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Leen Nsouli

Leen Nsouli

Executive Director, Industry Analyst - Office Supplies, Home Improvement

Leen Nsouli is the industry analyst for The NPD Group’s Office Supplies and Home Improvement divisions. Since joining NPD in 2013, Leen has been focused on providing manufacturer and retail clients with sales and marketing insights, and category management solutions utilizing NPD’s portfolio of data assets. Driven by client collaboration and the ability to translate information into accelerated growth in a brand’s strategic areas of operation, Leen also has a passion for understanding key macro and economic indicators that drive consumer behavior and retail marketplace trends.

Combined with her appetite for information and uncovering emerging trends, Leen’s diverse background gives her a unique perspective on marketplace drivers. Prior to her current role, Leen was NPD’s office supplies industry analyst, and spent time working closely with NPD’s retail partners spanning both ecommerce and brick and mortar channels across all general merchandise categories tracked by NPD. Before joining NPD, she held several sales and consultative marketing roles.

Leen has an MBA in Marketing from Syracuse University, where she also triple majored in Marketing, Supply Chain Management, and Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises during her baccalaureate.

Upcoming Event

eExclusive Office Supplies Industry Review at ECRM

Date: Sunday, August 18, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. CDT
eExclusive Office Supplies Industry Review at ECRM
Location: Chicago, Illinois at the Sheraton Grand Chicago
Speaker: Leen Nsouli, Executive Director, Industry Analyst, U.S. Office Supplies, The NPD Group
Overview: The back-to-school season accounts for 35% of the $11.8 billion in yearly traditional supply sales and nearly half of unit sales in the U.S. Get the big-picture perspective on the back-to-school season. You’ll hear the latest industry trends and shopper insights to help you make the most of this year’s back-to-school season. Learn the spending trends that matter most, get a breakdown of the timing for planned seasonal spending, and more.

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Recent Posts

Jul 2, 2019

Brick-and-Mortar Still Dominates Back-to-School Office Supplies

Apr 17, 2019

Similar to benefits of adult coloring and DIY slime, The Kindness Rocks Project is an outlet for consumers to collectively participate in an activity that connects them and supports compassion through the process. With spring underway, summer fast approaching, and back-to-school season down the road, this is a trend to watch.

Feb 26, 2019

The launch of Marie Kondo’s new Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” brought the idea of “Choosing Joy” to American households and the response has been mass participation. Sales of organization products including file storage supplies and specialty labels are growing, reaping the benefits of consumers’ latest obsession with tidying.

Mar 15, 2017

Setting political views aside, the women’s movement has positively influenced the sales of office supplies.

Feb 8, 2017

The slime trend is oozing its way into schools throughout the nation and worldwide, and as more parents receive requests for the five key ingredients, retailers want to make sure they not only have these, and other slime enhancing supplies, stocked,


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