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.
Jumping on the trends of wellness and immersive retail, the athletic brand opened a massive store in the Windy City with an in-house cafe and a dedicated workout floor for yoga and mediation
Thanks to a growing interest in sustainability and individuality, pre-owned clothes are getting second lives through large retailers, who are upcycling and consigning them
Fashion and beauty stores in the Mid-Atlantic region have created unique social spaces where shoppers can meet each other and consult sales associates, plus attend programs and events
PSFK speaks to the company's founder about how it is working to curb single-use plastic waste with a hybrid approach to refillable products like deodorant, offering subscription and a la carte options all with a community-driven message
The sportswear brand's massive rollout includes videos, store installations and clothing lines ahead of the biggest event in women's soccer
From PSFK's Loyalty Debrief, here's how three brands are fostering long-term consumer engagement by rewarding their loyalty members for a range of actions like social media shares and R&D feedback
PSFK spoke to Reebok and EPAM Continuum about their collaborative, tech-driven and interactive store installation, and the importance of a personal, humanizing approach to finding the right running shoes in a consumer-driven retail landscape
From PSFK's Reinventing Retail Through Experience-First Shopping report, here's how two leading brands are employing purposeful experiential retail by engaging customers at every touchpoint throughout the physical store
Nike is responding to a common consumer pain point of inconsistent shoe sizing with a mobile app customers can implement in-store or at home to scan their feet and assess ideal fit
Giving esports fans the chance to connect in real life, the two retailers will be hosting a tournament at Champion's flagship store as well as selling merchandise from the competing teams in-store and online
The Amsterdam-based popup invited customers to bring in their old bananas in exchange for a free slice of the brand's homemade banana bread
Called The Loop, the fully sustainable sneaker is part of the sportswear retailer's efforts to reduce shoe-making waste, designing a pair of kicks that are "made to be remade"