Tag: retail news

KHD Buzz – May was a Great Month for US Retail, Walmart and Microsoft May Team Up to Beat Amazon and More

KHD Buzz – May was a Great Month for US Retail, Walmart and Microsoft May Team Up to Beat Amazon and More

Microsoft is Now Ready to Join the Battle of Big Retail Everyone knows that Amazon and Walmart are heavily engaged in the battle for the online consumer dollar. Now, according to a report from Reuters Microsoft are joining in as well, developing cashier free retail technology to rival and perhaps even surpass that in place…

By Koehler Home Decor June 18, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – Walmart’s Latest Salvo in It’s Battle with Amazon, Social Change and Retail and More

KHD Buzz – Walmart’s Latest Salvo in It’s Battle with Amazon, Social Change and Retail and More

Walmart One-Ups Amazon With Order By Text The war between Walmart and Amazon in the online retail space seems neverending. The latest shot fired by Walmart, in response in part to Amazon innovations such as order via Alexa and order via Dash button is far simpler but maybe more effective in its appeal to the mass…

By Koehler Home Decor June 11, 2018 0

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…

By Koehler Home Decor May 21, 2018 0

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…

By Koehler Home Decor May 14, 2018 0

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…

By Koehler Home Decor May 7, 2018 0

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…

By Koehler Home Decor April 30, 2018 0

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? …

By Koehler Home Decor April 16, 2018 0

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…

By Koehler Home Decor April 9, 2018 0

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…

By Koehler Home Decor March 26, 2018 0