Dave Adamchick covers the Canadian home appliance industry, with a focus on Kitchen Electrics, Home Environment, Personal Care and Major Appliance products. Dave works closely with leading manufacturers from the Appliance and Consumer Technology industries. Prior to joining The NPD Group, Dave has worked for some of the world’s largest multinational retail corporations’ Canadian offices in the Home Improvement and Office Supply sectors in a merchandise analytics and merchandising capacity, supporting the development and execution of assortment and marketing strategies based on Point of Sale and consumer data. Dave is available to offer expert insight and commentary on these and other industry topics:
- Small Home Appliances
- Major Domestic Appliances
- Consumer demographics and usage profiles
Feb 7, 2017
2016 was a great year in the Kitchen Electrics market, ending the year up +6% in dollars, with dollar growth in all but four of the Kitchen Electrics categories NPD measures. A large factor in the overall performance for 2016 was the fact that Q4 was up +7%. November-December, the months most important to the holidays, were also up 7% vs. the same period last year, accompanied by +1% overall unit growth.
Mar 24, 2015
It is an interesting time in the coffee maker market. The total coffee machine market declined in Canada by -15% in dollars YoY in 2014, largely driven by single serve coffee machines, which declined -17% in the same period. The decline was even greater in the fourth quarter.