With more than 70% of consumers planning to send their kids back into the classroom this fall, the time has come to swap out all the slippers, sweatpants and headphones for some new backpacks, fresh kicks and stylish duds.
With spectators waiting an extra year for the 2020 Olympic games to get underway, pent-up enthusiasm is fueling wild anticipation. An AdWeek survey reports that currently 53% of US consumers are chomping at the bit to tune in.
Pizza Hut and Domino’s recent retro reboots represent an effort to satiate consumers’ growing hunger for the past. Millennials are craving the simpler times of their youth when phones weren’t very smart and when you turned on the TV you got what you got.
As the first digitally native generation and products of all the good, bad and ugly the world wide web has to offer, Gen Z is skeptical, cynical and guarded, to say the least. As a result, when it comes to influencing their support and wallets you better be in touch, authentic and share their world view.
As vaccinations continue to roll out across the country and we begin to slip out of our sweatpants and think about heading back to the office, there are some key pandemic learnings we all may want to look at.
Thanks to the Amazon Effect, the Pampered Consumer is now just a code name for every consumer on earth. And 2020 only poured gas on the ever-growing fire of coddled consumers expecting more from brands every day. Simply pawning your wares doesn’t cut the mustard anymore.