Posts Tagged ‘retail trends’

KHD Buzz – Amazon vs. Wal Mart vs. Google, Online Retail Growth Continues and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon vs. Wal Mart vs. Google, Online Retail Growth Continues and More

Google Revamps Shopping Search to Reclaim Product Search From Amazon 

These days when most people are looking for general information they ‘Google it’, but increasingly when searching for retail products they ‘Amazon it’ instead. In response, Google is upgrading their shopping searches in a bid to better compete with the retail giant. Read More

Walmart in Talks to Acquire

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KHD Buzz – eCommerce and the Future of Retail Jobs, High Tech in the High Street and More

KHD Buzz – eCommerce and the Future of Retail Jobs, High Tech in the High Street and More

New Subway Innovations to Bring Major High Tech to Fast Food 

Tech innovations are becoming increasingly important to every retailer, and that includes fast food joints as well. And while McDonald’s and Wendy’s are experimenting with a few self-serve boards, the world largest fast food chain, Subway, is going to be taking in store tech to a whole new level, with in-store mobile order

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KHD Buzz – Prime Day Successes, Back to School Shopping Wars and More

KHD Buzz – Prime Day Successes, Back to School Shopping Wars and More

Back to School Shopping Set to Break Records 

The back to school shopping season is always a big one for many retailers, and according to some analysts this year it’s set to be bigger than ever, thanks to big spending college students, most of whom are planning to shop online. Read More

Amazon Prime Day Breaks Sales and Membership Records 

Amazon’s annual Prime Day has come and gon

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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 – Amazon Prime Discount Announced, The Importance of a Good Returns Policy, The Impact of Social Recommendations and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Prime Discount Announced, The Importance of a Good Returns Policy, The Impact of Social Recommendations and More

Amazon Announces Discount Prime Membership for Low Income Households 

Receiving aid from the government in times of need does not mean that families don’t need to shop for essentials like clothes, school supplies and household staples. With this in mind Amazon announced last week that they will be discounting Prime Memberships for those with a valid EBT card. Read More

Walmart Employees As

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KHD Buzz – Retail ‘Death’ Predictions, The Retail Store of the Future, Malls Fight Back and More

KHD Buzz – Retail ‘Death’ Predictions, The Retail Store of the Future, Malls Fight Back and More

Time Makes Its Predictions for the Next Big Retail ‘Deaths’ 

Times are hard for many companies in the physical, brick and mortar retail world and it’s fair to say that even big name brands are dropping like flies right now. In examining the trend, Time magazine made their predictions for which retailers won’t make it into 2018, and some of them might surprise you. Read Mo

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KHD Buzz – The Reality Behind Paid Instagram Fans, the Future of Email Marketing, AI Retail Success and More

KHD Buzz – The Reality Behind Paid Instagram Fans, the Future of Email Marketing, AI Retail Success and More

What Happens if You Buy Instagram Followers? – Hootsuite Found Out 

Instagram, as a social media marketing platform, is still, for many, a hot prospect, especially for those with products to sell. So, in order to try to gain extra visibility, it can be tempting to buy a few fans, just to give you account a quick boost. But is it a good idea? Hootsuite set up an account especially so they c

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KHD Buzz – WalMart Goes Online Shopping Again, Life Hacks for Facebook Ads, AI Search for Smaller Retailers and More

KHD Buzz – WalMart Goes Online Shopping Again, Life Hacks for Facebook Ads, AI Search for Smaller Retailers and More

WalMart to Aquire Another Online Retailer 

Just a few months after acquiring would be Amazon competitor Jet.com WalMart is making another big purchase, this time acquiring online indie fashion retailer ModCloth. Read More 

‘Life Hacks’ for Facebook and Twitter Ads 

If you are a fan of those ‘life hack’ type articles that seem to be everywhere right now, and you are

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KHD Buzz – What Gen Z Wants, the Rise of Online Impulse Buying, Another Big Retailer Bites the Dust and More

KHD Buzz – What Gen Z Wants, the Rise of Online Impulse Buying, Another Big Retailer Bites the Dust and More

Gen Z Consumers Looking for New Buying Tools – And Physical Buying Opportunities 

As Gen z’ers age and begin to equal millennials in terms of buying power retailers are taking far more notice of them. And according to a new survey from Accenture their wants are rather different from their older peers, with digital tools and physical buying experiences topping their want lists. Rea

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KHD Buzz – Trump Brand Backlash, Mobile Commerce in 2017, Amazon Lockers and More

KHD Buzz – Trump Brand Backlash, Mobile Commerce in 2017, Amazon Lockers and More

The Power of the Consumer: The Demise of the Trump Retail Brand 

Finding Ivanka Trump merchandise is getting harder and harder, and that has a lot to do with pressure on retailers from consumers who may be killing off the Trump retail line altogether. Read More

Everyone’s Online: Iconic Philly Steak Originators Open Online Store 

Is every brick and mortar retailer heading online in a big

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