fashion & apparel

Podcast: Reimagining Brick And Mortar In The Digital Age

In this episode, the PSFK team will guide listeners through six main insights into why customers still care about the store in the age of commerce (hint: they still love brick and mortar!—here's in-depth research into how retailers can meet their new expectations).

Brand Activation & Immersion How Heritage Brands Are Maintaining Their Legacy Through Emotional Connection

In an excerpt from PSFK’s New York Retail Innovation Guide, top heritage brands in the city are connecting with consumers using immersive opportunities, exclusive offerings and purposeful collaborations in order to revitalize their legacy

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

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket How Tencent Is Integrating Next-Generation Tech For Seamless Store Experience And Design

Marshaling technology like face scanning for quick checkouts and WeChat integration that eliminates queues and lets consumers pay via mobile, here's how Tencent is building digital-led stores for brands like Intel and Walmart to optimize frictionless shopping

Home WeWork London Office Invites Visitors To Shop Its Furnishings

The coworking brand's London popup invites visitors to shop wares from the likes of Urban Outfitters, Debenhams and Amazon featured in its space, promoting discovery of its services as well as the LiketoKnow.it app

Design NYRIW Preview: Hollwich Kushner Executive On Building Dynamic Store Experiences For Casper, MINI, Uniqlo And More

Ahead of the Store Design in a Digital Age panel during NYRIW, PSFK interviewed Hollwich Kushner architecture and design office CEO Marc Kushner to learn how leading retailers are creating memorable, brand-specific store experiences for customers

Beauty JD's Ecommerce Platform Connects Luxury Brands With Consumers In China

Toplife is a shopping platform that connects customers in China with premium brands from around the world, helping various retailers directly transact with the powerful purchasing demographic

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

Automotive PSFK Tracker Shows How Purposeful Brands Won 2018 And Will Play 2019

Consumer sentiment analysis shows purpose-driven brands creating positive impact are seen as most innovative, by using their platforms to harness the power of global perspective through their local strategies

Fitness & Sport PSFK's Guide To New York Retail Innovation Week

Come meet pioneering retail minds from Target, Hershey's, Eileen Fisher and more in NYC from Jan 13-19

Loyalty & Membership PSFK Retail Conference Preview: How Eileen Fisher Enables Conscious Retailing

Ahead of presenting at PSFK's Future of Retail 2019 Conference next month, Eileen Fisher's Vice President, Amy Hall, shares how the brand manages to balance profitability with sustainability, and drive engagement by providing solutions to consumer demand for ethical, transparent retail

Podcast: How A Shopping Platform Drives Commerce With Personal Recs

In this episode, PSFK finds out how MASSE is helping consumers wade through the overabundance of items available online and avoid unreliable reviews by enabling social commerce between friends and family

Advertising Genies Social Avatars Let Friends Chat In 3D And Dress Themselves In Gucci

Genies is the world's first social app that marshals AI to enable avatar-to-avatar communication between users, allowing them to customize 3D digital clones and even dress themselves in Gucci's latest wares

Retail PSFK Retail Conference Preview: How Bonobos Is Enabling A True 'Fit For Every Man' With Extended Sizing And Price Parity

Before speaking at PSFK's Future of Retail 2019 Conference on January 16, Bonobos co-president, Brad Andrews, explains how the brand is distinguishing itself in the premium apparel space by focusing on focusing on proper fits at every size, all while maintaining price parity