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 the most robust e-commerce data for tracking and improving performance as more business moves online plus 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.
The NPD Group’s Market Intelligence MI Minute explores the latest e-commerce insights, featuring NPD’s Checkout E-commerce data. This animated infographic looks to confirm or dispel the myth that sales of smart lighting are driven by repeat category buyers.
To understand the market, context is everything. See how we use our data-centric expertise to help game studios make the best games possible.
IDEA 2018: Under Fire | On Fire brought together 300 leaders representing the C-suites of more than a dozen industries. Today, many companies are under fire, while others have managed to reinvent themselves and are on fire. See how our executive summit explored these themes, and what actionable insights attendees took back to their teams.
We interviewed executives across brands and retailers to learn what companies must do to address changing consumer demands in an evolving retail landscape. See what they had to say about adapting to the DTC space, meeting demands in the last mile, and blending the e-commerce and in-store experience.
With today’s incredible supply of product choices and evolving consumer dynamics, how can you connect with your customers to change the trajectory of your company? Hear what executives across manufacturers and the retail industry have to say about the power of individuals, influencers, and new ways to promote growth.
How can leaders today build a brand that’s "on fire”? Hear directly from brand executives on how to remain authentic in your company culture, product messaging, and the way you connect with your core consumer. Learn how big companies tap resources to challenge what they’re doing to disrupt the marketplace.
The American consumer is moving beyond diet and exercise when they define a healthy lifestyle. Hear what's trending from Industry Advisor, David Portalatin.
The NPD Group’s Market Intelligence MI Minute explores the latest e-commerce insights, featuring NPD’s Checkout E-commerce data asset. This animated infographic looks to confirm or dispel the myth that buying a new router is strongly connected to buying home automation products.
Food manufacturers and distributors share how the power of SupplyTrack helps grow their business
The NPD Group’s Market Intelligence MI Minute explores the latest e-commerce insights, featuring NPD’s Checkout E-commerce data asset. This animated infographic focuses on the growth of home automation through the online channel.
The NPD Group’s Market Intelligence MI Minute explores the latest e-commerce insights, featuring NPD’s Checkout E-commerce data asset. This animated infographic focuses on the growth of the 18-34 year old consumer buying group.
Consumers have redefined the meaning of convenience, and it's less likely to be defined as going out to a restaurant. Hear what's trending from Industry Advisor, David Portalatin.
No matter what consumers use in their homes, we track it. We help our clients improve performance by identifying and targeting buyers, showing their dollar value of their brands, and evaluating and guiding pricing and promotion decisions.
E-commerce is the hottest topic trending in the automotive aftermarket today. Hear Nathan Shipley’s advice for retailers and manufacturers on how to achieve long terms success in his new video.
The NPD Group’s Market Intelligence MI Minute explores the latest e-commerce headphone insights, featuring NPD’s Checkout E-commerce data asset.
Looking out 2018 and beyond, our forecast shows positive growth for the Automotive aftermarket industry. What could you be doing to help drive continued growth? Find out in Nathan Shipley’s new video.
Consumers are staying at home more than ever so how does that affect the automotive aftermarket industry? Watch to hear expert insights from Nathan Shipley, Executive Director, Industry Analyst – Automotive.
Gen Z has the potential to be the most influential generation on eating and drinking behaviors. Hear what's trending from Industry Advisor, David Portalatin.
Listen to a recording of our recent webinar that explores U.S. licensed book market trends. Learn the hot and not-so-hot licenses, see how they're ranked by category, and hear about how the licensed book industry is likely to fare this year.
It’s no secret that brick and mortar retail is in trouble. Even industry giants are closing hundreds of stores. How can retailers bring shoppers back to physical stores? Hear what some Millennials had to say about the future of sports retail.
Phone calls, texts, or email? Watch now to hear how Millennials prefer to communicate.
The changing shopping tastes of the younger generation are implicated in the closing of hundreds of stores and are leading them to mostly shop online. But, what can retailers do to change this habit and get this age group to shop in stores? Watch this video to hear what some Millennials had to say.
See highlights from NPD’s annual cocktail reception at CES 2018 with insights from Technology President Ian Hamilton, Industry Advisor Stephen Baker, and Industry Analyst Benjamin Arnold.
Everyone talks about how Millennials are changing the way shopping is done, but how true is that really? Matt Powell chats with graduate students at Rutgers University to find out what their shopping habits are.
Retailers’ days of being all things to all people are over. Consumers want to shop in stores that seem to be made just for them. Find your muse and focus on that customer. Watch Matt Powell’s view on why designing assortments for your customers is a vital component in today’s retail landscape. And, don’t forget to download his guide to retail success.
All shopping is social. Your customers share their experiences pre-purchase, at purchase, and post-purchase. How can retailers capitalize in that sharing? Watch Matt Powell’s new video on how social media impacts in-store business and be sure to download his guide to retail success.
In the U.S., one in every four athletic shoe purchases happens online; in Germany, that number is one in three. There always will be physical stores, just fewer of them. And mobile plays an increasingly important role as the primary shopping method. Watch Matt Powell’s take on how the Internet is impacting physical store sales and make sure to download his guide to retail success.
There are too many stores in the U.S. Right now, the retail market has over 23 square feet for every man, woman, and child in the country. See Matt Powell’s recommendations on getting ahead of in-store opportunities and make sure to download his guide to retail success.
Sports and Footwear Industry Analyst Matt Powell shares his insights on the sneaker industry in this documentary DeadStock "The History of Resellin,” which tells the story of the sneaker game and its highs and lows.
It’s 2017, but real income is comparable to 2007 levels. Discretionary spending is down. What do you need to know to get ahead in the apparel market?
Consumers are shifting their dollars from acquiring things to having an experience, and this includes food. Hear what's trending from Senior Industry Analyst David Portalatin.
Consumers are composing meals on their own terms, and this includes traditional snack foods. Learn the three keys to capitalizing on this consumer trend from Senior Industry Analyst David Portalatin.
To uncover opportunity in the office supplies industry, it’s crucial to understand the small office/home office consumer. What is unique about the omni-channel shopper’s purchase behavior, and what factors influence where they shop?
E-commerce accounted for 76 percent of total office supplies growth over the last year, but that growth is slowing. Learn what’s affecting the growth rate.
Get a holistic view of this year’s back-to-school shoppers, and learn what they are buying across apparel, school supplies, and more.
Beyond competing on price there is a lot that office supplies brand and manufacturers can do to stay ahead of the competition. Learn more from Leen Nsouli, Industry Analyst – Office Supplies.
Consumers are spending on products that allow them to self-express themselves. Journaling and card-making are the latest trends Leen Nsouli, Industry Analyst – Office Supplies, is watching.
Appointment books, planners, and wall calendars are growing in popularity. Learn what’s important to consumers when purchasing these products.
Consumers' fascination with adult coloring books is only one example of the many developments within the handmade movement. Learn what other categories are contributing to office supplies industry growth.
What should you focus on as a retailer in the evolving automotive aftermarket? From your online presence, to product reviews, to pricing and promotions, automotive industry expert Nathan Shipley advises where to invest your resources.
The automotive industry is embarking upon a period of significant innovation and change. There are so many disrupters occurring within our industry on both the DIY and DIFM side. And one could argue that our industry will face even more disrupters than any other industry over the coming 10 years. Learn more in this short video featuring automotive industry expert, Nathan Shipley.
Looking at 2017 and the DIY aftermarket, our analysts forecasted that the year would decline almost 2 percent. The biggest factors at play are the expectations that the miles driven growth rate will slow down and that retail prices will stay flat or decline, as we saw in 2016. Watch for more details in this video featuring automotive industry analyst Nathan Shipley.
Learn how Scentiments lets you deconstruct fragrance consumers’ emotions, attitudes, and preferences, to give you a clear understanding of how to market fragrances more effectively. Learn more about Scentiments.
Understanding consumer behavior around scratch cooking versus foodservice usage is key to finding growth opportunities. Find out more about what is trending in food – it’s all in this video featuring David Portalatin, Senior Industry Analyst.
The future of fragrance is uncertain. Consumers are engaging with scent in a different way. How can you think about scent differently to help guide messaging and product strategy, so you can elevate awareness and inspire fragrance usage?
From getting in and out of stores, to placing orders online, to getting products to the marketplace—everything is faster in retail today. How has this changed the retail landscape in sport, what does it mean for manufacturing in the U.S., and how will this ultimately impact the consumer?
Discover where Millennials shop for fragrance, what influences their purchase decisions, and how mood affects their fragrance choices.
Performance running, walking, basketball and hiking shoes are trending negatively, while retro, non-performance footwear categories remain strong. What does it take for performance footwear to make a comeback? How can these brands innovate and integrate retro elements to tap into consumers’ desire to project active lifestyles? Find out in this video featuring sports industry analyst Matt Powell.
There’s a lot to learn about today’s fragrance consumer. In this new video series Kissura Craft, Industry Analyst – Beauty, discusses consumer behavior, fragrance wardrobing, and how men and women interact with fragrances differently.
The active apparel and footwear business is growing at a much faster rate than fashion apparel and footwear. With over 2,000 activewear brands and sales up 10 percent, what will brands need to do to stand out in this noisy marketplace? How will celebrity and performance brands fare? Find out in this video featuring sports industry analyst Matt Powell.
When the Sports Authority went under, nearly 20-30 percent of the sports business evaporated overnight. How has this retailer’s absence in the marketplace impacted other retailers and e-commerce, and what does this mean for the sports industry at large? Find out in this video featuring sports industry analyst Matt Powell.
Fragrance is facing the challenge of continuing to engage and excite young people so they’ll wear scent daily. What will it take for fragrance to make a big comeback? Karen Grant, Global Industry Analyst – Beauty, shares her perspectives.
From consumer-born trends to online and in-store shopping patterns, get the latest on the retail landscape in these three videos featuring our Chief Retail Analyst, Marshal Cohen.