Category: Buzzworthy

KHD Buzz – Capitol Hill Wades In On Amazon Controversies, Supply Chain Issues, Target Launches BNPL Plan and More

KHD Buzz – Capitol Hill Wades In On Amazon Controversies, Supply Chain Issues, Target Launches BNPL Plan and More

Sen. Warren Repeats Call to Break Up Amazon Following a Reuters report that the company’s Indian subsidiary duplicated products from other vendors, gave them better search placement, and sold the goods on its site, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is pushing for Amazon.com to be broken up. Employees had access to confidential data, which they exploited…

By Koehler Home Decor October 18, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz- Supply Chain Issues Cause More Retail Problems, USPS Delivery Slowdowns Begin and More

KHD Buzz- Supply Chain Issues Cause More Retail Problems, USPS Delivery Slowdowns Begin and More

Dollar Stores Hit Growth Roadblocks Dollar store chains have been enjoying rapid growth over the past several years. Now however supply chain issues are putting dollar Stores to the test, as well as increased opposition from local communities where new stores are planned, and a workforce dissatisfied with low pay and job demands that are…

By Koehler Home Decor October 11, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Amazon Adding More Paid Ads, Big Box Retailers Stock Up for the Holidays and More

Amazon Adding More Sponsored Ads to Listings According to a new report, the fact that Amazon is adding more and more sponsored listings to its standard product is making it ‘almost impossible’ for some third party marketplace sellers to achieve good visibility for their products organically. Read More Big Box Retailers Stocking Up For Holidays…

By Koehler Home Decor September 27, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Increased Holiday Sales Predicted, UPS Plans Same Day Delivery Push and More

KHD Buzz – Increased Holiday Sales Predicted, UPS Plans Same Day Delivery Push and More

California Bill Would Monitor Amazon – and Others – On Warehouse Practices A California bill currently pending Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature would oblige Amazon.com and other firms to reveal warehouse workers’ performance requirements in order to ensure that safe working conditions are maintained. Read More Multiple Reports Forecast Holiday Sales Increases for 2021 According to…

By Koehler Home Decor September 20, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Amazon Wants to Be ‘the New USPS’, the Rise of BNPL Options and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Wants to Be ‘the New USPS’, the Rise of BNPL Options and More

Amazon Offering Shipping Services to Outside Companies to Compete with FedEx and UPS Amazon is on a spending binge to expand its shipping business, and it isn’t satisfied with just delivering things purchased on its own website. In its newest drive to directly compete with FedEx and UPS, the organization is now transporting freight for…

By Koehler Home Decor September 13, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Big Retailers Stocking Up and Staffing Up for the Holidays, Consumer Confidence Drops Again and More

KHD Buzz – Big Retailers Stocking Up and Staffing Up for the Holidays, Consumer Confidence Drops Again and More

Ahead of Holiday Shopping Season, Best Buy Stocking Up While many major retailers are warning that holiday item stocks may be limited due to ongoing freight woes, Best Buy claims it will have gadget lovers covered. Best Buy reported that inventory levels were 55 percent greater than last year and 23 percent higher than in…

By Koehler Home Decor September 6, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Scary Good Halloween Sales Forecast, WalMart to Take on DoorDash, Amazon’s Getting Into Department Stores and More

KHD Buzz – Scary Good Halloween Sales Forecast, WalMart to Take on DoorDash, Amazon’s Getting Into Department Stores and More

Scary Good Halloween Sales Expected For Retailers Last year, Americans spent record amounts of money decorating their houses for the fall and winter holidays, owing to the novel coronavirus outbreak, which disrupted many traditional components of celebrations. The excitement for decorating appears to have not abated, according to early statistics from Home Depot. An early…

By Koehler Home Decor August 30, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Consumer Sentiment At Record Lows, Target and Walmart Team Up to End Plastic Bag Waste and More

KHD Buzz – Consumer Sentiment At Record Lows, Target and Walmart Team Up to End Plastic Bag Waste and More

Consumer Sentiment at New Record Low Due to Delta Variant Consumers in the United States are alarmed about the spread of the Delta variant and its potential influence on their daily life. The preliminary consumer sentiment index from the University of Michigan for early August fell to its lowest level since 2011, making it one…

By Koehler Home Decor August 23, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Back to School Shopping Stalled by Delta Variant, Yelp Launches Vaccine Filter and More

KHD Buzz – Back to School Shopping Stalled by Delta Variant, Yelp Launches Vaccine Filter and More

Back To School Shopping Impacted by Effects of Delta Variant According to a new report, Americans are shopping for their children as they prepare to return to school or college, but some are holding off until they know what the new school year will bring, with the COVID-19 Delta variant increasing across most of the…

By Koehler Home Decor August 16, 2021 Off
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