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We offer these products and services for clients doing business in the United Kingdom:


BeautyTrends®  – is NPD’s retail tracking that measures the performance of the U.K. prestige beauty market. It covers fine fragrances, makeup and skincare products. SKU-level detail is captured weekly for more than 70 product categories. The service tracks prestige beauty sales from department stores and national chains, including ecommerce sales from participating retailers. You can use its insights to evaluate purchasing trends in order to make better business decisions and take full advantage of emerging opportunities in the market.

Monthly and weekly data is available. Having a faster read on what’s happening in the marketplace is essential for tracking new launches, both during the Christmas season and the rest of the year.

Beauty Cross Channel MonitorNPD and Nielsen have partnered to produce the Beauty Cross Channel Monitor. This report provides a comprehensive read on sales and performance on mass and prestige beauty market for the skincare and makeup categories. It combines prestige point-of-sale data from NPD with mass point-of-sale data from Nielsen.

You can use these insights to evaluate performance of categories, segments, and top brands across the major beauty distribution channels and understand beauty sales opportunities and trends in the U.K. market.


CREST – As the industry’s gold standard for online market research information, Consumer Reports on Eating Share Trends (CREST®) offers insight on consumer purchases of commercially prepared meals. It tracks purchases in the restaurant industry, as well as ready-to-eat foods/beverages purchased from other retail establishments, such as convenience stores and supermarkets.

Analytic Solutions – Capabilities include:

  • Opportunity Identification:
    • Market Drivers
    • (Value) Composite Score
    • Attribute Impact Scores
  • Forecasting:
    • Cohort Analysis
    • Forecasting
  • Dynamics and Loyalty Identification:
    • Visit Drivers
    • Customer Sharing
    • Brand Switching
    • Loyalty Analysis

Sales Track Weekly – European manufacturers and operators can use this service to analyse restaurant same-store sales by segment and category, based on actual sales obtained from participating chain restaurant operators. The aggregated information for the prior week’s trends is reported back to our foodservice clients each Friday.


Sports – We combine retail tracking and online consumer panel survey information to provide unparalleled depth and breadth of market research coverage for the sports/active apparel, athletic footwear, and sports equipment

marketplace. Leading global companies rely on us for a total view of the market, including details about who is buying what, and where, how, and why they are buying it.


The NPD Group delivers the only pan-European point-of-sale and online consumer panel survey data on toys and games, so clients can understand and sell to this complex market. Methodologies and definitions are consistent throughout Europe; the market structure is harmonized with our U.S. toy tracking services for true trend analysis on a global basis. The Retail Tracking Service reports on value and unit sales and market share, and pricing. The Consumer Tracking Service reports on consumer demographics, purchase drivers, and more. Additionally, the U.K. License Tracker equips licensors, manufacturers, and retailers to uncover opportunities and grow their share of the licensed products marketplace.

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