physical retail

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 Automotive GPS Platform Waze Is Helping Retailers Anticipate Consumer Needs

The community-driven navigation app launched a proactive shift in strategy that focuses on leveraging data to predict and potentially influence driver needs

Brand Activation & Immersion How Brands Like Starbucks Enable Emotional Connections Through Architectural Storytelling

From PSFK's Store Experience Design Debrief, here's how three retailers are structuring their physical retail spaces to take shoppers on a journey through the brand

Cafe & Restaurant How Companies Like Fourpost Enable Flexible Solutions For Retail Infrastructure

From quick-to-build rotating popup shops to easy-to-use SaaS dashboards equipped with all the necessary parts for a physical store, innovative retailers and real estate owners are catering to brick-and-mortar's current ephemeral nature

Beauty How Retailers Like Foot Locker Delight Shoppers With Interactive Brand Playgrounds

These seven leading brands have designed their physical stores to provide immersive shopping environments that engage shoppers at every touchpoint

Fashion & Apparel How Brands Like Chanel Are Building Customer Loyalty With Exclusive Store Access

In this excerpt from PSFK's Store Experience Design Debrief, these five brands are dedicating store space to members-only products and opportunities, reinvigorating the demand for physical retail and strengthening consumer-retailer connections

Loyalty & Membership Delvaux’s NYC Flagship Shows Why Physical Retail Still Matters

The highly regarded luxury goods house opens its first U.S. location in New York, combining beauty, legacy and unique customer experiences to create a must-see destination for New Yorkers and beyond