Webinar: 3 Essential Home Trends in Canada
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET
Speaker: Joe Derochowski, Vice President and Home Industry Advisor, The NPD Group
Overview: Don’t miss this opportunity to explore expert insight on what’s happening in Canada’s home and housewares market. In this engaging, one-hour webinar, Home Industry Analyst Joe Derochowski will explore three essential insights for your data-driven growth:
- Canadian housewares market trends
- Opportunities and challenges on the horizon
- Outlook for the remainder of 2019
Book Expo Presentation on the State of Publishing Today
Date: Thursday, May 30 | 11:15 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. ET
Location: New York, NY | Javits Center, Room 1E12/13/14
Presentation: The State of the Publishing Industry Today
Speaker: David Walter – Executive Director, Client Development, NPD Books | NPD Entertainment
Overview: Join The NPD Group’s David Walter as he breaks down the latest outlook for the US book market. Drawing on data from NPD BookScan, PubTrack Digital, and the wider NPD portfolio of the latest retail data and analysis, this presentation will deliver essential insights into the latest trends from book publishing’s most authoritative source of industry information, including:
- A recap of key industry performance in 2018/2019
- The significant trends in content and platform
- The outlook for digital versus print in the next few years
- The opportunities (and risks) for publishers and retailers in 2019 and beyond
Attendees to this presentation will emerge with a powerful snapshot to drive decision-making in 2019 and beyond. This presentation is open to all Book Expo attendees.Learn More
Book Expo Presentation on Kids’ Books
Date: Friday, May 31 | 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET
Location: New York, NY | Javits Center, Room 1E10
Presentation: The Future of Kids’ Books – Trends and Observations on the State of the Children’s Market
Speaker: Kristen McLean – Executive Director, Business Development, NPD Books | NPD Entertainment
Overview: The U.S. children’s book market has been a source of growth for most publishers over the last decade, but that does not make it immune from the larger forces which are shaping today’s dynamic consumer environment. Join NPD’s Kristen McLean as she delivers a strategic analysis of the U.S. children’s book market, from the topline numbers and content trends, to concerning statistics on children’s reading, what’s behind the continuing growth of backlist, and more. This session will provide both the “what” and the “why” of today’s U.S. children’s book market, and is essential listening for both retailers and publishers. This presentation is open to all Book Expo attendees.
Trend Presentation and Breakfast at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market
Date: Wednesday, June 19 | 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. MDT
Location: Denver, CO
Speakers: Matt Powell, Senior Industry Advisor, Sports, The NPD Group | Julia Day, Executive Director, Business Development, Sports, The NPD Group
Overview: Join us for breakfast and see where the marketplace is going and what your customers are thinking. This popular presentation will help you understand current market trends and dynamics, explore who is coming into your stores, and discover what drives them there. Get a winning advantage — a clear view of exactly what's happening in outdoor consumers' shopping trends. Breakfast will be available at 7:15 a.m., giving you an opportunity to connect with analysts and executives from our Sports practice prior to the presentation.
Home Textiles Sourcing Expo Presentation
Date: Monday, July 22 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET
Location: Javits Center | New York, NY
Presentation: The Hard Facts About the Soft Home Textiles Business in America
Presenter: Joe Derochowski, Vice President, Home Industry Advisor, The NPD Group
Overview: If you're headed to the Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, join Home Industry Analyst Joe Derochowski on a panel session about business trends in the textile industry.
2019 Cosmoprof North America: The Beauty of Sustainability
Date: Monday July 29 | 4:15 p.m. PDT
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Presentation: The Beauty of Sustainability
Speaker: Larissa Jensen | Executive Director, U.S. Beauty Industry Analyst, The NPD Group
Overview: Sustainability is a requirement for new and existing brands as well as a driver of innovation and opportunity across the Beauty industry. Join NPD Group beauty analyst Larissa Jensen for an exploration of North American beauty trends, the role of sustainability, and the beauty industry’s response. This mini-journey evaluates the impact of sustainability on the beauty market now and in the future by identifying challenges and opportunities created by the changing beauty retail and consumer landscape. Dive into the key trends including current well-executed sustainability strategies and opportunities for the future.
Canadian Restaurant Leadership Summit
Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Welcome cocktail party – November 4, 2019 4:30 p.m.
Location: Arcadian Court | 401 Bay Street | Toronto, ON
Overview: How Will You Ignite Growth? Join Canada’s restaurant industry leaders to explore new ways to ignite growth through evolution, transformation, and innovation. Hosted by The NPD Group and CWB Franchise Finance, this event features an impressive lineup of thought leaders who will share the latest perspectives on your industry’s most talked-about topics. You’ll hear from CEOs, culinary leaders, industry innovators, and more.