Gen Z

Fashion & Apparel Interview: How The RealReal Leverages Circular Luxury Apparel For A Sustainable Future

Ahead of his appearance at Shoptalk, The RealReal's head of omni-channel, Michael Groffenberger, caught up with PSFK to share his insights on the future of luxury consignment, as well as how consumers are increasingly turning to more sustainable, economic and eco-friendly options

Gen Z American Eagle Taps Gen-Z Social Influencers To Create Spring Campaign

AE is aiming to effect authenticity by putting the creative direction of its spring campaign in the hands of its customer, soliciting 10 Gen-Zers to style, direct and photograph the content

Brand Activation & Immersion How Brands Like Peloton And NTWRK Build Community With Livestream Content

Platforms use interactive broadcasting to give their users an enhanced and participatory consumer experience

Merchandising & Curation NYRIW Preview: Trunk Club Executive On Enhancing Nordstrom's DTC Strategy

Ahead of the NYRIW site visit, Trunk Club's head of office spoke to PSFK about how the personal styling and wardrobe curation brand helps Nordstrom foster direct relationships with customers with a high-touch, one-on-one service

Design PSFK Retail Conference Preview: How A Venture Capital Firm Helps Brands Like Macerich Corner The Market On Next-Gen Omnichannel Retail

Ahead of speaking at PSFK's Future of Retail 2019 Conference on January 16, Fifth Wall partner Natalie Bruss shares insight from the firm's unique vantage point as the connective tissue between real estate companies and digitally native vertical brands

Advertising Interview: How Genesis Uses Instagram To Reach The Next Generation Of Luxury Consumers

The luxury division of South Korean auto manufacturer Hyundai motor group is taking a direct new approach to reaching millennial car buyers, fostering engagement on social media as automotive consumers increasingly look to digital discovery

Retail How Platforms Like Yahoo Use Video Content To Enable Influencer-Driven Commerce

Shoppable content is getting a boost from influencers and celebrities promoting products and services via interactive platforms

Cafe & Restaurant Interview: Taco Bell Offers Fans Meme Culture-Inspired Holiday Merchandise Via Amazon

This holiday season, fans of tex-mex chain Taco Bell will be able to purchase branded gift wrap exclusively on Amazon Canada, part of the restaurant's efforts to maintain its reputation for fun and out-of-the-box activations

Loyalty & Membership TikTok Social Media Platform Offers Vine Lovers Short-Form Video Sharing

The short-form video app from China is a replacement of Musical.ly, and comes after the Twitter shutdown of popular Vine two years ago, taking off worldwide and gaining in popularity in the U.S.

Millennials Interview: Girlboss Founder & CEO Sophia Amoruso Is Building A New Kind Of Community For Professional Women

In the wake of #MeToo activism, Girlboss founder and former Nasty Gal CEO, Sophia Amoruso, is taking her efforts in supporting women's success to the next level with a new professional community

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Interview: How 167-Year-Old Money Exchange Western Union Keeps Evolving For New Generations

PSFK speaks to Mike Hafer, SVP, Marketing and Field Execution, North America for Western Union about how his company is building a future-proof, multigenerational strategy

Beauty Interview: Inside CVS’s (Millennial-Geared) ‘BeautyIRL’ Stores

Maly Bernstein, vice president of beauty and personal care, discusses the retailer's radical makeover of the category via new concept stores featuring trendy brands and immersive experiences—including Glamsquad salon services

Automotive Rideshare Convenience Box Lets Passengers Pay For Their Purchases Through Venmo

Venmo is making it easier for rideshare passengers to purchase snacks and amenities from Cargo's convenience boxes, targeting millennial and Gen-Z demographics by enabling payment through its peer-to-peer app

Food & Beverage Ketel One Botanical Offers WeWork Members a Wellness Haven for Relaxation

The coworking space teamed up with a design studio to create an oasis for members to enjoy meditation, yoga, naps and more, and featured products from KetelOne's recent Botanicals line, aimed at a generation of wellness-focused consumers