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Advertising The Knot Partners With Spotify To Help Betrothed Discover Wedding Tracks

The wedding planner site is teaming up with the streaming service to help couples discover music for their celebration with a curated playlist, targeting the millennial marrying cohort

Fashion & Apparel 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 This Brand Strategist Leverages Her Background To Blur The Lines Between Creative And Strategic Thinking

In the final installment of this year's series celebrating success stories from SVA's Masters In Branding program, PSFK speaks to Surabhi Rathi about how the experience shaped her future opportunities 

Beauty Valentines Can Prep For Their Dates At Mars Salon Activation

The confectionary brand is hosting an interactive popup in NYC that offers visitors candy alongside primping services like manicures and blowouts

Fitness & Sport Interview: Champion On Remaining Relevant, 100 Years Later

The president of Champion Athleticwear and director of marketing speak to PSFK about using the brand's legacy in new, global and digital-led ways to maintain momentum into the future

Automotive Cars.com Synchs Social Media With Super Bowl Ads To Target Younger Viewers

In its "The Big Match" campaign aiming to drive conversions from younger consumers on social media, Cars.com posted real-time comments and responses to any game ads that featured cars

Entertainment Snapchatters Can Unlock AR Hollywood Billboard Experience With Their Phone

As augmented reality continues to infiltrate the world of advertising, Snapchat is taking over a Sunset Strip billboard to promote its Bringing Up Bhabie series with an interactive campaign that lets viewers sing along and share from their phone

Retail How Understanding The Power Of Marketing Helped This Brand Strategist Deliver Success

SVA's year-long Masters in Branding program helps strategists and creatives like Phillip Lauria hone their skills while building new understanding of the industry

Food & Beverage MillerCoors Uses Foursquare Customer Data To Enable Targeted Ads

The alcohol brand, whose sales often take place in bars or restaurants where collecting info can pose challenge, is the first of its kind to use Foursquare's opt-in customer data, enabling personalized advertising to drive sales

Gaming & Play Volkswagen Children’s App Creates Location-Based Interactive Experiences

German Automaker Volkswagen plans to reach parents by appealing to children with a GPS-enabled interactive storytelling app

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket First Look: Are Walgreens' In-Store Targeted Ads Influencing Shoppers' Choices?

As the pharmacy chain tests new in-store shopper marketing technology, PSFK gleans exclusive insight into how the tech and ads work as well as how consumers are responding so far

Merchandising & Curation Walgreens Digital Cooler Targets Shoppers With Tailored Ads

The in-store cooling sections feature sensors and cameras that will allow for targeted advertising from brands that partner with Walgreens, showing ads in accordance with factors like weather, shopper age and gender, and more

Consumer Goods Amazon Shoppers Can Receive Free Samples Based On Their Data

Amazon is testing a program that lets its various featured brands like Maybelline or Folgers pay the etailer to send product samples to its consumers in accordance with the data Amazon collects regarding their preferences

Loyalty & Membership Spotify Lets Brands Sponsor Listeners' Weekly Discovery Playlist

Hoping to help brands better connect with consumers, the streaming app will allow retailers to sponsor its flagship Discover Weekly playlists, running a series of ads to reach the most loyal listeners