Posts Tagged ‘retail trends’

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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KHD Buzz – Twitter Kills Off Buy Button, Goodbye G+, Trump Meets with Ma and More

KHD Buzz – Twitter Kills Off Buy Button, Goodbye G+, Trump Meets with Ma and More

Twitter Kills Off Its ‘Buy’ Button 

Still trying to reinvent itself as more than an unofficial press outlet for the new President, Twitter is making even more changes, including finally killing off it’s much neglected ‘Buy’ button. Read More

Google to Kill of Google + – Sort Of

While many are surprised it lasted for as long as it did, Google will officially b

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KHD Buzz – Macy’s Bad Christmas, Wendy’s Gets Sassy, the Rise of the Chatbot and More

KHD Buzz – Macy’s Bad Christmas, Wendy’s Gets Sassy, the Rise of the Chatbot and More

Wendy’s New Twitter ‘Voice’ is Making Waves 

The common wisdom is that a company’s social media ‘voice’ should represent their brand as accurately as possible. So is Wendy’s sassy new Twitter persona an example of following that wisdom or just a grab for extra media attention? Read More 

Macy’s Making Big Cuts After Dismal Holiday Season

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KHD Buzz – 2016 Holiday Shopping Predictions, A Big Change for Black Friday, Target’s Big Gamble and More

KHD Buzz – 2016 Holiday Shopping Predictions, A Big Change for Black Friday, Target’s Big Gamble and More

Increasing Number of Retailers Nixing Early Black Friday Sales 

Consumers have been grumbling for several years now about the trend that saw many retailers begin their Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day. A growing number seem to have listened, as led by the likes of Kmart, Kohls and Best Buy, they are going to be doing things a little differently this year. Read More.

Target, Best Buy to Off

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KHD Buzz – Amazon Review Crackdowns, Retail Security Lapses, Holiday Shopping News and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Review Crackdowns, Retail Security Lapses, Holiday Shopping News and More

Are Retail Businesses Too Lax with Online Security? 

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A new report from the Ponemon Institute says that despite continued warnings many businesses are just not doing enough when it comes to online security. Read More

Amazon Cracks Down on Incentivized Reviews 

Incentivized reviews – involving companies offering free or discounted products in return for a review – have long b

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