Term archive for "Gen Z"

What Makes Gen Z Different from Millennials?

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Gen Z is the newest generation of shoppers. Born after 1995, Gen Z will account for 40% of all shoppers by 2020. The oldest members of Gen Z are recent college graduates and new entrants to the workforce. While most aren’t entirely independent yet, they do have money to spend. Forbes reported at the beginning… Continue Reading »

Half of Gen Z Shoppers Expect Websites to Anticipate Their Needs

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The Center for Generational Kinetics researches how different generations of shoppers discover and interact with retailers and brands. In a recent study of Generation Z – shoppers currently aged between 2-19 – they found that 50% of these shoppers won’t go to a website that can’t anticipate what they’re looking for. Let’s take a look… Continue Reading »

3 Things You Need to Know About Influencers

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One of the first things business owners learn about is the power of word of mouth marketing. We can tell our customers we’re fantastic all day long, but those messages just don’t have as much weight as an endorsement from a friend or family member. Customers don’t only listen to people they actually know: purchasing… Continue Reading »

What Does Authenticity Mean To Different Generations of Shoppers?

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During a recent panel discussion Jennifer moderated during JCK Las Vegas, there was a very intense discussion of authenticity and how different generations determine when a brand is being authentic and when they’re not. It turns out that Baby Boomers view the world in a very different way than Gen Xers, and the both of… Continue Reading »