Tag: retail trends

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

KHD Buzz – Amazon is Bigger Than You Thought, Target Aims for Same Day Delivery, Consumers Don’t Want to Get Personal and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon is Bigger Than You Thought, Target Aims for Same Day Delivery, Consumers Don’t Want to Get Personal and More

Morgan Stanley Break Down: Just How Big Amazon is in Online Retail We all know that Amazon is a huge player in online retail in the US, but do we ever really realize just how big they are? A recent Morgan Stanley report broke the numbers down and actually, big does not even really begin…

By Koehler Home Decor December 18, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – Holiday Shopping Predictions, Stories Come to Facebook Pages, Increasing Customer Conversions and More

KHD Buzz – Holiday Shopping Predictions, Stories Come to Facebook Pages, Increasing Customer Conversions and More

Report: Online Retail will Overtake Brick and Mortar in 2017  According to a new report from Deloitte, the outlook for the 2017 holiday shopping season is good in general, but it is likely to be especially good for online retailers, as they seem set to outsell their brick and mortar competitors for the very first…

By Koehler Home Decor November 6, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – Walmart vs Amazon Heats Up..Again, The State of Personalization in eCommerce, Hudson Bay’s Battleplan and More

KHD Buzz – Walmart vs Amazon Heats Up..Again, The State of Personalization in eCommerce, Hudson Bay’s Battleplan and More

Walmart Introduces Express Instore Returns on Online Purchases As the holiday shopping season gets set to kick off in earnest Walmart ramps up their battle with Amazon by introducing Mobile Express Returns, an in-store service that will allow customers to return and exchange products purchased online in a matter of minutes. Read More Major Retailers Announce…

By Koehler Home Decor October 16, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – Tiny Gadget Changes Game for Small Retailers, Target’s Holiday Shopping Plan Backfires and More

KHD Buzz – Tiny Gadget Changes Game for Small Retailers, Target’s Holiday Shopping Plan Backfires and More

‘Pointy’ Allows Small Offline Retailers to Get Online With Ease  Some say brick and mortar retail is dying, but many more feel that it can survive by going the omnichannel route and offering both online and offline purchasing options. While that might be easy for big players like Amazon and Walmart, for small offline retailers…

By Koehler Home Decor October 2, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – The Power of Touchscreen Shopping, Holiday Hiring Surprise, Millennials’ Influence on Retail and More

KHD Buzz – The Power of Touchscreen Shopping, Holiday Hiring Surprise, Millennials’ Influence on Retail and More

Toys ‘R’ Us Falls in the Face of Amazon, Who’s Next?  In the wake of Toys ‘R’ Us’ bankruptcy filing last week many pundits are pointing to the rise of Amazon as the biggest reason for the company’s demise, but was that really the reason, and who might be the next big casualty in the…

By Koehler Home Decor September 25, 2017 0