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Gen X And Baby Boomers Present A Huge Opportunity For E-Commerce Companies

Gen X And Baby Boomers Present A Huge Opportunity For E-Commerce Companies

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/gen-x-and-baby-boomers-present-a-huge-opportunity-for-e-commerce-companies-2014-7#ixzz36uUHuJyH

It’s a common misconception that online shoppers tend to be young. In fact, a disproportionate share of Gex X and middle-aged adults shop online relative to their share of their population.

  • 23% of online shoppers fall between the ages of 35 and 44, while only 18% of the U.S. population is that age. 
  • 24% of online shoppers are between the ages of 45 to 54, even though less than 20% of the U.S. population falls between those ages. 
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Gen X and middle-aged adults present a huge opportunity for e-commerce companies and retailers who target those age groups, because these consumers are most often in the prime of their careers, and thus, their disposable income is much higher than that of younger consumers. “


Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/gen-x-and-baby-boomers-present-a-huge-opportunity-for-e-commerce-companies-2014-7#ixzz36uUSwqTL

Stephen

Posted on: July 24, 2014, 6:14 am Category: Uncategorized

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