossier Staffs Its Seattle Popup With "Offline Editors" To Bond With Customers

The digital-native makeup brand known for minimalistic looks launched a Washington popup that looks to salespeople as rapport-building ambassadors to enable more personal experiences

Fashion & Apparel How Brands Like Reebok Nurture Long-Term Consumer Relationships With VIP Access

These four brands are reinventing traditional loyalty systems by going experience-first with multilayered, personalized and exclusive benefits programs

Features Podcast: What Loyalty Means For Today's Consumers

In this episode, PSFK researchers share insights from the Loyalty Debrief report regarding how retailers are redesigning their membership and rewards programs, moving from points to passports to drive deeper engagement beyond purchases

Packaging & Product Engagement Shoppers Can Scan Vegan Beauty Co's Packaging For AR Displays

Lime Crime's mobile platform features augmented reality entertainment, letting customers scan its product packaging and in-store displays for interactive experiences

Food & Beverage How Brands Like Macy's Are Making The Shopper Journey Interactive With Augmented Engagement

From PSFK's Reinventing Retail Through Experience-First Shopping report, here's how four brands are leveraging mixed reality technology to engage customers at every touchpoint

Interview Interview: L'Oreal On Using Technology To Enable Personalized, At-Home Hair Coloring

The brand leading the next generation of tech x beauty experiences just debuted its Color&Co virtual consultation platform, enabling on-demand personalized hair color advice as well as custom formula blends shipped to home to level up the box customer experience

Luxury 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

Merchandising & Curation How Retailers Like Selfridges Connect With Consumers By Putting Experience First

From skateboard ramps and selfie rooms to in-store gaming spaces, here's how leading names like Lush and Samsung are driving engagement through dynamic and memorable shopping experiences

Retail 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

Shopper Education & Assistance Ecommerce Platform Livestreams Interactive Retail Experiences From U.S. Stores

Carrying over the popularity of livestream retail experiences from China, ShopShops allows U.S. consumers to view live shopping events from brands and click to buy

Loyalty & Membership '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