TITLE

Gray matters

AUTHOR(S)
Steidtmann, Carl
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;4/15/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the possible implications of the demands of the aging baby for the retail industry in the U.S. from 2005-2015. It asserts that since the baby boom generation is the dominant demographic force in U.S. culture, as it ages, it will have a profound effect on retailers in terms of merchandising, customer services, store design, location, workforce policies and benefits. In 2005, with the leading edge of boomers turning 60, personal savings have turned negative for the first time since the Great Depression.
ACCESSION #
20732639

 

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