KHD Buzz – Big Back to School Sales Predicted, Live Stream Retail Goes Mainstream and More

KHD Buzz – Big Back to School Sales Predicted, Live Stream Retail Goes Mainstream and More

July 12, 2021 Off By Koehler Home Decor

For Many Retailers, The Bots are Staying Post Pandemic

To overcome operational issues caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak, many retailers turned to automated technological solutions. Lots of companies are sticking with the new automation, even doubling down on it, post pandemic as finding human workers to fill unfilled positions has become more difficult. Read More

Portland Companies Refusing to Deliver Amazon Goods

Two Portland-based delivery companies have said that they will no longer deliver for Amazon.com unless the retail and technology behemoth improves its business practices. Amazon’s demands and compensation cuts, according to the companies, have made the arrangement unworkable. Amazon replied that the firms’ stance was hurting drivers rather than benefiting them. Read More

Report: Expect a Big Back to School Sales Season

According to KPMG, American parents will spend $270 per child on those returning to school this year, up from $250 last year. Parents with preschool-aged children are projected to spend 32% more on back-to-school items, while parents of college-bound children will spend 13% more. Read More

Live Stream Retail Going Mainstream

Once simply a sales tactic used by Instagram influencers, the number of companies selling goods through live-streamed events is growing, with Amazon.com, Levi’s, Petco, Walmart, and others joining the party. According to Coresight Research, live-streaming sales are likely to hit $11 billion this year. Read More

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