The Millennial Path to Purchase: Food & Beverages

Continuing with our millennial shopper series (access Youth & Sports Part I & Part II) our latest installment takes on the path to purchase for food & non-alcoholic beverages. Understand the journey of the millennial shopper – from catalyst to loyalty.

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Youth & Sports Part II: The Rise of eSports

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In part 1 of our series around youth and sports, we looked the importance of early engagement and participation to build fans from a young age.  Now, we’re exploring perceptions around leagues and the rise of eSports among gen-Z and millennials.

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The Millennial Path to Purchase: Personal Care & Beauty

As part of our Generational Shopper series we present the millennial path to purchase of personal care and beauty. Our findings take you through the shopping journey from catalyst to loyalty. Learn how millennials shop differently both intra- and inter-generationally for these products.

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Youth & Sports Part I: Start with Early Engagement

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Are young people playing the same sports as older generations did in their youth? Do young people consume sports in a different way than their older counterparts? In our latest study we answer these questions and more to see how sports leagues and brands can better market to, and ultimately create, young fans.

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A Changing Nation: A Generational View of Shifting Attitudes in America

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While political polarization has been on the rise in the U.S., in many ways the 2016 presidential election was a collective moment of realization of just how far apart Americans are.

Young vs. old, left vs. right, urban vs. rural – since the election, understandings of “other segments” are frequently discussed. However, many of these conceptions are constructed through stereotypes and anecdotes instead of data.

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Changing Views on Immigration

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It’s no secret that the demographics of the United States are shifting. White Americans comprise just above half of the youngest two generations, while they remain a strong majority in older generations.

Never has the makeup of the country become such a core part of the national discourse as in the lead-up to the 2016 election.

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Changing Tastes: Non-Alcoholic Beverages

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Whether you’re five or ninety-five, you probably drink at least one non-alcoholic beverage per day. Despite this, the non-alcoholic beverage industry has seen a steady decline over the past few years. Is this driven by more interest in healthy foods, a change in tastes, or something else? Our latest total market study was designed to learn more about consumers’ beverage preferences and uncover the drivers behind the trends.

Multicultural Consumers are More Loyal

Hispanic and African-American consumers typically stick with their favorite brands when shopping for non-alcoholic beverages. They’re less likely to be swayed by a sale or coupon. On average, 27% of consumers say that  they purchased a non-alcoholic beverage because of a sale.

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Quick chart: How Patriotic are Gen-Zers and Millennials?

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We live in an age when patriotism is expressed in various, sometimes divisive ways. Some people prefer traditional displays of flags and “The Star Spangled Banner.” While younger Americans may have a less tangible interpretation, focused on ideals and a way of life.

Does this mean that gen-Z and millennials are less patriotic than older generations?

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Quick chart: What Gen-Z & Millennials Really Want in Life

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We are all human. Despite different traits and experiences, when it comes to basic desires most people want the same things. Of course priorities shift as we age, but fundamental values are more alike than you might think.  In our latest study, we asked gen-Z and millennial consumers what they find most important in life – prompting them to rank their top five characteristics out of a list of 16.

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Quick Chart: What Social Media Platforms do Gen-Z and Millennials Love Most?

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There’s a lot of press around the demise of Facebook. While we’re not jumping on the “Facebook doesn’t matter” train, it’s clear that there are major changes in preferences around social media platforms among the youngest generations.

We asked social media users, “What is your favorite social media platform?” – only allowing them to select one.

The results were jaw-dropping.

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