Millennials and Gen Z have resurrected some surprising trends

A recent USA Today article about generations quoted CGK President and generational expert, Jason Dorsey. The article revealed how Millennials and Gen Z are reviving products and practices that have declined in popularity in recent years (or decades). The list includes record players, Polaroid cameras, and even marriage!

Our youngest generations are often labeled as responsible—or even the catalyst—for the rapid decline of once-thriving industries. In fact, Millennials and Gen Z may be bringing several declining trends back to life!

CGK featured on NPR Marketplace explaining Gen Z as consumers

A recent survey from the National Retail Federation found that Gen Z—also known as iGen and Centennials—was surprisingly the demographic most likely to shop in-store during Black Friday 2019.

Our youngest generation of consumers brings a distinct set of attitudes and behaviors—along with tons of buying power—to the marketplace.

Gen Z is poised to drive dramatic change in the retail experience

Far from bringing the end of traditional retail, Gen Z—also known as iGen and Centennials—seem likely to drive a major shift in the way retailers do business. Deep personalization, immediate value, and brand mission will likely guide the future of brick-and-mortar shopping.

Brands and stores that adapt to Gen Z’s unique perspective on shopping will have an immediate advantage in winning the business of this large, diverse, ready-to-spend generation of emerging consumers.

Gen Z and tech dependency: How the youngest generation interacts differently with the digital world

Leaders have a unique opportunity to understand, adapt, and leverage Gen Z’s tech dependency in ways that benefit both Gen Z and the companies that employ and sell to them.

Gen Z are true digital natives.

Gen Z and tech dependency: How the youngest generation interacts differently with the digital world

Gen Z lives and breathes the digital world. Social media, information saturation, and rapid advances in physical technology have assimilated into the Gen Z psyche in a fundamentally unique way. Read More »

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We raised $20,000 in scholarships for Gen Z!

Scholarship funds will go directly to students and their education provider

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