U.S. Food Summit
Date: Tuesday, April 23 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Chicago, IL | Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
Overview: At the 2019 NPD Food Summit, we will dive into the current consumer decision-making mindset, and explore how all players in the food industry can engage in new ways along their Path to Consumption® in order to win the moment. Competition is tougher than ever. People just want to eat – they don’t care if their meals are sourced from a restaurant, a retailer, or somewhere else. Winning the Moment requires creativity, innovation, and a deep understanding of when and where you have the most influence. Discover how to make sure your product or brand is prominent in the consumer’s decision set.
Curve New York Presentation: Unlock Success in 2019 – Intimate Apparel Market Trends and Strategies
Date: Monday, February 25, 2019
Time: 8:15 – 9:00 am
Location: New York, NY | Javits Center Event Lounge
Presenters: Todd Mick, Executive Director, Fashion Apparel, and Kristen Classi-Zummo, Manager, Market Insights
Overview: The intimates market saw positive growth in 2018 and continues to gain momentum. Join Todd Mick, Executive Director, Fashion Apparel, and Kristen Classi-Zummo, Manager, Market Insights, for a dynamic market overview at Curve New York. Todd and Kristen will share the latest insights on market trends and industry performance, and they’ll reveal who is winning in intimates. Plus, you will get a look at the generations driving industry growth and in-store vs. online performance. You’ll walk away from this informative session with an understanding of where to find opportunity in 2019 and the strategies you can use to grow your business in the year ahead.
Footwear Market Overview: Keeping Up the Momentum in 2019
Date: Thursday, February 28 | 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Presenter: Beth Goldstein, Executive Director, Industry Analyst, Footwear and Accessories
Overview: The footwear market saw positive growth in 2018 and continues to gain momentum. Join Beth Goldstein, Executive Director, Industry Analyst, Footwear and Accessories for a dynamic market overview. She will share the latest consumer trends, channel impacts, and key categories that drove growth. Plus, learn which trends will captivate consumers in the year ahead and where you can expect to find opportunity in 2019. This popular webinar will help you understand current market trends and give you a clear view of exactly what's happening in the fashion footwear market to help you grow your business.
2022 – An Innovation Odyssey
Date: Sunday, March 3, 2:30-3:20pm CT
Location: McCormick Place, Innovation Theater, Lakeside Center | Chicago, IL
Presenter: Joe Derochowski
Overview: Changes in eating habits have long been closely aligned with changes in housewares Industry trends. In this session, The NPD Group's Joe Derochowski will review today’s home product trends, in light of the latest eating habits -- detailing their many and varied effects on the housewares industry. Leveraging NPD’s powerful data-forecasting capabilities, Joe will review the expected changes in eating habits in 2022. This presentation will also explore the ways housewares retailers and manufacturers can innovate their businesses, to better align with these expected trend shifts, so companies can effectively plan for what's coming in the years ahead.