Starting from July 2016 year, a company in Singapore can apply for up to S$300,000 in grants to fund job redesign projects targeted at workers aged 50 and older under the WorkPro scheme. In the conversation about ageing populations, there’s so much theoretical rubbish about these days that it’s refreshing to get some real case examples. […]
A report is available that claims to explain the different needs and wants for food between ageing consumers and younger folks. But wow it’s expensive – $8,000 (individual) or $24,000 (corporate)! Despite the high price, a quick look at the table of contents indicates there is no coverage of the physical barriers to consumption that affects everyone […]
I’m a big fan of Nielsen and have written many blogs citing their useful studies. Their recent study of the ageing consumer in Singapore titled “How to win hearts and carts of the Silver Generation” is worth the registration to download. It has lots of useful and data and some remarkably familiar insights. BUT! The report […]
Last year, the IMF country report on Thailand warned that the pace of demographic transition (ageing) is similar to that in Korea and Singapore, but those countries are experiencing it at much higher levels of income. Among emerging economies in the region, only China’s transition is almost as rapid, but China is developing considerably faster […]
The consulting industry continues it’s lucrative, revenue-generating obsession with the “Millennials are Different” concept. Yet a growing body of evidence suggests that employees of all ages are much more alike than different in their attitudes and values in the workplace. So too in their roles as consumers.