Influencer Marketing

Beauty Ecommerce Platform Livestreams Interactive Retail Experiences From U.S. Stores

Carrying over the popularity of livestream retail experiences from China, ShopShops allows U.S. consumers to view live shopping events from brands and click to buy

Fashion & Apparel Google Drives YouTube Viewers To Express Marketplace With In-Content Ads

Striving to establish a shopping platform that can effectively compete with Amazon, Google is slated to launch in-content YouTube adds that will connect video viewers to products

Analysis Interview: How Social Commerce Platform Dote Merges The Mall Experience With Mobile

PSFK speaks to the founder of Dote to find out how the social shopping app is enabling community-driven transactions like livestreamed "Shopping Parties" that translate previously IRL-only elements of retail to digital

Retail Top Instagram Influencers Can Integrate Checkout Feature For Simplified Shopping

Introduced earlier this year for brands, the platform's Checkout feature can now be integrated into top influencer accounts like Gigi Hadid's or GQ's, letting followers easily shop their posts

Interview Interview: How Aromatherapy Brand vitruvi Blends Skincare With Wellness For Next-Generation Beauty

As vitruvi branches out from essential oils into skincare, the company's co-founder explains how it takes a wellness approach to beauty, empowering consumers with quality, natural ingredients to care for their skin on their own terms

Design Handheld Mirror 3D-Prints Makeup Onto Consumers' Faces

The high-tech beauty device allows for on-demand application of professional-quality makeup, letting consumers recreate looks they see on online influencers and more

Merchandising & Curation Sally Beauty Enables Social Commerce With Shoppable Instagram And Mobile App

The beauty and personal care company is growing its mobile-focused strategy to tap beauty influencer power and increase its accessibility for digital-first consumers

Brand Activation & Immersion Interview: How Social Shopping Platform Countr Is Empowering Fashion-Forward Consumers With Authenticity

Countr is a social media mobile app where consumers can showcase their style, purchase product directly from their feed and make real money for engagement, leveling the influencer playing field

Packaging & Product Engagement Shirting Brand Grayson Is Pioneering A Women-First, DTC-Wholesale Hybrid Retail Strategy

The accessible women's shirting brand is launching direct-to-consumer and through carefully chosen retailers from the get-go in order to maintain brand value while engendering successful business

Advertising TJ Maxx Instagram Contest Engages Shoppers Across U.S. Cities

The retailer is partnering with five tastemakers to create six themed looks for which consumers can submit price guesses on Instagram in a gamified, coast-spanning activation

Fitness & Sport Intersport And Nike Target Runners In Training With Podcast Launch

This partnership aims to amplify commerce with content, recognizing trends in advertising, customer engagement and branding to offer runners engaging and supportive resources

Features 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

Shopper Education & Assistance Clinique's First-Ever Popup Invites Visitors To Discover Products In VR

In its NYC temp store, the beauty brand is encouraging customers to discover and try out its Clinique iD product line by way of personalized virtual testing and experiences

Store Experience & Design Storr Turns Social Media Into A Peer-To-Peer Selling Platform

The platform allows for everyday social media users and influencers to market products from over 100 brands, democratizing ecommerce influence and channels while letting consumers choose what to promote

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