Marriott & IKEA Launch a Hotel Brand for Millennials: What Does That Even Mean?

By Brad Tuttle Time Magazine March 8, 2013 Most hotels are marketed to a specific group: travelers. Not Baby Boomer travelers or Gen X travelers or millennial travelers—but all travelers. But a new hotel brand called Moxy has been specifically “designed to capture the rapidly emerging millennial traveler.” This week, hotel giant Marriott announced that

Millennials Would Rather Ditch Car Than Smartphone Or Computer: Zipcar Survey

By Tyler Kingkade The Huffington Post March 1, 2013 Millennials would rather give up driving than their smartphone or laptop, a survey commissioned by the car rental company Zipcar finds. Every other age group in the survey said losing their car would have the greatest negative impact on their life, except millennials. Thirty percent of people ages

Wineries pour efforts into targeting younger drinkers

By Tiffany Hsu Los Angeles Times March 1, 2013 Increasingly, Chardonnays, Pinots and Cabernets are sharing shelf space at your local store with some unusual names — such as Bodacious Brunette red and Buxum Blonde and Angel Food whites. Veteran wine collectors might turn up their well-trained noses. But the wineries promoting such brands aren’t

Job seeker on Gen Y’s struggles: ‘I didn’t think I’d be here at 30′

By: Rob Carrick The Globe and Mail Feb. 27, 2013 There’s no happy ending yet for the 29-year-old who lit up our website last spring with the story of his difficulties finding a job. To quickly catch up, he recently turned 30. And while he’s been working away at contract jobs in recent months, he

Poll shows Kingstonians oppose casino

By Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard KINGSTON – Hey, Kingstonians, it looks like most of you really don’t want a casino after all. On top of that, you don’t want city council to make the final decision on whether to bring a gaming facility here. Results of a new poll involving 505 Kingston respondents show 60% being opposed to

E. & J. Gallo Winery Targets Millennial Generation For Sales Growth

By John Karolefski CPG Matters Feb. 2013 Forward-thinking marketers of consumer packaged goods have targeted the Millennial generation as the key demographic for sales growth. These 21 to 36 year olds – also called Generation Y – are interested in food and cooking. Not surprisingly, this group shapes up as an ideal consumer of wine

Sun News: No Bounce for the Liberals with Wynne’s Win

David joined AM Agenda on Sun News to discuss Abacus’ latest Ontario survey.

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Sun News: Canadians Don’t Want Government in their Kitchens

On the eve of the second reading of a bill that would regulate the sodium content in packaged food, Sun News pollster David Coletto explains how Canadians feel about it.  

Gen Y gets connected before getting out of bed

Vancouver Sun Dec. 22, 2012 It’s 6 a.m. Your morning alarm shrills piercingly. You sit up groggily, stretch and yawn. It’s time to get ready for school or work – what do you do next? Get dressed? Take a shower? Brush your teeth? Ninety per cent of Gen Y surveyed worldwide said they check their

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