NPD Group is in the business of helping other business. Whether it's through market information or advisory services, NPD Group is there to guide businesses in making better business decisions. NPD Group introduced sales tracking in many of their industries, initially using consumer panels, and are known as the industry authority for market size and trends. They started their first retail tracking service for toys in 1984 and have launched services in more than a dozen industries since then. Today, they track businesses representing over $1 trillion in sales in the Americas and more across Europe and Asia-Pac. They have brought many other industry firsts to clients. In-home product purchase scanning, bar-coded surveys, website intercept sampling, computer-based meters, and receipt harvesting are all part of NPD’s patent portfolio. They continue to innovate to meet the needs of today’s businesses, offering new solutions to drive manufacturer-retailer collaboration and address a range of complex business issues. Some of their industries include automotive, beauty, consumer electronics, entertainment, fashion, home, luxury, mobile, office supplies, sports, technology, and video games. Their tracking services provide information on what is selling, who is buying, where they are buying, and at what price. Analytic Solutions address specific needs including category management, forecasting, price evaluation, marketing evaluation and testing, and custom research. Advisory Services for the technology sector include our NPD DisplaySearch business, which covers the display industry, and NPD Solarbuzz, covering the solar industry. Be sure to get great additional savings, discounts and deals on your next purchase or order by taking advantage of NPD Group coupon codes, special promotions and exclusive offers. Past deals have included savings of up to 25% on orders that exceed $1000.