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NPD: U.S. Single-Serve Coffeemaker Sales Near $1 Billion

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.-A study by The NPD Group said U.S. sales of single-serve coffeemakers reached $930 million last year, up 8 percent from 2012. According to the research firm’s Geo Level Retail Tracking Service, the Los Angeles market posted the largest increase in single-serve coffeemaker sales, which jumped 24 percent in that market last year.More »

Last updated: May 1, 2014

NPD: Home Soda Machine Sales Rose 30 Percent in 2013

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.-U.S. retail sales of home soda machines jumped 30 percent in 2013, according to data from The NPD Group. In addition, sales of complementary products such as CO2 carbonators, bottles, mixes and syrups more than doubled overall compared to 2012. “The home soda category continues to appeal to consumers seeking convenient ways toMore »

Last updated: March 14, 2014

NPD: Sales of Non-electric Housewares on the Increase

Debra Mednick

  PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.-U.S. sales of non-electric housewares edged up 0.5 percent to $5.6 billion in the 12 months ending in September 2013, according to data from The NPD Group. The slight surge in sales came after years of declines for the industry, NPD said. Debra Mednick, the research firm’s executive director and home industryMore »

Last updated: December 9, 2013

Discounters Top Holiday Shopping Channels in NPD Survey

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.-Fifty-two percent of consumers plan to shop for holiday merchandise at discounters this coming season, more than at any other channel, according to The NPD Group’s Annual Holiday Spending Survey. That ratio is up from 50 percent in last year’s survey. Finishing second on this list were online retailers at 43 percent, upMore »

Last updated: October 24, 2013

NPD: The Trends That Influence Grooming Tool Purchases

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.-Personal style, celebrity influence and today’s views of what’s attractive are determining grooming trends and the purchase decisions for grooming tools, according to new research by The NPD Group. These trends “also indicate how consumers are approaching hair removal, be it on their own or with the assistance of professional services or otherMore »

Last updated: July 24, 2013