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2011-03-11 12:06:23

Consumer tracking service NPD Group on Thursday announced that over $1 billion was spent in the US on video games, consoles, portable devices and accessories in February, an increase of 3 percent from February 2010.

2011-02-18 09:15:00

Market researcher NPD Group reported on Thursday that total US retail sales of video game consoles and software dropped 4 percent in January.

2011-02-02 00:00:42

Commercial-grade LCD Displays with Narrow Bezels Set to Take Off in 2011 Santa Clara, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 01, 2011 New advancements in liquid crystal displays (LCDs) are now allowing for commercial-grade products with very thin bezels (the visible rim or edge of the display), making them suitable for video wall applications, according to DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research and consulting. “In recent years, in order for professional video installers to...

2011-01-14 10:45:00

Overall sales of video games fell short of expectations for 2010 but are expected to climb back up for 2011 as people embrace new ways of playing games online and on mobile devices, according to retail research firm NPD Group.

2010-12-31 00:01:00

Mini-Note/Slate OCs Driving Growth; Taiwanese Projected Capacitive Suppliers Gaining Santa Clara, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 29, 2010 In its Q4’10 Touch Panel Market Analysis update, DisplaySearch indicated that the worldwide touch screen industry is on track for more than 30% Y/Y growth in 2010.

2010-12-31 00:00:55

Emerging Markets Driving Growth Santa Clara, Calif.

2010-12-17 00:00:43

Chinese Manufacturers Share of Global Solar Cell Shipments Rises to 51% in Q3 2010 San Francisco, CA (Vocus) December 16, 2010 Global photovoltaic demand was 4.0 GW in Q3’10 up 107% on one year earlier, according to Solarbuzz®, an international solar energy market research and consulting company.

2010-12-13 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study commissioned by Child's Play Communications from The NPD Group Inc., a leading market research company, 79% of all moms in the U.S. with children under the age of 18 are active in social media.

2010-12-10 11:50:00

According to retail research firm NPD Group, a strong turnout by shoppers for Black Friday boosted US video game sales 8 percent last month, marking the strongest November on record, but sales for the entire year are likely to be flat.

2010-12-07 00:00:41

U.S. adults, across all generations, understand the principles of healthy eating.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.