KHD Buzz – Online Holiday Spending Tops $80B, 2019 Retail Predictions From The Experts and More

KHD Buzz – Online Holiday Spending Tops $80B, 2019 Retail Predictions From The Experts and More

December 17, 2018 Off By Koehler Home Decor

Forbes’ ‘Off the Radar’ 2019 Predictions For Retail

It’s that time of year again. Everyone seems to have predictions about almost everything for the new year. And the retail industry is certainly no exception. Forbes has some very interesting ones though, including that up to 25% of U.S. retail square footage will be begin to be converted into warehouse space for click-and-collect and delivery purposes, that more retailers will begin to accept reward points from third-party credit cards (Amazon already does, via American Express) and that email will be replaced by messaging apps like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp as a retail marketing tactic. And those are just three of the nine predictions. Read More

US Online Holiday Retail Spending Already Topped $80 Billion

There are still a few shopping days left until Christmas but already Adobe reports that online spending between Nov. 1 and Dec. 6 rose 18.6% year over year to a record $80.3 billion — the biggest e-commerce shopping period of all time in the United States. Read More

Report: The Importance of Web Design to Online Retail Success

Based on research by retail industry publication Internet Retailer, the just-released 2019 State of Web Design Report details the very latest website features and design elements that are helping online merchants reduce abandoned carts and increase conversion rates. And some of them are very interesting indeed. Read More

Amazon Closing in On Airport Retail Market

Amazon Go, the company’s cashier free physical store concept, may be expanding – to the airport. According to a report from Reuters the company is considering a move into airports to cash in on what is actually a multibillion dollar market in the US alone. Read More

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