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What Are Today’s Teens Talking About? 5 Insights

Published by Engagement Labs on September 14, 2018
September 12, 2018 Online and offline conversations are estimated to drive almost one-fifth of consumer sales in the US. So as marketers turn their attention to Gen Z, it pays to know what they’re talking about, especially as a new report from Engagement Labs [download page] reveals that they have 35% more product conversations daily than adults ages […]
Convenience Store News

Generation Z Shows Preference for ‘Around the Corner Retail’

Published by Engagement Labs on September 4, 2018
08/30/2018 NEW YORK — Generation Z, the teens of today and the consumer powerhouse of tomorrow, is shunning drives to retail malls in favor of walkable trips to neighborhood convenience stores. Engagement Labs’ Gen Z: The TotalSocial Generation study offers insights on Gen Z’s preferences as consumers by looking at their conversations about brands on […]
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What’s Gen Z Talking About?

Published by Engagement Labs on September 4, 2018
By:  CSD Staff August 29, 2018   7-Eleven is up by more than 300% among Generation Z in terms of the frequency of conversation. Who is Generation Z and what do they care about? A new analysis of teenage conversation patterns by Engagement Labs set out to find out. It found teens today—popularly known as Generation […]
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Gen Zers drop destination retail, auto brands from the conversation, study finds

Published by Engagement Labs on September 4, 2018
AUTHOR: Erica Sweeney PUBLISHED: Aug. 29, 2018   Dive Brief: Apple, its iPhone line of smartphones and Coke are the three most talked about brands among Gen Z, according to a new study by Engagement Labs. The remaining top eight brands based on the percentage of teens talking about them on an average day are: Samsung, Nike, McDonald’s, Walmart […]
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Generation Z Report Reveals Them to Be Social Foodies with Declining Interest in Cars and Retail Malls

Published by Engagement Labs on August 31, 2018
Marketers have an inherent fascination with the next big thing, and the next big thing is Generation Z. Generation Z, the next consumer powerhouse is expected to account for 40 percent of all consumers by 2020. In a recent landmark study, Engagement Labs proved that conversations about brands, on average, drive 19 percent of US consumer purchases, representing […]
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Nike’s Winning the Word-of-Mouth War With Teens, While Converse and Reebok Decline

Published by Engagement Labs on August 31, 2018
By Hilary George-Parkin If brands want to win over teens, they have to give them something to talk about — and Nike is doing just that. According to new research from Engagement Labs, a data and analytics firm that focuses on conversations about brands, 11.2 percent of shoppers between the ages of 13 and 20 talk about […]
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The most talked-about brands—by Gen Z

Published by Engagement Labs on August 31, 2018
BY MARIANNE WILSON Traditional youth brands are no longer finding a seat at the “cool table.” That’s according to a new study by Engagement Labs, which studied the conversation patterns of teens, or Generation Z. The group is expected to account for 40% of all consumers by 2020. The study “Gen Z: The TotalSocial Generation,” reveals […]

Data Dive: Debt, Data Breaches And New Spenders

Published by Engagement Labs on August 31, 2018
ByPYMNTS Posted on August 27, 2018 A New Generation Of Spenders Rising Move over millennials — there is a new generation of cool kids rising and getting ready to dominate shopping. Say hello to Generation Z, which USA Today says will dominate 40 percent of all shopping by 2020. Engagement Labs, a data and analytics company that assists […]
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Nike is most talked about apparel brand among Gen Z as Abercrombie falls out of favor

Published by Engagement Labs on August 31, 2018
By Robin Driver August 27, 2018 A recent study of teenagers’ conversations by Engagement Labs has found that they are moving away from traditional youth brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, as Nike continues to cement its position as a Gen-Z favorite. The study, which focused on offline conversations between consumers aged 13 to 20, […]
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Brands Try to Convince New Generations Products Aren’t Just for Their Parents

Published by Engagement Labs on August 27, 2018
  By Janet Morrissey – August 26, 2018   In June, Planters’ iconic Mr. Peanut popped up on social media to peddle a canister of Cheez Balls. “How much would you give to try my Cheez Balls? No. Really. There’s a canister up on eBay,” read a mischievous tweet from the account of the top-hatted Mr. Peanut. The crispy […]