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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…

NPD’s Andy Mantis Discusses Tracking Millennial Shopping Habits

Andy Mantis steers NPD Group's "checkout tracking" service that aims to answer a seemingly simple question…

Study: Teen’s Shift From Juniors to Plus Sizes as Petite and Tall Also Rise

The NPD Group Inc. study revealed opportunities in the teen-plus segment.

Personal Care Products Council Data Show Huge Leap in Jobs

More than $236.9 billion. That is the personal-care industry's contribution to the gross domestic product of…

France’s Prestige Perfumery Sales Fall 0.9% in 2015

Selective perfume sales declined 1.6 percent last year versus 2014, due primarily to poor sales in November…

Makeup Fuels 2015 Prestige Market Growth

The U.S. prestige beauty industry grew to $16 in 2015, fueled by strong sales in the color cosmetics…

Millennials Turned Increasingly to Mobile Phones for Holiday Shopping

NPD found more than one in five consumers purchased or browsed for products via a mobile device during the…

Holiday 2015: In a Season of Concerns, Retailers Seek Modest Gains

Shifting consumer spending patterns and heightened promoting have raised retail worries.

Cracking the Millennial Code With Data from a Sales Receipt

Over the past year, NPD Group has scanned millions of receipts to collect data that helps it to better…

Shoppers Will Begin Holiday Shopping Before Thanksgiving, NPD Survey Finds

More consumers intend to start their holiday shopping before Thanksgiving, a higher percentage of shopping…

NPD: 15 Percent of Consumers Plan to Spend More on Holiday Shopping Versus a Year Ago

While the majority of consumers plan to keep their holiday spending at the same level as a year ago, a higher…

Bilingual Americans Spend 20 Percent of Their Dollars Online, NPD Finds

Hispanics are more than twice as likely as non-Hispanics to buy footwear, accessories, video games, sporting…

Elle Macpherson Launches Vegan, Gluten-Free Protein Powder

Elle Macpherson's wellness company, WelleCo, launches vegan and gluten-free protein powder.

Net-a-porter and Bluemercury Add More Indie Beauty Brands

Indie beauty brands enter more mainstream retailers like Net-a-porter and Bluemercury.