August 8, 2012

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — The men’s grooming market continues to grow at a rapid pace as research shows that men’s grooming tools, such as electric shavers, men’s trimmers and home hair clippers, are among the largest dollar growth drivers in the overall personal care industry. Meanwhile, such product categories as men’s facial skin care continue to flourish.

February 13, 2012

The NPD Group unveiled the top current favorite play items among children ages 14 years and younger.

January 31, 2012

Ahead of the toy industry's annual convention this February, The NPD Group has reported that U.S. retail sales of toys generated $21.18 billion in 2011 compared with $21.68 billion in 2010, a decline of 2%.

October 5, 2011

The NPD Group has some good news for retailers worried about weak video game sales this holiday season, according to a survey of spending habits in the second quarter of 2011, in addition to the $1.44 billion spent in the U.S. by consumers on new physical video and PC game software in the second quarter of 2011, the total consumer spend on content via other monetization methods, including used games, game rentals, subscriptions, digital full-game downloads, social network games, downloadable content, and mobile games, is estimated at $1.74 billion.

July 26, 2011

The NPD Group, Inc. has named Kevin Gilbert as director of home improvement, reporting to Perry James, the president of home and office supplies.

July 8, 2011

While agreeing on many factors, men and women still value different things when it comes to purchasing decisions.

June 15, 2011

Children's interest are constantly changing, but right now Justin Bieber is tops with kids.

June 7, 2011

NPD Group named Perry James, a 16-year veteran with the research firm, as the new president of home and office supplies.

December 21, 2010

The NPD Group announced that John Deputato will head its expanded advanced analytics business as SVP.

August 4, 2010

The NPD Group found that this year 38% of respondents to its back-to-school spending intentions...

July 20, 2010

According to the PC Games Digital Downloads: Analyst Report, from The NPD Group, in 2009,...

June 22, 2010

According to The NPD Group, sales of major appliances generated double-digit dollar and unit growth...

June 3, 2010

In first quarter 2010, kitchen electrics dollar sales grew by 10% over the same time...

April 26, 2010

The NPD Group reported that aside from high-definition televisions and laptops, usage of consumer electronics...