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BlackRock says Gamification Key for Engaging Millennials in the New Era of Investing

BlackRock says Gamification Key for Engaging Millennials in the New Era of Investing

“The cofounder of BlackRock, the world’s biggest asset manager, thinks financial services companies need to be more like games: “[Millennials] love watching the car come get them. It’s a game…What we need to do is find the financial game that makes people feel comfort and safety. The winners, in my opinion, are going to be the people who have that game, have the technology, and have the brand.”

Millennials Less Susceptible to Black Friday “Deals” & Overspending

Millennials Less Susceptible to Black Friday “Deals” & Overspending

‘Millennials aren’t just setting budgets; they’re keeping them, too.” Millennials were the least likely age group to go into debt during the 2016 holiday shopping season and the most likely to stick to their budgets, according to an analysis of spending behavior and trends…’

Millennials will Hold Five Times as Much Wealth in 2030

Millennials will Hold Five Times as Much Wealth in 2030

By 2030, Millennials are expected to control as much as 25 trillion dollars of wealth globally; their parents are expected to pass down another thirty trillion dollars by 2050 in North America alone. Companies that position themselves to be the trusted financial advisors to Millennials today, stand to reap enormous benefits over longer periods of time.

70% Of Brands Use Instagram Influencers

70% Of Brands Use Instagram Influencers

“Retail industry news, voices and jobs. Optimized for your mobile phone.

For First Time, Millennials And Gen X Were A Majority Of Electorate In 2016

For First Time, Millennials And Gen X Were A Majority Of Electorate In 2016

The youngest two generations of voters finally outstripped the number of older voters in 2016 — a sign of how politicians will have to grapple with winning over a fast-changing electorate.

The Surprising Retail Habits Of Millennial Shoppers

The Surprising Retail Habits Of Millennial Shoppers

“Millennials are changing the retail landscape in some pretty unexpected ways. This largest generation in United States history is pretty broke – they’ve grown up in the great recession, they are saddled with student loan debt, and they make about $2000 less per year than young adults did in 1980.”

Millennials Only Have A 5-Second Attention Span For Ads, Says ComScore CEO

Millennials Only Have A 5-Second Attention Span For Ads, Says ComScore CEO

“You’re going to have to make your case literally in a matter of seconds and make sure you grab somebody’s attention.”

Amazon And Nike’s Partnership Could Mean The End Of Big Brands

Amazon And Nike’s Partnership Could Mean The End Of Big Brands

“If Nike is absent from the Amazon channel, it risks its customers losing interest and its prospects just not ‘seeing’ the brand. And resellers and ‘gray’ product distort the brand image and customer experience.”

Millennials’ Favorite Place To Buy Clothes Online Is Amazon — Here’s Why That Shouldn’t Surprise You

Millennials’ Favorite Place To Buy Clothes Online Is Amazon — Here’s Why That Shouldn’t Surprise You

“Amazon probably isn’t the first place most people think of when they need to buy a new work bag or pair of jeans or sneakers. But the data suggest they should.”

Cereal Killers: Breakfast Food Makers Retool To Capture Elusive Millennial Market

Cereal Killers: Breakfast Food Makers Retool To Capture Elusive Millennial Market

“It’s come to this: A bag of squeezable oatmeal-to-go is coming to market because so many Millennials think it’s too much trouble to pour a bowl.”