Research supports the fact that there is a real confidence gap between women and men but not any difference in our ability. Cornell University found in a study that we underestimate our abilities and performance while men overestimate both. They also found that the actual performance of both genders did not differ in quality or quantity.

The “opt out” revolution of high-earning women exiting the labor force to have babies, widely publicized in the early 2000s, may have been overstated.

The U.S. Census Bureau released new tables from the 2017 and 2018 Current Population Survey.

Continuing its efforts to market to Hispanic vacationers, Carnival Cruise Line, the world’s most popular cruise line, has partnered with full-service marketing firm Pinta to expand focus on cross-cultural audiences.  

It is very easy to think of brands as a fixed entity defined by a logo and a set of specific characteristics; however, because the real power of brands originates in people’s minds maybe we need to think about a brand as an evolving entity that morphs and changes over time. Our job as marketers is to shape that evolution to best grow sales.  by Nigel Hollis

Recent technological and logistical innovations in Latin America have given rise to myriad growth opportunities for retailers to engage with consumers across digital channels and geographic areas. One critical aspect that is helping expand ecommerce is the rising trust consumers have in making transactions online.

There’s definitely a car theme running through the latest advertiser rankings in radio, TV and cable. Just past the halfway mark of 2019, the top advertising categories are all related to driving: automotive dealers, insurance providers and fast casual-quick service restaurants.

The ARF conducted its second annual Privacy Study among 1,100 American consumers during the week of March 26th, 2019. The first study was conducted during the week of May 28th, 2018. Both surveys were conducted using a Qualtrics online sample and platform and were weighted to U.S. population estimates for age, gender, and region.

The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) announced its 2019 Hispanic Market Guide, the most comprehensive resource on the U.S. Hispanic market, is now available to download.

Social media isn't a stagnant thing - it continuously evolves, as does the way users engage with it. The only way to reach these users efficiently is to stay on top of the latest insights into social platforms and allow them to inform your strategies.

Three of the first four businesses on STORES Magazine’s Hot 100 Retailers list are supermarket chains ultimately owned by foreign-based companies. At the top of the chart is Lidl, part of Lidl Siftung & Co., based in Neckarsulm, Germany. In the No. 3 slot is Grupo Comercial Chadraui, Mexico’s third-largest retailer whose stores in the United States operate under the El Super banner. Right behind at No. 4 is Don Quijote, Japan’s largest discounter, which bought the Hawaiian chain Time Supermarkets two years ago.

Naming new brands is one of the most nettlesome marketing tasks. But now it's getting even more challenging, taking up additional bandwidth among time-strapped marketers.

The future of the U.S. is multicultural, and has been trending that way for years. In fact, since 2010, 92 percent of the population growth in the U.S. has emanated from Hispanic, African-American and Asian population groups. In this episode of the Why Behind The Buy, Monique talks with multicultural marketing expert Cesar Melgoza about effective multicultural marketing. She also talks with Sonia Cisneros, manager of the Pacific Northwest region for Novamex, a food and drink distributor that is out front in marketing to multicultural consumers in the CPG space.

I want to share some information for agency owners and new business leaders this week. I’ve written previously about how meet your annual sales goals, but I want to share it in a format that makes it easy for you to apply to what you are doing right now. This is the basic math of agency new business. You should be able to put it into practice immediately to help you reach your year-end targets.  by Mark Duval - The Duval Partnership

The United States has spent the past century expanding its economic power, and it shows in American families’ wealth. Despite income stagnation outside the circle of high earners, median family wealth grew from $83,000 in 1992 to $97,000 in 2016 (in 2016 dollars).

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