Matt Powell, vice president and senior industry adviser for The NPD Group, covers the sports, outdoor, and recreation marketplace.
Powell offers his industry expertise on retail sales and consumer trends across apparel, footwear, and equipment for categories such as running, outdoor, paddle-sports, fitness, and cycling. With more than 40 years of experience in the retail and research industries, Powell has worked with leading retailers and e-tailers in sporting goods such as Modell’s Sporting Goods, Sneaker Stadium, and MVP.com. Previously, Powell was an analyst for SportsOneSource, and has provided insights to many of the industries’ leading brands and retailers. A recognized expert on the sports industry, he is frequently quoted in the media.
This event will coincide with our Art of Footwear Making event and will focus specifically on the footwear market.