Infographic: Why ‘Transformists’ Are the Demographic Brands Should Be Targeting

There are 38 million in the U.S.

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While millennials may be the hottest demographic for marketers to target, research by Insider Inc. and Digitas says they’re not the most powerful influencers—and that we shouldn’t be focusing so much on generations in the first place. A recent study identifies a new group of people cutting across age groups and backgrounds that brands should be chasing: the “transformists.” And they’re united in mindset rather than birth.

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This story first appeared in the May 21, 2018, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@sammynickalls Sammy Nickalls is a freelance writer and the former departments editor at Adweek.