Ignore the infuriating capitalization and focus on what Faith Popcorn is telling you: Women make 80% of all consumer purchasing decisions. The successful businesses of the future will be those that revamp their marketing strategies to appeal to this mother-of-all demographic groups, Popcorn says. She then lays out a fairly comprehensive plan for doing just that. Rich with case studies of gender-based marketing principles in action, the book is witty, intelligent and convincing. getAbstract recommends it as a must-read in marketing, branding or strategic planning.
In this summary, you will learn
- How and why women dominate the consumer customer base;
- The differences in male and female decision-making processes, and
- How to create a marketing strategy that targets women.
About the Authors
Faith Popcorn of New York City is a top forecaster of cultural and consumer trends. An advisor to many of the Fortune 500, she founded Faith Popcorn’s BrainReserve, a major marketing consulting firm. She is author of The Popcorn Report and co-author with Lys Marigold of Clicking both U.S. bestsellers. Marigold, co-creator of The Popcorn Report was BrainReserve’s creative director for 12 years. A resident of Easthampton, New York, she is working on three books: Ancient Games, The Art of Change and The Homelife of Slugs.