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Practitioner-only brand Designs for Health preparing for Australia launch with aggressive NPD and new tech focus

PRACTITIONER-ONLY BRAND DESIGNS FOR HEALTH PREPARING FOR AUSTRALIA LAUNCH WITH AGGRESSIVE NPD AND NEW TECH FOCUS

US-headquartered practitioner-only brand Designs for Health is gearing up for its official launch in Australia, with former Blackmores,...

What Makes an Ethical Fashion Brand

WHAT MAKES AN ETHICAL FASHION BRAND

Consumers want to know: Where's that garment coming from and what is its impact on the environment? According to an NPD survey , with...

 
 
 
August 2018 NPD: Madden NFL has its best kickoff since 2013

AUGUST 2018 NPD: MADDEN NFL HAS ITS BEST KICKOFF SINCE 2013

Consumers in the United States spent $796 million on gaming-related products in August, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD...

Aug. 2018 NPD - Switch/NES Classic post year-on-year gains, Nintendo hardware at strongest point since 2011

AUG. 2018 NPD - SWITCH/NES CLASSIC POST YEAR-ON-YEAR GAINS, NINTENDO HARDWARE AT STRONGEST POINT SINCE 2011

Industry-wide figures Total: $796 million (up 26 percent from $634 million in August 2017) Hardware: $214 million PC and console software:...

 
 
 
NPD August 2018: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 from 2009 was a top-seller

NPD AUGUST 2018: CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 2 FROM 2009 WAS A TOP-SELLER

It's no suprise Call of Duty be among the U.S. top 10 best-selling titles of the month. The annual military shooter franchise is among...

Consoles Are the Third Most Popular Way to Game, Per NPD Group Report

CONSOLES ARE THE THIRD MOST POPULAR WAY TO GAME, PER NPD GROUP REPORT

EEDAR, the NPD Group's research division, just released its 2018 Gamer Segmentation Report. Overall, it boasts some interesting, if...

 
 
 
NPD: U.S. game spending up 40% in first half of 2018

NPD: U.S. GAME SPENDING UP 40% IN FIRST HALF OF 2018

U.S. consumers spent $19.5 Billion on gaming in the first half of 2018, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. This is...

Total U.S. Restaurant Count At 660,755 in Spring 2018, A One Percent Drop From Last Year, Reports NPD

TOTAL U.S. RESTAURANT COUNT AT 660,755 IN SPRING 2018, A ONE PERCENT DROP FROM LAST YEAR, REPORTS NPD

Chicago, IL The U.S. restaurant count reached 660,755 in spring of 2018, a 1 percent decrease in units from a year ago, based on a...

 
 
 
Nintendo Continues to Dominate Sales Charts in July

NINTENDO CONTINUES TO DOMINATE SALES CHARTS IN JULY

Nintendo had a great month in June, and with the release of the NPD data for July we see Nintendo continuing to top the charts with...

Nintendo 3DS owners have Switched, leaving WarioWare behind

NINTENDO 3DS OWNERS HAVE SWITCHED, LEAVING WARIOWARE BEHIND

July was a great month for Nintendo. Octopath Traveler was the best-selling game in the U.S., according to industry-tracking firm The...

 
 
 
July's NPD chart sees Octopath Traveler take the top spot

JULY'S NPD CHART SEES OCTOPATH TRAVELER TAKE THE TOP SPOT

Hype for Square Enix's retro-RPG revival Octopath Traveler was through the roof before release last month. Not only did the game look...

July 2018 NPD: Octopath Traveler and Grand Theft Auto V own the charts

JULY 2018 NPD: OCTOPATH TRAVELER AND GRAND THEFT AUTO V OWN THE CHARTS

The games industry in the United States generated $749 million in revenue in July, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group....

 
 
 
July 2018 NPD: Nintendo Switch dominates software sales thanks to Octopath Traveler

JULY 2018 NPD: NINTENDO SWITCH DOMINATES SOFTWARE SALES THANKS TO OCTOPATH TRAVELER

The NPD Group revealed its list of the top-selling games of July in the U.S. today, and Nintendo is the month's big winner. Octopath...

July 2018 NPD - Octopath Traveler 1 software, Switch 1 hardware, Nintendo hardware sees highest point in July since 2009

JULY 2018 NPD - OCTOPATH TRAVELER 1 SOFTWARE, SWITCH 1 HARDWARE, NINTENDO HARDWARE SEES HIGHEST POINT IN JULY SINCE 2009

The following are the NPD results for July 2018. Top 20 software 1. Octopath Traveler* 2. Grand Theft Auto V 3. Mario Kart 8* 4. Crash...

 
 
 
June 2018 NPD - Mario Tennis Aces debuts at 1, NES Classic the 1 hardware, Switch sees software/hardware sales boost

JUNE 2018 NPD - MARIO TENNIS ACES DEBUTS AT 1, NES CLASSIC THE 1 HARDWARE, SWITCH SEES SOFTWARE/HARDWARE SALES BOOST

Top 20 Software for June 2018 1. Mario Tennis Aces* 2. God of War 2018 3. Grand Theft Auto V 4. The Crew 2 5. Far Cry 5 6. Mario Kart...

Super Mario Dominates Video Game Sales in June 2018

SUPER MARIO DOMINATES VIDEO GAME SALES IN JUNE 2018

The NPD Group has released their sales data for software in June 2018 and Mario Tennis Aces was the top-seller in North America. In...

 
 
 
PlayStation History is Made with the June 2018 NPD Report

PLAYSTATION HISTORY IS MADE WITH THE JUNE 2018 NPD REPORT

June has shown to be a landmark month for Sony. Despite earlier reports that it was outsold by the NES Classic Edition, the PlayStation...

Mario Tennis Aces Serves Up June NPD's Top Spot, Kratos Following Close Behind

MARIO TENNIS ACES SERVES UP JUNE NPD'S TOP SPOT, KRATOS FOLLOWING CLOSE BEHIND

It's a little on the late side, but the National Purchase Diary has released the sales rankings for video games for the month of June...

 
 
 
NPD June 2018: NES Classic Mini best-selling hardware, Mario Tennis Aces tops software

NPD JUNE 2018: NES CLASSIC MINI BEST-SELLING HARDWARE, MARIO TENNIS ACES TOPS SOFTWARE

The NPD has released its data for the month of June, and the big hardware winner for the month was Nintendo's NES Classic Mini. Results...

Must Read: Hair Is the Fastest-Growing Prestige Beauty Category, Why Women's Magazines Are Ramping Up Political Coverage

MUST READ: HAIR IS THE FASTEST-GROWING PRESTIGE BEAUTY CATEGORY, WHY WOMEN'S MAGAZINES ARE RAMPING UP POLITICAL COVERAGE

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. Hair is growing faster than any other category in prestige beauty According...