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Secure Tomorrow's Car Buyers Today

There’s nothing quite like the freedom of owning your own car. Having the ability to get from point A to point B without having to rely on anyone or public transportation creates feelings of both independence and pride. People are passionate about car ownership—whether new or used—and...

More Time at Home Equates to More Time in the Kitchen for Retirees

Once the novelty of retirement wanes, many retirees ask themselves: how do I fill the extra free time? As life after retirement often equates to more time spent at home, eating in can take on new meaning for older consumers who may now have more time to cook and may be more nutritionally aware than

A Battle of the Sexes Plays Out in Shopping Aisles

There’s something interesting happening with men and women and shopping. Women’s incomes are rising around the world, making them a force to be reckoned with. And they’re using their newfound clout to influence purchasing decisions in categories once dominated by men. So is the gender...

Consumers’ Golden Years Offer Golden Opportunities Worldwide

Around the globe, aging consumers’ needs are not being fully met. This missed opportunity for retailers, manufacturers and service providers could prove costly, as 2 billion consumers will be 60 years or older by 2050, according to the World Health Organization. In any language, that’s 1 in 5...

The Top 10 Takeaways on Worldwide Aging

The world’s population is getting older and many consumers say the world isn’t prepared for the shift. According to the World Health Organization, 2 billion people will be at least 60 years old by 2050, which raises questions and concerns for consumers as well as industries. To examine consumer...

Respecting Elders is Good Manners, But Better Business

While age is just a number, it’s becoming increasingly important to retailers, manufacturers and marketers as shifting population trends favor the elderly. A whopping 2 billion people worldwide will be 60 years and older by 2050, according to the World Health Organization. That’s one-in-five...

Getting to Know the Growing Middle Classes Around the Globe

Globally, the middle class is growing rapidly. Over the next 20 years, 3 billion people are on track to join the middle class in growth markets, placing 5 billion of the world’s 8 billion people into this group. And with their new found wealth, these new middle class consumers will be using the...