If the pandemic has taught ecommerce brands and retailers anything, it’s that being flexible in creating new avenues to engage with consumers, especially hard-to-reach demos like Gen Z, is mission critical for survival. For any brands targeting Gen Z shoppers, micro influencers will have to play an extremely important role.
Gen Z has dominated headlines lately as brands work through how to market to these emerging buyers. But why are we focused so heavily on these new consumers when we’ve barely started feeling comfortable with millennials? Here is why brands need to look at both groups of shoppers to gain brand loyalty.
Consumers are giving brands a huge thumbs down when it comes to the overall shopping experience. According to a new study from Oracle and Customer Bliss, an overwhelming 82% of respondents said they had a disappointing or upsetting shopping experience, and 78% said they had been dissatisfied with a customer service experience.
The eldest Gen Z, the generational cohort following millennials, will turn 22 this year. Like all generational cohorts, they have attributes unique from those before them, but Gen Z does have a first: They’re true digital-natives. They have never known a world without the internet, smartphones, social media and Amazon. Here are the keys to creating a Gen Z-friendly email marketing strategy.
This year it’s expected that members of Gen Z, now in their late teens and early twenties, will be the largest generational cohort, surpassing millennials and baby boomers and making up one-third of the global population. In a new webinar, Greg Zakowicz, senior commerce marketing analyst at Oracle Bronto, will talk about how to effectively market to Gen Z shoppers via email marketing.
Gen Z and young millennials aged 18-29 have a much greater price sensitivity and lower brand loyalty than previous generations, presenting a challenge for brands aiming to sync with this demographic. Here is a look at how the group of young adults learns about brands and what it means for retailers.
Total back-to-school spending for children in K-12 and college combined is projected to reach $82.8 billion this year, down from $83.6 billion in 2017, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey, which was conducted with research partner Prosper Insights & Analytics. Here are the results from the survey and what it means for the back-to-school shopping season.