Category Archive: Millennial Trends

Apr 14

Infographic: How the Best and Brightest Millennials Live, Shop and Dream | Adweek

Forbes surveyed nominees to its 30 Under 30 list to find out their beliefs and habits. Infographic: Carlos Monteiro Upwardly mobile millennials are easily the most sought-after demo for marketers and advertisers, so when Forbes publishes its highly coveted 30 Under 30 list, many take note. This year, Forbes went further and surveyed nearly 500 …

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Apr 14

How do ‘stressed out’ millennials cope? Video games, of course

“Stressed Out,” the hit song by Columbus, Ohio, duo twenty one pilots, has spent an astounding 28 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 and shows little sign of slowdown. The track stirs up memories of treehouses and “when our momma sang us to sleep” — simpler times before student loan debt, the need to make money and self-consciousness took over. The song’s success can’t help but make one wonder: Why exactly are millennials …

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Apr 09

Millennials Read More Books Than The 30-Plus Crowd | Bustle

A new Pew Research Center report shows that Millennials read more booksthan people aged 30 and older. The “report pulls together several years ofresearch into the role of libraries in the lives of Americans and their communities with a special focus on Millennials,” a generation that authors Kathryn Zickuhr and Lee Rainie call “a key …

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Apr 09

How Millennials Look at Diamonds (It’s Different From Past Generations) | JCK

This June at the JCK Las Vegas show, the Diamond Producers Association (DPA) will unveil an industry milestone: the first category-driving campaign for diamonds not sponsored by De Beers. The DPA’s campaign grew out of its research on millennials, including extensive surveys and focus groups conducted by its marketing firm Mother New York. I will take …

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Apr 09

Fast casual on menu for Millennials – Toledo Blade

Food is an easy cultural barometer. Regardless of age, gender, socioeconomic status, et al, we all eat, right? And while food trends can inform anyone with a modicum of curiosity, what we eat is only part of our story. Fast casual dining, for example, is an increasingly popular restaurant option particularly among Millennials that takes …

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Apr 09

The Scary Truth About Millennials And Student Loan Debt – Forbes

When it comes to student loans, millennials are adopting a disturbing “out of sight, out of mind” attitude. New survey research from Citizens Bank shows that recent college grads either lack information or are choosing to remain willfully ignorant of the details surrounding their educational debt and how they’re repaying it. Want proof? • 45% of …

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Apr 07

Millennials have taken the heartbreak out of the long distance relationship

Long distance relationships are challenging. But, before smartphones and social media, long-distance relationships (LDRs) were even more tough-going. While love letters, regular phone calls and text messages have long been the currency of long-distance love; millennials crave more realistic ways of connecting with their lovers when distance stands in the way of physical contact. There’s no …

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Apr 07

Millennials Spend Way More Time on Facebook Than Any Other Social Network — The Motley Fool

The average millennial Facebook user spends over 30 minutes per day on the social network. IMAGE SOURCE: FACEBOOK. Two and a half years ago, everybody freaked out when Facebook‘s (NASDAQ:FB) then CFO, David Ebersman, said the company was seeing a decline in daily usage among younger teens. To be sure, 2013 marks the beginning of …

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Apr 07

Inside the NYC Building That Offers Nirvana for Millennials | TIME

Walk into Manhattan’s 110 Wall St., pass the barista slinging cappuccinos, take the elevator to the 11th floor and step out. The first thing you’ll see is a wall painted with a newspaper headline cheering the anniversary of the end of Prohibition. Brightly colored doors and parked bicycles line the hallway, which leads to a …

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Apr 04

Are ‘tiny homes’ the affordable answer to homeownership for young people? | Fusion

SAN DIEGO, CA – Even on a dual income, young couple Blair, 26, and Erick, 27, Escobar always needed roommates to help pay the rent. But after a string of unsuccessful living arrangements that included roommates who were messy, inconsiderate and who sold drugs behind their backs, they just couldn’t hack it any longer. So …

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