Stephen Hinz is director and industry analyst for Circana’s U.S. Juvenile Products practice. He focuses on uncovering insights about the retail consumer and crafting stories using Circana’s robust data assets and his own industry expertise. Stephen provides strategic direction consulting and manages relationships across retailers, licensors, and manufacturers to drive thought leadership initiatives.

Stephen joined NPD, now Circana, in 2014, working in both the toys and juvenile products businesses. Previously, he held buying roles at Best Buy.