Marketing Implications: Let’s focus on the fact that the story is talking about Census data with a window from 2007 through 2010. So I’m wondering: What happens when people living in a merged household decide their financial house is in sufficient order that they are ready to once again move out on their own?
The pent-up demand for home furnishings, home improvement—indeed, homes—could be amazing.
Are you watching the real estate market where you live (sell goods and services)? If you sell appliances, home furnishings, or almost anything else that might fit into the traditional American home, you should be. I may be stating the obvious, but jobs and housing will be a harbinger of sales opportunity in a lot of categories.