On today's podcast episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss how Gen Zers discover products; where they stand on buy now, pay later; and how loyal they really are to brands. Then, for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank three campaigns that really worked with Gen Z. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts analyst Arielle Feger and editor Catherine Ollinger.
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On today’s podcast episode, we examine insights from our US Banking Consumer Habits report, based on a proprietary survey of 1,500 US adults. • In our “Headlines” segment, we break down Gen Z’s saving habits and discuss how the demographic is poised to open up a lot of new bank accounts. • In “Story by Numbers,” we talk about how banks can create an authentic presence on social media to attract new customers. • In “For Argument’s Sake,” we debate whether Gen Zers place little value on most forms of advertising, including traditional TV, out-of-home, radio, print, and podcast ads. Listen to the discussion with host Rob Rubin and our analysts Lauren Ashcraft and Tiffani Montez.• In our “Headlines” segment, we break down Gen Z’s saving habits and discuss how the demographic is poised to open up a lot of new bank accounts. • In “Story by Numbers,” we talk about how banks can create an authentic presence on social media to attract new customers. • In “For Argument’s Sake,” we debate whether Gen Zers place little value on most forms of advertising, including traditional TV, out-of-home, radio, print, and podcast ads. Tune in to the discussion with host Rob Rubin and our analysts Lauren Ashcraft and Tiffani Montez.
But that offering alone isn’t enough to attract their business.
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Marketers may be obsessed with reaching younger consumers, but that doesn’t mean that baby boomers aren’t worth their time. Next year, 11.3 million consumers ages 55 to 64 and 10.8 million consumers 65 and older will make a purchase via social media, per our forecast.
Following TikTok trends is vital for staying relevant when working with influencers, creating content on owned channels, or developing paid social ads. But trending content on the platform also reveals greater patterns of what works (and what doesn’t) with Gen Zers, 71.1% of whom will be on TikTok next year, according to our May 2023 forecast.
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Gen Z is ready to spend this season. Millennials may be a bit cautious. YouTube is the place to go if brands want to get on Gen Alpha’s radar. And for older consumers, trust is the key to getting them to spend. Here’s how retailers can appeal to each generation as the holiday season readies for Cyber Five.
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