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KHD Buzz – Tiny Gadget Changes Game for Small Retailers, Target’s Holiday Shopping Plan Backfires and More

KHD Buzz – Tiny Gadget Changes Game for Small Retailers, Target’s Holiday Shopping Plan Backfires and More

‘Pointy’ Allows Small Offline Retailers to Get Online With Ease 

Some say brick and mortar retail is dying, but many more feel that it can survive by going the omnichannel route and offering both online and offline purchasing options. While that might be easy for big players like Amazon and Walmart, for small offline retailers looking to go online it can be much harder, and certainly

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KHD Buzz – The Power of Touchscreen Shopping, Holiday Hiring Surprise, Millennials’ Influence on Retail and More

KHD Buzz – The Power of Touchscreen Shopping, Holiday Hiring Surprise, Millennials’ Influence on Retail and More

Toys ‘R’ Us Falls in the Face of Amazon, Who’s Next? 

In the wake of Toys ‘R’ Us’ bankruptcy filing last week many pundits are pointing to the rise of Amazon as the biggest reason for the company’s demise, but was that really the reason, and who might be the next big casualty in the ‘war’ between brick and mortar and online retail? Read More

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KHD Buzz – M-commerce Growth Skyrocketing, the Rise of Social Customer Service, the Equifax Data Breach and More

KHD Buzz – M-commerce Growth Skyrocketing, the Rise of Social Customer Service, the Equifax Data Breach and More

UPS Report Predicts M-commerce Will Reach $250 Billion by 2020

There is no doubt that mobile commerce – aka m-commerce – is finally growing at the rate many predicted it would after a slow start. And according to a UPS backed report mobile transactions will make up 48% of online transactions by 2020, to the value of around $250 billion. Read More 

Retail Fraud Attempts Spike After Eq

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KHD Buzz – Robots vs Humans, Hurricane Retail Relief, Using Instagram Stories for Marketing and More

KHD Buzz – Robots vs Humans, Hurricane Retail Relief, Using Instagram Stories for Marketing and More

Report: Google’s eCommerce Influence is Declining 

Google is still the global leader in general Internet search by far, but according to a new report from data analysts Wolfgang Digital it’s influence as a referrals driver for ecommerce businesses is declining. Read More

How Retailers Provided Relief After Harvey

Hurricane Harvey left a trail of devastation and months of clean up i

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KHD Buzz – Hurricane Harvey and Retail, AR and Retail’s Future, Whole Food Price Cuts and More

KHD Buzz – Hurricane Harvey and Retail, AR and Retail’s Future, Whole Food Price Cuts and More

Kohls Moves to Create Smaller Stores, Bigger e-Commerce Presence 

Kohls, the discount department store chain is the latest major player to announce a shift in strategy in order to keep up with online retailers; downsizing stores while upgrading their online presence. Read More

Report: AR Will Change Everything about Retail 

To some small retail businesses the concept of adding Augmented Realit

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KHD Buzz – Deadly Retail Sins, Amazon Instant Pickup, AR Comes to QVC and More

KHD Buzz – Deadly Retail Sins, Amazon Instant Pickup, AR Comes to QVC and More

Credit Suisse on the “Seven Deadly Sins of Retailing”

There is no doubt that while some retailers are enjoying a great year so far there are others who are truly struggling and some who have lost the ‘battle’ to stay in business altogether in 2017.  Now, having analyzed a slew of earnings reports for a period of several months Credit Suisse published a list of ‘Seve

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KHD Buzz – Trump vs. Amazon, More Chatbots are Coming, Best Times to Post on Social Media and More

KHD Buzz – Trump vs. Amazon, More Chatbots are Coming, Best Times to Post on Social Media and More

Trump vs. Amazon ..Again

Last week, among other things, Donald Trump went after Jeff Bezos and Amazon again, stating that in his opinion the retail giant is ‘doing great damage to retailers and jobs’. But do business analysts really think he’s right? Read More

Cognitive Chatbots and the Future of Online Retail 

Elon Musk may have warned against them but cognitive chatbots aren

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KHD Buzz – Amazon vs. Wal Mart vs. Google, Online Retail Growth Continues and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon vs. Wal Mart vs. Google, Online Retail Growth Continues and More

Google Revamps Shopping Search to Reclaim Product Search From Amazon 

These days when most people are looking for general information they ‘Google it’, but increasingly when searching for retail products they ‘Amazon it’ instead. In response, Google is upgrading their shopping searches in a bid to better compete with the retail giant. Read More

Walmart in Talks to Acquire

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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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