Posts Tagged ‘retail news’

KHD Buzz – eBay CEO on Retail’s Future, Robot Shop Assistant Fired, Cashing in On Amazon’s Success and More

KHD Buzz – eBay CEO on Retail’s Future, Robot Shop Assistant Fired, Cashing in On Amazon’s Success and More

Amazon says Amazon Go Stores Are Well Guarded Against Shoplifting 

Amazon has opened the first of its Amazon Go stores to the public. While many things about the cashier-less store are interesting and innovative, many wonder how shoplifting will be prevented in a store that allows customers to walk out without ever seeing a cash register. According to the company, it’s not a problem they a

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KHD Buzz – Walmart Close to Cashier-Less Stores, The Rise of the Vending Machine, Customer Research Habits and More

KHD Buzz – Walmart Close to Cashier-Less Stores, The Rise of the Vending Machine, Customer Research Habits and More

Walmart Close to Truly Cashier-Less Stores

Despite having given associates a much publicized basic rate raise recently Walmart may still be planning to replace many of them, as they announced last week they plan to add their ‘Scan and Go’ smartphone enabled checkouts, which allows customers to shop and pay without ever needing to inetract with a human staff member, to 100 more stores

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KHD Buzz – Millennials Boosted Amazon’s Holiday Sales, Forbes Awards Retail Person of the Year and More

KHD Buzz – Millennials Boosted Amazon’s Holiday Sales, Forbes Awards Retail Person of the Year and More

Millennials Were the Key to Amazon’s Holiday Season Success 

Amazon had another good holiday shopping season, but their performance, it seems, hinged on a single demographic. Millennials made up by far the largest portion of  Amazon’s sales over the holidays, and because these ‘youngsters’ are now getting older they were spending more than before as well. Read More 

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KHD Buzz – A Very Merry Christmas for Retail, Department Store Stocks Soar, UPS Faces New Challenges and More

KHD Buzz – A Very Merry Christmas for Retail, Department Store Stocks Soar, UPS Faces New Challenges and More

Mastercard: 2017 A Very Merry Christmas for Retail

The presents are unwrapped, the new year is here and so are the first analysis of the holiday shopping season. And according to the Mastercard SpendingPulse Report for Holiday 2017 retailers both on and offline enjoyed a very Merry Christmas indeed. Read More

Holiday Shopping Season a Big Boost for Department Store Stocks

A stellar holiday shopp

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KHD Buzz – The Rise of the Porch Pirate, Walmart Changes Its Name, Offline Retail is NOT DEAD and More

KHD Buzz – The Rise of the Porch Pirate, Walmart Changes Its Name, Offline Retail is NOT DEAD and More

Porch Pirates are the 21st Century Grinches Out to Spoil Christmas

According to a recent survey conducted by home security firm Ring there are an increasing number of people out to play the Grinch this holiday season by stealing the gifts people so carefully chose online to be delivered to their door. But can anything be down to stop these ‘porch pirates’? Read More

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KHD Buzz – Retail Stocks Boosted by Black Friday, Online Fraud is Dropping, The Health Effects of Holiday Music and More

KHD Buzz – Retail Stocks Boosted by Black Friday, Online Fraud is Dropping, The Health Effects of Holiday Music and More Great Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales Boost Retail Stocks

After months of doom and gloom over the future of retail – especially offline – the huge spending spree America went on over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend seems to have restored Wall Street’s faith in retail, at least for now. Read More

Study: Holiday Music Really is Bad for Retail Workers’ Mental Health
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KHD Buzz – Amazon’s 50 Days of Holiday Deals, USPS Sunday Deliveries, Daylight Savings Retail Spending Mystery and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon’s 50 Days of Holiday Deals, USPS Sunday Deliveries, Daylight Savings Retail Spending Mystery and More

November Begins with Amazon’s ’50 Days of Holiday Deals’

In what is perhaps now almost an ‘official’ sign that the holiday shopping season has started, Amazon launched a ’50 Days of Holiday Deals’ promotion that kicked off on November 1st and will run right up until the last days before Christmas. Read More

USPS Trialing Sunday Delivery for the Holiday Se

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KHD Buzz – Holiday Shopping Predictions, Stories Come to Facebook Pages, Increasing Customer Conversions and More

KHD Buzz – Holiday Shopping Predictions, Stories Come to Facebook Pages, Increasing Customer Conversions and More

Report: Online Retail will Overtake Brick and Mortar in 2017 

According to a new report from Deloitte, the outlook for the 2017 holiday shopping season is good in general, but it is likely to be especially good for online retailers, as they seem set to outsell their brick and mortar competitors for the very first time. Read More

Facebook Opens Stories to Pages, But Will Anyone Use Them? 

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KHD Buzz – Google Takes on PayPal, 2018 Retail Trend Predictions and More

KHD Buzz – Google Takes on PayPal, 2018 Retail Trend Predictions and More

 

Google Launches ‘Pay with Google’ and It’s a Lot Like PayPal 

Google recently launched ‘Pay with Google, a service that the company hopes can eventually rival PayPal in terms of popularity with both online shoppers and online retailers alike. Read More.

Online Retail Trend Predictions for 2018 

Although we have yet to even make it through the all-important 2017

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KHD Buzz – Retail Sales in 2027, The History of Retail in Brief, The Rise of Livestreaming for Brands and More

KHD Buzz – Retail Sales in 2027, The History of Retail in Brief, The Rise of Livestreaming for Brands and More

Report: Amazon May Own Half of US Online Sales by 2027

A new report from FTI Consulting suggests that online retail sales in the US will reach $1 trillion (as compared to $447 million this year.) The catch? The report projects that half of those sales will be made by Amazon. Read More

Venmo Now Available for Online Sales

Venmo, the app based payment system favored by many millennials, is now ava

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