Retail

Entertainment Best Buy's trade-in program reduces e-waste by giving consumers a gift voucher in exchange for their old electronics

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy incorporated a trade-in program to reduce e-waste that lets consumers trade their old electronic items in for a Best Buy gift card, which they can use to upgrade to the latest tech. Users can see what their items are worth through the trade-in estimator, and get rid of it responsibly even if it has no value and wasn’t originally purchased at a Best Buy.

Retail Pinterest's gift-finding tools for retailers help Pinners discover gift ideas

Social media platform Pinterest created gift-finding tools for retailers Macy’s, Lowe’s, Kohl’s, and Etsy to help users discover gift ideas for their loved ones. Users enter who they are shopping for, and the tool delivers a personalized list of gift options from the retailers, with a link to purchase the items directly from the retailers’ sites.

Brand Activation & Immersion NYRIW Panel Preview: What Brands Looking To Open Their First Store Need To Know

Ahead of PSFK's "Opening Your First Store Panel" during the upcoming New York Retail Innovation Week, featured panelists weigh in on the challenges and opportunities facing brick-and-mortar retailers today, as well as the keys to a successful store experience.

Store Experience & Design Queenmama Market encourages harmonious interaction among the community at large

This four-story concept store, filled with flowers and trees, has been designed as a community platform that encourages harmonious interaction between the designers, artists and the community at large. It sells an eclectic range of products, from gardening and housewares to fashion, with items changing every few months to ensure that shoppers will always discover something new.

Children Toy Kingdom concept store immerses children in a storyline with products brought to life

Located in Daegu Shinsegae, this toy store concept from one of Korea’s largest retailers immerses children in a storyline with characters who correspond to the store’s core product categories, imagination toys, ride-on toys, building toys, and smart toys. Each zone of the store has interactive elements, such as tunnels and interactive flooring, combining analog and digital elements to immerse children in a world of play.

Beauty Dublin Airport's Revamped T2 Beauty Hall Makes Shopping A Breeze For Travelers

With a buy ahead feature and a service that allows purchase pickup upon return, Dublin's T2 Beauty Hall is travel retail at its best

Case Study Cartier Pops Up In Singapore With A Record Store And Custom Haikus

The luxury jewelry brand is bringing its Clash de Cartier popup to Singapore, where personal haikus and high-end jewelry go hand-in-hand

Design This Circular Fashion Startup Turns Beloved Clothes Into Brand-New Jackets

Dhana's flagship "Memory Jackets" turn old textiles into one-of-a-kind jackets, extending the lifespans of old, well-loved products

Interview 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

Food & Beverage This Groundbreaking Startup Plans To Build A Garden In Every Back Yard

With a growing consumer interest in wellness, sustainability and coaching startups, Avalow is poised to become a major name in home gardening

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

Analysis How Retailers Like Nike Use Predictive Merchandising To Keep Up With Customers

By paying attention to trends with by-the-minute accuracy, these clothing brands change out their stock constantly to engage shoppers

Fashion & Apparel With Guest Rooms, A Spa And A Rooftop Deck, This Store Looks Just Like A Hotel

Stylenanda's Seoul storefront sells makeup, clothing and accessories in a five-floor space inspired by the hotel and hospitality experience

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