Posts Tagged ‘retail news’

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 Thanksgiving Store Opening Plans 

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KHD Buzz – Amazon Ignites a Bidding War, Big Holiday Shopping Season Predictions, Walmart’s Latest Shopping Spree and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Ignites a Bidding War, Big Holiday Shopping Season Predictions, Walmart’s Latest Shopping Spree and More

New Amazon HQ Competition Ignites a Heated Bidding War 

Amazon is searching for a second home. and the competition to provide it is intense, with more than 50 cities vying for the honor of hosting the retail giant, as well as for the millions in revenue – and the new jobs – that analysts say the new headquarters would bring to the eventual winner. Read More

‘Conditions are Righ

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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 looking to go online it can be much harder, and certainly

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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 ‘war’ between brick and mortar and online retail? Read More

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KHD Buzz – M-commerce Growth Skyrocketing, the Rise of Social Customer Service, the Equifax Data Breach and More

KHD Buzz – M-commerce Growth Skyrocketing, the Rise of Social Customer Service, the Equifax Data Breach and More

UPS Report Predicts M-commerce Will Reach $250 Billion by 2020

There is no doubt that mobile commerce – aka m-commerce – is finally growing at the rate many predicted it would after a slow start. And according to a UPS backed report mobile transactions will make up 48% of online transactions by 2020, to the value of around $250 billion. Read More 

Retail Fraud Attempts Spike After Eq

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KHD Buzz – Robots vs Humans, Hurricane Retail Relief, Using Instagram Stories for Marketing and More

KHD Buzz – Robots vs Humans, Hurricane Retail Relief, Using Instagram Stories for Marketing and More

Report: Google’s eCommerce Influence is Declining 

Google is still the global leader in general Internet search by far, but according to a new report from data analysts Wolfgang Digital it’s influence as a referrals driver for ecommerce businesses is declining. Read More

How Retailers Provided Relief After Harvey

Hurricane Harvey left a trail of devastation and months of clean up i

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KHD Buzz – Hurricane Harvey and Retail, AR and Retail’s Future, Whole Food Price Cuts and More

KHD Buzz – Hurricane Harvey and Retail, AR and Retail’s Future, Whole Food Price Cuts and More

Kohls Moves to Create Smaller Stores, Bigger e-Commerce Presence 

Kohls, the discount department store chain is the latest major player to announce a shift in strategy in order to keep up with online retailers; downsizing stores while upgrading their online presence. Read More

Report: AR Will Change Everything about Retail 

To some small retail businesses the concept of adding Augmented Realit

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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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