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KHD Buzz – Vending Machine Fashion, Scary AI, the Rise of Influencer Marketing and More

KHD Buzz – Vending Machine Fashion, Scary AI, the Rise of Influencer Marketing and More

Japanese Clothing Retailer Launching Vending Machine Fashion Line 

It’s no secret that brick and mortar retailers are struggling to compete with online outlets. Japanese clothing company Uniqlo found that out the hard way a few years ago when a planned expansion into US malls fell flat. Now however they are back, offering some of its line direct to consumers via rather unusual vending mach

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KHD Buzz – eCommerce and the Future of Retail Jobs, High Tech in the High Street and More

KHD Buzz – eCommerce and the Future of Retail Jobs, High Tech in the High Street and More

New Subway Innovations to Bring Major High Tech to Fast Food 

Tech innovations are becoming increasingly important to every retailer, and that includes fast food joints as well. And while McDonald’s and Wendy’s are experimenting with a few self-serve boards, the world largest fast food chain, Subway, is going to be taking in store tech to a whole new level, with in-store mobile order

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KHD Buzz – Amazon’s Acquisition Woes, Target’s Latest Controversial Gamble and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon’s Acquisition Woes, Target’s Latest Controversial Gamble and More

More Kids College = Great Back to School Season for Retailers 

According to the National Center for Education college enrollment for the September 2017 semester is up, and apart from being good news for education in the US in general, financial analysts say it should also make for a great back to school shopping season for retailers catering to college students. Read More 

Amazon Getting into

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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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