NPD’s Joe Derochowski discusses the need for retailers to think differently and break down traditional barriers when marketing products to consumers.
Levi Strauss goes public as big changes are underway with its next closest U.S. competitors: VF Corp plans to spin off its jeanswear business and Gap is planning to separate into two publicly traded companies.
NPD’s Joe Derochowski offers tips and insights on how retailers can market housewares products to those consumers who are tapping into new diets and looking to eat healthier.
In a special edition of HomeWorld’s On Point with NPD, NPD’s Joe Derochowski offers his unique insight on trends seen at the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show.
The retailer is set to launch lingerie and sleepwear brands next month, challenging Amazon and other giants
Fashion brands are embracing a more inclusive standard of beauty, and women who used to be customers are now part of the changing face of the industry.
NPD’s Joe Derochowski offers retailers tips on how they can promote key housewares segments as money-saving investments for consumers.
Reginald Brack joined NPD at the beginning of 2018 with a mandate to turn point of sale information from thousands of retailers and ecommerce businesses into data that not only paints a picture of the past and present, but also provides pointers to future trends that businesses can use to make better buying decisions.
NPD’s Joe Derochowski discusses the steps retailers can take to further evolve and continue to grow housewares sales in 2019.
The clock is ticking. The Internet, once thought of as a back-alley resource for luxury mechanical timepieces, now has a mix of e-commerce players leading a new charge, with watch brands taking notice.
Michael Dart welcomes Don Unser, Retail Group President of NPD Group and Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Advisor of the NPD Group to discuss the current state of retail after this holiday season, and political climate.
We never thought we'd say this, but fanny packs are back! And this time, they mean business.
All holiday season long, Shop TODAY's been compiling gift guides with ideas for anyone on your shopping list.
Consumers are increasingly migrating to the biggest and best when buying a new TV, especially when it’s for the primary viewing room – the living room.
Black Friday promotions still drive customers, but the days of doorbuster disorder may be gone, say NPD's retail analysts.
Best Buy kicked off its Black Friday weekend sales with great fanfare on Thursday night with discounted big-screen televisions and other gadgets. From an impressive toy selection to digital price tags, see why NPD's analysts were impressed.
Sales of Rolex watches in the 12 months to June this year reached $1.5 billion, according to retail analyst NPD, which tracks point of sale transactions from hundreds of independent and retail groups across the United States.
Men, not women, are expected to be the big spenders this holiday season.
Around two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ringing phones, the energy on this trading floor is high and the commodity is blingy.
Study expects Black Friday, Cyber Monday promos to bolster category
Demand for Rolex is so strong in the United States that authorized dealers (ADs) are holding back what little stock they get of the most popular models so that their best customers have a chance of buying one this side of Christmas.
The trend-perfect electronic gifts this holiday season are not stripped-down bargain models, but those laden with advanced features.
NPD’s Joe Derochowski discusses ways retailers can keep housewares sales hot during the upcoming holiday season.
As they've boosted their own e-commerce operations, brick-and-mortar retailers are getting a bigger piece of the holiday pie, both online and off.
It looks like shoppers and retailers have taken down the old boundary between bricks-and-mortar retail and e-commerce.
This year is shaping up to be phenomenal for the video game industry, as players have gobbled up new content. Total consumer spending on games in the U.S. was up 40% in the first half of 2018 to $19.5 billion, according to The NPD Group.
Data shows big disparities between sectors in online performance. While some sectors have shown healthy gains in both spend per buyer and in penetration, there are distinct market sectors whose e-commerce performance is clouded.
Julia Clark Day knows her numbers: She has more than 20 years of experience analyzing sports and outdoor recreation trends with Leisure Trends and The NPD Group.
U.S. retail sales of Swiss luxury watches jumped by double digits in the first half of 2018, according to the NPD market research group.