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Does your brand speak to the Ethnic Millennial in Canada?

The “avocado-toast” eating, self-centered "I, me and myself" millennial (born between 1981 and 2000) may be a cliché, but as consumers, this group wields notorious spending power. Now, throw into this already complex mix, the subgroup of ethnic millennials, and you'll need to rethink your marketing plan completely to include tailored messaging. Not to toot [...]

Holy cow! How do you not know this?

A few years ago, the headline of a flyer from a well-known Canadian grocery retailer tucked inside the local paper screamed "Happy Diwali" and below in bold text was written “Diwali Sale." Clearly, the idea was to woo consumers celebrating Diwali, an important festival for Hindus and Sikhs. Skimming through the pages revealed something quite [...]

Eastern Canada Becoming a Hot Spot for Arab Canadians

As last year’s census confirmed the rise of Chinese, Filipino and South Asian communities in Ontario and the western provinces, the Eastern part of the country (Québec, the Maritimes and major cities in Ontario) are increasingly becoming home to another group: Arabic speakers. In the Maritimes and Québec, Arabic has become the most common non-official [...]

Messaging Apps: Engaging Ethnic Consumers in Canada

In today’s digital world, it is difficult to imagine how a business can be successful without a strong online presence. To survive and thrive, businesses must be proactive in their communication with potential customers. Messaging apps have come out as a rising medium in the quest to engage consumers, even more so among ethnic communities. [...]

Celebrity Endorsements – Understanding the South Asian Perspective

Bollywood and cricket provide a unifying pool of powerful celebrities who can influence more than 2 billion individuals worldwide, regardless of language, religion and country of origin. South Asians are more loyal to their celebrities than anyone else and are more likely to be influenced by them. Celebrity endorsements are more effective in increasing [...]

Digital Footprints of the Ethnic Consumer

As you begin to read this blog, take a quick scan around the room. It could be that you are reading this in the comfort of your home or at work, but it is more likely that you are accessing this on a mobile device while on the go. The World Wide Web has been [...]

By | November 24th, 2015|Digital Consumption, Mobile|0 Comments
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