June 19, 2014

Despite overall flat performance, men’s prestige fragrance saw a boost in sales in the South, which is the largest market, according to new data from the NPD Group.

May 15, 2014

In search of a deep clean, beauty mavens are taking a closer look at facial masks, and manufacturers are heeding the call with an array of new launches that tout innovative ingredients.

April 24, 2014

Nielsen has teamed up with the NPD Group, a global information company, to jointly produce the quarterly U.S. Beauty Cross Channel Monitor.

April 21, 2014

Women are making a statement — with their eyes.

April 21, 2014

The NPD Group announced on Monday that direct-to-consumer sales of U.S. prestige fragrance experienced double-digit growth in the 12 months ended February 2014.

March 6, 2014

The NPD Group on Thursday signed a market information services agreement with Nielsen for school and office supplies retail market data and analytic services.

March 6, 2014

Anti-aging skin care gets greater attention on the East Coast, according to recent research by The NPD Group, a global information company.

February 19, 2014

Sales of prestige eye makeup grew 9% to $1.1 billion in the United States in the 12 months ended December 2013, according to the NPD Group.

February 4, 2014

Total beauty sales within the U.S. mass channel rose 1% in 2013, versus 2012, with makeup experiencing the greatest growth at 2%, according to the NPD Group, citing IRI data.

November 8, 2013

The lip segment is on the upswing with the shining star proving, once again, to be lip color.

November 8, 2013

Despite the buzz about BB and CC creams, eye makeup continues to be a rock star within the beauty space.

September 24, 2013

The Generation Y group is beginning to take notice and fight the signs of aging, according to the NPD Group, a provider of information and advisory services. According to NPD’s latest Women’s Skincare In-Depth Consumer Report, 39% of women ages 25 years to 34 years say anti-aging is an important benefit they look for in facial skin care products.

September 18, 2013

U.S. dollar sales of prestige department store beauty products grew 6% in the 12 months ending August 2013 compared with the year-ago period, driven by strong growth in makeup and skin care, according to the NPD Group.

August 14, 2013

The global prestige beauty market experienced mixed results in the first half of 2013 but the U.S. prestige beauty market posted an 8% gain during the first six months of the year, according to the NPD Group.

July 25, 2013

The NPD Group, which tracks prestige beauty, has reported that sales of makeup and skin care with SPF reached $1.1 billion in U.S. prestige department stores from June 2012 to May 2013, a 24% increase from three years ago.

July 17, 2013

The NPD Group has expanded its coverage of the U.S. prestige beauty market through its new BeautyTrends Direct service, which tracks direct-to-consumer sales of fragrance, makeup and skin care products sold on department store websites, in key online-only beauty retailers and through TV/home-shopping retailers.

June 17, 2013

Sales of U.S. prestige men’s fragrances are on the rise, according to recent research by global information company The NPD Group.

May 9, 2013

Whether it is argan oil, jojoba oil, olive oil or kukui oil, incorporating oil into a skin care regimen is one of the hottest beauty trends.

April 19, 2013

Hispanics often tick to their own traditions when it comes to selecting protein-rich foods, according to a new study.

March 8, 2013

Men are putting their best face forward and are catching up to women by taking on a skin care regimen that goes beyond a hasty shave.

February 25, 2013

Despite a wavering economy, all of the U.S. prestige beauty categories enjoyed healthy growth in 2012, according to global information company the NPD Group, which presented in late January the U.S. and global beauty industry's first look at 2012 year-end results for skin care, makeup and fragrance at its annual "Hot off the Press" event at the Harmonie Club in New York.

February 8, 2013

Most Valentine's Day celebrants plan to shop a week or less before the holiday, and many wait until Feb. 13 or 14 to make their final purchases, according to research by the NPD Group, a leading global information company.

January 17, 2013

Friends and family recommendations and the availability of samples may still be the leading purchase influencers for women looking to buy anti-aging facial skin care products.

January 15, 2013

In the current economy, microwavable single-serve meals may be the answer to consumers’ decreased restaurant use. “These meals occupy the spot between homemade and restaurant meals,” said Harry Balzer, chief industry analyst and VP at NPD Group. “They represent food
service redefined.”