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IDC: Third-quarter worldwide smartphone shipments up 0.8% Market research Press releases 

IDC: Third-quarter worldwide smartphone shipments up 0.8%

Worldwide smartphone shipments increased 0.8% year over year in the third quarter of 2019, reversing seven quarters of decline, according to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. In total, companies shipped a total 358.3 million smartphones during the quarter, which was up 8.1% from the previous quarter and enough to return the industry to... Read More
Holiday shoppers plan to spend 4 percent more this year  Market research News Press releases 

Holiday shoppers plan to spend 4 percent more this year 

WASHINGTON, October 24, 2019 – Consumers say they will spend an average of $1,047.83 this holiday season, up 4 percent from the $1,007.24 they said they would spend last year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. Shoppers between the ages of 35 and 44 plan to spend the most... Read More
Global mobile photo printer market to grow 5.5%: TMR research Market research News Press releases 

Global mobile photo printer market to grow 5.5%: TMR research

Rising technological advancements and changing lifestyles due to rise in disposable income and quick results are expected to accelerate the Global Mobile Photo Printer Market  According to a new market report, the global mobile photo printer market is expected to reach US$ 2,922.0 million by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2019 to 2027. North America held a... Read More
NRF forecasts holiday sales will grow between 3.8 and 4.2 percent   Market research News Press releases 

NRF forecasts holiday sales will grow between 3.8 and 4.2 percent  

WASHINGTON, October 3, 2019 – The National Retail Federation today said it expects holiday retail sales during November and December to increase between 3.8 percent and 4.2 percent over 2018 to a total of between $727.9 billion and $730.7 billion. The numbers, which exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants, compare with an average holiday sales increase of 3.7 percent... Read More
Gen Z: The Next Generation of Retail Influencers and Spenders Market research News Press releases 

Gen Z: The Next Generation of Retail Influencers and Spenders

WASHINGTON, October 2, 2019 – Members of Generation Z influence a significant amount of household purchases and enjoy spending their own money, according to the latest issue of the Consumer View report released today by the National Retail Federation. “We’re seeing a shift in the way families shop where children are much more involved with purchasing decisions,” NRF Vice President... Read More
IDC: Smartphone challenges continue in 2019 but growth is coming Market research Press releases 

IDC: Smartphone challenges continue in 2019 but growth is coming

September 09, 2019 08:30 AM – FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows signs of market recovery in the second half of 2019 and into 2020, pushing smartphone shipment growth back into positive territory. IDC expects shipment volumes to be nearly flat (-0.4%) in the second half of 2019 while the market... Read More
Worldwide large format printer shipments down through the first half of 2019, according to IDC Market research Press releases 

Worldwide large format printer shipments down through the first half of 2019, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Large Format Printer Tracker shows that large format printer shipments declined in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19), continuing the decline from the first quarter of the year. “The market has been soft overall as some of the new technology expected to drive investment in large format printing equipment on... Read More
Latest Auction Records in Photography, via Artprice Market research Press releases 

Latest Auction Records in Photography, via Artprice

Auction turnover from Post-War and Contemporary Art photographs PARIS, Aug. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Although Photography currently accounts for just under 2% of the total value of the global secondary art market, the medium has become a permanent feature of the art world after a lengthy process of acceptance that dates back to the end of WWII and which has markedly accelerated... Read More
NRF: July retail sales show strong gains but cautions future growth Market research News Press releases 

NRF: July retail sales show strong gains but cautions future growth

WASHINGTON, August 15, 2019 – Retail sales were up 0.9 percent in July seasonally adjusted from June and up 5.6 percent unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. “July’s strong results are consistent with a confident consumer,” NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said. “Households are in good shape with spending... Read More
IDC: Worldwide smartphones shipments declined 2.3% year over year Market research Press releases 

IDC: Worldwide smartphones shipments declined 2.3% year over year

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 31, 2019 – Worldwide smartphones shipments declined 2.3% year over year in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19) for the strongest quarterly performance since 2Q18, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 333.2 million phones in 2Q19, which was up 6.5% over the previous quarter.... Read More
PPA releases findings from nationwide market research Market research Press releases 

PPA releases findings from nationwide market research

Comprehensive study sheds light on photography consumers, first of many to come ATLANTA (PRWEB) JULY 25, 2019 – The mystery of who exactly is buying photography today is being solved by Professional Photographers of America (PPA). The association is publishing significant, new data on photography consumers in an attempt to learn more about who they are and what (or why)... Read More
Blast from the Past: Visit the Photo/Image News Network archives Feature Market research Marketing News 

Blast from the Past: Visit the Photo/Image News Network archives

Through the generosity of Chris Lydle, the archives of the former Photo/Imaging News Network (P/INN) website is now archived on the Dead Pixels Society. Click here to relive the heyday of the early digital photography era, when HP was interested in photo specialty dealers, when digital cameras ruled and when cell phones were mostly used for phone calls. (Some links... Read More
NRF: ‘Impressive’ June Retail Sales Beat Forecasts, Show Consumer Remains Engaged Market research Press releases 

NRF: ‘Impressive’ June Retail Sales Beat Forecasts, Show Consumer Remains Engaged

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2019 – Retail sales were up 0.6 percent in June seasonally adjusted from May and up 2.3 percent unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. “These are impressive results showing that the consumer remains engaged and that consumer spending gave a boost to the economy in the... Read More
CTA: U.S. consumer tech sales to surpass $400 billion milestone in 2019 Market research News Press releases 

CTA: U.S. consumer tech sales to surpass $400 billion milestone in 2019

Arlington, VA – July 15, 2019 – The growing popularity of streaming services, artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled emerging devices and in-vehicle technology will help drive the U.S. consumer tech industry to a record-breaking $401 billion in retail revenues in 2019 – 2.2% growth year over year – according to a new Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® report. “Enthusiasm for AI-powered technologies is... Read More
NRF: Record spending expected for school and college supplies  Market research Press releases 

NRF: Record spending expected for school and college supplies 

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2019 – As students gear up to go back to school and college, families plan to spend more than ever on supplies ranging from pencils and backpacks to computers and dorm refrigerators, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights and Analytics. “Consumers are in a strong position given the... Read More
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