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ASOS Adds 5000 New Fashion Styles Weekly, a Strategy CEO Nick Beighton Believes Attracts Millennial Shoppers
“British retailer ASOS adds about 5000 new styles to its product offering weekly, a strategy CEO Nick Beighton believes attracts younger Millennial shoppers. And we can’t argue with that: the brand’s active customer base has risen 24% over the past year to 15.4 million, and retail sales rose 34%, with the momentum remaining steady.
The company is also growing quickly internationally, as sales rose by 46% in the U.S. and 45% in the E.U. “
“Nielsen reports that Millennials are attracted to canned drinks because of their portability and their compatibility with venues they frequent like concert grounds and beaches (where glass is prohibited).
Rightly so, 20% of craft breweries are now canning with this number on the rise, and even wineries are getting in on the canning game.”
“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.”
“Cities like New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, have always attracted Millennials looking to get their start. But factors such as rising realestate prices and stiff job competition have sent Millennials migrating to other places in the U.S.
So where are they heading to exactly? We’re glad you asked.”
“Struggling for relevance in a fragmented market, Harbin, China’s oldest beer brand adapted to an emerging market, E-Sports. Rather than re-branding their beer, the brand adapted to a novel, and profitable, definition of sport. E-Sports gamers and fans present a dedicated market, as the platform is distinctly interactive and mostly Millennial.”
“After analyzing more than 65 million purchases made since 2012, Ibotta researchers found that Millennials are the shopping app’s fastest-growing demographic. Ibotta’s app is simple, personalized, and immediately accessible from any mobile device making it especially appealing to Millennial shoppers. Where are they shopping? What are they buying? What do they like most? What is the most Millennial state?”
One in five moms is a Millennial and according to an extensive study by Goldman-Sachs. Millennial moms are more likely to provide opinions and report they are asked, on average, 9.6 times per month for a product recommendation. So, meet her where she is with your brand’s message and an incentive for her to try and experience your product for the first time, make it easy for her to share, and reward her for repeat purchases.
From lack of product-market fit to disharmony on the team, the reasons for startup failure are abundant. After analyzing 101 startup failures, the number one reason cited for failure in a whopping 42% of cases was tackling problems that were interesting to solve rather than those that served a market need.
Half of Gen Z respondents and a slight majority (52%) of Millennials report that their email use has already increased over the past few years…[and] generally expect to use email more in the future than they are now, per new survey results from SendGrid…