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KHD Buzz – Increased Holiday Sales Predicted, UPS Plans Same Day Delivery Push and More

KHD Buzz – Increased Holiday Sales Predicted, UPS Plans Same Day Delivery Push and More

California Bill Would Monitor Amazon – and Others – On Warehouse Practices A California bill currently pending Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature would oblige Amazon.com and other firms to reveal warehouse workers’ performance requirements in order to ensure that safe working conditions are maintained. Read More Multiple Reports Forecast Holiday Sales Increases for 2021 According to…

By Koehler Home Decor September 20, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Amazon Wants to Be ‘the New USPS’, the Rise of BNPL Options and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Wants to Be ‘the New USPS’, the Rise of BNPL Options and More

Amazon Offering Shipping Services to Outside Companies to Compete with FedEx and UPS Amazon is on a spending binge to expand its shipping business, and it isn’t satisfied with just delivering things purchased on its own website. In its newest drive to directly compete with FedEx and UPS, the organization is now transporting freight for…

By Koehler Home Decor September 13, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Big Retailers Stocking Up and Staffing Up for the Holidays, Consumer Confidence Drops Again and More

KHD Buzz – Big Retailers Stocking Up and Staffing Up for the Holidays, Consumer Confidence Drops Again and More

Ahead of Holiday Shopping Season, Best Buy Stocking Up While many major retailers are warning that holiday item stocks may be limited due to ongoing freight woes, Best Buy claims it will have gadget lovers covered. Best Buy reported that inventory levels were 55 percent greater than last year and 23 percent higher than in…

By Koehler Home Decor September 6, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Scary Good Halloween Sales Forecast, WalMart to Take on DoorDash, Amazon’s Getting Into Department Stores and More

KHD Buzz – Scary Good Halloween Sales Forecast, WalMart to Take on DoorDash, Amazon’s Getting Into Department Stores and More

Scary Good Halloween Sales Expected For Retailers Last year, Americans spent record amounts of money decorating their houses for the fall and winter holidays, owing to the novel coronavirus outbreak, which disrupted many traditional components of celebrations. The excitement for decorating appears to have not abated, according to early statistics from Home Depot. An early…

By Koehler Home Decor August 30, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Consumer Sentiment At Record Lows, Target and Walmart Team Up to End Plastic Bag Waste and More

KHD Buzz – Consumer Sentiment At Record Lows, Target and Walmart Team Up to End Plastic Bag Waste and More

Consumer Sentiment at New Record Low Due to Delta Variant Consumers in the United States are alarmed about the spread of the Delta variant and its potential influence on their daily life. The preliminary consumer sentiment index from the University of Michigan for early August fell to its lowest level since 2011, making it one…

By Koehler Home Decor August 23, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Back to School Shopping Stalled by Delta Variant, Yelp Launches Vaccine Filter and More

KHD Buzz – Back to School Shopping Stalled by Delta Variant, Yelp Launches Vaccine Filter and More

Back To School Shopping Impacted by Effects of Delta Variant According to a new report, Americans are shopping for their children as they prepare to return to school or college, but some are holding off until they know what the new school year will bring, with the COVID-19 Delta variant increasing across most of the…

By Koehler Home Decor August 16, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Amazon Needs More Warehouse Space, Shipping Container Shortage May Impact Holiday Sales and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Needs More Warehouse Space, Shipping Container Shortage May Impact Holiday Sales and More

Amazon to Spend Billions On New Warehouse Space Even after nearly doubling its warehouse and transportation network in the previous 18 months, the company expects major investment in the future, not to mention the expenditures of employing and training new employees. Due to a tight labor market, Amazon has had to raise wages early and…

By Koehler Home Decor August 9, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – US Economy Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels, Amazon Wants a Key to Your Apartment Building and More

KHD Buzz – US Economy Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels, Amazon Wants a Key to Your Apartment Building and More

US Economy Has Rebounded to Pre Covid Levels Consumer spending boosted the US economy by 6.5 percent on an annualized basis, bringing the country back to pre-pandemic levels. For the week ending July 24, claims for first-time unemployment declined by 24,000 people. Read More Amazon Seeking Apartment Building Keys Nationwide Amazon.com is attempting to get…

By Koehler Home Decor August 2, 2021 Off

KHD Buzz – Feds Sue Amazon (Again) Retail Set for Child Tax Credit Boost and More

KHD Buzz – Feds Sue Amazon (Again) Retail Set for Child Tax Credit Boost and More

Retail Boost Expected as Child Tax Credit Payments Begin After Americans begin receiving monthly child tax credit payments from the federal government in July, – which will coincide with the beginning of the back to school shopping season – retailers across a wide range of verticals anticipate an increase in sales. Read More Feds Sue…

By Koehler Home Decor July 19, 2021 Off
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