Posts Tagged ‘retail news’

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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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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