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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…

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

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…

By Koehler Home Decor March 12, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – Walmart’s Changing Customer Base, The Rise of the Robot Cashier, Visual Marketing Facts and More

KHD Buzz – Walmart’s  Changing Customer Base, The Rise of the Robot Cashier, Visual Marketing Facts and More

Meet Walmart’s New Customer Base – Affluent, Tech Savvy But Still Looking for Deals  At the beginning of the year, Walmart officially changed their legal name – from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. to Walmart Inc. – to reflect their changing business that now includes a heavy eCommerce component. And according to a new report, their customer base seems…

By Koehler Home Decor March 5, 2018 0

KHD Buzz- Augmented Reality Tech on Show, Walmart vs. Amazon Update, Ad Retargeting Advice and More

KHD Buzz- Augmented Reality Tech on Show, Walmart vs. Amazon Update, Ad Retargeting Advice and More

ODG, Mastercard, and Qualcomm to Debut Augmented Reality Shopping There is not a retail expert or pundit out there that does not believe (or accept) that virtual and augmented reality will be making big inroads into the retail tech world within the next few years. ODG, Mastercard and Qualcomm are, however, ready to show off what…

By Koehler Home Decor February 26, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – Trump in Favor of Online Sales Tax, Amazon Prepares to take on UPS and Fed Ex, January Retail Sales Slump and More

KHD Buzz – Trump in Favor of Online Sales Tax, Amazon Prepares to take on UPS and Fed Ex, January Retail Sales Slump and More

Mnuchin – Trump in Favor of Online Sales Tax  According to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump is in favor of requiring online retailers in the US to charge both state and local sales taxes for all purchases, while once again taking aim at Amazon. Read More  Dip in January Retail Sales  Largest in 11 Months …

By Koehler Home Decor February 19, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – Amazon Exceeds $1 Billion Quaterly Profit, Trump Backs Online Sales Tax, Mobile Marketing Tips and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Exceeds $1 Billion Quaterly Profit, Trump Backs Online Sales Tax, Mobile Marketing Tips and More

Amazon’s Quarterly Profit Tops  $1 Billion   Amazon certainly had a great holiday shopping season to end 2017, as the company has announced their quarterly profit for the period exceeded $1 billion for the first time in company history. Read More 50% of Millennials  Don’t Want to Talk to Human Retail Assistants Millennial shopping habits…

By Koehler Home Decor February 5, 2018 0

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…

By Koehler Home Decor January 29, 2018 0