KHD Buzz – 2020 Holiday Sales Up 3%, Amazon Facing Angry Sellers and More

KHD Buzz – 2020 Holiday Sales Up 3%, Amazon Facing Angry Sellers and More

January 4, 2021 Off By Koehler Home Decor

Extended U.S. Holiday Season Retail Sales Rose 3%

According to a report from Mastercard SpendingPulse, retail sales during an extended holiday shopping season, which they calculated as October 11 2020 thru December 24, rose 3% over last year, boosted by an increase in online sales. Read More

Walmart and Fedex Announce Free Returns Pickup Service

Just in time for all those holiday season returns Walmart announced the launch of a free to use returns pickup service, with packages being picked up by Fedex at customer locations. Read More

Amazon Third Party Sellers Unhappy with Holiday Season Sales Assistance

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Merchants selling merchandise on Amazon are complaining that the company’s restrictions on the amount of stock they can store at the fulfillment centers of the trade behemoth, coupled with long delivery times, have resulted in additional costs and lost opportunities during the biggest online shopping season ever. Read More

Expert Retail Predictions for 2021

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Many things have been less than usual in 2020, to say the least, but the year is ending with the usual expert predictions for what 2021 might hold for the retail industry. And those predictions include more integration between online and brick and mortar shopping, a leap in visual merchandising and a moral dilemma over whether retailers should mandate vaccines for employees. Read More

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