Topic: Gen Xers

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,…

Infographic: Here's How Many Americans Are Saying Goodbye to Cords and Cable

Unsurprisingly, millennials are leading the charge

Millennials aren't the only ones cutting cords—even some boomers and Gen Xers are taking the leap. And advertisers and marketers should take note. "As smartphones become the primary hubs for…

Infographic: How the 5 Senses Drive Luxury Purchasing Habits

Touch is most important to buyers who splurge

It's no surprise that sensory experiences inform the way consumers purchase luxury goods. A new report from the Shullman Research Center dives into the nuances of sensory effects on purchases.…

Infographic: Engaging Content Has Everything to Do With Emotion

New study from AOL finds 8 motivators

As content accounts for more of marketers' budgets, finding direct paths to target audiences becomes increasingly important. AOL Insights analyzed over 7,300 moments when a person engaged with specific content…

Infographic: How Key Lifestyle Brands Resonate With Millennials, Gen Xers and Boomers

Almost everyone loves Enterprise and Southwest

Y&R BAV Worldwide asked consumers to choose their favorite brands in specific categories. "Consumers of all ages want brands to feel personalized and meaningful to them," said Y&R BAV president…

To Rebrand for Generation Xers, TV Land Ditches Nostalgia

The network swaps traditional comedies for edgier fare

Since it launched in 1996, TV Land has been the television version of comfort food, satisfying nostalgia-loving audiences with a mix of beloved reruns and, more recently, original sitcoms like…

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…

6 Generational Traits Millennials Can Work on to Stop Perception Problems

Old-timers provide feedback

Hardly a day goes by without a new missive on the apparently troubling task of teaching, managing or marketing to millennials. Our elders—including many on this week's Adweek Power List—are…

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…

Millionaires' Perceptions of Wealth Skew by Age

More than 20 million people have very fat wallets

What does a million bucks buy you? Millennials may find it brings with it a sense of optimism and the financial freedom to spend more freely. If you're a baby…