The 2023 Generational Snapshot of Gen Alpha explores the possibilities of tech-powered financial education, the rise of homeschooling, the generation’s emerging perspective on diversity and equity, and the love for experiences over goods which they've inherited from their Millennial parents.
Dr. Amanda Gummer is a psychologist and the founder of Fundamentally Children, Good Toy Guide, and Dr. Gummer's Good Play Guide. Her work focuses on de-risking product development and marketing through research and consultancy. A specialist in natural research with children, Dr. Gummer provides authentic insights and helps apply those insights to create tangible benefits for clients.
Zoia Tarasova is a behavioural analyst at Canvas8. With a background in social anthropology (MPhil and PhD), she has worked with a wide range of people, from British housewives to animal herders in remote Siberian villages. Zoia has a passion for ethnographic research and believes in empathy as its primary method. She spends her spare time collecting shells on beaches, finger painting, and taking care of her plants.
The 2022 Generational Snapshot of Gen Alpha explores the impact financial anxiety is having on children's development, how digital-first socialising is generating new challenges around child protection, and what the pandemic has done to shape children's attitudes and behaviours.
The oldest Gen Alphas are turning 13. The majority are the children of Gen Yers and are the first generation born entirely in the 21st century. By 2025, this generation will grow to more than two billion – the largest generation in history. So what’s next for digital-first Gen Alpha tweens?
Gen Y parents are trying to protect their kids from the financial turmoil they faced back in 2008. During the cost of living crisis, many mums and dads are setting up bank accounts while others are having money talks with their children – but more can be done to boost Gen Alpha's finances.
With the choice of toys at an all-time high, children making purchase decisions at a younger age, and technology bringing the playground closer than ever before, how can brands build the next big thing for kids? And as the lifespans of fads get shorter, how can brands engineer staying power?