Latest NPD Group Stories

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.

2010-01-15 15:30:00

After a 2009 dominated by lower year-over-year monthly sales figures, the video game industry turned things around in a huge way just in time for the holidays, recording its best month ever.

2010-01-12 08:00:00

ROMANSHORN, Switzerland, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- - Category Inventor MBT Market Leader in Most Countries New data by The NPD Group, Inc. a US-based market research company, has revealed that the physiological footwear category is booming.

2010-01-05 13:10:00

OGDEN, Utah, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketStar, the recognized pioneer and leader in outsourced sales and marketing since 1988, today announced a strategic alliance with The NPD Group, the recognized leader in consumer and retail market research information.

2009-12-11 12:40:00

Analysts say that videogame industry sales in the U.S. are on track to hit 20 billion dollars for the year despite not measuring up to stellar revenues seen in 2008.

2009-12-09 06:03:00

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leading security provider for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today announced Webroot® AntiVirus with Spy Sweeper was the top-selling security product in the U.S.

2009-11-13 11:25:00

Video game sales took a 19 percent plummet in October, compared to the same month last year.

2009-11-06 13:35:00

NPD Group said that Microsoft's new-generation Windows 7 operating system hit the ground running, with U.S. sales in its opening days blasting past those of its Vista predecessor.

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