Coverage of the Retail Industry
The musical instrument retailer debuts the newest way to shop, browse gear and gear reviews, build wish lists, and much more with its free mobile app Westlake Village, CA (February 21, 2017) – Guitar Center, the world’s largest musical instrument retailer, debuts its free mobile app for musicians, granting them unlimited access to new and […]
Largest small accessory dollar growth occurring among high-end products, and in the South Port Washington, NY, December 12, 2016 — Sales of smaller size handbags are on the rise and smaller money accessories, like card cases and coin purses, are cashing in on the trend. According to The NPD Group, a leading global information company. […]
Unlocked Mobile Phones Account for 12 Percent of the U.S. Market with Growth Expected to Continue, According to a New Report from NPD Connected Intelligence
Unlocked phone sales are more likely to occur online, when compared to locked phone purchases Port Washington, NY, December 12, 2016 – According to the new Unlocked Phone Demand Report from NPD Connected Intelligence, the unlocked mobile phone market is growing rapidly with an estimated 28 million consumers owning an unlocked device in the U.S., […]
Port Washington, NY, December 1, 2016 – As part of its continued industry and marketplace expansion in the U.S. and abroad, global information company The NPD Group today announced the launch of its Retail Tracking Service for the U.S. juvenile products market. This is the industry’s first comprehensive overview of the durable juvenile products industry […]
Finally, It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas – Holiday Spending Kicked Into Gear the Week Before Thanksgiving
NPD Holiday Shopping Bag 2016 Weekly Report WASHINGTON, NY – November 30, 2016 – The week before Thanksgiving proved to be an important one for retail this holiday season. According to The NPD Group’s weekly point-of-sale results for key general merchandise categories, following a lackluster couple of weeks, sales in the third week of the […]
NPD Holiday Shopping Bag 2016 Weekly Report WASHINGTON, NY – November 23, 2016 – Consumers may still be suffering from post-election distraction, and even the flurry of early retailer promotions hasn’t caught their attention. According to The NPD Group’s weekly point-of-sale results for key general merchandise categories, second week holiday sales were down 8 percent […]
Home still remains the heart of the holiday meal Chicago, November 22, 2016 — Thanksgiving traditions are evolving to reflect the new cultural and societal makeup of the U.S., finds The NPD Group, a leading global information company, and its research partner, CultureWaves®, a consumer qualitative insights company that looks at consumer behavioral data. A […]
Growing Consumer Interest in 4K UHD TVs and 4K UHD Streaming Media Players Indicates an Impending Shift from Early Adopter to Mass Market Audience
Holiday TV sales are expected to contribute to growing consumer demand for 4K video content Port Washington, NY, November 21, 2016 – With awareness and interest on the rise, this holiday season could mark the shift in the 4K Ultra-High Definition (UHD) TV consumer base from early adopter to mass market audience. According to The […]
The average shopper spend on Thanksgiving Day 2015 was the 2nd highest of the whole year Port Washington, NY, November 17, 2016 — The average amount spent by shoppers on Thanksgiving Day 2015 relative to other key shopping days may give pause to retailers, according to new The NPD Group, a leading global information company. […]
BROOKLYN, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today West Elm announced the expansion of its signature new modern aesthetic into the travel and hospitality industry with the launch of West Elm HOTELS (www.westelmhotels.com), a partnership with hospitality management and development company DDK. The first properties are expected to be located in Detroit, Michigan; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Savannah, Georgia; Charlotte, North Carolina; […]
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