Millennial Kashmira Gander notes that many of her peers (herself included) have become “obsessed” with houseplants. In addition to boosting mental health and air quality, these plants also afford single Millennials the opportunity to “have a go at caring for something other than ourselves.”

The Independent

Next month, Nordstrom will open a California store featuring manicures, onsite tailoring, and a café—but no clothes inventory. This radical strategy comes at a time when brick-and-mortar retailers are trying to create more added value for customers that venture out to the store.

The Wall Street Journal

Only 5% of Millennials between the ages of 21 and 34 have opened a mortgage—compared to 10% of Xers at the same age. While their parents prioritized homeownership, Millennials would rather save money by living with family and friends.


Contributor John Solari urges companies to cash in on Boomers’ institutional knowledge before they retire. For companies with aging workforces, the message is clear: Those that can successfully transfer knowledge from one generation to the next will come out ahead in the long run.

Reno Gazette-Journal

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Generation Snowflake: Really? (Part 1 of 2)

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An interview with Neil Howe on why Boomers and Xers get it all wrong.

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