Greg Livingston, Tim Coffey, and Dave Siegel are the authors of "Marketing to the New Super Consumer: Mom & Kid.” Here are some observations from the authors’ countless hours of work on and review of kid commercials. They call it the “Ten Commandments for Effective Ads for Kids.”
A recent nationwide online survey conducted by GayTrendsetters.com has found that despite Ford Motor Co.’s recent reversal in its marketing stance toward the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender (GLBT) community, the damage has been done.
Given the composition of our population, there is no need to choose between the youth market and the older consumer. In fact, to be successful you have to have them both--and you can, by focusing less on the differences between old and young, and more on the similar benefits both groups expect from your product.…
The rich really are different from the mass market--and companies had better treat them that way. That's what Milton Pedraza, CEO of the New York-based Luxury Institute, says in introducing a set of metrics designed to measure how high-end customers feel about their experiences with the Louis Vuittons and Neiman-Marcuses of the world.
Generation Y, those folks born between 1981 and 2001, have long had a unique identity as purchase influencers for high-ticket items, such as vehicles and vacations. Now the group is coming into its own as a spending force.
Direct mail was the most popular channel used by Hispanics that made direct response purchases, followed by DRTV and online marketing. Telemarketing trailed a distant fourth, according to a new study from the Direct Marketing Association and Directo: the DMA's Council for Hispanic Marketing.
Marketing to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community isn't as difficult as quantifying the market. That was one conclusion you could draw from the Reaching Out conference held in February by students at Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan School of Management, and Yale School of Management.