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2014-01-07 12:32:19

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are taking notice of the growing wearable technology market. According to the NPD Group's new Wearable Technology Study, 52 percent of consumers say they've heard of wearable technology devices such as smart glasses, smart watches, and wearable fitness tracking devices. Among those aware of the devices, one-in-three say they are likely to buy one of them. Wearable fitness devices, like the Fitbit and Jawbone UP, enjoy the highest...

2013-12-05 23:00:11

Consumers Earn Rewards for Sending Receipts Directly from Their iPhones Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 The NPD Group, Inc., a global information company, has launched ReceiptPal℠, a new, free mobile app for iPhones. ReceiptPal rewards consumers for saving their receipts. Whether dining out, buying holiday gifts or renting movies; participants snap and upload photos of receipts, or email their e-receipts from their iPhones to ReceiptPal. All of this information is...

2013-11-18 23:00:04

According to the new Connected Intelligence Smartphone Usage Report from The NPD Group, monthly Wi-Fi and cellular data consumption on smartphones with screens 4.5 inches and larger is 44 percent greater than it is on smartphones with screens under 4.5 inches, at 7.2GB and 5.0GB, respectively. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 As consumers opt for smartphones with larger screens, they are increasing their usage and data consumption. According to the Connected Intelligence...

2012-08-09 23:02:09

Non-Residential Building Mount Applications Now Account for More than 36% of PV Projects Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 A sharp increase in non-residential building-mount PV applications indicates a strong growth towards self-sustained power generation in the China PV market, according to the recently released NPD Solarbuzz China Deal Tracker report. In addition, the number of non-utility commercial projects being planned has surpassed the utility sector, a further indication of...

2012-07-23 23:01:11

Encouraged by incentives and power requirements, agricultural land in the US is being converted to renewable PV energy Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 While large-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar projects often grab the headlines, the recently-released NPD Solarbuzz United States Deal Tracker report indicates that 40% of PV projects currently underway in the United States are less than 500 kW in size. “These smaller projects have a considerable impact on the communities where they...

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2011-09-09 09:22:13

  Consumer reticence for non-essential spending, along with a dearth of high-profile game titles, has retail sales numbers for video games falling for the fourth consecutive month in August. This is the ninth such drop in the last 12 months, according to the market research firm NPD Group Inc. NPD Group says in its monthly report that video game software sales – which refers to sales of the games themselves, sank 34 percent in August to $265 million, compared with sales of...

2010-12-15 06:00:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the last Holiday shopping weekend, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) announces its "Toys and More" event with big savings on top toys and electronics, as well as select home appliances and apparel. Beginning on Friday, Dec. 17(1), Walmart stores will offer savings up to $50 on many top toys and electronics, including gift cards(2) ranging up to $100 on electronics. Customers can also save up to 50 percent on select cookware and...

2010-12-01 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the television industry's video-on-demand database currency provider, today announced the company has extended the "State of VOD Trend Report 2009" to include the first six months of 2010, and entered into a partnership with The NPD Group, a leading market research company, to provide a holistic view of VOD users in the "VOD Consumer Profiles" report which uses a combination of behavioral, usage and consumer...

2008-09-10 12:00:00

"Entertainment Trends in America" report reveals boomers are key demographic segment for digital products and marketing; Baby boomers who stream video 15 percent more likely to buy a CD, DVD, or movie tickets Press: The NPD Group, Inc. Lee Graham, 212-333-4983 lee@leegraham.biz Logo: http://www.npd.com According to The NPD Group, a leading market research company, online activities once mainly popular with teens and young adults, are now enjoying active participation by baby...


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