5 hrs ago
Can Americans Be Convinced Eating Salad is Cool?
Having turned his trendy chain of New York-based salad restaurants into a success, Chop't Chief Executive Officer Nick Marsh is determined to go national.
10 hrs ago
Canadian Business Magazine
A brief history of the drive-through in Canada
Canadians made 1.3 billion visits to drive-through restaurants in the year ending February 2014, according to the NPD Group.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
The Restaurant Industry Still Hasn't Recovered From The Recession
Consumers made 61 billion visits to restaurants in the year ending May 2014, which is roughly 2 billion fewer visits than in 2008, according to data from The NPD Group , an industry research firm.
NPD: 42 Million U.S. Homes Are Connecting to the Internet through TVs or Attached Content Devices
During the first quarter of 2014 there were 42 million U.S. households with a TV connected to the Internet, either via a video game console, Blu-ray disc player, streaming media player or the TV itself.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Customer Interaction Solutions
NPD: The Number of Connected TV Devices Will Be More than Double The...
Port Washington, New York July 22, 2014 By 2017 there will be 204 million connected TV devices linked to the Internet and able to deliver apps to viewers, more than double the projected number of U.S. Internet households.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Google Sells 1 Million Chromebooks to Schools in Q2
More than 1 million Chromebooks were sold to schools in the second quarter, the latest indicator of the surging popularity of the low-cost notebooks.
PlayStation 4 outsells Xbox One for sixth consecutive month in the US
Microsoft might have seen sales of the Xbox One more than double in June , but the games console is still being outsold by Sony's PS4, according to industry-tracking firm NPD Group.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
More than 1 million Chromebooks sold to schools in second quarter of 2014
As parents and college students gird their loins and budgets ahead of back-to-school season, Google's Chromebook laptops appear poised for a strong showing.
Smartwatch companies taking aim at younger set
LG Electronics, VTech Holdings and Filip Technologies have all developed high-tech watches for children, undaunted by the slow progress the industry has made in pitching the devices to adults.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Benefit From a Sluggish Retail Environment With This Stock
The economic environment in the U.S. does not look favorable for discretionary spending, and as a result, the retail sector has experienced decline in consumer spending for most of the previous year.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
PlayStation 4 Continues Us NPD Triumph, Mario Kart 8 and Watch Dogs Top Charts
Blizzard spoke with us recently about what separates the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition experience over the PC and spoke about platform differences.
PlayStation 4 Tops NPD's US Sales Chart For June
According to an earlier report, Microsoft had revealed that sales of the Xbox One had doubled following the price cut from $499 to $399 which saw the exclusion of the Kinect .
Next-gen systems drive US game retail in June - NPD
Following a big jump in US video game retail sales in May , The NPD Group has just shared its report for June, and much like the previous month, sales were up thanks to continued hardware success and two big games: Watch Dogs and Mario Kart 8. Total industry revenues jumped 24 percent to $736.4 million while hardware climbed an incredible 106 ... (more)
Digital Game Developer
Intels Bhowmik to Keynote NPD DisplaySearch Emerging Display Technologies Conference
NPD DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today announced the agenda for the upcoming Emerging Display Technologies Conference , which is being held on August 5, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PDT at the Hilton San Jose in San Jose, California.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Sodium still a concern, though down slightly: NPD Group
As the US Food and Drug Administration prepares to issue voluntary sodium guidelines for food manufacturers and restaurants, US consumers are demonstrating less concern about sodium intake and seeking it out less on labels than in the past, according to market research firm NPD Group.
Chromebook sales have shot upward this year, research firm says
Chromebooks are becoming more and more popular all the time, if data published by market research firm NPD Group is any indication.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Digital Game Developer
NPD Solarbuzz North America PV Conference to Examine the Latest...
NPD Solarbuzz today announced that the companys upcoming North America PV Conference will take place at the San Jose Hilton on August 6, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:10 p.m. PDT.
The Detroit News
Shunned by adults, smartwatch companies take aim at kids
With smartwatches drawing lukewarm interest from most consumers, some technology companies are trying a fresh approach: market them to kids.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Businesses Snap Up Budget-Friendly Chromebooks
Buying PCs for your employees is not cheap, and it seems like a number of businesses and schools are eyeing Google's low-cost Chromebooks as an affordable alternative to pricier laptops.