NPD Group

3 Retailer Benefits to Offering In-Store Electronics Trade-In
March 4, 2015

Driving in-store traffic and sales in a hyper-competitive world is one of the biggest challenges facing brick-and-mortar retailers today. The prevalence of online shopping and showrooming has especially affected retailers who sell consumer electronics. With so many choices, both online and in-store, savvy consumers have plenty of choice when shopping around to purchase the latest consumer electronics.

Revenue Down For Tablets
November 13, 2014

While slightly more tablet computer units have been sold this year than last, revenues are down, especially since the end of back-to-school station. And the

Accessory Sales For iPhone Exploded After Launch
October 10, 2014

In addition to astronomical sales of the new iPhones that arrived earlier this month, sales of accessories for the devices broke records, too. That's according to data released Friday by the NPD Group.

Millions of Homes Add Streaming Players
September 3, 2014

Six million U.S. homes added streaming media players in the past year- although penetration of the devices in Internet-enabled U.S. homes has only reached 17 percent.
That’s according to a new report, the Connected Home Report, from the NPD Group, released on Wednesday.

Connected TV Devices Seen Crossing 200 Million in Three Years
July 22, 2014

The number of connected TV devices connected to the Internet is expected to reach 204 million by 2017- double today's total and enough that the average Internet-connected household will have two. That's according to NPD Group numbers released Monday.

What’s Next for Wearables?
July 16, 2014

New York City’s CE Week hosted a Wearable Technology panel discussion, moderated by Lauren Indvik, editor in chief of, that discussed the future of wearables.

The panel predicted a bright future for the market and discussed its direction, overall coming to an agreement about where the industry is headed and what will be in store for the next generation of wearables.

With Tablets and TV, Millennials Love Multitasking
June 23, 2014

Can you watch TV and use a tablet at the same time? A majority of the tablet-owning millennial generation, it appears, very much can.  The NPD Group, in a survey released Monday, said that 56 percent of people in the U.S. between the ages of 18 and 34 who own tablets use it for "activities related to the TV program they are watching or for other programming related activities."