Wine-onomics: How Gen Wine, err…Y is Changing the Industry

The rise of wine in a can is an example of how the wine industry is figuring us out. The relationship between millennials and wine As of January 2016, all those part of the Gen Wine cohort are now able to legally drink alcohol. According to Wine Spectator, a wino magazine, millennials consumed 159.6 million cases … Continue reading Wine-onomics: How Gen Wine, err…Y is Changing the Industry

How the Great Recession Shaped Millennial Careers

Our exploration of the formation of the modern economy picks up in the aftermath of the dot-com crash that cost our drunk uncle a pretty penny. Our rollercoaster economy spent the early years of the millennium clinking and clanking back up to the top of the track. But, it was the stomach-churning drop into the … Continue reading How the Great Recession Shaped Millennial Careers

Social Entrepreneurship: How Gen Y Is Changing the Economy and the World

Previously posted on GenFKD. Gen Y has been deemed lazy, narcissistic, and entitled in previous “generational characteristics studies.” Millennials have a hard time holding a job for more than a couple years and are described as super materialistic. These studies also show that this generation is less concerned with the community and more focused on … Continue reading Social Entrepreneurship: How Gen Y Is Changing the Economy and the World