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 •  October 25

Usage of TV-connected devices is also on the rise, as more consumers stream content at home and on the go Port Washington, NY, October 25, 2017 – According to global information provider, The NPD Group, 57 percent of all U.S. smartphone users access video content via an app at least once a month, with iOS users more likely than Android users.

The NPD Group

 •  October 20

Tabletop categories are staples expected to be a part of any household, but the ways in which consumers are shopping for and purchasing these categories are a bit more unexpected. 1. Tabletop sales related to home purchases or renovations are larger than wedding-related sales, and growing.

The NPD Group

 •  October 18

Trends and Technology Continue to Play a Bigger Role in What’s Cool in School Port Washington, NY, October 18, 2017 – Sales of traditional supplies for the 2017 back-to-school season amounted to $4.2 billion in the U.S., a 1 percent increase over 2016*, according to global information company The NPD Group. With more dollars being spent in the...

The NPD Group

 •  October 17

Juneau, Alaska Has the Most Coffee Shops Per Capita Chicago, October 17, 2017 — Java, cuppa Joe, go juice, hojo, or whatever one wants to call coffee, a ready-made cup of it is not far from reach for the majority of U.S. consumers. In addition to coffee served at restaurants and other foodservice outlets, there are 33,129 gourmet coffee shops in...

The NPD Group

 •  October 17

The rivalry between online and traditional retail will heat up during the 2017 holiday season Port Washington, NY, October 17, 2017 — On average, U.S. consumers anticipate doing nearly 40 percent of their 2017 holiday shopping online, up from one-third just two years ago, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. According to...

The NPD Group

 •  October 16

“No doubt that parents across the spectrum select products that allow their children to be safer, while also making their own lives easier. Within juvenile products, there is big opportunity to grow the business by marrying consumer values with unique product attributes,” said Juli Lennett, senior vice president, U.S. toys and juvenile products...

The NPD Group

 •  October 11

Growth expected to continue as small and medium businesses increasingly implement security features Port Washington, NY, October 11, 2017 – U.S. dollar and unit sales in the security appliance market are on the rise as companies, large and small, look to protect their information with advanced products, such as next generation firewalls. Year to...

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 •  October 6

Comics and Graphic Novels Growth in the Mainstream U.S. Book Market is Being Driven by a Whole New Population of Readers, And Who They Are Might Surprise You Port Washington, NY, October 6, 2017– According to NPD Bookscan data from global information provider the NPD Group.

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 •  October 5

More than one-third of smart home device owners also own a voice-activated speaker, according to The NPD Group Port Washington, NY, October 5, 2017 – Fifteen percent of U.S. internet households currently own a home automation device, up from 10 percent in April 2016, according to information provider, The NPD Group.

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 •  October 3

Electric bicycles priced $2,000 and over not only account for the bulk of sales, but are also driving sales. With the average selling price for an electric bicycle today at $2,400, the fastest-growing price band is $2,000-2,499, which has gained $3 million in dollar share over the last year.