SFIA Virtual Conference
Presenter: Matt Powell, Senior Industry Advisor – U.S. Sports
Presentation Title: Best Practices for Brands & Retail in the Current Environment
Date and Time: Thursday, September 24 at 1:45 - 2:30 PM (EST)
Description: Matt Powell hosts an interactive discussion on marketplace trends and what brands and retailers can do to win post-pandemic. Matt, a well-known and often quoted expert in the sports industry, will be presenting the trends and forces shaping our industry, its response to COVID-19, and its future. Matt will assess the industry across various categories, discuss the forces impacting manufacturers, retailers and consumers, and provide his predictions for the coming year. Drawing upon NPD's sales tracking data, his 40+ years in the industry, and insights from what has been successful in other industries NPD tracks, Matt will focus on best practices and what manufacturers and retailers can do to thrive in today’s rapidly changing marketplace.
HIRI 2020 Virtual Summit
Presentation title: It’s Now About How Consumers Shop, Not Where
Presenter: Joe Derochowski, Vice President and Industry Advisor, U.S. Home
Date and Time: September 24, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET
Description: Brick or click, consumer or professional, every side of retail will need to evolve. During this presentation, Joe Derochowski will share learnings from the shifts in purchase behavior that occurred across the retail landscape since the start of the pandemic. Through these insights, Joe will offer a deeper understanding of the impact of these changes and what it means for the home improvement industry, now and in the future.
Presentation Title: State of the Prestige Beauty: The Next Big Consumer Trends|
Presenter: Larissa Jensen, U.S. Beauty Industry Advisor
Date and Time: October 5 at 2 p.m. ET
Description: The new decade has brought more disruption in a few months than most of us have seen in our entire lives. The impacts are vast, and beauty is no exception. Today’s beauty consumers are behaving differently than before. How can brands lean into these consumer shifts? The NPD Group’s beauty industry advisor Larissa Jensen takes a pulse on prestige beauty and consumer behavior through the lens of U.S. sales results across makeup, skincare, fragrance and haircare, with a view into where retail stands in the current phase towards recovery. In this session Larissa will explore how the U.S. consumer trends have changed, what are consumer priorities today, and what that means for their preferences in the future.
2020 Canadian Restaurant Investment & Leadership Summit Week
Presentation title: The Foodservice State of the Nation
Date & Time: November 2, 1:00pm - 2:15pm Eastern
Description: NPD’s Industry Analyst Vince Sgabellone from Canadian Foodservice and Jacob Mancini from AVP Restaurants & Breweries and CWB Franchise Finance will explore consumer, economic and financial trends, and how they are impacting the restaurant industry. During this one-hour live presentation they will cover: Canadian foodservice industry sales and traffic, consumer behaviors that have formed during the pandemic, new trends and realities that have emerged, the economy, markets and key financial trends and predictions for the future.