Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Over 500 Articles Accusing Millennials of Killing More Than 250 Industries and Products (Incomplete)


Table of Contents


1. Introduction
2. 7 Articles About Understanding Millennials' Purchasing and Eating Habits
3. 2 Articles Critical of Millennials' Financial Habits
2. 32 Articles Explaining the “Millennials Killing Industries” Phenomenon, and Millennials' Buying Habits
5. 14 Articles Applauding or Defending Millennials for Killing the Things They're Killing (Like Business, Businesses, and the Economy)
6. 9 Articles About Millennials' Brand Loyalty, or Millennials Killing Consumerism
7. 66 Articles About Millennials Killing Restaurants
8. 117 Articles About Millennials Killing Forms of Communication and Types of Social Relationships
9. 13 Articles About Millennials Killing Religious Traditions
10. 37 Articles About Millennials Killing Types of Homes and Household Items
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. 83 Articles About Millennials Killing Food Items and Kitchen Accessories
12. 22 Articles About Millennials Killing Beverages and Drinking
13. 46 Articles About Millennials Killing Types of Clothing, and Clothing Brands and Retailers
14. 21 Articles About Millennials Killing Forms of Transportation, Travel, and Tourism
15. 28 Articles About Millennials Killing Forms of Entertainment, Sports, and Fitness



[sections 16-21 will appear here shortly]







Content

[section 1 will appear here shortly]








http://www.businessinsider.com/millennials-are-killing-list-2017-8
http://www.businessinsider.com.au/baby-boomers-caused-millennials-destructive-spending-habits-2017-6
http://www.businessinsider.com/millennials-hurt-industries-sales-2018-10
http://www.businessinsider.com/millennials-kill-industries-because-poor-fed-report-2018-11?http://www.businessinsider.com/baby-boomers-caused-millennials-destructive-spending-habits-2017-6
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http://www.businessinsider.com/what-retailers-should-know-millennials-spend-wont-spend-2016-3
http://www.businessinsider.com/millennials-favorite-brands
http://www.ranker.com/list/everything-millennials-are-killing/mariel-loveland?page=8
http://mashable.com/2017/07/31/things-millennials-have-killed/
http://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/young-people-killing-off-these-brands-faster-than-you-think.html/
http://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-perspec-millennials-killing-economy-avocado-toast-rampell-1210-20181207-story.html
http://www.foxbusiness.com/features/millennials-blamed-for-killing-these-businesses
http://www.boredpanda.com/business-insider-titles-millenials-against-industries/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic
http://www.forbes.com/sites/andrewjosuweit/2017/10/22/5-industries-millennials-are-killing-and-why/#2dff2cb044e4
http://www.boredpanda.com/business-insider-titles-millenials-against-industries/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic
http://studentloanhero.com/featured/money-stress-millennials-survey/
http://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=479055265905249
http://www.millennialmarketing.com/2010/08/millennials-want-deals-not-discounts/ http://www.theawl.com/2014/10/the-homeland-generation/

5. 14 Articles Applauding or Defending Millennials for Killing the Things They're Killing (Like Business, Businesses, and the Economy)

http://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/12/stop-blaming-millennials-killing-economy/577408/
http://medium.com/s/story/millennial-bashing-is-class-warfare-106bf0367996
http://www.vice.com/en_us/article/ywejyg/i-did-everything-millennials-accused-killing
http://nypost.com/2017/06/10/we-should-thank-millennials-for-ruining-these-terrible-products/ http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180118-what-will-millennials-kill-this-year
http://www.manoanow.org/kaleo/opinion/millennials-are-killing-everything-and-that-s-good/article_59b81848-5b9e-11e7-ba72-5338b53e13c8.html
http://www.vice.com/en_us/article/yw7n5k/millennials-arent-killing-industries-were-just-broke-study-finds
http://www.cbinsights.com/research/millennials-killing-industries/
http://www.bustle.com/p/11-things-millennials-ruined-why-they-have-good-reason-for-ruining-them-63238 http://miscellanynews.org/2018/09/26/opinions/millennials-should-kill-more-industries/
http://www.millennialmarketing.com/2018/10/millennials-arent-killing-brands-brands-are-killing-themselves/

http://tech.co/news/millennials-killing-broke-business-sucks-2017-09
http://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Millennials-are-killing-countless-industries-13431421.php

http://www.targetmarketingmag.com/video/single/millennials-killing-coming/


6. 9 Articles About Millennials' Brand Loyalty, or Millennials Killing Consumerism and Name Brands
http://extranewsfeed.com/millennials-are-killing-consumerism-but-it-comes-with-a-cost-c6773b872763
http://gothamist.com/2014/08/25/millennials_mcdonalds_lol.php
http://www.boston.com/news/jobs/2016/02/09/why-millennials-arent-loyal-to-their-companies
http://www.foodnavigator-asia.com/Article/2018/07/26/Millennials-and-brand-loyalty-Why-they-are-polygamous-not-promiscuous
http://www.socialmediatoday.com/content/why-are-millennials-so-fickle-brand-loyalty
http://daily.sevenfifty.com/examining-brand-loyalty-in-the-millennial-era/
http://table.skift.com/2017/08/02/millennials-killing-restaurants/
http://www.forbes.com/sites/neilhowe/2018/11/20/are-millennials-killing-name-brands/#4b195bfc50eb
http://www.834design.com/marketing-trends-millennials-are-killing/


7. 66 Articles About Millennials Killing Restaurants


Fast Food restaurants (including McDonald's, and its Big Mac and McWrap)
http://gothamist.com/2014/08/25/millennials_mcdonalds_lol.php
http://money.com/money/3529428/millennials-to-blame-for-mcdonalds-september-slump/
http://blog.newtonx.com/2018/12/18/new-fast-food-3-millennial-disruptions-killing-mcdonalds/
http://www.eater.com/2016/4/14/11435622/mcdonalds-discontinuing-mcwraps
http://redalertpolitics.com/2016/10/13/hipsters-killing-big-mac/
http://www.foodandwine.com/fwx/food/big-macs-millennials
http://www.wsj.com/articles/mcdonalds-knows-its-losing-the-burger-battlecan-it-come-back-1475769684
http://redalertpolitics.com/2016/10/13/hipsters-killing-big-mac/
http://jonathanturley.org/2016/10/12/only-one-in-five-of-millennials-have-tried-a-mcdonalds-big-mac/
http://www.eater.com/2016/4/14/11435622/mcdonalds-discontinuing-mcwraps

The casual dining industry / casual dine-in chain restaurants (incl. Red Robin, Maggiano's Little Italy, and more)
http://www.foodandwine.com/news/merrill-lynch-study-restaurant-sales-slowing-down
http://spoonuniversity.com/lifestyle/are-millennials-killing-the-fast-casual-food-industry
http://www.thedailymeal.com/eat/all-food-and-drink-millennials-killed-2018-gallery/slide-10
http://www.businessinsider.com.au/millennials-endanger-casual-dining-restaurants-2017-5
http://trendingallday.com/according-twitter-millennials-killed-applebees/
http://www.modernrestaurantmanagement.com/thank-the-millennials-for-reshaping-the-way-we-eat/
http://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/8iabih/millennials_arent_killing_restaurants_like/
http://www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/why-millennials-are-refusing-to-eat-at-chain-restaurants.html/
http://www.btrtoday.com/read/dish/millennials-are-killing-casual-dining/
http://www.adweek.com/brand-marketing/younger-consumers-are-still-abandoning-casual-chains-heres-what-theyre-doing-to-fix-it/ http://drinkupyoungstown.net/2019/02/18/millenials-arent-killing-chain-restaurants-meal-delivery-services-are/
http://clark.com/shopping-retail/5-restaurants-bad-2017/
http://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/these-american-restaurants-are-failing-to-attract-millennials.html/
http://thecomeback.com/food/millennials-killing-shitty-chain-restaurants-deserve-trophy.html
Buffalo Wild Wings
“Breastaurant” chains (incl. Hooters, Twin Peaks)


8. 117 Articles About Millennials Killing Forms of Communication and Types of Social Relationships
Cold calls / answering the phone when you don't know who is calling
http://www.834design.com/marketing-trends-millennials-are-killing/
http://www.inc.com/ryan-jenkins/5-reasons-millennials-aren-t-answering-your-phone-call.htmlhttp://bgr.com/2018/12/09/millennials-phone-calls-survey/
http://medium.com/swlh/why-you-should-never-cold-call-a-millennial-and-what-to-try-instead-8a9418888174 http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/aug/26/whatsapp-phone-calls-smartphone-messaging-millennials
http://www.valuewalk.com/2018/12/millennials-avoid-phone-calls-survey/
http://www.textrequest.com/blog/reasons-millennials-arent-answering-phone-calls/
http://blog.spokephone.com/culture/why-millennials-hate-phone-calls-and-how-to-change-this
http://www.marieclaire.co.za/hot-topics/millennials-dont-answer-phone
http://technologyadvice.com/blog/sales/getting-millennials-to-pick-up-the-phone/
http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/nz-life-leisure/110277251/why-are-millennials-so-scared-of-talking-on-the-phone

Radio
http://www.nbcnews.com/business/consumer/weddings-cheese-radio-what-will-millennials-kill-next-n922246


“Going out” (incl. paying to gas up, park, get in, drink, and eat while out)http://www.vice.com/en_us/article/ppveam/millennials-have-discovered-going-out-sucks
Diamonds and diamond jewelry, and demand for them [incl. DeBeers; see “Tiffany & Co.” under “diamonds” and “marriage” for more information]http://www.cnbc.com/2016/06/16/blame-millennials-diamond-jewelry-business-in-a-rough-spot.html
http://twitter.com/theeconomist/status/748670361840009216?lang=en
http://www.cnbc.com/2017/05/20/millennial-couples-arent-buying-diamonds.html
http://www.ft.com/content/b2527262-3189-11e7-9555-23ef563ecf9a
http://qz.com/803035/the-diamond-producers-association-wants-millennials-to-know-a-diamond-doesnt-have-to-be-forever/

http://www.forbes.com/sites/rachellebergstein/2016/09/20/millennials-buy-diamonds-so-why-does-everyone-think-that-they-dont/#603de7372a8a http://money.cnn.com/2017/05/24/investing/tiffany-earnings/index.html
http://www.jewelstreet.com/blogs/style-guide/are-millennials-killing-the-demand-for-diamonds
http://www.washingtonpost.com/gdpr-consent/?destination=%2fopinions%2fmillennials-have-already-ruined-diamonds-and-cereal-lets-not-ruin-america-too%2f2018%2f11%2f01%2ff094682c-de18-11e8-b732-3c72cbf131f2_story.html%3f&utm_term=.34649b0a11d0


Brassieres
http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/nation-now/2018/03/27/top-sheet-no-sheet-surprisingly-fierce-debate-uncovers-strong-opinions-bedding/461978002/
http://www.businessinsider.com/bralettes-and-sports-bras-are-destroying-victorias-secret-2016-6
http://money.com/money/4711601/sports-bras-as-fashion-popularity/
http://www.forbes.com/sites/pamdanziger/2018/02/08/why-victorias-secrets-time-has-come-and-gone/#fe60f1d6bde6
http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/2016/02/22/millennials-changing-way-women-shop-for-bras/9BoTGvvlVZ4fMxgbC8mi3J/story.html
http://therooster.com/blog/young-women-arent-wearing-bras-anymore-and-their-boobs-couldnt-be-happier

Victoria's Secret
http://moneywise.com/a/brands-you-love-that-may-disappear-forever

Porn
http://www.buzzfeed.com/kevinsmith/all-the-things-millennials-killed-in-2018


Middle children / having three children / three-child familieshttp://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/07/13/middle-children-going-extinct-because-millennial-family-planning/782220002/http://medium.com/theskewer/millennials-are-killing-middle-children-b29066d2b87c
http://www.thecut.com/2018/07/the-middle-child-is-going-extinct.html
http://cw33.com/2018/07/14/is-the-middle-child-becoming-extinct-blame-millennials/ http://www.scarymommy.com/middle-child-going-extinct-smaller-family-size-america/
http://twitter.com/Kmarkobarstool/status/1017871203040661505
http://www.kare11.com/article/news/nation-now/middle-children-are-going-extinct-because-millennials-dont-want-three-children-anymore/465-9d86d44e-32b7-4e58-b871-191890a93bf1?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5b49d7b704d301135055b068&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter


9. 13 Articles About Millennials Killing Religious Traditions

Churchgoing / churches and synagogues
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/here-are-all-of-the-things-millennials-have-been-accused-of-killing-2017-05-22
http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2019/january/an-epidemic-why-millennials-are-abandoning-the-church
http://juicyecumenism.com/2017/08/01/millennials-killing-religious-freedom/
http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/12/living/pew-religion-study/index.html
http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/281276/social-justice-is-killing-synagogues
http://www.theday.com/article/20170821/NWS01/170829905
http://www.lightworkers.com/why-millennials-leaving-church-why-im-not/

Believing in God
http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2019/january/an-epidemic-why-millennials-are-abandoning-the-church
Celebrating Christmashttp://www.npr.org/2018/12/21/678148112/millennials-strike-again-this-time-we-are-killing-cash-and-merry-christmas

Holiday office parties / Christmas office parties
http://www.weeklystandard.com/matt-labash/millennials-have-officially-killed-the-holiday-office-party
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDMfBb22wac

Exorcism
http://www.buzzfeed.com/kevinsmith/all-the-things-millennials-killed-in-2018
http://twitter.com/RuthieFizz/status/956600941259689986/photo/1



10. 37 Articles About Millennials Killing Types of Homes and Household Items
Home ownership / house ownership (esp. ownership of “McMansions”)
http://www.businessinsider.com/millennials-delaying-buying-homes-us-homeownership-decline-2019-4
http://www.upworthy.com/there-s-a-reason-most-millennials-can-t-afford-to-buy-a-house-and-it-s-not-avocado-toast
http://money.cnn.com/2017/05/15/news/millennials-home-buying-avocado-toast/index.html
http://www.curbed.com/2018/5/15/17345156/avocado-toast-millennials-cant-afford-homes-tim-gurner http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/may/15/australian-millionaire-millennials-avocado-toast-house
http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/02/02/reblog/AkE9MoxQ9ruJbzNha00SxK/story.html
http://www.businessinsider.com/millennial-homeownership-lower-2017-6
http://www.zillow.com/blog/zillow-group-report/millennials-drive-housing-market/
http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/02/02/reblog/AkE9MoxQ9ruJbzNha00SxK/story.html
http://www.businessinsider.com/millennial-homeownership-lower-2017-6/#housing-is-less-affordable-for-millennials-compared-to-the-overall-population-1

Bar soap


11. 83 Articles About Millennials Killing Food Items and Kitchen Accessories

Cereal (incl. sugary cereals)http://seekingalpha.com/article/4207006-general-mills-inc-gis-ceo-jeff-harmening-q1-2019-results-earnings-call-transcript?part=single
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-agenda-breakfast-cereals-20161010-snap-story.html
http://www.businessinsider.com/millennials-are-too-lazy-to-eat-cereal-2016-2
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/24/dining/breakfast-cereal.html?_r=0
http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-spoonful-of-sugar-helps-the-sales-go-up-cereal-makers-return-to-the-sweet-stuff-1522937066
http://www.gq.com/story/the-real-reason-millennials-arent-eating-cereal-for-breakfast

http://moneywise.com/a/brands-you-love-that-may-disappear-forever
http://www.fooddive.com/news/pour-some-sugar-on-me-cereal-gets-sweeter/520729/
http://www.fooddive.com/news/consumers-are-still-sweet-on-sugar-analysts-say/529679/
http://www.fooddive.com/news/consumers-arent-so-sweet-on-sugar-studies-find/531028/

Mayonnaise (and other “identity condiments”)

American cheese
http://wgntv.com/2018/10/11/millennials-blamed-for-declining-american-cheese-sales/
http://time.com/5420369/millennials-kill-american-cheese/
http://kutv.com/news/offbeat/study-millennials-killing-american-cheese

http://nypost.com/2018/10/11/millennials-blamed-for-killing-american-cheese/
http://www.prevention.com/food-nutrition/a23721658/millennials-killing-american-cheese/
http://www.esquire.com/food-drink/a23709555/millennials-are-killing-american-cheese/
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-10/american-cheese-is-no-longer-america-s-big-cheese?utm_campaign=news&utm_medium=bd&utm_source=applenews
http://www.delish.com/food-news/a23784477/american-cheese-decline-sales-millennials/
http://www.myrecipes.com/extracrispy/millennials-hate-american-cheese
http://www.dairyherd.com/article/millennials-kill-again-latest-victim-american-cheese
http://www.9news.com/article/news/local/theres-a-cheese-surplus-now-and-you-can-probably-guess-whose-fault-it-is/73-a4b6f1aa-3718-4095-950c-b901b9658f1b
Paper napkins
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/do-you-use-paper-towels-as-napkins-at-the-dinner-table-you-are-not-alone/2016/03/25/d0d076b0-eb8c-11e5-b0fd-073d5930a7b7_story.html?utm_term=.dbfc3c4db681 http://www.businessinsider.com/millennials-hate-napkins-2016-3

Stoves
http://www.buzzfeed.com/kevinsmith/all-the-things-millennials-killed-in-2018
http://twitter.com/Kmarkobarstool/status/1016738225971449856

Home-cooked meals and kitchens
http://www.supermarketnews.com/consumer-trends/millennials-spending-more-money-eating-out-less-time-preparing-food-home
http://twitter.com/Forbes/status/1016453194988380161
http://www.thedailymeal.com/eat/all-food-and-drink-millennials-killed-2018-gallery/slide-10
http://foodindustryexecutive.com/2018/06/will-millennials-kill-kitchens/

Grocery stores / groceries
http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/11/millennials-groceries/506180/

Meal kit services
http://www.thedailymeal.com/eat/all-food-and-drink-millennials-killed-2018-gallery/slide-10

Low-quality pet food
http://news.shareably.net/pet-food-brands-jeopardy-millenials/
http://www.wsj.com/articles/big-food-encounters-familiar-challenges-in-pet-food-aisle-154201860
http://doyouremember.com/87941/are-millennials-ruining-household-dog-food-brands
http://twitter.com/gobobbo/status/1062008356888567808?lang=en

Food / the food industry
http://imgur.com/gallery/oZaIvSR
http://www.reddit.com/r/LateStageCapitalism/comments/7o16fj/millennials_are_killing_the_food_industry/
http://www.saveur.com/do-millennials-buy-groceries



12. 22 Articles About Millennials Killing Beverages and Drinking




13. 46 Articles About Millennials Killing Types of Clothing, and Clothing Brands and Retailers
Fashion / high fashion and designer labels



“Aspirational designer brands” (Kors, Ralph Lauren, Aeropostale, Tiffany & Co., Calvin Klein, Cartier)http://www.therobinreport.com/the-coming-crash-of-michael-korstake-it-to-the-bank/
http://www.businessinsider.com/costco-tiffany-rings-2017-8




14. 21 Articles About Millennials Killing Forms of Transportation, Travel, and Tourism
Transportation
Tourism and travel marketing

The car/auto industry (incl. “the American car”, Fiat, the Chevrolet Volt, and the Toyota Scion)

15. 28 Articles About Millennials Killing Forms of Entertainment, Sports, and Fitness
The Apple iPodhttp://moneywise.com/a/brands-you-love-that-may-disappear-forever



[sections 16-21 will appear here shortly]




Links collected between 2017 and May 15th, 2019
Introduction written on May 15th, 2019
Published on May 15th, 2019