Found at The Power of the Post-recession Consumer.
The wave of hyper-consumerism that propelled the U.S. economy through the last decades of the 20th century and into the first years of the 21st century has passed. Say good-bye to all the signs of easy wealth we knew from the recent past: McMansions, SUVs, and recreational shopping. Consumer spending patterns are changing as part of a trend that has been quietly gathering strength over the past 10 years. Say hello to a lifestyle more
To be continued at The Power of the Post-recession Consumer.
- 5 Traits of the New (American) Consumer (fredzimny.wordpress.com)
- Will your business make the cut? Are YOU expendable? (fredzimny.wordpress.com)
- Consumer Sentiment Rises to Highest Level Since June (dailyfinance.com)
- Americans Spend More as Incomes Grow (time.com)
- Forecasters See U.S. Economy Still Sluggish in 2011 (blogs.wsj.com)
- The Retail Recovery Is Built On Credit Consumers Can’t Pay And It Won’t Last (businessinsider.com)
I’ve been working on the “Year Ahead” issue of Marketing AdVentspublished by DMAW, so, for the past few weeks, I’ve been focused on industry trends. Six developments seem to be top of mind these days, but before I get to that, here’s a general observation based on nothing but chatter and intuition:
Things are moving out there in Direct Marketing Land.
Photocredit: Jeroen Idema
- 2011 Digital marketing trends (fredzimny.wordpress.com)
- Emerging Trends 2011: Commercial Real Estate Needs to Cope With “Era of Less” (fredzimny.wordpress.com)
- The Top 10 Customer Service Trends for 2011 (fredzimny.wordpress.com)
- 5 Trends to Watch in 2011 – Computerworld (fredzimny.wordpress.com)
- John Jantsch’s 5 Trends that Will Shape (Small) Business in 2011 (fredzimny.wordpress.com)
Related articles by Zemanta
- Do you have a strategy for social bookmarking and crowdsourcing? (socialmedia.biz)
- Jive Software vs. MindTouch a Guide for Decision Makers (seekomega.com)
- Can You Design an Internal Netflix Prize? (blogs.harvardbusiness.org)
- The Next Evolution in Economics: Rethinking Growth (blogs.harvardbusiness.org)
Tags: Business, Crowdsourcing, Economics, Facebook, Front Office and Customer Service Operations, Knowledge management, Performance management, Natural resource, Open source, Recovery and the way out of the crisis, recession and depression, Social CRM and social business, Sport utility vehicle, Sustainability, Vision, visionaries, vision things, trends