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The NPD Group

Beauty Gains Another Billion

Makeup continues to lead prestige beauty sales, according to NPD's Karen Grant.

Fragrance Wardrobing Seen as Opportunity to Connect With Millennials

Presenting fragrances to match moods may tap into a consumer that values experiences over products, said NPD…

Makeup Sales Expected to Rise Again in 2017

The category may have outpaced fragrance during the holiday period, according to NPD.

Holiday Shopping Pause Deepens in 2016

In-store and online sales shortfall increased in the home stretch of the shopping season.

Brow Makeup Drives Growth in Prestige Beauty, According to NPD

The brow category was up 37 percent for the third quarter.

Online Shopping Closing In on Bricks-and-Mortar This Holiday Season, Reports NPD

The online channels' market share is likely to be strongest among Millennials and Gen Xers, with each…

Consumers Look for Logo-Free Bags, Says NPD Survey

More than 81 percent of Millennials prefer bags with subtle logos, or none at all.

Beauty Inc Editor’s Letter: Responsive By Design

For the past couple of years, we at WWD Beauty Inc have been firmly focused on the meteoric rise of a new…

Consumers Plan to Spend an Average of $636 on Holiday-Related Expenses, NPD Finds

That is up 3 percent from what they anticipated last year.

Beauty Trend: Hot Stuff

As consumers continue to embrace their natural hair texture, they are becoming savvier to the effects of…

As Fashion Retailers Struggle, Off-price Thrives

Off-price retailers account for 75 percent of apparel purchases across all channels, according to an NPD…

Consumers Gravitate Toward Products With Higher SPF

Makeup and skin-care products with SPF 30 and above are experiencing higher sales growth than products with a…

Fall 2016 Beauty Trend: Can’t Be Tamed

According to The NPD Group, prestige lip color sales spiked 19 percent in the 12 months ending in April 2016.

Prestige Beauty’s Online Growth Outpaces Bricks-and-Mortar

Web sales were up 30 percent for makeup, 31 percent for skin care and 25 percent for fragrance, according to…

Millennial Consumers Take Their Handbag Purchase Very Seriously, NPD Finds

An NPD Group and Stylitics study found millennial consumers start thinking about their handbag purchase more…