The modern marketer’s trusted source for consumer insights 

Understanding consumer behavior is more important than ever yet has never been more difficult. Dentsu Navigator is making it easier for marketers to understand their consumers and navigate in a world of change. Each month, our strategists survey US consumers about the cultural trends, social issues, and emerging industry innovations of our day. 

From gaming, sports and retail to health, politics and sustainability, we uncover actionable insights on a range of topics and industries that help marketers make smarter business decisions, stay competitive, and connect more authentically with consumers. 

Dentsu Consumer Navigator: Summer Travel Look Ahead 2024

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While it appears summer travel has fully rebounded from the pandemic slump, consumers are shifting their behaviors in response to inflation. For some consumers, who struggle to afford monthly expenses, travel does not feel within reach. For others planning to travel, it comes with the expectation that their vacations will cost more than normal and that they will need to budget elsewhere in order to afford their trips.​

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Tracking American Sentiment

Since March 2020, dentsu has fielded a monthly US consumer survey to better understand what consumers continue to value and de-prioritize as the coronavirus crisis evolves. Heading into the third year of the pandemic, it’s clear our lives haven’t changed – they are changing, and will continue to do so. 

As of January 2024, financial concerns and inflation are driving many consumers to be more budget conscious than normal and cuts to essential and discretionary spend are expected.

Meet Our Editorial Team

Dirk Herbert
Global Head of Thought Leadership
Megan Keane
VP, Integrated Strategy
Asha Cowell
VP, Integrated Strategy
Jack Boitani
VP, Content
Whitney Fishman
EVP, Futures & Insights, Americas

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