Topic: Gen X

The 4 Types of Dads Marketers Need to Know This Father’s Day

Don't treat them as one big non-female cohort

Father's Day is upon us and, naturally, it is a time when marketers shift their gaze toward dads. We can expect big sales on cars, ties, khakis, 55-inch flatscreen TVs, grills,…

Snapchat Launches a Colossal Expansion of Its Advertising, Ushering in a New Era for the App

Unveils new API and $1 billion goal

Imran Khan was an internet-focused investment banker at Credit Suisse, where, in September 2014, he orchestrated Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba's high-profile IPO. Three months later, his star rose higher when…

Infographic: How Your Generation Influences the Way You Travel

Where millennials, boomers and Gen X will vacation this summer

Spring and early summer's resurgence of life also heralds the return of the travel bug. Summer holidays and school vacation send affluent families across the U.S. to far-flung destinations both…

Infographic: See Which Devices Your Target Audience Is Using

Millennial, Gen X and boomer consumers on their preferred digital

Each generation uses digital differently to consume content and shop for products and services, and marketers need to understand these differences to target their desired audiences on the devices they are most…

Data Points: Brand Fans

People have more brands as friends than ever on Facebook

We're increasingly friending brands on Facebook—the average consumer has 29 brand friends on social networking sites, up from just seven a year ago. But that doesn't necessarily mean we're spending…

Behind the Music

Call it borrowed authenticity or just plain good marketing, but brands are reaching out to indie bands, and both are coming out ahead

This is going to be big,” Todd Porter recalls thinking last September, when the music supervisor at Goodby Silverstein & Partners in San Francisco first heard “We Are Young” by…