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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making GamesSoftware, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). For more information, please visit www.2k.com .
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 2 days ago
Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). For more information, please visit www.2k.com . *According to 2008 - 2016Metacritic.comand The NPD Group estimates of U.S. retail video game sales through July 2016. All trademarks and copyrights contained herein... Read more
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Philly.com
Healthful, home-cooked dinners made easier, with recipes and groceries delivered to your doorthrough the newest, tastiest, and trendiest flavors. But apparently just having
Healthful, home-cooked dinners made easier, with recipes and groceries delivered to your door
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
through the newest, tastiest, and trendiest flavors. But apparently just having recipes isn't enough for some. Seifer of the NPD Group said his company had found that consumers say they have a difficult time figuring out what to eat, specifically... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making GamesInc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). For more information, please visit www.2k.com . *Accordin
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 4 days ago
Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). For more information, please visit www.2k.com . *According to 2008 - 2016 Metacritic.com and The NPD Group estimates of U.S. retail video game sales through July 2016. Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking... Read more
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Business Wire
Best Buy Reports Better-Than-Expected Second Quarter Resultsthe probable significance of the unavailable information, which could be materi
Best Buy Reports Better-Than-Expected Second Quarter Results
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
the probable significance of the unavailable information, which could be material to future results. (4) According to The NPD Group’s Weekly Retail Tracking Service as published August 8, 2016, revenue for the CE (Consumer Electronics)... Read more
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IGN
The NPD Group Release Its Official Top Sales List for Julythe PS4, but behind the earlier-gen 3DS. All in all, sales for July 2016 were
The NPD Group Release Its Official Top Sales List for July
IGN / Posted 5 days ago
the PS4, but behind the earlier-gen 3DS. All in all, sales for July 2016 were down from the year previous, something The NPD Group attributes to last year's release of Batman: Arkham Night and its strong presence in sales. The top 10 games... Read more
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NBC News
Politics dictates a lot more than just who you vote forit seems that even the all-American pastime of celebrity worship has taken on a
Politics dictates a lot more than just who you vote for
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
it seems that even the all-American pastime of celebrity worship has taken on a partisan tinge. Market research firm the NPD Group found that Americans who identify as conservative Republicans have a strong affinity for sports stars,... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making GamesSoftware, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). For more information, please visit www.2k.com .
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 6 days ago
Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). For more information, please visit www.2k.com . *According to 2008 - 2016Metacritic.comand The NPD Group estimates of U.S. retail video game sales through July 2016. Located at 2K headquarters in Novato, California,... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Marlborough Firm Has a Sweet Idea for Workout Pantsfrom Lucas Hugh, $198 from Ultracor, and $175 from LNDR. There's enough consum
Marlborough Firm Has a Sweet Idea for Workout Pants
Hartford Courant / Posted 8 days ago
from Lucas Hugh, $198 from Ultracor, and $175 from LNDR. There's enough consumer demand at both price points. According to the NPD Group, activewear sales grew 16 percent in 2015, dwarfing the two percent sales growth in the overall apparel market... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Appetite grows for grocery-restaurant hybridsthe grocery store a little less utilitarian and a little more on the experience
Appetite grows for grocery-restaurant hybrids
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
the grocery store a little less utilitarian and a little more on the experience side," said Darren Seifer, an analyst with The NPD Group, a business research company. In-store dining and take-out of prepared foods from grocers has grown almost 30... Read more
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IGN
July's Top Sales Belonged to Nintendo's 3DSpublic numbers go live later today, so we'll have a firm grasp on what landed w
July's Top Sales Belonged to Nintendo's 3DS
IGN / Posted 9 days ago
public numbers go live later today, so we'll have a firm grasp on what landed where on the monthly chart. The NPD Group recently shook up the way it reports software sales, adding digital distribution to its metrics beginning last... Read more
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IGN
July's Top Sales Belonged to Nintendo's 3DSpublic numbers go live later today, so we'll have a firm grasp on what landed w
July's Top Sales Belonged to Nintendo's 3DS
IGN / Posted 9 days ago
public numbers go live later today, so we'll have a firm grasp on what landed where on the monthly chart. The NPD Group recently shook up the way it reports software sales, adding digital distribution to its metrics beginning last... Read more
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Business Wire
Skylanders Imaginators Unleashes Kaos at Gamescom 2016SPYRO’S ADVENTURE, SKYLANDERS GIANTS, SKYLANDERS SWAP FORCE, SWAP FORCE, LIGHTC
Skylanders Imaginators Unleashes Kaos at Gamescom 2016
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
SPYRO’S ADVENTURE, SKYLANDERS GIANTS, SKYLANDERS SWAP FORCE, SWAP FORCE, LIGHTCORE and ACTIVISION are trademarks of Activision Publishing, Inc. ¹The NPD Group, GfK Chart-track, Activision Blizzard internal estimates, including toys and acces... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
HP revamps Chromebook-alternative Stream laptopsmarket, including with a pair of 14-inch devices launched last fall and a fairl
HP revamps Chromebook-alternative Stream laptops
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 16 days ago
market, including with a pair of 14-inch devices launched last fall and a fairly high-end version in April. According to the NPD Group, Chromebook sales through U.S. B2B channels increased 43 per cent year over year in the first half of 2015. In... Read more
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IGN
Xbox One Took the Top-Selling Console Spot for July2015. The console rode high on the back of sales of Halo 5: Guardians, but from
Xbox One Took the Top-Selling Console Spot for July
IGN / Posted 16 days ago
2015. The console rode high on the back of sales of Halo 5: Guardians, but from then on, Sony remained at the top of the NPD Group's sales numbers. The NPD Group, which tracks sales numbers for gaming hardware and software, recently changed... Read more
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USA Today
On-the-go technology resonates with 'early settlers'younger ones, have technology that we can take out of our homes," says Ben Arno
On-the-go technology resonates with 'early settlers'
USA Today / Posted 17 days ago
younger ones, have technology that we can take out of our homes," says Ben Arnold, an analyst at market researcher The NPD Group. "Its design looks good, it's wireless and it's on the go." Libratone CEO Jan McNair (Photo: Jon Swartz, for... Read more
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The Gourmet Retailer
Blending Systems Lose Their Luster: NPDThe NPD Group reports that blender/mixer/chopper systems changed have experienc
Blending Systems Lose Their Luster: NPD
The Gourmet Retailer / Posted 17 days ago
The NPD Group reports that blender/mixer/chopper systems changed have experienced a 10 percent decline in dollar sales for the year ending May 2016 with 10 percent declines in dollar sales, driven in part by 6 percent fewer of these items being... Read more
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Fortune
Wild and Weird, Drone Racing May be the Sport of the Futuretheir favor, anyway. This year the Drone Nationals attracted some blue-chip spo
Wild and Weird, Drone Racing May be the Sport of the Future
Fortune / Posted 18 days ago
their favor, anyway. This year the Drone Nationals attracted some blue-chip sponsors, including AIG and GoPro. According to the NPD Group, drone sales over the six months ending in April of this year were four times what they were in the same period... Read more
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FOX News
The truth about ketchupand its current popularity is undisputed. There is ketchup right this minute in
The truth about ketchup
FOX News / Posted 20 days ago
and its current popularity is undisputed. There is ketchup right this minute in 92 percent of U.S. households, according to the NPD Group, a research firm. Maybe (probably) it’s store-bought; maybe it’s homemade. Either way, we rarely go without... Read more
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IGN
5 Crazy Pokemon Go Storiesit's no surprise players have started investing in extra battery packs. The dem
5 Crazy Pokemon Go Stories
IGN / Posted 21 days ago
it's no surprise players have started investing in extra battery packs. The demand has been so high, though, according to The NPD Group, that sales of battery packs for mobile devices grew by 101 percent between July 10 and July 23. If only the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Maxim makeover has yet to show resultsrestaurant category — which includes Panera Bread and Chipotle Mexican Grill —
Maxim makeover has yet to show results
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
restaurant category — which includes Panera Bread and Chipotle Mexican Grill — traffic was down 3 percent in the quarter, the NPD Group Inc. reported. “They’ve got a tight grip on the purse strings,” she said. Restaurant executives have given... Read more
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IGN
Battery Pack Sales Increased 101 Percent Thanks to Pokemon Gothe app consumes electrons at an alarming rate. Ben Arnold, executive director,
Battery Pack Sales Increased 101 Percent Thanks to Pokemon Go
IGN / Posted 22 days ago
the app consumes electrons at an alarming rate. Ben Arnold, executive director, industry analyst for consumer technology at The NPD Group attributes the rapid battery consumption to the "location, motion sensors and augmented reality" used when the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Target Selling 'Oregon Trail' Card Gamepuzzles were the fastest-growing toy category in 2015, with sales up nearly 11
Target Selling 'Oregon Trail' Card Game
Hartford Courant / Posted 26 days ago
puzzles were the fastest-growing toy category in 2015, with sales up nearly 11 percent, according to market research firm The NPD Group. Smartphones and tablets took a toll on the traditional game and puzzle industry in recent years, with U.S.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Watch out for dysentery: 'Oregon Trail' computer game returns as a card gameand puzzles were the fastest-growing toy category in 2015, with sales up nearly
Watch out for dysentery: 'Oregon Trail' computer game returns as a card game
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
and puzzles were the fastest-growing toy category in 2015, with sales up nearly 11%, according to market research firm the NPD Group. Smartphones and tablets took a toll on the traditional game and puzzle industry in recent years, with U.S.... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Kanye West wants to design furniture for Ikeathe popularity of his highly sought-after Yeezy footwear, Matt Powell, Vice Pre
Kanye West wants to design furniture for Ikea
Calgary Sun / Posted 26 days ago
the popularity of his highly sought-after Yeezy footwear, Matt Powell, Vice President, Industry Analyst - Sports, at the NPD Group told publication Marketing: “When I look at the data, the Adidas growth is not coming from any styles even... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
This isn't Candy Land: Exploding Kittens and others are reviving board and card gamesobsolete. Games and puzzles were the fastest-growing toy category last year, c
This isn't Candy Land: Exploding Kittens and others are reviving board and card games
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
obsolete. Games and puzzles were the fastest-growing toy category last year, climbing 11% to $1.6 billion, according to the NPD Group. That streak continued into the first four months of 2016, with game sales jumping 24% -- four times the pace... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Target selling Oregon Trail card gamepuzzles were the fastest-growing toy category in 2015, with sales up nearly 11
Target selling Oregon Trail card game
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
puzzles were the fastest-growing toy category in 2015, with sales up nearly 11 percent, according to market research firm The NPD Group. Smartphones and tablets took a toll on the traditional game and puzzle industry in recent years, with U.S.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
New rules will help Under Armour tell its story during Rio Gamesin a much higher percentage of the total than any other sport," said Matt Powel
New rules will help Under Armour tell its story during Rio Games
Baltimore Sun / Posted 29 days ago
in a much higher percentage of the total than any other sport," said Matt Powell, global sports industry analyst for The NPD Group in New York. "This is a great showcase for Under Armour." Sales of women's training gear have been growing for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Arc'teryx following activewear retailers to Bucktown with 1st Chicago storeindustry is seeing new trends driven by younger, more urban customers, accordin
Arc'teryx following activewear retailers to Bucktown with 1st Chicago store
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
industry is seeing new trends driven by younger, more urban customers, according to a March market research report from The NPD Group. Sales of camping gear — including hammocks, tents and accessories — grew 13 percent during the fourth quarter... Read more

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