Merchandising & Curation

Brand Activation & Immersion Maude Redefines Sexual Wellness With Cozy Brooklyn Pop-Up

The personal care brand's Staycation pop-up features special events and a curated selection of products from other like-minded companies, turning the sex shop into a wellness destination

Analysis How Innovators Like The North Face Are Elevating Secondhand Apparel

Thanks to a growing interest in sustainability and individuality, pre-owned clothes are getting second lives through large retailers, who are upcycling and consigning them

Beauty 'Skincare GPS' Points Duty-Free Shoppers To Ideal Beauty Products

SK-II just opened a concept shop in Shanghai's Changi Airport that offers shoppers a curated experience, helping them identify products from images on their phone and locating them in the store

Delivery & Logistics Expert Insight: Building Fashion's Sustainable Future With Personalized Wardrobe Rental

PSFK speaks to the founder of Armoire, a customized virtual wardrobe rental service, about offering women unlimited closets while reducing the environmental impact of fashion and increasing accessibility to a variety of styles

Fashion & Apparel How AI Lets Retailers Like H&M Hyper-Personalize Their Ecommerce Experience

Thanks to powerful technology, brands can now use a customer's profile to provide guided recommendations that they are more likely to buy, cutting down irrelevancy and reducing choice overwhelm

Consumer Goods Reimagining The Gaming World Through Flexible Streaming Platforms

Leading gaming brands like Microsoft are creating an easy-access environment with concepts like cross-platform play and cloud-based streaming

Features How Next-Gen Brands Like Allume Are Democratizing Personal Shopping

With on-demand access to perks like stylists and knowledgable in-store associates, consumers only need to pull out their phone to get the help and guidance they need

Food & Beverage Plant-Based Powder Startup Kencko Aims To Democratize Healthy Living

In response to consumer demand for sustainable, vegan and cruelty-free options, the DTC brand offers fruits-and-veggies-based packets that make meeting daily nutrition quotas accessible and convenient

Advertising Expert Insight: How To Design A Resale Marketplace For The Luxury Consumers

Digital experience designer Leja Kress of Sweden Unlimited explains her team's approach to creating the Watchbox experience—a platform for reselling high-quality watches

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Airbnb Luxe Now Allows Customers To Rent Castles And Private Islands

Living a life of luxury—complete with custom-designed trips—is easier with Airbnb's new service, which caters to high-end clients

Automotive From Fashion To Fitness, Experiential Stores Are Driving Foot Traffic

Consumers can take advantage of immersive experiences like a multi-story locations featuring new items, archival collections and galleries

Merchandising & Curation IL MAKIAGE's New Beauty Ecommerce Portal Closes The Gap Between Online Discovery And In-Store Purchase

The cosmetic brand's newly launched site aims to enable a comprehensive beauty ecommerce experience, linking discovery, trial, tutorials and purchasing in an influencer-driven, curated environment

Interview The Turnkey Tech That Lets Customers Purchase Top Liquor Brands Online, Directly

PSFK speaks to the founder of the first company to integrate directly with liquor brand's sites, making it possible for consumers to buy online from the likes of Moët Hennessy, Clos19, Dom Perignon and more, while generating key data for targeted innovation

Customer Experience Journey DTC Apéritif Brand Haus Is Reinventing The Drinking Experience For Mindful Millennials

PSFK learns about the new, low-alcohol spirits brand catering to modern consumers who want a social and modern drinking experience without the negative side effects (and associations), and who value transparency as well as thoughtful design

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