Gen Z

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

Brand Activation & Immersion 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

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

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

Beauty 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

Fashion & Apparel PSFK Launch: The Mid-Atlantic Retail Innovation Guide

Our latest city guide explores how retailers in two of the U.S.'s youth-led East Coast cities are acting as hubs of retail innovation, embracing new brick-and-mortar formats alongside curated services and merchandise to meet their consumers' emerging needs

Gen Z Brands Like Blume Are Providing Trusted Guidance For Teenage Transitions

From PSFK's Back-To-School Deck, here's how two brands have positioned themselves as lifestyle partners for young adults going through the trials and tribulations of puberty

Merchandising & Curation Brands Billie, H&M And More Are Supporting Authenticity And Self-Expression In Kids

The following four examples showcase how brands are enabling and assisting young consumers in leading authentic lives, free from societal constraints and media pressure

Health Ways Top Brands Like Apple Are Promoting Digital Balance To Support Kids' Wellbeing

From mainstream to startup, tech brands are taking responsibility for the consequences of their products, promoting wellness with functions like time limitations and relaxation-focused content

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