August 27, 2015

Although 80% of men use grooming products, facial skin care has the biggest opportunity to expand usage, according to the NPD Group’s 2015 Men’s Grooming Consumer Report, which was released Tuesday.

July 16, 2015

Americans are snacking more than ever.

According to a recent consumer survey, nearly half of people across the country skip at least three traditional meals every week in favor of so-called “munchies.”

July 14, 2015

Global information company The NPD Group has announced the launch of its U.S. Prestige Beauty Total Measured Market retail sales tracking service, which offers a broader view of the prestige beauty universe through expanded retailer and marketplace coverage for makeup, skin care, and fragrance.

June 10, 2015

New research from the NPD Group’s food industry research is showing that whatever a consumer is snacking on, it’s important they think it’s healthy.

May 20, 2015

Fueled by such professional technologies as lasers and wearable mask devices, the at-home beauty devices market continues to heat up, increasing globally by nearly 14% in 2014, according to Kline & Co., a market research and management consulting firm.

April 8, 2015

New research by The NPD Group shows that "men are establishing a new relationship with fragrance, and their level of experimentation and sophistication has risen."

March 3, 2015

Competition between beauty brands and services, and even experiences like vacations and entertainment, is altering the beauty landscape as nearly 6 million fewer women in the United States shopped for beauty in 2014, according to the NPD Group.

February 4, 2015

The U.S. prestige beauty industry reached $11.2 billion and grew 3% in dollar sales in 2014, compared with 2013, according to global information company the NPD Group, with makeup experiencing the healthiest gain, 6%, while fragrance dollars grew 2% and skincare increased by 1%.

January 15, 2015

While prestige anti-aging products remain popular, beauty mavens are adopting a broader range of such specialized offerings as skin care masks, which experienced growth of 53% for the 12 months ended November 2014, according to The NPD Group.

December 22, 2014

Prestige lip color sales in the United States experienced a 24% increase in dollar sales during the month of November as the bold lip trend shows little signs of fading, according to global information company, The NPD Group.

December 11, 2014

The 1990s are long over, and so is the thin eyebrow trend that came with it. “It’s a big brow boom right now. It is really a good time to be in the brow business,” Joey Healy, a prominent eyebrow stylist who is a favorite among celebrities and companies, told Drug Store News.

October 30, 2014

The majority of men who make fragrance purchases plan to do so ahead of time, according to the 2014 Men’s FragranceTrack Report issued by global information company the NPD Group.

October 8, 2014

The NPD Group reports that sales of prestige facial skin care masks grew in the United States, United Kingdom, Italy, and Spain during the 12 months ended June 2014. This growth helped to drive 2% value increases for overall facial skin care sales in both the United States and the United Kingdom, and offset the segment declines in Italy and Spain.

August 21, 2014

Sales of U.S. prestige beauty products increased during second quarter 2014, according to the NPD Group, and the momentum is expected to continue.

August 20, 2014

Bold brows are hot, hot, hot.

The trend toward a defined eye continues to fuel sales of eye makeup and that is especially the case for brows, as sales are on the rise in both the mass market and prestige channels.

August 14, 2014

Most fine fragrance users also use some type of a scented body product, according to new research by global information company the NPD Group, representing significant opportunities for the fragrance industry.

August 4, 2014

Among women who subscribe to makeup sample subscription programs, 83% were influenced to buy the full-sized product, according to recent research by global information company the NPD Group.

July 10, 2014

Benefiting from a heightened focus on healthier, youthful-looking skin and a flawless complexion, sales within the facial cleanser segment are on the upswing.

July 10, 2014

When it comes to skin care, facial anti-aging potions still reign, as women continue their quest for younger, healthier looking skin.

July 2, 2014

The bold brow trend is fueling growth within U.S. prestige makeup, according to the NPD Group, a global information company.

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.