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.

61 million Gen Z will soon enter the workforce and bring big changes with them

Gen Z’s digital dependency holds major implications for each stage of employment in the modern workforce.

As a generation with no memory of life before smartphones, Gen Z present new challenges and opportunities for workplace leaders.

61 million Gen Z will soon enter the workforce and bring big changes with them

For this new generation, the smartphone is an extension of the self, and it serves as a gateway to digital communities that offer entertainment, friendship, learning, and news. Read More »

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Gen Z, Millennials, and gaming: How the evolution of video games is impacting generations, workplaces, and brands

With the rise of e-sports and increasingly complex digital worlds in popular video games, many Gen Z and Millennials have become outspoken champions of the benefits of gaming. Should workplace and marketplace leaders be paying attention?

Should workplace and marketplace leaders be paying attention?

Gen Z, Millennials, and gaming: How the evolution of video games is impacting generations, workplaces, and brands

Gaming has become the realm of “cinematic, literary” experiences and multimillion-dollar professional competition, and our newest generations have adapted to this golden era of gaming by integrating video games deeply into their identities and daily lives. Read More »

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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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Millennial spending power will rise amid massive wealth transfer

CGK’s Gen Z expert Jason Dorsey was featured in a recent Business Insider article about the impending wealth transfer between Baby Boomers and Millennials.

Marketing and sales leaders should track this closely and adjust strategies as Millennial spending power skyrockets.

Marketing to Gen Z means focusing on mobile experiences and corporate social responsibility

CGK’s Gen Z expert Jason Dorsey was featured in a recent Washington Post article about Gen Z and air travel.

It seems like everyone in the marketing world is asking the same question right now: How do I market effectively to Gen Z?

Marketing to Gen Z means focusing on mobile experiences and corporate social responsibility

Gen Z exhibit very different behaviors and attitudes as consumers than their Millennial predecessors—and that translates into changing your marketing strategy in some key ways. Read More »

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Gen X parents are raising Gen Z kids very differently than Baby Boomers raised Millennials

Bloomberg News recently wrote a feature story on Gen Z, and The Center for Generational Kinetics played a key role!

Gen Z represents the greatest generational business opportunity of the last fifteen years.

Dr. Denise Villa Joins Zedd for Columbia Sportswear’s SH/FT Footwear Launch in NYC

Gen Z expert and CGK CEO shares insights at the launch of a new shoe line ideal for Gen Z

Young people are increasingly moving to urban areas, and this urbanization is influencing what they purchase, from food to footwear.

Think Millennials are “out to lunch”? Think again.

CGK's President Jason Dorsey talks to Headline News about why "lunch break shaming" isn't going to work with this generation.

A recent national study by napkin brand, Tork, revealed that 37% of Millennials admitted they don’t feel empowered to take a lunch break.

Want Gen Z talent? Compete through culture.

Remember the 3 G's to attract and keep Gen Z employees.

2019 marks the first-ever graduating class of Gen Z—and this new generation of degreed professionals is marching headfirst into a workers’ job market with a considerable set of expectations.