I saw the question in the title of this blog post on a professional discussion forum. Here is my reply. As a marketer, the obvious answer is to give your customers what they want. If they want differentiated products, differentiate. If they don’t, then offer gender neutral products. For instance, due to social conventions, … Continue reading Should marketers create gender targeted products?
In the UK, as in the US, women routinely pay more for the same, or identical, products marketed at men. The difference, which is sometimes referred to as the pink tax, can range from a few percentage points, to twice as much. Sometimes, the only difference is that the product is pink; other times, not … Continue reading Why do women pay extra for products?
As it's International Women's Day, I thought I would share with you excerpts from a poster of the Girls' Day School Trust. It highlights how a girl's life, opportunities and expectations have changed in the last 125 years: In addition to making great strides in education and public life, women have also emerged as powerful … Continue reading The female consumer – Marketers still missing a trick