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2014-05-14 08:32:26

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research shows people who eat canned foods typically have healthier diets and consume more essential nutrients. Canned foods are also recommended by nutrition experts nationwide as key to getting healthy family meals on the table more often. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130214/NY60501LOGO The findings, based on an analysis of national eating trends and a survey of leading nutrition experts, revealed that canned foods are not only a...

2014-02-27 23:02:33

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing updates for the Nutrition Facts label to make it more relevant to today’s consumers, but according to The NPD Group’s ongoing food and beverage market research, consumers read the labels when they first appeared but as time went on many stopped checking the label for what’s in their food. Chicago (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Nearly twenty years after the Nutrition Facts labels were put on the back of nearly every food and beverage in...

2014-02-20 16:29:14

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that the LeapFrog Explorer Licensed Software Assortment secured the no. 2 position in the most recent NPD Group's Retail Tracking Service report of the top 10 best-selling toys in the U.S. of 2013.* http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090219/LFLOGO "We are incredibly proud of the positive impact our top selling selection of learning...

2014-01-21 23:01:19

According to retail sales data from global information company, The NPD Group, 2013 U.S. retail dollar sales of toys experienced a decline of 1 percent when compared to 2012*. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Retail sales do appear to be impacted by 2013’s shorter holiday shopping season. While the weeks of Black Friday and Cyber Monday saw respective sales increases of 4 percent and 24 percent (compared to the same time periods in 2012), the remaining weeks...

2014-01-21 08:26:20

Back-to-Back Wins Makes Wilson First-Ever Repeat Winner IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 large size LCD TV company(1), today announced fans across the country have voted Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson as the 2013 VIZIO Top Value Performer. For the seventh consecutive year, the VIZIO Top Value Performer award sought to recognize the professional football player whose on-field performance most exceeded expectations and the value of their annual base...

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...

Google Chromebooks Outsell Apple Macbooks In 2013: Report
2013-12-30 11:34:20

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Computing devices such as desktops, notebooks and tablets experienced double digit sales growth in 2013, according to the Distributor Track and Commercial Reseller Tracking Service report released by the NPD Group. From January to November 2013 14.4 million computing devices were sold, a 25.4 percent increase over the same period in 2012. Chromebooks experienced a sales burst in 2013, accounting for 21 percent of all notebook sales and...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.