Latest NPD Group Stories

2010-09-10 12:10:00

NPD Group reported on Thursday that videogame sales slipped again in August as the industry hoped that hot titles and new motion-sensing controllers would kick the market back up.

2010-08-13 14:30:00

NPD Group reports that US videogame industry sales slipped in July, despite a jump in the number of shoppers snatching up Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 (PS3) and Wii consoles.

2010-08-04 14:24:48

Industry tracker NPD said on Wednesday that smartphones running Google's Android software were the top selling phones in the US market during the second quarter.

2010-07-16 12:30:00

Market researcher NPD Group reported this week that US retail sales of hardware, software and accessories for the video game industry dropped 6 percent from last year.

2010-06-23 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), a worldwide leader in managed network solutions, today announced the availability of its new portfolio of Hughes Wi-Fi Solutions.

2010-05-13 07:00:00

OGDEN, Utah, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketStar Corporation and The NPD Group, Inc., a leading market research company, are introducing a new offering called Intellalign, the only product of its kind to combine MarketStar's real-time market insight with NPD's actual POS store level data to determine the most efficient marketing programs to grow retail presence, accelerate sales and improve ROI.

2010-05-10 13:30:00

Google has taken over Apple's spot as the second most popular smartphone software provider in the US during the first quarter of the year.

2010-03-12 10:25:00

Video game sales in the United States dropped 15 percent in February, partially due to an ongoing decline in sales of music games and lower pricing on the Nintendo Wii console.

2010-02-02 05:30:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roxio®, a division of Sonic Solutions® (Nasdaq: SNIC), today announced its consumer software applications were number one in U.S. retail in 2009.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.