2023 sports industry outlook [REPORT]
The growth and transformation of the sports industry is forcing organizations to take a more sophisticated approach—one that makes the industry more attractive for investors, more immersive for fans, and more supportive of athletes. To make sure this happens, it’s important for sports organizations to look ahead for possible events and actions that can change how the future unfolds.
U.S. sports fans push pause on their daily routines to watch the 2022 World Cup
Among many things, the arrival of this year’s World Cup validated the immense draw of live sports on traditional TV. While the appeal of live sports is widely known, this year’s U.S. viewership illustrates that the allure is strong enough to entice many Americans to put their lives on hold to watch the action.
2022 HMC HISPANIC MARKET GUIDE explores Hispanic Diversity, Cultural Blind Spots, Inclusive Advertising & Media Consumption [DOWNLOAD for FREE]
The Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) has released its 2022 Hispanic Market Guide, the most comprehensive resource on the U.S. Hispanic market. Hispanics are impacting the multicultural mainstream at a faster pace than anticipated, shifting American culture and purchase behaviors. Brands who make continuous efforts to connect with the multicultural market are seeing results that demonstrate the economic power of Hispanics.
Hollywood Diversity Report 2022 [REPORT]
The 2022 Hollywood Diversity Report: Part 1 examines relationships between diversity and the bottom line in a Hollywood context still distorted by the virus. It considers the top 200 theatrical and all major streaming, English-language film releases in 2021, ranked by global box office and total household ratings, in order to document the degree to which women and people of color are present in front of and behind the camera.
Fans Are Watching World Cup 2022 in Record Numbers [REPORT]
Nearly 20 million people tuned in to watch the Black Friday matchup between the U.S. and England across Fox, Telemundo, and Peacock. Despite the controversy, fans are showing up in record numbers for the World Cup. Download our 2022 World Cup Report to see insights into fan interest, viewing platforms, and social media engagement.
The economic state of Latinos in the US: Determined to thrive
The economic state of Latinos in the US: Determined to thrive US Latinos are a driving force of the US economy and account for the fastest-growing portion of US GDP.
Multicultural Americans Believe the American Dream is Still Reachable [REPORT]
Findings from a new study reveal that multicultural Americans have strong faith in the “American Dream.” In fact, 78% of Black, Asian, and Hispanic American consumers say they have achieved or believe they can achieve the American Dream, as compared to 69% of White consumers.
A marketer’s trifecta: Women, the World Cup and holiday shopping
For the first time ever, the World Cup will overlap with the holiday season, creating a unique opportunity for brands to turn football fans into festive shoppers. And, as women are often key holiday season spenders, marketers can maximize the impact of both World Cup and holiday campaigns by focusing on reaching and connecting with female fan bases.
Guide to diversity and representation in media planning and buying [REPORT]
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.
Social currency: How much is a World Cup influencer worth?
The 2022 FIFA World Cup—a month-long football marathon featuring 64 matches—will attract an estimated 5 billion viewers worldwide1. And the reach of the World Cup extends far beyond the field, with team and player updates, predictions and other content taking over screens and, increasingly, social feeds in the months surrounding the event.
Viewers Looking Forward to World Cup Despite Controversy [REPORT]
These controversies, however, do not appear to have diminished fans' interest in the quadrennial event, especially here in the U.S., with athletes returning to the tournament after failing to qualify in 2018. This, along with an overall increase in interest in soccer in the U.S., will likely result in strong viewership.
Hardships and Wealth Disparities Across Hispanic Groups
Half of Hispanics of Dominican and Salvadoran origin in the United States experienced material hardship in 2020, according to recently released U.S. Census Bureau data
Hispanics feel Invisible & Stereotyped in TV & Movies
This National Hispanic Heritage Month AIMM shines the spotlight on the importance of authentic cultural representation in the entertainment industry
The State of Soccer [REPORT]
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises released a timely report titled The Future Is Fútbol to define and characterize the fundamental shift in the importance of soccer in mainstream American sports and the role Latinos are playing in this economic, cultural and media phenomenon. The Future Is Fútbol report draws on primary and secondary research and data collection, including quantitative surveys and an innovative neuroscience study among bilingual Hispanics.
Baby Boomers Nearly 9 Times Wealthier Than Millennials
Wealth is the value of assets owned minus the liabilities (debts) owed. As described in a previous report on household wealth in 2017, the new U.S. Census Bureau report and detailed tables on household wealth in 2019 show similarly wide variations across demographic and socioeconomic groups but also detail generational wealth differences for the first time.
Where People Move as Young Adults
Nearly six in 10 young adults live within 10 miles of where they grew up, and eight in 10 live within 100 miles, according to a new study by researchers at the U.S. Census Bureau and Harvard University.
Global population projected to exceed 8 billion in 2022; half live in just seven countries
The world’s population will cross 8 billion in November, according to recently released projections from the United Nations. And more than half of all people live in just seven countries.
Young adults in U.S. are much more likely than 50 years ago to be living in a multigenerational household
Multigenerational living – that is, living in a household that includes two or more adult generations, typically consisting of those ages 25 and older – has increased among all age groups over the past five decades. But the increase has been fastest among adults ages 25 to 34. In 1971, similar shares of adults across age groups lived in a multigenerational household, but by 2021, young adults were far more likely than older Americans to have this type of living arrangement.
Ad Engagement Increases With Each Audio Exposure
The results are especially powerful in a media landscape where advertisers are yearning for audience attention. Audio simply does not erode. It hooks listeners right out of the gate and delivers strong engagement and consumer action at even the highest levels of exposure.
Broad Variations in Age Structure By State and County
Florida’s median age in 2021 was 42.7, higher than the national median of 38.8 and that of neighboring Georgia (37.5). But even within Florida, the age structure varies widely, from 32.1 in Leon County to 68.3 in Sumter County — the highest median age of any county in the nation.