The New Consumer
Explore the new landscape of consumer goods, learn about treasure hunters and their culture, and understand the business opportunities (and hazards) you'll encounter in the world of trading down and trading up.
Everyone’s a treasure hunter, no matter what their income, age, gender, or household status might be—but everyone goes at it differently.
Specific types of consumer behavior—including trading up, trading down, stockpiling, and reinventing—are creating whole new patterns of spending and saving.
The consumer goods landscape is bursting with places where consumers love to shop, save, splurge, find deals or unique items.
Companies that achieve success in the new consumer goods landscape follow five key business practices. Those that fail face "death in the middle."