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NPD’S MARSHAL COHEN TO PRESENT DURING UBM FASHION’S MAY ACCESSORIES SHOWS

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Whether you’re exhibiting at or attending UBM Fashion’s NY Women’s May Marketplace at the Jacob Javits Center (Accessorie Circuit, Intermezzo Collection, AccessoriesTheShow, POOLTRADESHOW, fame or MODA), definitely make time for “Retail Forward: Chasing the Accessories Consumer,” Sunday May 7th at 3 p.m., by Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst, The NPD Group, Inc. Location: …

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NPD: FOOTWEAR AND ACCESSORIES SHIFTS SENDING WARNING SIGNALS TO RETAILERS

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The three key components of the $334 billion retail fashion segment–apparel, footwear and fashion accessories–are each in different positions when it comes to the business, according to leading global information company The NPD Group. The apparel industry, which represents 65% of total U.S. retail fashion dollar sales and spans everything …

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2017 Retail Predictions: From Marshal Cohen, NPD Group

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What will 2017 bring to the retail industry? Accessories caught up with Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst, The NPD Group, Inc., who puts the past data, current thoughts and future projections into his crystal ball for us. Here, some notes from our chat. Are you optimistic for women’s accessories in …

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Join Accessories Magazine for its “Reinventing Retail” Experts Panel

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Make sure to stop by the Javits Center this Sunday for Accessories Magazine’s first retail/experts panel Reinventing Retail: How to Stay One Step Ahead in Today’s Changing Market. This panel, which runs Sunday, January 8th at 2pm on the Concourse Level of the Javits, marks the beginning of a three-day …

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MARSHAL COHEN’S NPD BLOG: STORES SAVED BLACK FRIDAY WEEKEND

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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 NPD Group. The original post ran here.  That’s right. Despite the surge of online and Thanksgiving Day  in-store sales, combined with the less-than-stellar Friday  in-store sales, retailers got the …

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MARSHAL COHEN’S NPD BLOG: NEW RULES FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL

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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 NPD Group. The original post ran here.  Another school year is here and that means shopping for everything from pencils and pants, to comforters and coffeemakers. One-third of consumers …

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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 NPD Group. The original post ran here.  “Showcasing” Shakes Up Retail Ironically, the increasing number of consumers migrating to online shopping has reinforced the importance of brick-and-mortar stores, making …

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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 Intentions Survey from global information company The NPD Group, the global information company. More men and women agreed with positive statements around giving to those less fortunate, shopping for the …