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2014-08-21 23:06:59

According to preliminary results from the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report, notebook PC shipments reached 45.1 million units, which is an increase of 1 percent over the previous year. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 After seven consecutive quarters of shipment declines, the global notebook PC market improved in the second quarter (Q2) of 2014. According to preliminary results from the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast...

2014-08-14 23:03:58

As the tablet PC market matures and growth slows, the dominance of market leaders Apple and Samsung is weakening. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 As the tablet PC market matures and growth slows, the dominance of market leaders Apple and Samsung is also weakening. According to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Monthly Tablet PC Panel Shipment & Value Chain Report, total tablet PC display shipments declined 10 percent between the first half (1H) of 2013 and 2014, while combined...

2014-07-09 23:05:44

Demand for 8 to 11-inch tablet PCs will overtake smaller sizes by 2018. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 According to the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report, shipments of notebook PCs in the first quarter (Q1) of 2014 were better than expected, due to the commercial PC refresh cycle and Windows XP migration; however, shipments of tablet PCs, at 56 million units, declined year-over-year for the first time. Many brands reported weak tablet PC...

2014-06-03 23:06:07

Brazil boasts strongest country-level growth performance in first quarter; China’s big screen mix surges, as growth slows Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 LCD TV shipments in Brazil surged 51 percent in the first quarter (Q1) of 2014 compared to a year ago, while plasma TV shipments grew more than 200 percent, as retailers stocked up ahead of anticipated TV demand for the World Cup tournament in Brazil this year. Total TV shipments to Brazil reached 3.3 million units in the...

2014-05-21 23:04:42

UV Movie Viewership on TVs Surges 43 Percent Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Well over half of the 16 million UltraViolet (UV) users in the U.S. are now viewing their content on a TV. TVs with an integrated Internet-connection and connected Blu-ray players are among the favored platforms for this activity, according to Wave 2 of The NPD Group’s exclusive UltraViolet report. The report found that as of February 2014, 61 percent of the U.S. UV user population has watched a...

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...

2013-09-16 23:00:18

The NPD Group, Inc., a global information company, today announced that it made this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. NPD was recognized for its DecisionKey® Web-based business intelligence tool. PORT WASHINGTON, NEW YORK (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The NPD Group, Inc., a global information company, today announced that it made this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. NPD was...

2013-07-25 23:19:58

The NPD Group, Inc., a global information company, reports sales of makeup and skincare with SPF reached $1.1 billion in US prestige department stores from June 2012 – May 2013, a 24 percent increase from three years ago. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 “Whether it is health concerns, or a more superficial fear of looking older, the intensified focus on sun protection from the beauty and health care industries is having a real impact on consumers, and the market,”...

2013-06-25 23:04:50

Conferences in Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, and San Jose will provide new research, insight, and long-term forecasts for the solar photovoltaic industry. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 NPD Solarbuzz today announced the company’s schedule of regional photovoltaic (PV) conferences in Korea, China, Taiwan, and the US. The four conferences will focus on the most pressing issues affecting companies seeking to participate in, influence, and benefit from the global solar PV industry. “We...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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