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Revolutionary Taurus rolls to stop this week

...was really the last full-size American passenger sedan to dominate the segment," said Jim Sanfilippo, the senior industry analyst for Bloomfield Hills-based Automotive Marketing Consultants Inc. Ford was losing billions in the early 1980s...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/22/bus_101471.shtml
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GM rolls out pickups early

...bread-and-butter, margin-producing, huge-loyalty" vehicles for U.S. automakers, said Jim Sanfilippo, senior industry analyst for Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based Automotive Marketing Consultants Inc. "They are as American as you can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/03/bus_91233.shtml
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Wal-Mart aims to appeal to more upscale customer

...to get the price-conscious customer, but they haven't been able to go beyond that," said Marshal Cohen, senior industry analyst at NPD Group Inc., a market research company in Port Washington, N.Y. "Target (Corp.) is still outmerchandising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/15/bus_450322.shtml
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Nation's retailers face a challenging 2005

...the year. The unemployment rate remained at 5.4 percent, where it has been since August. Marshal Cohen, senior industry analyst at NPD Group Inc., a market research company in Port Washington, N.Y., said retailers need to respond to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/20/bus_440394.shtml
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Nation's retailers have a tepid start to holiday shopping season

...TVs and DVD players, benefiting stores like Best Buy Co. Inc. and Circuit City Stores Inc. Marshal Cohen, senior industry analyst at NPD Group Inc., a market research company in Port Washington, N.Y., suspects that many mall-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/29/bus_435765.shtml
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Apparel retailers and manufacturers chase after hassle-free apparel

...responding. "You are going to see the lowest of the low to the highest of the high," said Marshal Cohen, senior industry analyst at NPD Group Inc., a market research company in Port Washington, N.Y. Cohen estimates that about 25 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/05/liv_417921.shtml
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Retailers hope final days before Christmas will increase sales

...the panic. I didn't see people walking around in a frenzy with lots of shopping bags," said Marshal Cohen, senior industry analyst at NPD Inc., a market research firm in Port Washington, N.Y. A big factor, Cohen reasoned, is that there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/24/bus_394617.shtml
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Retailers aim to limit discounting this holiday season

...entering the season with inventories that average 7 percent below last year's levels, according to Marshal Cohen, senior industry analyst at NPD Inc., a market research firm in Port Washington, N.Y. Many problems still plague the industry. Deflation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/29/bus_396328.shtml
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Retailers aim to limit discounting this holiday season

...entering the season with inventories that average 7 percent below last year's levels, according to Marshal Cohen, senior industry analyst at NPD Inc., a market research firm in Port Washington, N.Y. Many problems still plague the industry. Deflation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/28/bus_396062.shtml
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Colorful designer returns

...Consumers are telling us they want color and newness, they want to wear a conversation piece," said Marshal Cohen, senior industry analyst for The NPD Group, a market research company in New York. But not every brand revival has worked, and bold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/01/liv_379957.shtml
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