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KHD Buzz – Prime Day Successes, Back to School Shopping Wars and More

KHD Buzz – Prime Day Successes, Back to School Shopping Wars and More

Back to School Shopping Set to Break Records 

The back to school shopping season is always a big one for many retailers, and according to some analysts this year it’s set to be bigger than ever, thanks to big spending college students, most of whom are planning to shop online. Read More

Amazon Prime Day Breaks Sales and Membership Records 

Amazon’s annual Prime Day has come and gon

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KHD Buzz – Amazon’s New Workforce, Big Name Retail Store Closings, Reddit Goes to the Video and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon’s New Workforce, Big Name Retail Store Closings, Reddit Goes to the Video and More

More Big Name Brick and Mortar Retail Stores to Close 

There is more bad news for the brick and mortar retail sector as a number of big names announced mass store closings last week, including Ann Taylor, Gymboree and Lane Bryant. Read More

Amazon to Open Robot Staffed Warehouse 

As it continues to grow, retail giant Amazon continues to open new warehouse and distribution centers across the w

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KHD Buzz – More Online Retailers Go Offline, The Importance of Visual Branding and More

KHD Buzz – More Online Retailers Go Offline, The Importance of Visual Branding and More

Another Online Retailer to Head Offline Too

THREDUP, the ‘online thrift store’ is the latest big name online retailer to announce they will branching into offline retail as well. And they are actually heading to the mall..Read More 

Landmark Ruling Sets New Web Design Challenges for Online Retailers 

A landmark ruling in a case brought against the Winn-Dixie supermarket chain over

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KHD Buzz – UPS Announces Shipping Surcharges, the Impact of User Generated Content on eCommerce and More

KHD Buzz – UPS Announces Shipping Surcharges, the Impact of User Generated Content on eCommerce and More

Will Amazon Finally Make Online Grocery Shopping ‘a Thing?’

While most retail niches are doing well in the e-commerce sector, online grocery shopping has still yet to really take off. According to some Wall Street analysts, Amazon’s buyout of the Whole Foods chain may change all of that. Read More

UPS Plans to Charge Retailers Surcharges on Holiday Deliveries

Last week, UPS a

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KHD Buzz- The Rise of the Pop Up Store, Amazon vs. Walmart (Again) Twitter Copyright Rules and More

KHD Buzz- The Rise of the Pop Up Store, Amazon vs. Walmart (Again) Twitter Copyright Rules and More

Amazon Buys Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion

In their most ambitious move into the physical retail space to date, Amazon announced on Friday that they have acquired Whole Foods, and to so so cost them a whopping $13.7 billion.  But now that Jeff Bezos and co. own the chain, what are they going to do with it? Read More 

Why are Pop Up Stores So Popular? 

Traditional brick and mortar retailers may

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KHD Buzz – Amazon Prime Discount Announced, The Importance of a Good Returns Policy, The Impact of Social Recommendations and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Prime Discount Announced, The Importance of a Good Returns Policy, The Impact of Social Recommendations and More

Amazon Announces Discount Prime Membership for Low Income Households 

Receiving aid from the government in times of need does not mean that families don’t need to shop for essentials like clothes, school supplies and household staples. With this in mind Amazon announced last week that they will be discounting Prime Memberships for those with a valid EBT card. Read More

Walmart Employees As

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KHD Buzz – Amazon Stock Soars, Bold Online Retail Predictions, Beating a Pop Up Penalty and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Stock Soars, Bold Online Retail Predictions, Beating a Pop Up Penalty and More

Amazon Stock Tops $1,000

Cementing its place as a true business giant – and not just a retail giant – Amazon’s stock topped the $1,000 mark last week, albeit briefly. Read More

Yes, You Can Use Popups Without Getting an SEO Penalty 

When Google announced it would begin penalizing sites that made use of intrusive popups – especially when displaying them to mobile users &#

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KHD Buzz – Twitter Chatbots, Amazon Takes NYC, Free Shipping Wars Commence and More

KHD Buzz – Twitter Chatbots, Amazon Takes NYC, Free Shipping Wars Commence and More Twitter Gets on the Bot Bandwagon with Direct Message Cards

 

Twitter is getting in on the chat bot trend, offering businesses the ability to create and utilize some rather innovative new customer service features. Read More.

E-commerce SEO is Going AI

AI – Artificial Intelligence – is hot right now, and so it only really makes sense that it is coming to the world of SEO in the form

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KHD Buzz – Facebook Ad Mistakes, The Importance of Beacons, New Retailer Bankruptcies and More

KHD Buzz – Facebook Ad Mistakes, The Importance of Beacons, New Retailer Bankruptcies and More

More Ad Measurement Errors Cost Facebook Money This Time 

Facebook’s ad programs have been rather bug prone recently, much to the annoyance of many advertisers. The latest mistakes are more than that though, as they are actually going to cost Facebook money this time, in the form of refunds to those affected. Read More 

Rue21 Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Once red hot mall based fashio

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KHD Buzz – Product Page SEO, Niche Holiday Celebrations, Social Media Image Cheat Sheet and More

KHD Buzz – Product Page SEO, Niche Holiday Celebrations, Social Media Image Cheat Sheet and More

The Ins, Outs and Best Practices for Product Page SEO

No doubt you are aware of the importance of having an SEO strategy in place for your website – and brand in general. But did you know that according to experts product page SEO is a different creature altogether and should be approached in a different way?  Read More 

Experts Weigh in on the 10 C’s of the Online Retail Industry

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