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Source: Common Domain

Start Buying Furniture the Millennial Way—Or Risk Missing Out

Thursday 20:56 GMT

The couch in question, an 86-inch model, handsomely tailored in a gray called Crushed Gravel, came from the website of new furniture company Burrow.

Millennials, on the other hand, “are in that digital universe, integrated into the idea of buying and returning and it’s not a big deal.” “Older people still like to see and feel, especially with a significant investment,” said Jennifer Mapes-Christ, a consumer-goods analyst with Freedonia Group.

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Source: Global News

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon studying ‘Managing Millennials for Dummies’

Friday 04:15 GMT

The Chicago Cubs manager will head to spring training just after his 65th birthday, a generation or two removed from his players and entering the final season of his contract.

In addition to the Managing Millennials book by Hannah L. Ubl, Lisa X. Walden and Debra Arbit, Maddon has been studying Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy by Siva Vaidhyanathan. “You have to make your adjustments, and that’s what I’m working on right now, is to understand better how I could better serve these guys,” Maddon said.

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Source: The Week

Smashing the clichés about millennials

Monday 11:44 GMT

The smartest insight and analysis, from all perspectives, rounded up from around the web:. For years, millennials have been caricatured as a generation of "hipster brats" who "fritter away our paychecks on avocado toast" instead of buying cars and houses and becoming economically productive citizens, said Catherine Rampell at The Washington Post. Actually, "they're just broke."

If millennials seem angry, it's not because they've "rejected the American dream," but because the economy has "not only blocked their path to attaining it, but punished them for trying to.”

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