NPD's Marshal Cohen shares holiday retail results to date, and the importance of in-store and online shopping alignment as the season closes.
As trends, innovation, and changing consumer behavior transform the technology market, it’s more important than ever to know what the future holds.
Food & Beverage Industry Analyst Darren Seifer discusses his expectations for 2021, including the top three overarching behaviors that will determine U.S. consumption trends.
See how our client used In-the-Moment Trigger Studies to address a key business opportunity. These studies are automatically deployed when a consumption-related behavior of interest occurs, giving clients the opportunity to ask consumers questions to gain deeper insights while the event is top of mind.
Join Mat Piscatella, games industry analyst, for an update on industry trends based on our latest data and his deep expertise. Get a peek at the insights in the new Evolution of Entertainment Study.
The story of foodservice is always evolving. Food industry advisor David Portalatin shares insights from Eating Patterns in America from the road.
NPD's chief industry advisor shares recent weekly sales results demonstrating the consumer’s resilience following election distraction and ahead of the holidays.
Learn more about generational shifts, new in-home behaviors, and uncover deep insights with Inside America’s Kitchens.
With the rise of COVID-19 cases in the U.S., more people are planning to celebrate Thanksgiving at home this year compared to last year.
NPD's chief industry advisor speaks to the challenges facing retail during a holiday season full of uncertainty
NPD's chief industry advisor highlights retail opportunities as a new season begins and consumers look to migrate back inside.
NPD's chief industry advisor speaks to the increased importance of communication, consumers, price, and product for brands and retailers this holiday season.
NPD's chief industry advisor provides insight into the traditional, and tangible category dynamics to watch in the upcoming holiday shopping season.
NPD's chief industry advisor addresses one of the most pressing retail questions of 2020 - What will be the biggest difference this holiday?
With many consumers staying home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the morning snack has shifted to occur later in the day, impacting motivations for snacking, and subsequently, determining which snack food will be consumed.
Offerings of plant-based food alternatives have increased, and Americans’ desire to eat healthier is prevalent – but will consumption of these products grow? Darren Seifer – Food & Beverage Industry Analyst – discusses current plant-based trends with insights from The NPD Group’s latest report: Eating Patterns in America.
The Future of Home guides your strategy with forward-looking sales forecasts and industry insights.
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to surge, consumers are adjusting their routines to fit their new schedule. Stuck at home, consumers have paused their health goals momentarily, allowing themselves to indulge in their sweet or salty cravings during these stressful times.
More consumers are cooking at home, and products that help improve the success of the end dish provide an opportunity according to Joe Derochowski.
According to The NPD Group’s Joe Derochowski, the industry needs to educate consumers on how to maximize home product use, to help people manage their budgets in the long term.
According to The NPD Group’s Darren Seifer, it is more important than ever for food manufacturers to demonstrate their product’s ability to provide comfort and convenience for consumers.
Many people think breakfast is on decline, but nothing is further from the truth. Breakfast is just as important to U.S. consumers as it's ever been, it's just changing. See what's trending from David Portalatin.
In the beauty industry, technology is an important driver for change, and for the success of companies in this competition to tap into purchasing power. Hear more from Larissa Jensen and FIT’s grad students.
Consumer interest in sustainability is driving growth for beauty brands that have embraced eco-consciousness today. Watch our latest video for more!
Gen Z, typically representing those born in 1997 and after, is a diverse group that defies categorization. They contradict typical stereotypes of attitudes and behaviors of teens and young adults. So what does this mean for the beauty industry?
It's time to get back to working toward 2020 goals after what we hope was a productive and exciting CES for you! We want to share highlights of the Next Level Tech insights our analysts presented. You'll get a quick look at tech industry Holiday 2019 results, industry expert perspectives in key categories, and our tech revenue forecast through 2022. We enjoyed meeting and catching up with so many of our clients and friends at CES and wish you the best in the year ahead. Let us know how we can support your data-driven growth.
The grocery industry is in its infancy when it comes to e-commerce.
From Nightly Business Report: David Portalatin explores the relationship between sales at restaurants and Black Friday. Analyzing shopper receipt data from NPD’s Checkout service, Portalatin found that Black Friday is only the 14th best day for restaurants during the Holiday shopping season.
Everybody is talking about restaurant delivery, and with good reason. But David Portalatin breaks down what is really driving activity in the foodservice marketplace.
The foodservice industry is intensely competitive; it’s a constant battle for share. See how Checkout gives you the information you need to grow your business.
Consumers want to do something, not just buy something when shopping in brick-and-mortar retail.
Plant-based alternatives are showing up on menus, but are consumers ordering them? Hear what’s trending from Industry Advisor David Portalatin.
While sustainable products are continuing to evolve each year, there is a clear need to educate shoppers on the benefits without paying more for them.
NPD Travel Retail Industry Advisor Lawrence Scott introduces our latest report ‘The Chinese Duty Free Beauty Buyer’ along with insights taken from the report itself.
In response to an emerging set of consumers in support of gender fluidity, many brands and retailers are offering products made for anyone, regardless of gender.
Comfort and wellness is a hot topic across many different industries. But what are consumers buying to make themselves look and feel better?
As brands do more direct-to-consumer business, almost all of that retail penetration is coming out of e-commerce. Hear more from industry expert Matt Powell.
Matt Powell discusses his perspective on the expected declines in apparel through 2021 but believes there is an opportunity for growth in activewear.
Digital ordering may be growing by double digits, but about 90% of restaurant occasions are still at brick-and-mortar locations. David Portalatin shows you what’s trending in our new video.
We need to return the industry to one of aspiration or run the risk of being another teen retailer, with huge discounts needed to populate the stores.
Young U.S. consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable products. But are sports brands doing enough here?
Younger consumers have made it clear that they want to shop at retailers and brands who express their values. It’s important for brands and retailers to determine what their purpose is and come up with a strategy to put it into action.
There is something new happening with snacking. Hear what's trending from Industry Advisor David Portalatin.
Food manufacturers, restaurant operators and retailers can find growth by inserting themselves into a consumer's decision-making process. Hear what's trending from Industry Advisor David Portalatin.
At CES, our analysts shared insights into the latest industry themes and trends to watch – with 2.3% revenue growth and more than $2 billion in additional revenue in 2019!
Hear straight from foodservice distributors how SupplyTrack has impacted and grown their business.
Distruptors happen in all industries, causing shifts in the way consumers use or access products. Learn about distruptors in footwear, accessories, and watches, including how digital native startups are tapping into consumer desire in footwear and accessories and how smartwatches are affecting the traditional watch category.
Consumers are starting to realize not everything needs to be new, and it’s impacting retail. Get a fresh look at the preowned luxury market dynamics in watches and handbags.
Gain insight into who mobile gamers (ages 2+) are — their motivations for play, behaviors, and preferences — to better understand how different audiences engage with the platform. Explore how genres are performing and examine the role that key titles have played in shaping the current landscape.
Today’s marketplace is moving faster than ever before and keeping pace with this change can help you grow your business. Learn what industry experts Beth Goldstein and Reginald Brack think will be important in retail in the year ahead.
E-commerce is new to the luxury watch industry, while it’s a more mature industry in footwear, accounting for 30% of footwear sales. Learn how retailers are responding as consumers become more accustomed to buying almost everything online.
Operators who offer digital ordering, and do it well, are the ones who are able to grow in this challenging environment. Hear what's trending from Industry Advisor David Portalatin.
Industry analysts Beth Goldstein and Reginald Brack explore sustainability in fashion footwear, accessories and watches. Learn about the latest insights and trends related to sustainable fashion.
Checkout can help you grow your business in this rapidly changing world. We offer tailored analytics to help you keep current customers and win new ones.
The exclusive view on interest in upcoming titles, current games played, and other activities related to gaming. PlayerPulse is a powerful tool for tracking consumer interests and investment, as it tracks a monthly curates list of over 100 games.
The industry’s most accurate game meta data tool. Empowering publishers and developers alike, to make the best games possible.
When it's time to make critical decisions that have an impact on the future of your business, imagine how much more confident you'll be when you know what that future holds.
The NPD Group’s Market Intelligence MI Minute explores the latest insights. This animated infographic looks at the outlook for voice-activated speakers and home automation devices leveraging NPD’s Future of Tech report.
Get the consumer insight needed to understand how current and future apparel buyers will shop.
NPD fashion practice's Todd Mick explores which bra categories are projected for growth, with insights from our Future of Apparel report. Drive business results through 2020 with forecasts and insights from NPD.
Consumers like grocery shopping, so traditional retail stores are here to stay. Hear what’s trending from Industry Advisor David Portalatin.
What can fashion brands learn from sports? Hear Matt Powell’s expertise.
Hear what Marshal Cohen has to say about casualization and the impact it will have on what consumers are wearing today and in the future.
Learn what’s important to consumers when they’re capturing their selfies, and how you can capitalize on the trend.
Marshal Cohen explores the importance of understanding today’s consumer.
The NPD Group’s Market Intelligence MI Minute explores the latest B2B Technology insights. This animated infographic looks at hyperconverged systems leveraging NPD’s U.S. B2B Distributor Track® and Reseller Tracking® service.