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Analysis Interview: Flamingo's DTC Personal Care Is The Harry's Shaving Experience For Women

General manager of the DTC and wholesale women's razor brand Flamingo explains how she applied experience at Harry's to fill a gap for quality yet affordable shaving among female consumers

Beauty How Sephora Differentiates Its Retail Experience For China's Market

While maintaining its reputation as a high-end multibrand mainstay, the beauty retailer takes a targeted approach when appealing to consumers in a market dominated by the likes of JD.com and Tmall

Brand Activation & Immersion Macy's 'STORY' Concept Offers A Narrative-Driven Store Experience

The department store is launching a store exhibit that brings the concept of editorial curation to life, featuring a rotating set of merchandise centered around a chosen theme and live events

Retail YSL's Coachella Beauty Pop-Up Is A Gas Station For Cosmetics

The luxury retailer's Coachella activation will feature retro aesthetics, virtual reality, customizable lipstick bullets, expert makeovers and more

Entertainment VR Platform Lets Shoppers Experience Scents Virtually

Japan's infotech corporation NEC partnered with VR-focused venture capital firm VAQSO to enable olfactory VR experiences for online shoppers

Design Op-Ed: Empowering The Consumer By Letting Store Shoppers Choose Their Own Journey

Jessica Lehmann, strategy director for retail consultancy FITCH, on the advantage of giving the consumer freedom over their own store shopping experience

Packaging & Product Engagement Handheld Mirror 3D-Prints Makeup Onto Consumers' Faces

The high-tech beauty device allows for on-demand application of professional-quality makeup, letting consumers recreate looks they see on online influencers and more

Fashion & Apparel Costa Cruises Curates Luxury Onboard Retail For Chinese Travelers

The luxury cruise liner created a retail experience aimed at its Chinese customers who are looking for high-end goods, featuring Bulgari, Salvatore Ferragamo and more

Food & Beverage Op-Ed: PSFK Visits The Retail Development At New York’s Hudson Yards

New York's newest luxury lifestyle development succeeds as a mall, but is that enough for it to be successful?

Features How Retailers Like Foot Locker Delight Shoppers With Interactive Brand Playgrounds

These seven leading brands have designed their physical stores to provide immersive shopping environments that engage shoppers at every touchpoint

Shopper Education & Assistance Benefit Popup Visitors Can Test Winged Eyeliner With A Side Of Chicken Wings

Targeted at foodies and makeup junkies alike, the cosmetics retailer is partnering with Mother Clucker to serve up edible wings alongside eyeliner tutorials debuting its new product

Automotive PSFK Tracker Shows How Purposeful Brands Won 2018 And Will Play 2019

Consumer sentiment analysis shows purpose-driven brands creating positive impact are seen as most innovative, by using their platforms to harness the power of global perspective through their local strategies

Luxury How Brands Like Chanel Are Launching Male Cosmetic Lines And Expanding Beauty And Grooming Offerings For Men

Next generation male retail experiences are expanding across all product offerings, with the beauty market in particular presenting new opportunities for brands to reach men

Store Experience & Design Aesop Store Offers Shoppers Authentic Japanese Row House Experience

The Australian skincare brand partnered with an architecture firm to turn a Kanazawa row house into one of its stores while preserving the original design