Gen Z

Brand Activation & Immersion PSFK's New Gen Z Playbook Is A Guide For Brands To Meet The Needs Of The Next Generation

From breaking boundaries to empowering young creators, entrepreneurs and activists, companies are transforming their brand experience to align with Gen Z’s unique needs and values

Gen Z Watch: The Gen Z Playbook Webinar Video

PSFK President of Research & Strategy Scott Lachut guides viewers through the 50+ page report that decodes Gen Z’s changing priorities and provides a strategic framework that brands and retailers can use to redesign their brand experiences for this new generation of consumers

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services PSFK Visits Credit Karma's Millennial-Bent Popup, A One-Stop-Shop For Financial Wellness

The personal finance platform came to life at Hudson Yards in an immersive and educating experience—PSFK scoped it out spoke to VP Dana Marineau for insights on how millennials are driving the next generation of finance retail, increasingly looking for all-inclusive ecosystems

Analysis Retail Mainstays Like CVS Are Driving Store Engagement With DTC Beauty Partnerships

From Primark to DSW, big-box stores are differentiating their in-store experiences through partnerships with niche beauty services like Drybar and Glamsquad, giving customers personalized and unusual opportunities

Automotive Expert Insight: How To Meet An Underserved Driver Market With Flexible Monthly Plans

PSFK learns about the keys to designing a service for today's younger consumers compatible with mobile and digital-first lifestyles, in conversation with the founder of Driver 1 monthly car rental program

Beauty HelloAva Is The Digital Assistant Poised To Make Personalized Haircare More Accessible

The CEO and CCO of the AI-enabled haircare personalization software explain how it produces free tailored advice and gets smarter as customers use it, harboring the potential to make high-tech haircare mainstream in partnership with Unilever

Design So What's With All The Big Logos?

The PSFK team spoke to fashion's expert and educator Simon Collins of WeDesign for some feedback on the apparent and un-ironic return of big branding

Children How Brick-And-Mortar Retailers Like Macy's Are Marshaling Popups

From PSFK's Back-To-School Deck: Retail Trends report, here's how two retailers are encouraging foot traffic with kid-friendly in-store popups

Fashion & Apparel Brands Like Urban Outfitters Are Engaging Gen-Z With Virtual Shopping Events

From PSFK's Back-To-School Deck: Retail Trends report, here are two examples of how leading youth brands are using livestream platforms to combine the personal connection of offline retail with the convenience of ecommerce

Entertainment Fortnite Gamers Can Play As John Wick, Wear His Gear And Visit His Home

The popular online game and the action trilogy collaborated on a playable experience including exclusive virtual opportunities like purchasing costumes and limited-edition popup games

Consumer Goods Interview: How Feminine Care Company Blume Is Changing The Conversation Around Periods

Swapping 'feminine hygiene' for 'self-care,' subscription service Blume works to de-stigmatize menstruation and sex-ed, positioning itself as a lifestyle partner for teens and providing trusted resources

Features Why Youth Retailers Like American Eagle Are Enabling Secondhand Apparel

From PSFK's Back-To-School Deck, here's how two brands are using thrifting to restructure how customers return unwanted items, catering to increased consumer interest in circular apparel

Delivery & Logistics PSFK Research Paper Launch: Reinventing Beauty Services Through Experiences & Engagement

Our latest research paper explores the emerging wellness x beauty landscape, showcasing how leading brands and retailers are reframing beauty and personal care to better engage today's consumers and meet their demands

Retail Brands Like Verizon Are Guiding Teens Into Adulthood By Providing Tethered Freedom

From PSFK's Back-To-School deck, here's how two leading brands are supporting graceful transitions for teens into adulthood, helping them safely use digital tools like credit cards and mobile plans

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