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boomer

Austral a large male kangaroo

boomer

[′büm·ər]
(engineering)
A device used to tighten chains on pipe or other equipment loaded on a truck to make the cargo secure.
(mining engineering)
In placer mining, an automatic gate in a dam that holds the water until the reservoir is filled, then opens automatically and allows the escape of such a volume that the soil and upper gravel of the placer are washed away.
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Eighty percent of boomers and 72% of millennials said they were saving for retirement; a majority of both generations also said they were saving for something else.
Selling to Baby Boomer and older customers is different primarily because of this shift in the manifestation of human values.
Baby boomers also offer retailers the "biggest opportunity in terms of spending" on store brand products, Hale points out.
Boomers will continue to drive environmental protection as they have done in the past via a strong volunteer ethic and an understanding of the connection of planetary and personal health.
Boomers will need assistance with the accumulation, preservation and the transfer of their assets.
Baby boomers are turning 50 at a rate of one every 10 seconds.
Let's accept that boomer expertise hasn't been in leadership.
The late-boomers, some mid-boomers, plus boomers who are in the lower income brackets will risk seeing their finances fall apart once they hit retirement, she explains.
After all, boomers will be one of the most powerful consumer groups for the next 20 years.
We're baby boomers, and we don't want it to happen to us,'' said Sheryle Bolton, chief executive officer of Quixit Inc.
Good marketing and recruitment strategies that demonstrate unique opportunities, flexible hours, and sensitivities to the needs and desires of the boomer caregiver will be essential.