Asia

Case Study Sneaker E-Marketplace GOAT Lets Consumers In China Purchase Via WeChat

The brand created its own app complete with WeChat integration to fit the needs of consumers in China who are increasingly interested in streetwear

Innovation Online Shoppers Can Immerse Themselves In A Digital Mall Experience

The Digital Mall of Asia aims to simulate the in-person experience of spending a day at the mall, including virtual amenities like stores, a food court, a nightclub and a multiplex

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

Analysis From Nissan To Nike, 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

Brand Activation & Immersion Multi-Sensorial Pop-Up Introduces Horticulture Through Local Farming And Workshops

Billed as an experiential introduction to "HortiTainment," a mixture of horticulture and entertainment, the temporary retail activation is a glimpse into the wholesomeness achievable when nature is introduced to urban spaces

Entertainment Tiger Beer Ventures Into Community-Designed, Community-Nurturing Retail Spaces

Through two global lighthouse housed within international airports, the Singaporean beverage brand is leaning on its in-house arts collective to deliver inviting and interactive communal outposts

Design Beauty Innovators Like YSL Are Engaging Consumers With Unique Physical Activations

Skincare and cosmetic retailers are transporting customers out of the traditional store layout and upgrading to limited 50s diner-inspired stores, library-themed salons, desert popups and more

Retail Drunk Elephant's SoHo Popup Is A Playground For Beauty Lovers

The House of Drunk popup lasted only a week and was the skincare brand's first U.S. store, drawing in thousands of customers with popular products and colorful, Instagram-ready design

Automotive Lexus' Women-Staffed Popup Sushi Restaurant Challenges Traditional Gender Norms

Dubbed New Horizons, the luxury auto brand's Stockholm sushi restaurant aimed to engage consumers around its value of Japanese craftsmanship while challenging traditions about female sushi chefs

Delivery & Logistics Inside Sustainable Startup By Humankind's Mission To Transform Personal Care

PSFK speaks to the company's founder about how it is working to curb single-use plastic waste with a hybrid approach to refillable products like deodorant, offering subscription and a la carte options all with a community-driven message

Features How Brands Like Alibaba Are Using AI To Further Personalize Skincare

From interactive makeup mirrors to selfie-based skin analyses, leading brands based in Asia are bringing expert-led and personalized advice to consumers' fingertips

Merchandising & Curation L'Oreal's ModiFace Brings Virtual Makeup Trial To Amazon Mobile Shoppers

In an exclusive with PSFK, the CEO of ModiFace speaks to the power of the beauty x tech co's proprietary artificial intelligence and AR simulation to enhance digital discovery and boost shopper confidence—at scale

Children 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

Fashion & Apparel Nike's Campaign Raises The Bar For The 2019 Women's World Cup

The sportswear brand's massive rollout includes videos, store installations and clothing lines ahead of the biggest event in women's soccer