Category: Buzzworthy

KHD Buzz- Augmented Reality Tech on Show, Walmart vs. Amazon Update, Ad Retargeting Advice and More

KHD Buzz- Augmented Reality Tech on Show, Walmart vs. Amazon Update, Ad Retargeting Advice and More

ODG, Mastercard, and Qualcomm to Debut Augmented Reality Shopping There is not a retail expert or pundit out there that does not believe (or accept) that virtual and augmented reality will be making big inroads into the retail tech world within the next few years. ODG, Mastercard and Qualcomm are, however, ready to show off what…

By Koehler Home Decor February 26, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – Trump in Favor of Online Sales Tax, Amazon Prepares to take on UPS and Fed Ex, January Retail Sales Slump and More

KHD Buzz – Trump in Favor of Online Sales Tax, Amazon Prepares to take on UPS and Fed Ex, January Retail Sales Slump and More

Mnuchin – Trump in Favor of Online Sales Tax  According to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump is in favor of requiring online retailers in the US to charge both state and local sales taxes for all purchases, while once again taking aim at Amazon. Read More  Dip in January Retail Sales  Largest in 11 Months …

By Koehler Home Decor February 19, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – WalMart to Expand into VR Shopping, Supreme Court to Rule on Online Sales Tax and More

KHD Buzz – WalMart to Expand into VR Shopping, Supreme Court to Rule on Online Sales Tax and More

Amazon to Deliver Whole Foods Goods via Prime To the surprise of very few people, Amazon announced that they will be rolling out  delivery of Whole Food groceries to Prime Members, with delivery available in as little as two hours. Read More AI and Predictive Customer Service  AI is predicted to continue to influence retail in…

By Koehler Home Decor February 12, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – Amazon Exceeds $1 Billion Quaterly Profit, Trump Backs Online Sales Tax, Mobile Marketing Tips and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Exceeds $1 Billion Quaterly Profit, Trump Backs Online Sales Tax, Mobile Marketing Tips and More

Amazon’s Quarterly Profit Tops  $1 Billion   Amazon certainly had a great holiday shopping season to end 2017, as the company has announced their quarterly profit for the period exceeded $1 billion for the first time in company history. Read More 50% of Millennials  Don’t Want to Talk to Human Retail Assistants Millennial shopping habits…

By Koehler Home Decor February 5, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – eBay CEO on Retail’s Future, Robot Shop Assistant Fired, Cashing in On Amazon’s Success and More

KHD Buzz – eBay CEO on Retail’s Future, Robot Shop Assistant Fired, Cashing in On Amazon’s Success and More

Amazon says Amazon Go Stores Are Well Guarded Against Shoplifting  Amazon has opened the first of its Amazon Go stores to the public. While many things about the cashier-less store are interesting and innovative, many wonder how shoplifting will be prevented in a store that allows customers to walk out without ever seeing a cash…

By Koehler Home Decor January 29, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – Retail Tech in the Spotlight, Coping with Post Holiday Returns, 2018 eCommerce Trends and More

KHD  Buzz – Retail Tech in the Spotlight, Coping with Post Holiday Returns, 2018 eCommerce Trends and More

The Future of Retail..Is Now? Much has been made in the media recently over how technology can – and likely will – change the face of retail in the coming years. However, as this Washington Post article details, in many ways it already is. Read More National Retail Federation 2018 Showcases Technology Speaking of retail…

By Koehler Home Decor January 22, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – Walmart Close to Cashier-Less Stores, The Rise of the Vending Machine, Customer Research Habits and More

Walmart Close to Truly Cashier-Less Stores Despite having given associates a much publicized basic rate raise recently Walmart may still be planning to replace many of them, as they announced last week they plan to add their ‘Scan and Go’ smartphone enabled checkouts, which allows customers to shop and pay without ever needing to inetract…

By Koehler Home Decor January 15, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – Millennials Boosted Amazon’s Holiday Sales, Forbes Awards Retail Person of the Year and More

KHD Buzz – Millennials Boosted Amazon’s Holiday Sales, Forbes Awards Retail Person of the Year and More

Millennials Were the Key to Amazon’s Holiday Season Success  Amazon had another good holiday shopping season, but their performance, it seems, hinged on a single demographic. Millennials made up by far the largest portion of  Amazon’s sales over the holidays, and because these ‘youngsters’ are now getting older they were spending more than before as…

By Koehler Home Decor January 8, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – A Very Merry Christmas for Retail, Department Store Stocks Soar, UPS Faces New Challenges and More

KHD Buzz – A Very Merry Christmas for Retail, Department Store Stocks Soar, UPS Faces New Challenges and More

Mastercard: 2017 A Very Merry Christmas for Retail The presents are unwrapped, the new year is here and so are the first analysis of the holiday shopping season. And according to the Mastercard SpendingPulse Report for Holiday 2017 retailers both on and offline enjoyed a very Merry Christmas indeed. Read More Holiday Shopping Season a…

By Koehler Home Decor January 1, 2018 Off
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