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Consumer Electronics Show Highlights New Retail Possibilities

retail technology

At the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show® (CES), the ways technology will impact the future of retail were on full display. Featuring presentations from global retail brands, tech entrepreneurs and industry analysts, CES 2021 was a look into the future of …

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COVID-19’s Impact on 2020 and Beyond

NPD's Checkouts

New consumer information from market research firm The NPD Group (NPD) shows the popularity of DIY home improvement projects is a trend that looks poised to continue. NPD’s Checkout service tracks consumer behavior across all retail channels, illuminating trends in …

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Monitoring the Market: Q4 2020

consumer confidence

Monitoring market trends in consumer sentiment, home improvement rates and construction figures can help you anticipate emerging opportunities for your business. Use the tables below to get a deeper understanding of a few of the forces affecting independent home improvement. …

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Market Measure 2020: The Industry’s Annual Report

Market Measure

Years from now, when our children and grandchildren are studying history, there will almost certainly be a chapter in their virtual textbooks that focuses on 2020. One might easily argue that 2020 will be remembered among the most influential years …

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3 Outdoor Power Equipment Trends to Follow

outdoor power equipment

Market research firm The Farnsworth Group has delved into the consumer trends shaping the outdoor power equipment marketplace. The firm recently completed a public industry study among more than 600 DIYers who had recently purchased or plan to purchase outdoor …

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Preparing for a DIY Holiday Season

diy holiday sales

New research from The NPD Group reveals more shoppers are choosing to take care of household  projects they would normally have hired someone else to do before the start of COVID-19. The research firm finds more DIYers are handling general …

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Tractor Supply Co. Reports Record Sales and Profits in Q3

tractor supply record sales

Rural lifestyle chain Tractor Supply Co. reports record sales and profits in the third quarter of 2020, including a 31.4 percent rise in net sales during the period. In total, net sales for the three-month period ending Sept. 26 amounted …

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Existing Home Sales Rise 9.4% in September

existing home sales

Existing home sales rose 9.4 percent in September over August levels, reports the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The rise in September sales marks the fourth consecutive month of existing home sales growth. In total, 6.5 million existing homes were …

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