Generation Z

BNPL Takes the Holidays By Storm: Black Friday In-Store Shopping up 442% with Afterpay

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:45pm

Based on this data, consumers are choosing to shop in-store andonline - with a 34% increase of orders through Afterpay this holiday season year-over-year.

Key Points: 
  • Based on this data, consumers are choosing to shop in-store andonline - with a 34% increase of orders through Afterpay this holiday season year-over-year.
  • Spending on BNPL in the US has increased 230%1 in the last year and continues to surge through the busy holiday shopping period, as consumers return to in-store and shop online.
  • Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Afterpay found 11% more Gen Z consumers shopping year-over-year through its platform to purchase items.
  • Gen Z and Millennials are looking for fresh styles, including clogs, weekender bags and trucker hats which were at the top of Afterpay shopping lists2.

Group Black and SHE Media Partner to Launch Group Black Network for Black Publishers

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:09pm

This partnership bringsmore than 250 premium Black, Women-OwnedSHE Media publishers to the Group Black Network, and provides a direct channel to deploy advertising investments to said publishers increasing visibility and earning opportunities.

Key Points: 
  • This partnership bringsmore than 250 premium Black, Women-OwnedSHE Media publishers to the Group Black Network, and provides a direct channel to deploy advertising investments to said publishers increasing visibility and earning opportunities.
  • Together, Group Black and SHE Media will empower and monetize SHE Media's incredible editorial network by directly connecting publishers with Group Black's brand and advertising partners.
  • "Group Black and SHE Media share an important mission to elevate Black voices in the media world," said Travis Montaque, Co-Founder, CEO & Director of Group Black.
  • The company is composed of Group Black Media and Group Black Ventures, signaling a bilateral approach to address the lack of Black media ownership.

AMAZON WINS BLACK FRIDAY FOR 2ND CONSECUTIVE YEAR, NUMERATOR REPORTS

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:12pm

Brands and retailers are learning to respond in real time to changes in consumer behavior, said Eric Belcher, CEO, Numerator.

Key Points: 
  • Brands and retailers are learning to respond in real time to changes in consumer behavior, said Eric Belcher, CEO, Numerator.
  • Online share grew again this year, accounting for 38.1% of overall sales on Black Friday, up 11.5 points from last year.
  • Amazon won for the second year in a row, capturing 17.7% of overall Black Friday sales.
  • Amazon was the top retailer for all generations except Gen Z, who spent more of their Black Friday dollars at Walmart (12.7%).

Project Healthy Minds and Guaranteed Rate Partner to Raise More than $1.8 Million to Build Free Digital Mental Health Marketplace and Democratize Access to Mental Health Services

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

Project Healthy Minds, a Millennial and Gen Z-driven mental health non-profit, and Guaranteed Rate, a leader in retail mortgage lending and digital financial services, today announced that $1,802,391 was raised during Guaranteed Rate's first-ever Mental Health Week to benefit Project Healthy Minds .

Key Points: 
  • Project Healthy Minds, a Millennial and Gen Z-driven mental health non-profit, and Guaranteed Rate, a leader in retail mortgage lending and digital financial services, today announced that $1,802,391 was raised during Guaranteed Rate's first-ever Mental Health Week to benefit Project Healthy Minds .
  • The funds raised will accelerate Project Healthy Minds development of the worlds first free digital mental health marketplace making it easier for Americans to find the help they need.
  • Fifty-one percent (51%) of respondents to Project Healthy Minds 2020 State of Mental Health Survey said the pandemic made it harder to get mental health services and support.
  • Project Healthy Minds is a millennial-driven mental health nonprofit building the first digital mental health marketplace to democratize access to life-changing services, partnering with public figures to destigmatize mental health, and creating standards for businesses to better support employee mental health.

Trucking is Changing: CTA Launches Monumental Trucking Image Campaign

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 4:05pm

The trucking industrys diverse workforce from drivers and dispatchers to mechanical technicians and IT developers is the backbone of Canadas economy.

Key Points: 
  • The trucking industrys diverse workforce from drivers and dispatchers to mechanical technicians and IT developers is the backbone of Canadas economy.
  • Trucking today is nothing like trucking in the past.
  • Like many other sectors in a very competitive labour market, the trucking industry is facing an acute shortage of workers.
  • CTA expects the campaign to roll out over several years and will adapt its messaging based on market research and feedback.

Newsweek Launches Contest with The Social Dilemma and Urban Debate Leagues

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Newsweek , the iconic publisher with an over 85-year history, is launching a contest to inspire youth-led dialogue about social media in partnership with the impact team behind the Emmy-award-winning Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma and the National Association for Urban Debate Leagues (NAUDL).

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Newsweek , the iconic publisher with an over 85-year history, is launching a contest to inspire youth-led dialogue about social media in partnership with the impact team behind the Emmy-award-winning Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma and the National Association for Urban Debate Leagues (NAUDL).
  • The Social Dilemma Debate Project asks students around the country to record 2-minute-long videos debating potential policy solutions to address the harmful effects of social media's business model, as exposed by the film.
  • Submissions are due by March 21, afterwhich The Social Dilemma impact team will share selected videos with legislators working on tech policy, and Newsweek will feature them on future episodes of its flagship podcast, The Debate.
  • The Social Dilemma Debate Project connects those most impacted by these technologies with those working on solutions, including legislators, issue experts, and technologists.

QYOU Media FY Q1 2022 Revenue Increases YOY Over 10 Times from $390,000 to $4.7 Million and 81% Over Previous Quarter

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 1:05pm

Cash on hand as of September 30, 2021 was $7,769,599 as compared to $9,026,915 at June 30, 2021 representing a decrease of $1,259, 316.

Key Points: 
  • Cash on hand as of September 30, 2021 was $7,769,599 as compared to $9,026,915 at June 30, 2021 representing a decrease of $1,259, 316.
  • QYOU Media CEO and Co-Founder, Curt Marvis commented, "We are thrilled with the continued strong revenue growth of the business.
  • Our India based influencer marketing division, Chtrbox, is India's leading influencer marketing platform connecting brands and social media influencers.
  • Additional risks and uncertainties regarding QYOU are described in its publicly-available disclosure documents, filed by QYOU on SEDAR ( www.sedar.com ) except as updated herein.

COMFEE' 9-in-1 6 Quart Pressure Cooker: Find the Joy in the Kitchen 2021 BlackFriday

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 5:00pm

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --For those who have been holding out for an electric pressure cooker, Black Friday 2021 is a perfect time.

Key Points: 
  • PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --For those who have been holding out for an electric pressure cooker, Black Friday 2021 is a perfect time.
  • The Comfee' 9-in-1 pressure cooker will be on sale for USD 59.99, 33% off the original retail price.
  • The pressure cooker is packed with all the amazing features that make meal-prepping simple and timesaving for both cooking enthusiasts and amateurs.
  • The Comfee' 9-in-1 pressure cooker is designed and made to offer superior safety and convenience.

BlackFriday Gift Guide 2021:Comfee' 7-in-1 Air Fryer Toaster Oven for Foodies

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Black Friday sale price, US$66.49, is available from November 24-30 on Amazon.

Key Points: 
  • The Black Friday sale price, US$66.49, is available from November 24-30 on Amazon.
  • Comfee's 7-in-1 Air Fryer Toaster Oven is complete with everything needed to make healthy and effortless treats at home, including the non-stick, detachable crumb tray that allows for easy cleaning, as well as a powerful heating system that gives food crispy outerlayers, tender and juicy centers.
  • The three dials offer intuitive operation, which allow users to set their preferred cooking time, temperature (200F - 450F) and cooking functions.
  • Comfee's 7-in-1 Air Fryer Toaster Oven comes with one year warranty and four accessories including an air fry basket, baking pan, baking rack and crumb tray.

"Double-11" Shopping Spree Matures with over 82.1 billion Yuan in Sales According to NielsenIQ Analysis

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

JD.com broke the record by placing 349.1 billion yuan of orders during the shopping spree.

Key Points: 
  • JD.com broke the record by placing 349.1 billion yuan of orders during the shopping spree.
  • "After 13 years of rapid growth, the shopping festival has gradually matured, and we are seeing the emergence of the "rational consumer".
  • We're now seeing the transformation of the "Double-11" shopping festival into a carnival of shopping will become the new normal.
  • According to NielsenIQ, Generation Z also has different point of view on this year's "Double-11" sales.