Michael J. Silverstein

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Michael J. Silverstein
Residence Chicago, Illinois
Alma mater Brown University, Harvard Business School
Occupation Business consultant, Author
Employer The Boston Consulting Group
Website Boston Consulting Group

Michael J. Silverstein (born 1955) is an American business consultant and author.


Silverstein is a senior partner and managing director at The Boston Consulting Group. He was one of the founders of the firm's global consumer practice[1] and is known for his expertise in consumer behavior,[2] retail,[3] and marketing,[4] particularly as it relates to the female economy.[5] He is the author of Trading Up: The New American Luxury,[6]Treasure Hunt: Inside the Mind of the New Consumer, [7] Women Want More: How to Capture Your Share of the World's Largest Fastest-Growing Market,[8] and The Ten Trillion Dollar Prize: Captivating the Newly Affluent in China and India.[9] He is a regular contributor to Bloomberg Television.[10]


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  1. ^ Rapoza, Kenneth. "In Auto Market, China Steps On The Gas". Forbes. 
  2. ^ Seckler, Valerie. "Q&A: Michael Silverstein". WWD. 
  3. ^ Fard, Maggie (2012-12-02). "D.C. welcomes its first Costco". The Washington Post. 
  4. ^ Harris, Melissa (2009-11-08). "Chicago executive Michael Silverstein writes about selling to women, talks about himself". Chicago Tribune. 
  5. ^ Mead, Rebecca. "Happy Hunting". The New Yorker. 
  6. ^ Seelye, Katharine Q. (2005-03-07). "A Flood of Magazines for Those Awash in Cash". The New York Times. 
  7. ^ "The disappearing mid-market". The Economist. 2006-05-20. 
  8. ^ Kapner, Suzanne (2009-08-20). "The female economy: What women want". Fortune. 
  9. ^ Rapoza, Kenneth. "At D11, It's Clear: China Beats U.S. in Mobile & Internet". Forbes. 
  10. ^ "To Fully Participate in the Emerging $10 Trillion Consumer". Bloomberg Television.