1. They use social media for product discovery

Almost 1 in 2 global Gen Z consumers have bought a product that an online influencer has recommended. 

2. They shop based on values

Gen Z buy products that are a reflection of their personality, values and beliefs. 64% of global Gen Z feel the need to purchase brands that reflect their personal values and 11% have boycotted a brand because it offended a belief or value of theirs.   

3. Authenticity and realness are key

Roughly 1 in 4 Gen Zers in the UK want advertising that is authentic and includes real people’s lives and stories.

All our insight is grounded in data from our latest research waves covering 46,000 consumers across 27 countries.


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