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2018 Multicultural Economy Outlook

U.S. Marketers are quickly shifting growth priorities among multicultural (MC) segments, especially since the White Non-Hispanic (WNH) segment has been declining since 2016. The MC economic outlook for 2018 looks remarkably powerful for several reasons: • The Employment-Participation rate is higher than WNH and continues to step up, especially for Hispanics • Unemployment rate is at record lows for all MC segments • Personal Income has continued to increase for all MC segments while it has slowed down for WNH. … Read More

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2016: A Premature Tipping Point in US Growth

This past year marked a turning point for the White Non-Hispanic population which declined for the first time ever, 10 years before the U.S. Census projection. Multicultural segments made up 100% of U.S. Population growth last year according to recently released 2016 ACS. While U.S. population growth is slowing overall, Multicultural segments are driving the expansion of the U.S. consumer base making up 4 in 10 Americans with Hispanics continuing to drive half of the entire U.S growth and the Other/Mixed Race segment delivering the fastest growing. Looking to the future, the Multicultural population in the U.S. is projected to reach 131 million in 2018. This tipping point is causing many marketers to reconsider with which segments to lead their growth efforts. … Read More

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Multicultural Job Growth Slows Down

It is not surprising that the employed population is currently more Multicultural than ever before at 35% of up from 28% in 2012, according to SSG’s analyses of the Bureau of Labor Statistics latest job data. What is surprising is that White Non-Hispanics showed a marked turnaround from five years of consistent trends when Hispanic, African American, and Asian generated around two thirds of all job growth but only 54% of all new jobs created in 2017. … Read More

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Ten Latina Millennial Nuances

SSG reveals in a deep dive into Latina Millennials’ mindsets that they show distinct nuances vs. their White Non-Hispanic counterparts. For once Latina Millennials are more upwardly mobile, they show higher environmental consciousness, they are more likely to play and work hard, they are more collective minded yet individualistic, and closely guard how their Latino culture is passed on to the next generation. Moreover, Latina Millennials are more introspective, more concerned about healthier lifestyles, and more focused on how they reflect their confidence through beauty. Not surprisingly, the study found that Latina Millennials also build stronger family bonds, are more digitally connected and have higher trust of the internet. … Read More

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WHO WE ARE

Santiago Solutions Group is a strategy, analytics & research consulting firm. We guide clients’ growth strategies leveraging advanced consumer research, marketing & sales analytics, ‘size of the prize’ scenario planning, innovative segmentations and predictive modeling.

Our end goal is to uncover actionable & ‘ownable’ consumer segments insights that enhance clients’ marketing effectiveness and advance sustainable total growth.

By leveraging Client-side and Consulting experience, we arm clients and agencies with intelligence, drivers to purchase, customer journeys and strategic pathways across marketing Ps aligned with the highest ROI options for Millennial, Multicultural, Hispanic and Total Market.

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Multicultural Economy Outlook

U.S. Marketers are quickly shifting growth priorities among multicultural (MC) segments, especially since the White Non-Hispanic (WNH) segment has been declining since 2016. The MC economic outlook for 2018 looks remarkably powerful for several reasons:

- The Employment-Participation rate is higher than WNH and continues to step up, especially for Hispanics

- Unemployment rate is at record lows for all MC segments

- Personal Income has continued to increase for all MC segments while it has slowed down for WNH.

... Read More

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Leveraging Latina Millennial Nuances

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Effective marketers seek a balance between preferences in common across major segments and leveraging nuances that may increase segment relevancy […]