Posts Tagged ‘retail trends’

KHD Buzz – WalMart to Expand into VR Shopping, Supreme Court to Rule on Online Sales Tax and More

KHD Buzz – WalMart to Expand into VR Shopping, Supreme Court to Rule on Online Sales Tax and More

Amazon to Deliver Whole Foods Goods via Prime

To the surprise of very few people, Amazon announced that they will be rolling out  delivery of Whole Food groceries to Prime Members, with delivery available in as little as two hours. Read More

AI and Predictive Customer Service 

AI is predicted to continue to influence retail in significant ways in 2018. But it’s not all about chatbots. A

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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 are now frequently under the microsco

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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 register. According to the company, it’s not a problem they a

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KHD Buzz – Retail Tech in the Spotlight, Coping with Post Holiday Returns, 2018 eCommerce Trends and More

KHD  Buzz – Retail Tech in the Spotlight, Coping with Post Holiday Returns, 2018 eCommerce Trends and More

The Future of Retail..Is Now?

Much has been made in the media recently over how technology can – and likely will – change the face of retail in the coming years. However, as this Washington Post article details, in many ways it already is. Read More

National Retail Federation 2018 Showcases Technology

Speaking of retail technology the gadgets and tech innovations were the stars of t

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KHD Buzz – Walmart Close to Cashier-Less Stores, The Rise of the Vending Machine, Customer Research Habits and More

KHD Buzz – Walmart Close to Cashier-Less Stores, The Rise of the Vending Machine, Customer Research Habits and More

Walmart Close to Truly Cashier-Less Stores

Despite having given associates a much publicized basic rate raise recently Walmart may still be planning to replace many of them, as they announced last week they plan to add their ‘Scan and Go’ smartphone enabled checkouts, which allows customers to shop and pay without ever needing to inetract with a human staff member, to 100 more stores

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KHD Buzz – Millennials Boosted Amazon’s Holiday Sales, Forbes Awards Retail Person of the Year and More

KHD Buzz – Millennials Boosted Amazon’s Holiday Sales, Forbes Awards Retail Person of the Year and More

Millennials Were the Key to Amazon’s Holiday Season Success 

Amazon had another good holiday shopping season, but their performance, it seems, hinged on a single demographic. Millennials made up by far the largest portion of  Amazon’s sales over the holidays, and because these ‘youngsters’ are now getting older they were spending more than before as well. Read More 

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KHD Buzz – A Very Merry Christmas for Retail, Department Store Stocks Soar, UPS Faces New Challenges and More

KHD Buzz – A Very Merry Christmas for Retail, Department Store Stocks Soar, UPS Faces New Challenges and More

Mastercard: 2017 A Very Merry Christmas for Retail

The presents are unwrapped, the new year is here and so are the first analysis of the holiday shopping season. And according to the Mastercard SpendingPulse Report for Holiday 2017 retailers both on and offline enjoyed a very Merry Christmas indeed. Read More

Holiday Shopping Season a Big Boost for Department Store Stocks

A stellar holiday shopp

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KHD Buzz – Amazon is Bigger Than You Thought, Target Aims for Same Day Delivery, Consumers Don’t Want to Get Personal and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon is Bigger Than You Thought, Target Aims for Same Day Delivery, Consumers Don’t Want to Get Personal and More

Morgan Stanley Break Down: Just How Big Amazon is in Online Retail

We all know that Amazon is a huge player in online retail in the US, but do we ever really realize just how big they are? A recent Morgan Stanley report broke the numbers down and actually, big does not even really begin to describe them. Read More

Target Acquire Shipt for $550 Million to Compete with Amazon and Walmart

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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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