Posts Tagged ‘holiday shopping’

KHD Buzz – Toys R Us Announces Marathon Sale, 11-11 Smashes eCommerce Records, The Black Friday Hours Tracker and More

KHD Buzz – Toys R Us Announces Marathon Sale, 11-11 Smashes eCommerce Records, The Black Friday Hours Tracker and More

2017 Black Friday Hours Tracker

Still not sure what time your Black Friday sales should begin? Time’s certainly running out, but if it helps, Forbes put together this handy guide to Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales for lots of major retailers so you can see when your competition will be open and perhaps figure out just the right time to strike. Read More 

Toys R Us Plan to Open for 30 Hours

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KHD Buzz – Amazon’s 50 Days of Holiday Deals, USPS Sunday Deliveries, Daylight Savings Retail Spending Mystery and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon’s 50 Days of Holiday Deals, USPS Sunday Deliveries, Daylight Savings Retail Spending Mystery and More

November Begins with Amazon’s ’50 Days of Holiday Deals’

In what is perhaps now almost an ‘official’ sign that the holiday shopping season has started, Amazon launched a ’50 Days of Holiday Deals’ promotion that kicked off on November 1st and will run right up until the last days before Christmas. Read More

USPS Trialing Sunday Delivery for the Holiday Se

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KHD Buzz – The Rise of Gen Z, the Impact of Trump’s Win on Retail, Late Night Shopping Stories and More

KHD Buzz – The Rise of Gen Z, the Impact of Trump’s Win on Retail, Late Night Shopping Stories and More

Prepare for the Rising Purchase Power of Gen Z 

Are you chasing the Gen X dollar and working out the best way to court Millennial purchasers? Most retailers are. But now there’s a new, rising power in retail spending, Gen Z, those born between 1999 and 2006 and they may turn out to be the keenest online shoppers of all. Read More

China’s Single’s Day Leaves Behind an Environmen

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KHD Buzz – Mobile ‘Window Shopping’, Facebook Ad Mistakes, Free Shipping Day Grows and More

KHD Buzz – Mobile ‘Window Shopping’, Facebook Ad Mistakes, Free Shipping Day Grows and More

Report: Mobile Shoppers Abandon Shopping Carts in Droves 

More and more consumers may be doing their online shopping from their smartphone rather than from their desktop PC but according to a new report it all may be just window shopping, as mobile conversions are harder to come by than you might think. Read More

Free Shipping Day Growing for It’s Ninth Year 

Free Shipping Day is heading

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KHD Buzz – China’s Black Friday, Instagram Goes Retail, The First Viral Christmas Ads and More

KHD Buzz – China’s Black Friday, Instagram Goes Retail, The First Viral Christmas Ads and More

A Look at China’s Black Friday: Singles Day 

The Chinese don’t do Black Friday, they do Singles Day, a huge retail event staged on November 11th annually. And boy do they do it big, this year even turning an eye to the West to get bargain hunting shoppers there involved too. Read More

Instagram Testing ‘Shoppable’ Posts 

Keen to get into the growing social media retail

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More 2016 Holiday Shopping Predictions, Amazon Prime Heads to China and More

More 2016 Holiday Shopping Predictions, Amazon Prime Heads to China and More

Are Online Retailers Ready to Cope with the 2016 Holiday Rush? 

According to a new Deloitte report, 47% of adult Americans intend to do the bulk of their holiday shopping online. And on average they will purchase 14 gifts and spend $426 each. This is a big boost for online retailers but are their systems ready for the big rush? Read More 

Amazon Prime Launches in China 

In an attempt to grab

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KHD Buzz – 2016 Holiday Shopping Predictions, A Big Change for Black Friday, Target’s Big Gamble and More

KHD Buzz – 2016 Holiday Shopping Predictions, A Big Change for Black Friday, Target’s Big Gamble and More

Increasing Number of Retailers Nixing Early Black Friday Sales 

Consumers have been grumbling for several years now about the trend that saw many retailers begin their Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day. A growing number seem to have listened, as led by the likes of Kmart, Kohls and Best Buy, they are going to be doing things a little differently this year. Read More.

Target, Best Buy to Off

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KHD Buzz – Amazon Review Crackdowns, Retail Security Lapses, Holiday Shopping News and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Review Crackdowns, Retail Security Lapses, Holiday Shopping News and More

Are Retail Businesses Too Lax with Online Security? 

Security

A new report from the Ponemon Institute says that despite continued warnings many businesses are just not doing enough when it comes to online security. Read More

Amazon Cracks Down on Incentivized Reviews 

Incentivized reviews – involving companies offering free or discounted products in return for a review – have long b

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KHD Buzz – Google Penguin will Be ‘Huge’, Target is trolled on Black Friday, Instagram Cracks Down and More

KHD Buzz – Google Penguin will Be ‘Huge’, Target is trolled on Black Friday, Instagram Cracks Down and More

Here We Go Again – Google Penguin is Coming Back, Bigger Than Ever 

It may be before the end of the year or it may come hot on the heels of the New Year’s celebrations but according to Google search execs when Google Penguin does come round again soon it is going to ‘be huge’. Read More 

Move Over Wi-Fi, Li-Fi is On the Way 

Wi-Fi technology helps us all get a lot more

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KHD Buzz – Twitter Growth Sputters, Bing SEO Guru Fired, Instagram Video Ads and More

KHD Buzz – Twitter Growth Sputters, Bing SEO Guru Fired, Instagram Video Ads and More

Users Dislike Twitter Changes, Growth Stalls Again

Despite getting a boost from the fact that the Queen of England sent her first personal tweet last week recent changes seem to be driving other users away, worrying the company’s investors once more. Read More 

Duane Forrester, Bing SEO Guru, Fired During Microsoft Layoffs 

Duane Forrester has long been considered Bing and Microsoft̵

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