And the world’s most typical human is…

After compiling global data results, the National Geographic has found that the world’s most typical human is a 28 year-old, right-handed man of Chinese decent making less than $12,000 a year.  He owns a cell phone but not a bank account.

If your brand has global ambitions, are you trying to reach this demographic?   If you’re a CPG brand, have you considered making smaller portions of your products to meet his budget?  Think Coke. If you’re a financial services, how might you help someone with modest means armed with just a cell phone to manage their cash flow?  Think M-PESA in Kenya.

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07/13/2012

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