family life cycle

family life cycle
family life cycle UK US noun [usually S] MARKETING
the different stages of a person's life and their different needs as a consumer at each stage, for example according to whether they have children and how old they are: »

People at the ""bachelor stage"" of the family life cycle are more likely to spend money on fashion items and vacations.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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