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 »

CATEGORIES: Gen Z Workplace & Leadership

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.

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.

Millennials and Gen Z: ‘Til Debt Do Us Part

Researching generations gives an interesting lens into how perceptions of financial security have changed over time.

Student debt, wage stagnation, and the rising cost of living is having major ripple effects on early adults' futures, financially and personally.

Millennials and Gen Z: ‘Til Debt Do Us Part

However, Millennials and Gen Z are resilient and are motivated to turn what has been a challenging intro to adulthood into a successful, financially stable future. Read More »

CATEGORIES: Gen Z Investing Millennials

4 Strategies for Recruiting Gen Z Employees

We spoke with Fortune about what our research shows works with this fast-emerging generation

Understanding Gen Z as employees is incredibly urgent for leaders and managers as Gen Z is soon to be the fastest-growing generation in the workforce.

Top 5 ways to make your meeting or conference a hit with Millennials and Gen Z

CGK's research-based strategies will help you engage and "wow" Millennials and Gen Z now.

At The Center for Generational Kinetics (CGK) we are on a mission to uncover insights into each generation to help bring them together.