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2015: A Small Leathergoods Success Story Says NPD

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Port Washington, NY— Approximately 20 million small personal accessories were sold in U.S. department store, national chain, and … [Read more...]

NPD: More Than 1-in-5 Shoppers Used a Mobile Device During the Holiday Season

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Port Washington, NY– More than 1-in-5 consumers purchased or browsed for products online via a mobile device when holiday shopping … [Read more...]

Expert: Holiday Shopping –A Case of Shopper’s Remorse?

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As part of Accessories’ ongoing Industry Experts columns, Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst for The NPD Group Inc. provides … [Read more...]

Marshal Cohen’s NPD Blog: “Showcasing” Shakes Up Retail

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As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we are reprinting a blog posting from Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst for … [Read more...]

A More Positive Consumer Outlook Will Boost 2015 Holiday Season, Predicts NPD

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Port Washington, NY– Consumers have a more positive outlook going into this holiday season, according to the 2015 Holiday Purchase … [Read more...]

Expert Opinion: NPD’s Marshal Cohen on the Consumer

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People vs. Consumers There’s an interesting dichotomy that exists between us as consumers and us as people in general. As … [Read more...]

NPD’s Words of Wisdom at the Accessories Council Summit

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As always, when you get a group of industry experts together in one room, there is lots of wisdom spouted about. Such was the case … [Read more...]

NPD: Comfort, Fashion Help Propel Sandal Sales

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Port Washington, NY– Consumers’ focus on casual and comfortable fashion is the perfect fit for comfort-oriented independent … [Read more...]

Game Changers: NPD’s Marshal Cohen on the Next Big Thing

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2014 ended with a good news/bad news sort of holiday season. Sure sales were up and mostly in line with forecasts. Online sales … [Read more...]

NPD: “Athleisure” Lifestyle Drives Fashion Sales Growth in 2014

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Port Washington, NY—Total U.S. apparel, footwear and accessories sales in 2014 were up1% due primarily to growth in activewear, … [Read more...]

Less Conventional Bags Are Now More Common Accessories, Reports NPD

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Port Washington–Women’s handbags may account for 49% of all handbags sold in the United States, but for 2014 it was men’s bags … [Read more...]

NPD: Online Shopping Satisfaction Continues to Grow

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Port Washington, NY—According to a recent survey of NPD’s Consumer panel, online was the big retail channel winner during the 2014 … [Read more...]