Saturday, June 18, 2016

Dollars And Sense

Millennials meet reality, sort of:
Nielsen data shows that wealthy millennials — with incomes in excess of $100,000 — are increasingly shopping at dollar stores. The number rose over 7 percent from 2012 to 2015.

Department store brands such as Macy’s and big-box retailers such as Target reported weak earnings in the most recent quarter.

In addition to shopping at discount stores, millennials also support U.S. military intervention including the use of ground troops against the Islamic State and believe that the 2015 outbreak of #BlackLivesMatter protests will fail to create any meaningful changes in American society, according to a Harvard University survey conducted last year.

In 2014, another poll by the same Harvard polling group showed that 18-to-29-year-old Americans were abandoning the Democratic coalition built largely by Obama.
Some of them do grow up after all...

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