KHD Buzz – The Rise of Retail Curation, the Data Behind the Retail Apocalypse, Amazon’s New Marketing Trick and More

KHD Buzz – The Rise of Retail Curation, the Data Behind the Retail Apocalypse, Amazon’s New Marketing Trick and More

January 14, 2019 0 By Koehler Home Decor

The ‘Retail Apocalypse’ – In Chart Form

2018 did see the end arrive for a number of bricks and mortar retailers, including some very well known names – seeming to indicate that the term ‘retail apocalypse’ is still a valid one to use in 2019. However, according to research conducted by City Lab – and converted into a series of data maps and charts – nothing is clear cut at all, and the overall outlook for for bricks and mortar retailers may be very different than recent headlines suggest. Read More 

How Will The Rise of Retail Curators Affect the Industry?

Travel agents have almost been replaced by curation search engines like Expedia, Kayak and TripAdvisor. With the prediction that the same sorts of sites are going to be coming to the retail industry over the next few years what does that mean for the industry as whole? Read More

Amazon Testing Pilot Free Sample Program

We all know that consumers like freebies. Amazon certainly does, which is why they are teaming up with big brands like Maybelline and Folgers to test out a free sample program that would send out freebies to consumers based on their past purchases on the platform. Read More

Jeff Bezos is Getting Divorced – And Wall Street is Scared

After Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced his impending divorce last week social media went into a tizzy. But so did Wall Street, as shares in the company immediately dropped, based in part on speculation about how much of the business the soon to be former Mrs Bezos might stand to gain. Read More

 

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