sport & fitness

Analysis How Stores Like Nike Are Leveraging The Best Of Experiential Retail With Multi-Purpose Design

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

Fashion & Apparel Nike Fit Helps Sneaker Customers Find The Perfect Shoe Remotely

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

Brand Activation & Immersion Champion And Foot Locker Offer eSports Fans Live NYC Tournament

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

Features Op-Ed: CEO On Ten Years Of Kickstarter

Kickstarter's Aziz Hasan reflects on the crowdfunding site's journey since launch in 2009, highlighting its continued evolution of service and dedication to supporting authentic creativity

Food & Beverage Banana Bread Startup Raises Brand Awareness While Reducing Waste With Pop-Up Exchange

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

Design Adidas Commits To Sustainability With 100% Recyclable Shoe

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"

Fitness & Sport The North Face Closes Stores And Encourages Outdoor Activity For Earth Day

In keeping with its brand focus on adventuring, the retailer is shuttering its U.S. and Canada stores this holiday and hosting IRL meetups for its community

Entertainment Donald Glover & Adidas Use Airdrop To Surprise Coachella Attendees With Free Sneakers

Randomly selected festival goers were air-dropped a pair of Adidas kicks, granted that they wore them for the rest of the event

Interview Interview: How Reselling Platform StockX Is Democratizing The Streetwear Drop

PSFK speaks to the founder of the ecommerce IPO platform that lets bidders decide the price for resale and drops of exclusive streetwear merchandise, reinventing the concept by treating consumer goods as assets

Health Under Armour's Next-Gen Performance Apparel Boosts Wearers' Oxygen Delivery

The athletic apparel retailer's latest gear moves beyond moisture wicking and into heat capturing to dilate wearers' blood vessels with bioceramic technology, improving performance, sleep and recovery

Loyalty & Membership Reebok's Loyalty Program Aims To Drive Engagement And Generate Insights

Reebok Unlocked will reward customers not just for purchases but also for brand interactions like social media sharing in efforts to encourage engagement and generate consumer insights

Beauty Lululemon Broadens Lifestyle Ecosystem With Personal Care Collection

The athleisure retailer is launching a purported 'selfcare' line of beauty and body products like 'sweat reset face moisturizer' and 'anti-stink deodorant,' designed specifically for athletic consumers

Store Experience & Design Adidas Employee Event And Restaurant Campus Offers Flexible Work Environment

The fitness brand is investing in its employees with an innovative and flexible events building called Halftime, encouraging workers to connect, collaborate and relax

Packaging & Product Engagement Estee Lauder Partners With Streetwear Brand Kith For Limited-Edition Collection

In what might seem like an unlikely pairing, the streetwear apparel retailer and heritage beauty co are teaming up to tap each other's markets, lending some streetwear cool to a skincare collection