Understanding the new Omnichannel purchasing pathways in the makeup category via a Design Thinking approach
The beauty sector has been greatly impacted by the new digital approaches of Generation Y, who are thoroughly changing their sources of influence and purchasing behaviours.
The Omnichannel topic has become central to brand strategies, especially in makeup, which is the most Omnichannel pathway of all beauty categories: Instagram, Pinterest, YouTubers and Bloggers have become touchpoints that are as important as traditional media.
In this context, L’Oréal Luxe wanted to understand the omnichannel pathways of makeup buyers.
BrainValue’s Design Thinking Approach
More and more, consumer-centric approaches are being used so as to bring out powerful insights into current topics. This is why BrainValue favoured a Design Thinking approach.
So as to obtain inspiration and new perspectives, BrainValue put into action its tool named BIG: Brain Innovation for Growth.
Consumer Connects: interviews at home with consumers which allowed the marketing teams to dive into the consumers’ realities
Strategic planning focus points on the target and the sourcing of benchmarks so as to nourish the workshop and broaden perspectives
Workshops, and insight and idea generation sessions, so as to open up new perspectives on the current Omnichannel purchasing behaviour, understand the role of the various touchpoints in this approach, and thus refine the brand’s strategy.