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NPD: Shoppers “Self-Gift” Housewares During Holidays

NPD Group

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.-The majority of holiday sales of electric and non-electric housewares are gifts to oneself, according to new research by The NPD Group. About two-thirds of all small electrics bought during the holiday shopping season are for the purchaser’s own use, NPD said (the research firm did not give the same percentage for non-electricMore »

Last updated: November 10, 2014

Spectrum Global Batteries & Appliances Boosts Q2 Profit by 6.8 Percent

Spectrum Brands

MIDDLETON, Wis.-Spectrum Brands Holdings’ Global Batteries & Appliances segment, parent of its personal-care and small-electrics lines, posted a 6.8 percent gain in second-quarter segment profit, which totaled $44.2 million. Net sales for the quarter, which ended on March 30, reached $480.9 million, up 2.6 percent from last year’s second quarter. Net sales of the segment’sMore »

Last updated: May 7, 2014

Weddings Mean Small-Appliances Sales, Says NPD

NPD Group

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.-U.S. consumers spent $112 million on small appliances as gifts for engagements, bridal showers and weddings from June 2012 to May 2013, according to new research by The NPD Group. The average price paid for these gifts was 39 percent higher than the average price for gifts for non-wedding-related occasions. NPD added thatMore »

Last updated: July 1, 2013