Posts Tagged ‘retail news’

KHD Buzz – Amazon’s Acquisition Woes, Target’s Latest Controversial Gamble and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon’s Acquisition Woes, Target’s Latest Controversial Gamble and More

More Kids College = Great Back to School Season for Retailers 

According to the National Center for Education college enrollment for the September 2017 semester is up, and apart from being good news for education in the US in general, financial analysts say it should also make for a great back to school shopping season for retailers catering to college students. Read More 

Amazon Getting into

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KHD Buzz – Amazon’s New Workforce, Big Name Retail Store Closings, Reddit Goes to the Video and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon’s New Workforce, Big Name Retail Store Closings, Reddit Goes to the Video and More

More Big Name Brick and Mortar Retail Stores to Close 

There is more bad news for the brick and mortar retail sector as a number of big names announced mass store closings last week, including Ann Taylor, Gymboree and Lane Bryant. Read More

Amazon to Open Robot Staffed Warehouse 

As it continues to grow, retail giant Amazon continues to open new warehouse and distribution centers across the w

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KHD Buzz – UPS Announces Shipping Surcharges, the Impact of User Generated Content on eCommerce and More

KHD Buzz – UPS Announces Shipping Surcharges, the Impact of User Generated Content on eCommerce and More

Will Amazon Finally Make Online Grocery Shopping ‘a Thing?’

While most retail niches are doing well in the e-commerce sector, online grocery shopping has still yet to really take off. According to some Wall Street analysts, Amazon’s buyout of the Whole Foods chain may change all of that. Read More

UPS Plans to Charge Retailers Surcharges on Holiday Deliveries

Last week, UPS a

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KHD Buzz- The Rise of the Pop Up Store, Amazon vs. Walmart (Again) Twitter Copyright Rules and More

KHD Buzz- The Rise of the Pop Up Store, Amazon vs. Walmart (Again) Twitter Copyright Rules and More

Amazon Buys Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion

In their most ambitious move into the physical retail space to date, Amazon announced on Friday that they have acquired Whole Foods, and to so so cost them a whopping $13.7 billion.  But now that Jeff Bezos and co. own the chain, what are they going to do with it? Read More 

Why are Pop Up Stores So Popular? 

Traditional brick and mortar retailers may

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KHD Buzz – Amazon Stock Soars, Bold Online Retail Predictions, Beating a Pop Up Penalty and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Stock Soars, Bold Online Retail Predictions, Beating a Pop Up Penalty and More

Amazon Stock Tops $1,000

Cementing its place as a true business giant – and not just a retail giant – Amazon’s stock topped the $1,000 mark last week, albeit briefly. Read More

Yes, You Can Use Popups Without Getting an SEO Penalty 

When Google announced it would begin penalizing sites that made use of intrusive popups – especially when displaying them to mobile users &#

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KHD Buzz – Facebook Ad Mistakes, The Importance of Beacons, New Retailer Bankruptcies and More

KHD Buzz – Facebook Ad Mistakes, The Importance of Beacons, New Retailer Bankruptcies and More

More Ad Measurement Errors Cost Facebook Money This Time 

Facebook’s ad programs have been rather bug prone recently, much to the annoyance of many advertisers. The latest mistakes are more than that though, as they are actually going to cost Facebook money this time, in the form of refunds to those affected. Read More 

Rue21 Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Once red hot mall based fashio

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KHD Buzz – Instagram Story Ads for All, Facebook Reactions’ Success, Grim News for Some Retailers and More

KHD Buzz – Instagram Story Ads for All, Facebook Reactions’ Success, Grim News for Some Retailers and More

Instagram Story Ads Opening Up to All 

Instagram Story Ads have been available to a limited number of businesses since Septemeber 2016. But now the platform, which is particularly popular and effective among retailers, is opening the program up to everyone. Read More

More Love than Like – Facebook Reactions ARE Working 

It’s been a little over a year since Facebook launched thei

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KHD Buzz – What Gen Z Wants, the Rise of Online Impulse Buying, Another Big Retailer Bites the Dust and More

KHD Buzz – What Gen Z Wants, the Rise of Online Impulse Buying, Another Big Retailer Bites the Dust and More

Gen Z Consumers Looking for New Buying Tools – And Physical Buying Opportunities 

As Gen z’ers age and begin to equal millennials in terms of buying power retailers are taking far more notice of them. And according to a new survey from Accenture their wants are rather different from their older peers, with digital tools and physical buying experiences topping their want lists. Rea

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KHD Buzz – Are Chat Bots Bad, UPS to Begin Saturday Deliveries, Packaging and The Environment and More

KHD Buzz – Are Chat Bots Bad, UPS to Begin Saturday Deliveries, Packaging and The Environment and More

Are Chat Bots Dangerous for Retailers? 

Chat bots are gaining in popularity with retailers, not just with big brands, but, thanks mainly to Facebook’s innovations in the field, with smaller concerns as well. They sound like a fantastic idea, but is that really the case? One expert argues that it may not be at all. Read More 

eCommerce Packaging and the Environment; Is it That Bad? 

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KHD Buzz – Some Good News for Offline Retail eCommerce Trends for 2017, Facebook Video Ads Expand and More

KHD Buzz – Some Good News for Offline Retail eCommerce Trends for 2017, Facebook Video Ads Expand and More

2016 Holiday Shopping Recap Good News, Bad News for Offline Retail 

As a New Year begins more and more postmortems on the 2016 holiday shopping season are coming in. And the good news for offline retailers is that sales for them did grow. The bad news however is that online retail sales really boomed, outstripping brick and mortar retailers in impressive style. Read More

Facebook Mid Roll Video

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