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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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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 …