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How Affluent Americans Live

Income/wealth is distributed quite unevenly in the United States and around the world. And high poverty rates exist globally. But today, we look at the upper end of the income spectrum. How affluent Americans live. Their demographics and behavior impact … Continue reading

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Online Grocery Shopping by Age and Location

Online grocery shopping is still in infancy; but it is consistently growing — especially with the same-day delivery services expanding rapidly. According to  Monica Melton, writing for eMarketer: “With Amazon, Walmart, and other big players jockeying for a position in … Continue reading

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Retailers: Are You Studying Demographics AND Psychographics?

Most retailers use consumer demographics (easily identifiable and measurable data) when determining and appealing to their target market. In addition, many retailers recognize that understanding consumer lifestyles and personalities are crucial in target marketing. However, too many companies do not … Continue reading

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As the World Ages: What Are the Retailing Implications?

People in the United States and around the globe are living longer now than in the past. For example, according to the National Vital Statistics Report, a typical 50-year-old male in the United States now has a future life expectancy … Continue reading

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Understanding and Marketing to the Long Island Consumer: A Small Business Perspective

Take a look at a recent interview I did with Fios1. There are lots of nice graphics, too.      

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