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NPD: Hottest Accessories Category? Small Leathergoods

Small Leather Goods

Port Washington, NY—In a preliminary look at how sales of accessories are faring so far, The NPD Group, Inc. reported Monday that … [Read more...]

Sales Soften for Final Holiday Shopping Week

Santa Carrying Shopping Bags

Chicago—Retailers will soon be ending their holiday season, sending shoppers and employees homes to enjoy their Christmas … [Read more...]

7 Days and Counting: Holiday Shoppers Wait for Discounts

Last Minute Holiday Shopping

Chicago/New York—Snowstorms that hit much of the Midwest and Northeast last weekend may have hindered some holiday shopping, but … [Read more...]

Footwear: A Surprise Black Friday Weekend Bestseller

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Port Washington, NY—Retailers will be busy adding up their Black Friday weekend sales, but there already are some surprises in … [Read more...]

Extended Black Friday Hours Draw More Families

Ready, Set, Shop!

Port Washington, NY—The extended hours that most major retailers initiated this year for Black Friday—that is opening on … [Read more...]

New Study: Anatomy of the Early Holiday Shopper

Holiday Shopping

Port Washington, NY–Nearly a third of the 80% of American consumers who plan to shop this holiday season will be shopping before … [Read more...]

NPD on Holiday: Consumers to Spend More But Seek Out Better Deals

Holiday Shopping

Port Washington, NY–While consumers say they plan to spend more this holiday compared to last year, their comparison shopping and … [Read more...]

Multiple Uses Drive Sales Surge in Athletic Apparel, Footwear

adidas by Stella McCartney Spring/Summer '14 Presentation during London Fashion Week

Port Washington, NY–Whether it’s on a board or on a court, or in the classroom or office, sports-oriented apparel and footwear is … [Read more...]

NPD: Tailored Is Back and Driving Growth in Apparel Sales

Merino sweater jacket from J. Crew

Port Washington, NY—Although economists have been warnings that recovery-weary consumers are holding back on non-essential, … [Read more...]

NPD: Most Millennials Spend in Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Millennials

Port Washington, NY–Although they have grown up with the Internet as a crucial part of their entire lives, the Millennial … [Read more...]

NPD: Footwear Shoppers’ Priorities Change for 2013

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Port Washington, NY–Not only having is having the latest styles that women and their friends like to shop for still paramount in … [Read more...]

NPD: Hispanic Women Now Account for Nearly 20% of Footwear Sales

Musician Carlos Santana has built a brand in footwear and accessories by catering to the Hispanic market

Port Washington, NY–There’s a major consumer segment that are representing an increasingly important segment of consuming buying … [Read more...]