Millennials

Features Gen Z And Millennials Are Getting Real. Here's How Brands Are Keeping Up

In a retail landscape saturated with attempts at authenticity, what can set brands apart in the minds of these influential younger consumers? The ability to demonstrate realistic imperfection, be open to discussions of mental health and engage in activism without a veneer of false positivity

Design PSFK Retail Conference Preview: Zola's SVP of Ecommerce & Registry On Designing A Wedding Planning Experience For Today's Couples

Ahead of speaking at PSFK's Future of Retail Conference 2020, Maya Simon shares insights on building a holistic wedding planning experience based on feedback from today's couples, as well as serving as a lifestyle partner beyond the big day

Advertising Audi Transformed One Of Its Cars Into A Unicorn For Halloween

The Qnicorn was originally a social media phenomenon, but Audi decided to bring it to life and drive it around Washington, D.C. for Halloween

Consumer Goods PSFK Research Paper Launch: Enhancing The Home Improvement Shopper Experience

How​ home improvement retailers are expanding their in-store and online services to better meet the needs of today’s homeowners and residents

Gen Z Inside Affirm's Plan To Make Online Shopping Easier And More Affordable

PSFK chats with Affirm communications lead Ellen Kiehl to talk customer loyalty, new shopping habits and emerging trends in fintech

Analysis The Latest Ways Brands Are Using Social Media To Drive Engagement

From Adidas to Lowe's, these brands are using social media in new ways to pull in shoppers and offer value to longtime fans

Beauty How The Body Shop Is Reviving Its U.S. Presence Through Activism And Sustainable Store Concepts

The Body Shop GM, Andrea Blieden, discusses leaning into the brand's heritage as a revolutionary, female-founded co, cultivating activist and sustainability measures to connect with values-driven millennials in a competitive, indie-saturated beauty market

Brand Activation & Immersion Ocean Spray On Launching Incubator Brand Atoka To Satisfy Health & Wellness-Focused Consumers

Quenching insatiable millennial and Gen-Z- thirst for wellness-promoting options, the food & bev co-op is debuting the first brand incubated in its Lighthouse program, offering a line of plant-based drink blends designed to revamp its image

Food & Beverage Meet The Cookware Co Sharpening Consumers' Kitchen Skills With On-Demand Cooking Coaches

Equal Parts is combining its line of 15 kitchen basics with live help from a group of cooking coaches to build consumers' kitchen confidence and intuition in the age of takeout

Case Study Inside Kimpton's Campaign To Connect Travelers To The World Around Them—And Each Other

With the Stay Human Project, the hospitality brand is working to create a community among its guests through unique in-room activations and activities

Fashion & Apparel San Francisco Storefront Lets Digital-First Brands Test Out Brick-And-Mortar Retail

The three-floor Re:store allows Instagram-famous brands like Thinx and Boy Smells to try their hand at physical retail, all for a flat rate and commission

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Zero On Designing A Debit-Style Credit Card Around Younger Consumers' Needs

Zero combines a credit card and checking account in one place, providing consumers benefits like a line of credit and cash back while keeping them accountable and pioneering the next generation of mobile banking with a streamlined, design-led user experience

Millennials Assumption Versus Reality: What People Get Wrong About Gen Z

Lazy, over-sensitive, tech-addicted? Gen Z claps back, setting the record straight for a better understanding of the next consumer class

Packaging & Product Engagement Bud Light Promises Free Beer To Aliens That Escape Area 51

No, there probably aren't any aliens in Area 51. Yes, Bud Light's most recent social media marketing stunt plays off that viral Facebook event