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NPD: In Textiles, Biz is on the Table

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Table linens were a bright spot among a home fashions market that declined 2 percent for the year that ended in January, compared to the same period a year ago, according to NPD Group. Table linen dollar sales grew 14 percent in the year, bed covers 4 percent, sheets and pillowcases 2 percentMore »

NPD Predicts Top Home Gifts for Holidays

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.-The NPD Group has issued its prediction for what will be the top 10 home-product holidays gifts for this upcoming season. Finishing first is coffeemakers, ranging from traditional drip machines to espresso makers and single-serve pod machines. Second is food-processing and blending solutions, with a focus on blender/mixer/chopper systems and countertop models. ThirdMore »

Cold-Food Appliances a Hot Market, Says NPD

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.-Sales of small appliances used to create cold foods and beverages jumped 41 percent in the 12 months ending this past May, according to research from The NPD Group. Among the most notable categories, dollar sales of blender/mixer/chopper systems grew 93 percent in that time frame. Sales of ice shavers/snow-cone makers and iceMore »

Weddings Mean Small-Appliances Sales, Says NPD

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.-U.S. consumers spent $112 million on small appliances as gifts for engagements, bridal showers and weddings from June 2012 to May 2013, according to new research by The NPD Group. The average price paid for these gifts was 39 percent higher than the average price for gifts for non-wedding-related occasions. NPD added thatMore »