KHD Buzz – Top Retail Store Trends for 2019, A Retail Legend Retires, Square Launches Business Debit Card and More

KHD Buzz – Top Retail Store Trends for 2019, A Retail Legend Retires, Square Launches Business Debit Card and More

January 28, 2019 Off By Koehler Home Decor

The Top Trends Driving Retail Store Growth in 2019

Offline, brick and mortar retail is not dead, it’s just changing and those that don’t change with it won’t last. At least that is the conclusion of a new report from  Retail Store Tours in a partnership with the NRF 2019 Retail’s Big Show. The report’s authors studied 1,000 physical retail outlets in New York, LA and Las Vegas and came up with a reporting on the top trends that will be driving retail store growth in 2019. Read More

Mickey Drexler Leaving J. Crew to Become Independent Retail Consultant

Retail legend Mickey Drexler is leaving J. Crew, officially retiring after 16 years at the helm of what was a small chain of fashion clothing stores when he joined in 2003 and his become a multi-billion dollar fashion powerhouse under his leadership. Retirement from J. Crew does not mean that he’s slowing down though, as he will be focusing his efforts into Drexler Ventures LLC, which invests in and advises emerging retail brands across a number of different niches. Read More 

Fixing the Returns Problems Plaguing Online Retail in 2019

As online sales continue to rise there is a less appealing side to the boom for many retailers; a hike in the number of customer returns. Now several innovative companies are trying to come up with effective strategies to slow the tide of returns and help retailers keep more of their profits. Read More

Square Launches Business Debit Card

In an attempt to compete for more of their share of the small business payments business Square launched a business debit card that will allow their users immediate access to their funds as soon as a sale has been made. Read More