Marshal Cohen


NPD: More Holiday Shoppers Waiting for Thanksgiving Weekend Deals

Black Friday scramble for deals

Port Washington, NY–It may be more than a month off, but Black Friday, Cyber Monday, even “Grey Thursday” or Thanksgiving, top … [Read more...]

Athletic, Outdoor Footwear Sales Boost September

The LEBRON 12, engineered to the exact specifications of LeBron James

Port Washington, NY—Late trending back to school sales have seen had a kick, or rather kicks.For the 14 weeks ended Sept. 20, … [Read more...]

The Evolution of Socks: From Commodity to Statement Piece

Dog Days of socks from K.Bell

Port Washington, NY– Those boots may be made for walking (and that’s just what they’ll do), but so are socks—so much so that the … [Read more...]

Dollar Stores: Largest Increase in Shopping Visits Among Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Dollar Store

Port Washington, NY—If you ever wondered why the recent bidding and bickering among dollar store retailers continues to make front … [Read more...]

NPD: Activewear Growth Sets Pace for Overall Apparel Market

Activewear as streetwear at Lululemon Athletica

Port Washington, NY–Growth in activewear buoyed the total U.S. apparel market in the 12 months ending June 2014 (July’13—June’14), … [Read more...]

Athletic Footwear Sales Peak Leading Up to Back-to-School

Jordan TR '97 Mid - Girls' Grade School at Foot Locker

Port Washington, NY– Athletic footwear sales rise every year among adults and especially among children in the weeks leading up to … [Read more...]

NPD: Men Increasingly Embrace Fashion in Footwear

Skechers casual shoe styles

Port Washington, NY—Necessity is the predominant motivation behind shoe purchasing for men, and their brand loyalty is strong and … [Read more...]

NPD: Millennials Driving Growth in Women’s Footwear Market

Fall silhouettes from TOMS

Port Washington, NY– Although U.S. women’s footwear growth has been somewhat subdued during the past two years, there have been … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-Know News

New York—Online shopping may be convenient, enabling consumers to shop 24/7 without worrying about finding a parking place.But … [Read more...]

NPD: Accessories for Men Gaining Momentum

The Louis Vuitton Men's Fall 2014 Campaign from Men's Style Director Kim Jones shot by Peter Lindbergh in Iceland.

Port Washington, NY–While it’s no surprise that accessories has been one of the best performing categories for women, a similar … [Read more...]

NPD: Plus Size Apparel Performance Strong in E-commerce, Dept. Stores

Catherines Plus Size

Port Washington, NY– Plus-sized women’s clothing, which generally constitutes sizes 18 and up in the United States, grew 5% from … [Read more...]

NPD: Smaller Categories Help Drive 4% Increase in 2013 Women’s Apparel Sales

"Dress to Impress" styles at Ann Taylor

Port Washington, NY—Total U.S. women’s apparel retail sales grew 4% in 2013, propelled by smaller niche categories that drove the … [Read more...]