Posts Tagged ‘retail trends’

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 – 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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KHD Buzz – Walmart vs Amazon Heats Up..Again, The State of Personalization in eCommerce, Hudson Bay’s Battleplan and More

KHD Buzz – Walmart vs Amazon Heats Up..Again, The State of Personalization in eCommerce, Hudson Bay’s Battleplan and More

Walmart Introduces Express Instore Returns on Online Purchases

As the holiday shopping season gets set to kick off in earnest Walmart ramps up their battle with Amazon by introducing Mobile Express Returns, an in-store service that will allow customers to return and exchange products purchased online in a matter of minutes. Read More

Major Retailers Announce Thanksgiving Store Opening Plans 

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KHD Buzz – Tiny Gadget Changes Game for Small Retailers, Target’s Holiday Shopping Plan Backfires and More

KHD Buzz – Tiny Gadget Changes Game for Small Retailers, Target’s Holiday Shopping Plan Backfires and More

‘Pointy’ Allows Small Offline Retailers to Get Online With Ease 

Some say brick and mortar retail is dying, but many more feel that it can survive by going the omnichannel route and offering both online and offline purchasing options. While that might be easy for big players like Amazon and Walmart, for small offline retailers looking to go online it can be much harder, and certainly

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KHD Buzz – The Power of Touchscreen Shopping, Holiday Hiring Surprise, Millennials’ Influence on Retail and More

KHD Buzz – The Power of Touchscreen Shopping, Holiday Hiring Surprise, Millennials’ Influence on Retail and More

Toys ‘R’ Us Falls in the Face of Amazon, Who’s Next? 

In the wake of Toys ‘R’ Us’ bankruptcy filing last week many pundits are pointing to the rise of Amazon as the biggest reason for the company’s demise, but was that really the reason, and who might be the next big casualty in the ‘war’ between brick and mortar and online retail? Read More

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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 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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