Tomorrow can't wait: Gen Z's ready to save the Earth, right now

Gen Zs aren't waiting for others to stop climate change. They're taking the initiative right this moment — and some of their favorite brands are following suit.  

How to help Gen Zers keep their New Year's resolutions to stay healthy

Gen Zers takes their New Year’s fitness and dieting resolutions seriously — especially when presented with creative solutions to staying healthy. Here’s how brands can help them stay on track.

Three key differences between Gen Z and Millennial social media habits

When you look at the specifics, you'll find remarkable differences between how Gen Z and Millennials understand and use social media.

These three Gen Z brands did Black Friday a little differently

A holiday that once focused solely on deals and discounts is becoming more interesting and meaningful than its original intent — and we largely have Gen Z to thank for that. Here are three retail brands that embraced Gen Z’s unique approach to Black Friday shopping.

Why health and wellness brands need to appeal to Gen Zers holistically

Walk down the street today, and you’re bound to find young people dressed in athletic streetwear. Yes folks, the athleisure trend is a full-on, five-alarm fire emoji. In fact, according to some, athleisure is the defining fashion trend of the 21st century so far. But why is it so hot?  A recent joint study by UNiDAYS and Ad Age, Z: A Generation Redefining Health and Wellness, may have partly revealed the answer. Overwhelmingly, Gen Z students view fitness, eating right and even mental health as integral pieces of a holistic wellness puzzle. One might even say they view wellness as a lifestyle.

When marketing to the most global generation ever, think local

Yeah, it’s true: Gen Z is more global than previous generations. But that doesn’t mean they all share the same jokes, memes or slang. Just because Gen Z students frequent similar restaurants -- whether they’re New York or Sydney -- doesn’t mean they don’t have cultural differences.

How to make your brand resonate with Gen Z

Earlier this October, Alex Gallagher, CMO of UNiDAYS, spoke at Advertising Week in New York about the relationship between marketers and Generation Z — and the need for marketers to understand their own particular brand’s relation to Gen Z in all its depth, nuance and detail.

A CMO's guide to detecting bullsh*t when it comes to Gen Z

In the age of buzzword bingo, every CMO is bombarded with news of groundbreaking technologies and new trends. While I haven’t achieved CMO status just yet, I’m still targeted with a barrage of ads and messaging on LinkedIn about the “Top Five Things Every CMO Needs to Know About…. (fill in the blank) SEO, AI, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Chatbots, VR/AR” or whatever other hot online topic happens to be circulating that moment.

What a sassy redhead can teach us about authentic brand voice

It’s January 2016. I’m sitting in the basement of my then boyfriend’s apartment. He and his friends are picking out tracks to play for their house party happening in a couple hours.

Can marketers turn "Back to School" into the next big Cyber Monday?

If you ask most people in the US what the biggest shopping day of the year is, they'll likely tell you Cyber Monday.

Three ways to fuel Gen Z's inner entrepreneur

Want to know something that’s even harder than marketing to Gen Z? Becoming an entrepreneur. Yet that’s precisely what 64 percent of Gen Z college students want to do with their lives, according to a joint study by Internships.com and Millennial Branding. And that’s not the half of it. According to another Gallup survey, 42 percent of them want to “invent something that changes the world.”

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