Port Washington, NY, January 25, 2016 – The NPD Group has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for 2016. Created in 2007, the awards evaluate and rank the best places of employment based on employee satisfaction and engagement, as well as workplace practices and policies.
“At NPD, we believe our people are our most important asset, and creating and maintaining a culture where we can attract, grow, and retain the strongest workforce we can is vitally important to our business,” said Karyn Schoenbart, NPD President and Chief Operating Officer. “We are thrilled to be recognized as a great place to work.”
Headquartered in Port Washington, NY, NPD has offices in New York City and 22 other cities worldwide. A global leader in market information and advisory services, NPD boasts an extensive track record of innovation, including introducing retail sales tracking in a wide range of general merchandise industries – including apparel, toys, technology, and video games – and developing game-changing technologies such as Checkout Tracking, which uses receipt harvesting to help companies understand how consumers are shopping today across in-store, online, and mobile channels.
“We are a dynamic organization committed to helping our clients understand their markets so they can get the right products in the right places for the right people. And we are also committed to helping our people develop the skills they need through robust training designed to keep us ahead of the curve as business changes,” explains Virginia Grande, NPD’s Global Head of Human Resources.
The 2016 Best Companies to Work for in New York State Awards are presented by Ryan, LLC, as well as supporting sponsor Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP. The program is a partnership of NYS-SHRM, The Business Council of New York, Best Companies Group and Journal Multimedia Corporation.