Entries by Katie Hockstein

Cultural Fluency: A Revolutionary New Framework for Winning in Today’s America

As part of our 2017 executive Roundtable series, co-hosted by Google and A+E Networks, we unveiled a new framework for understanding culture in America. For years, marketers have been looking at culture through an ethnic-only lens. This no longer works. It’s time to look at consumers from a much broader vantage point. And that’s where Cultural Fluency comes […]

Supporting our Neighbors and Friends

At Collage Group, we have the privilege of employing and partnering with people from across the globe.  The recent spate of natural disasters in the southern United States, Puerto Rico, and Mexico is particularly close to our hearts given our deep ties to those areas. Many have asked us how they can help in the […]

Getting Inside the Mind of the Gen-Z Shopper

Today’s youngest consumer generation—gen-Z—is uniquely heterogeneous, with 13-year-olds relying on weekly allowances and 21-year-olds about to graduate college. Yet despite being in varying life stages, they share a consumer naïveté that binds them together as they explore and develop their emerging shopping independence.

The Millennial Path to Purchase: Household Products

In the latest installment of the millennial shopper deep dive, we break down the household products path to purchase.  From the motivations that trigger a shopping trip to the actual purchase and eventual restart of the cycle.  This is the latest in our millennial shopper series, where we also cover food and beverages, and personal care & […]

The Millennial Path to Purchase: Clothing

In this installment of the millennial shopper deep dive, we break down the clothing path to purchase.  From the motivations that trigger a shopping trip to the actual purchase and eventual restart of the cycle.  This is the latest in our millennial shopper series, where we also cover food and beverages, and personal care & beauty.

Essentials of Asian Marketing Part I: Demographics, Purchasing Power & Media

While millennials and Hispanics are currently the most coveted consumer segments, Asian consumers shouldn’t be overlooked. They represent a growing opportunity for marketers and brands, due to their fast growth and purchasing power. What does the U.S. Asian segment look like?  Our latest research explores four key areas to help brands gain a better understanding […]