Writings on multicultural marketing penned since the turn of the century reveal several trends borne from current events. In the early aughts, authors cited an unbridled optimism promising a future celebrating the potentialities of multiculturalism (Burton, 2002; Garcia, 2004). In this spirit, those who were once seen as commodities in the American dream were increasingly seen as valuable contributors to it, introducing new foods, clothing, and arts, and increasingly viewed as a potent economic force in their own right (Williams-Sanchez, 2021). Companies responded with total market approaches, though the promise of integrating diverse segments into the totality of marketing efforts, was never fully realized (Morse, 2021). Worse still, the multicultural ethos triggered a backlash from those seeking to retain white hegemony (Morse, 2018; Ulver & Laurell, 2020).. By Amy Huber, Doctoral Student - Florida State University, School of Communication
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Location and Schedule Flexibility Is the Expectation and Increasingly the Norm for Global Knowledge Workers
Two-thirds (64%) of Latinx consumers surveyed feel the media plays a big role in helping change stereotypes and negative opinions different groups have of each other.
As we start a new year, there's a sense of optimism regarding the expectations around multicultural marketing investments. Before the holiday break, I connected with a few industry leaders representing different segments and discussed the trends for 2022. By Isaac Mizrahi - Co-President of ALMA
While performance media will be unlikely to influence a major purchase decision on its own, it works incredibly well for short-term impulse purchases – and brands can leverage these moments to build long-term brand value.
Some key factors driving the racial wealth gap include unequal access to higher education and employment for minorities, as well as residential segregation that still persists.
In this new report, we share our latest insights about how Americans watch TV, including some of the key reasons that cord cutters gave for abandoning traditional TV service, how much they spend each month on cable and/or streaming subscriptions, and more.
Developed by the WFA Diversity Task Force with the support of GARM – the Global Alliance for Responsible Media, Diversity & Representation: Focuson Media Planning and Buying highlights four key areas where bias can occur and proposes questions and approaches that can be used to ensure progress. It also pulls together key resources that can be used to tackle any gaps or areas of concern.
In this episode of The New Mainstream podcast, Marissa Nance, Founder and CEO of Native Tongue Communications, discusses how micro-cultural insights can help marketers use empathy to improve marketing performance.
While I love, embrace, and can even say I’m an “early adopter” of new technologies, I’m a bit at odds with the overwhelming overload of Metaverse, NFT’s, bitcoin, crypto and all the advances of our society. Each of these come to us as sharp contrast to what the pandemic opened our eyes to: the importance of humanity, the resilience of humankind, the rearrangement of our priorities: health, family, home, kindness, transparency, and harmony. by Luis Miguel Messianu, Founder, Creative Chairman and CEO, Alma
The 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals that business holds onto its position as the most trusted institution, with even greater expectations due to government’s failure to lead during the pandemic. By an average of five-to-one margin, respondents in the 28 countries surveyed want business to play a larger role on climate change, economic inequality, workforce reskilling and addressing racial injustice.
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Since the spring of 2020, many organizations have made public commitments to address societal disparity and injustice, and established or expanded diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives for their current and future workforce. After more than a year of accelerated efforts, the questions arise: Do workers trust their organizations’ commitment and efforts thus far? And how might this change going forward?
Nearly two years after the COVID-19 pandemic began in the United States, Gen Zers, ranging from middle school students to early professionals, are reporting higher rates of anxiety, depression, and distress than any other age group. The mental-health challenges among this generation are so concerning that US surgeon general Vivek Murthy issued a public health advisory on December 7, 2021, to address the “youth mental health crisis” exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Inflation concerns are skyrocketing. Labor shortages are driving talent retention and recruitment to the top of the CEO agenda in 2022. How do CEOs plan to seize the opportunities?
The information age began in the 1950s with the invention of transistor technology, then hop-skipped through the miniaturization of computer technology in the 1980s. Today, it’s marked by, well, too much information. With increasingly rich data from a dizzying array of sources, marketers can now capture more information on customers and competitors than ever before and use that data to drive actionable insights.
As the video streaming market grows more complex and dynamic, the greater the value of audience measurement.