Posts Tagged ‘retail news’

KHD Buzz – BJ’s Wholesale Files IPO, Macy’s is Not Dead, Walmart’s Online Sales Jump 33% and More

KHD Buzz – BJ’s Wholesale Files IPO, Macy’s is Not Dead, Walmart’s Online Sales Jump 33% and More

In a Choppy Retail Sea, BJ’s Wholesale Files IPO 

Although things are far from easy in the world of brick and mortar retail right now bulk wholesaler BJ’s Wholesale has made what some are calling a bold move and have filed an IPO. Read More.

Macy’s Release Surprisingly Stellar Q1 Earnings Report

The reports of the demise of one of the world’s most iconic department store

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KHD Buzz – Google Offers Keyword Tips to Retailers, Walmart Makes Another Big Buy, Making Sense of MI and More

KHD Buzz – Google Offers Keyword Tips to Retailers, Walmart Makes Another Big Buy, Making Sense of MI and More

Google Releases New ‘Shopping Keywords’ Report to Aid Marketers

Whether you run a paid search campaign, an organic one, or, as most do, a combination of both getting your keywords right is critical. A newly released Google report was designed to help you do just that, while also revealing some very interesting shopping search stats. Read More

Walmart Challenges Amazon’s Global

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KHD Buzz – 1 Million US SMBs Are Selling on Amazon, AI and SEO, Spring Shopping Trends and More

KHD Buzz – 1 Million US SMBs Are Selling on Amazon, AI and SEO, Spring Shopping Trends and More

Report: Over 1 Million SMBs Now Sell on Amazon 

According to the newly released Small Business Impact Report, compiled by the retail giant itself, more than one million small or medium sized businesses now maintain a sales platform within the Amazon sales interface. And that’s just in the US, as there are millions more located all over the world. But just who are these businesses and how

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KHD Buzz – Amazon’s Next Acquisition Teased, Fakes in Online Retail, The Growing Packaging Problem and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon’s Next Acquisition Teased, Fakes in Online Retail, The Growing Packaging Problem and More

Alibaba Fight Fake Merchandisers, Amazon Do Not, According to Swatch CEO 

If your brand is considered upmarket then the fact that fake merchandise is out there aping it is almost inevitable. However, according to Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek preventing the placement of fake merchandise on their sites is something that Chinese retailer Alibaba does far better than its American counterpart Amazon.

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KHD Buzz – Location, Location, Location, What Can Really Save Facebook, Amazon vs. Alibaba and More

KHD Buzz – Location, Location, Location, What Can Really Save Facebook, Amazon vs. Alibaba and More Locating Customers on the Go – The Future of OmniChannel Explored 

As more and more retailers determine that their best hopes for survival lie in omnichannel operations retailers are refocusing their attention on that old adage “location, location, location”. But they mean their customers’ locations, not their own. Read More

Will Ad Free Subscriptions Save Facebook? 

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KHD Buzz – Trump is Not an Amazon Fan But the Government Is, China’s Online Retail Explosion and More

KHD Buzz – Trump is Not an Amazon Fan But the Government Is, China’s Online Retail Explosion and More

Donald Trump Does Not Like Amazon, But The Government Seems Increasingly Reliant On it 

It’s hardly a secret that President Donald Trump is no fan of Amazon, having taken plenty of Twitter potshots at it, most recently about its ‘unfair’ relationship with the USPS. However, as this recent WSJ article revealed, the government itself is increasingly reliant on Amazon services. Re

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KHD Buzz – H & M’s Overstock Problem, Adobe’s Retail Predictions and More

KHD Buzz – H & M’s  Overstock Problem, Adobe’s Retail Predictions and More

H & M Have a Serious Overstock Problem

Many retailers who hold their own inventory know how hard it can be to be left with overstock that just won’t sell. H & M certainly does, as they are currently trying to offload a ‘huge pile of clothes’ worth over $4  billion. Read More

VR, AR and Lots of Automation – Adobe Reveals Top 10 Retail Predictions for 2018 

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KHD Buzz – Big Retail Bankruptcies, Surprising Retail Returns, Google vs. Amazon and More

KHD Buzz – Big Retail Bankruptcies, Surprising Retail Returns, Google vs. Amazon and More

Big Bankruptcies: Biggest Retail Falls of the Past Six Months 

With the fashion chain Claire’s being the latest big retailer to head into bankruptcy protection you may be losing count of just how many big retailers have failed in a similar fashion recently. To help jog your memory Time magazine compiled this (rather long) list that covers just the past six months. Read More

KB Toys May Ma

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KHD Buzz – Goodbye Toys R Us, DHL Goes Same Day for Small Business, Optimizing Google Places and More

KHD Buzz – Goodbye Toys R Us, DHL Goes Same Day for Small Business, Optimizing Google Places and More

Toys R Us Closures Mark the End of an Iconic Era 

And just like that,  Toys R Us will soon be gone, bringing to an end a story that has been influencing retail in the US for decades. And it is not just the company that will be affected, the shockwaves from the planned closure of all US Toys R Us stores will be felt far and wide. Read More 

DHL Offer New Same Day Delivery Service to Online Re

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KHD Buzz – Online Retail Trends for 2018, Blockchain and Small Retail Business, Retail Packaging Gets Smarter and More

KHD Buzz – Online Retail Trends for 2018, Blockchain and Small Retail Business, Retail Packaging Gets Smarter and More

Nordstrom Aquire Two Digital Startups to Help Expand Online Presence 

Like many offline retailers, Nordstrom has faced struggles to keep pace with online retail over the past few years. Now, with the acquisition of two digital startups – BevyUp and MessageYes – they are hoping to beef up their online presence ahead of taking the department store private. Read More 

The Packaging Re

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