Term archive for "Millennials"

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 »

Why Are Games So Important To Millennials?

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You may think you’ve already heard everything there is to hear about Millennials. There are 80 million Millennials, which means they’re the largest cohort in the workplace and consumer market. Estimates of Millennial buying power vary somewhat, but most come in around $200 billion annually. There is a widely-held preference among Millennials to spend their… 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 »

Direct from JCK Las Vegas: Multi-Generational Shopping Habits Retailers Need To Know

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This week, Jennifer traveled to Las Vegas for the JCK show. JCK is a jewelry industry event for retailers, designers, suppliers and brands; many of the challenges fine jewelers face are similar to those other industries are experiencing. For that reason, we’re sharing the highlights from a panel discussion Jennifer participated in, along with Scott… Continue Reading »