While there is no universal definition of exactly when the Millennial generation begins or ends, although the general consensus is that it encompasses those born between and , it is unanimously understood that Millennials will shake the retail world to its core… more than they already have. Fourteen-year-olds shop differently than year-olds and year-olds shop differently than year-olds. Source: Business Insider. Millennials are starting to come into their prime spending years. As Millennials age into their 30s, they will be an increasingly important consumer group.
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Typically, Gen X birth years range from the mid s to the early s. Like Millennials, Gen X appreciate when a brand approaches them in an unconventional way. They too put honesty and authenticity high on their list of priorities when it comes to choosing brands. Spending their time flitting between new and old media, Xers are reachable almost anywhere. There are quite a few recent examples of ads reaching out to Gen X, by tapping into their nostalgia; He-Man and Skeletor for MoneySupermarket, Ghostbusters for Halifax, and the Muppets in ads for about 50 different things, ranging from giant crumpets to video calling.
It's easy to get lost in jargon, but knowing your Gen X, Y and its younger sibling, Gen Z, is crucial if you want to join the party. Age brackets according to Harvard Business School, who state that, "Five generations are about to be working side by side for the first time:. Generation X Born: or according to some sources.