KHD Buzz – Retail Stocks Boosted by Black Friday, Online Fraud is Dropping, The Health Effects of Holiday Music and More
Great Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales Boost Retail Stocks
After months of doom and gloom over the future of retail – especially offline – the huge spending spree America went on over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend seems to have restored Wall Street’s faith in retail, at least for now. Read More
Study: Holiday Music Really is Bad for Retail Workers’ Mental Health
How many times have you heard a retail clerk say that listening to holiday music all day is driving them crazy? While that may be a little dramatic according to a study conducted by a subsidiary of music streaming giant Spotify it seems that there are actual real risks to their mental health.. Read More
Online Retail Fraud Dropped Over Black Friday Weekend
Experts have spent the year urging online retailers of all kinds to up their security protocols to prevent both malicious hacking and online fraud. And for one it seems to have worked, as, over the Black Friday weekend there was a drop in online fraud by more than 15% over last year. Read More
Infographic: Are Smartphones Replacing PCs?
Lots of people will be asking Santa to upgrade their smartphone this year. With people spending more and more time with the devices, the popularity of the PC for everyday use – including to shop – is declining. But will mobile actually kill of the PC? And if it does what will that mean for retailers? The infographic below explores the issue.