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KHD Buzz – Retail Holiday Hiring Plans, Retail and Climate Change and More

KHD Buzz – Retail Holiday Hiring Plans, Retail and Climate Change and More

Alibaba’s Western Push Powered by AI Alibaba, the Chinese online retail giant, has been expanding their reach in the Western world, thanks primarily to their app based AliExpress store. Now they have announced a partnership with AI company Perfect Corp to make use of its technology to allow customers to ‘try on’ cosmetics and even…

By Koehler Home Decor September 30, 2019 Off

KHD Buzz – Amazon to Let Customers Pay Cash, Holiday Sales Predicted to Rise by 5% and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon to Let Customers Pay Cash, Holiday Sales Predicted to Rise by 5% and More

Amazon to Significantly Expand Locker Program According to industry insiders Amazon is quietly planning to double the number of Amazon Locker pick up locations across the country over the next twelve months after having lost Fed Ex as a rush delivery provider. Read More Deloitte: 2019 Holiday Sales Could Rise by 5% In their annual…

By Koehler Home Decor September 23, 2019 Off

KHD Buzz – FTC Widens Amazon Anti-Trust Probe, Discount Stores Still Thriving and More

KHD Buzz – FTC Widens Amazon Anti-Trust Probe, Discount Stores Still Thriving and More

Report: FTC Interviewing Amazon 3rd Party Sellers in Possible Anti-Trust Probe, Target Hiring Extra Holiday Help and More According to a report from Bloomberg, FTC officials are interviewing 3rd party Amazon sellers about their business, and how much they make on Amazon versus other platforms like Walmart.com and eBay. Read More. Target Plans to Hire…

By Koehler Home Decor September 16, 2019 Off

KHD Buzz – Macy’s Get Thrifty, Kohl’s Turns to Facebook for Inspiration and More

KHD Buzz – Macy’s Get Thrifty, Kohl’s Turns to Facebook for Inspiration and More

JC Penney and Macy’s Getting Thrifty With ThredUP Both JC Penney and Macy’s will soon be selling second hand clothing from the ‘world’s largest thrift store’ ThredUP in an attempt to appeal to bargain hunting – and eco-conscious – Millennials. Read More Kohl’s Plans ‘Facebook Curated’ Brand Spotlights In their attempt to reach more young…

By Koehler Home Decor August 26, 2019 Off

KHD Buzz – Fed Ex Breaks Up With Amazon, Online Retail Fraud on the Rise and More

KHD Buzz – Fed Ex Breaks Up With Amazon, Online Retail Fraud on the Rise and More

Amazon Drivers Caught in $10 Million Theft Ring The FBI say that two Amazon drivers were caught operating a theft ring that saw them divert goods bound for Amazon warehouses to Seattle pawnshops who then resold the goods on the ecommerce platform. Read More Fedex Ends Amazon Delivery Partnership Delivery giant FedEx has decided to end its…

By Koehler Home Decor August 12, 2019 Off

Back to School Spending Projected to Hit Record Highs, The ‘Baby’ Brands That Ate Their Parents and More

Back to School Spending Projected to Hit Record Highs, The ‘Baby’ Brands That Ate Their Parents and More

Report: Back to School Spending Expected to Hit Record Highs Consumer spending is expected to reach nearly $26.2 billion, or $696.70 per household, on K-12 back-to-school items in 2019 according to a new report from The National Retail Federation. And that spending seems set to be split equally between online and offline stores, with discount…

By Koehler Home Decor July 29, 2019 Off
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