Category: Buzzworthy

KHD Buzz – ‘Pointy’ Buttons May Help Retailers Beat Amazon, the Real ROI of Chatbots and More

KHD Buzz – ‘Pointy’ Buttons May Help Retailers Beat Amazon, the Real ROI of Chatbots and More

Start-Up Raises $12M to Develop Button to Help Physical Stores Beat Amazon Pointy is a startup that has developed a ‘button’ that helps bricks and mortar retailers get their products online with ease. Founded on the premise that people head to Amazon because it’s hard to find local products online the Pointy hardware links to a store’s…

By Koehler Home Decor July 16, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – Will Sales Tax Ruling Reshape Online Retail? Shopper’s Habits Boost Brands & More

KHD Buzz – Will Sales Tax Ruling Reshape Online Retail? Shopper’s Habits Boost Brands & More

Supreme Court Ruling on Sales Tax Will Reshape Online Retail – Again When the Supreme Court ruled that states can now mandate that online retailers charge tax they set up a new online retail revolution, whether they actually meant to or not. Read More. HBR: How Shopper’s Habits Can Boost Brands According to a recent…

By Koehler Home Decor July 9, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – PayPal Debuts Personalized Checkouts, Facebook Quiz App Exposed Masses of User Data, Should Google Home Be Free and More

KHD Buzz – PayPal Debuts Personalized Checkouts, Facebook Quiz App Exposed Masses of User Data, Should Google Home Be Free and More

PayPal Personalizes the Checkout Process If your business takes PayPal as a form of payment you and your customers are in for a change. PayPal is rolling out personalization features that will not only make it easier for consumers to pay for goods but hep merchants gain extra insights into their preferred shopping and payment habits. Read…

By Koehler Home Decor July 2, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – Supreme Court Rules on Online Sales Tax, IGTV Debuts, Prime Tops 100M Members and More

KHD Buzz – Supreme Court Rules on Online Sales Tax, IGTV Debuts, Prime Tops 100M Members and More

Supreme Court: States Can Require Online Retailers to Collect Sales Tax After a long legal battle, last week the Supreme Court finally came to a decision on online states sales tax; it can be enforced, but the decision to do so or not will rest with each individual state. Read More Instagram Takes on YouTube As IGTV…

By Koehler Home Decor June 25, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – May was a Great Month for US Retail, Walmart and Microsoft May Team Up to Beat Amazon and More

KHD Buzz – May was a Great Month for US Retail, Walmart and Microsoft May Team Up to Beat Amazon and More

Microsoft is Now Ready to Join the Battle of Big Retail Everyone knows that Amazon and Walmart are heavily engaged in the battle for the online consumer dollar. Now, according to a report from Reuters Microsoft are joining in as well, developing cashier free retail technology to rival and perhaps even surpass that in place…

By Koehler Home Decor June 18, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – Walmart’s Latest Salvo in It’s Battle with Amazon, Social Change and Retail and More

KHD Buzz – Walmart’s Latest Salvo in It’s Battle with Amazon, Social Change and Retail and More

Walmart One-Ups Amazon With Order By Text The war between Walmart and Amazon in the online retail space seems neverending. The latest shot fired by Walmart, in response in part to Amazon innovations such as order via Alexa and order via Dash button is far simpler but maybe more effective in its appeal to the mass…

By Koehler Home Decor June 11, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – BJ’s Wholesale Files IPO, Macy’s is Not Dead, Walmart’s Online Sales Jump 33% and More

KHD Buzz – BJ’s Wholesale Files IPO, Macy’s is Not Dead, Walmart’s Online Sales Jump 33% and More

In a Choppy Retail Sea, BJ’s Wholesale Files IPO  Although things are far from easy in the world of brick and mortar retail right now bulk wholesaler BJ’s Wholesale has made what some are calling a bold move and have filed an IPO. Read More. Macy’s Release Surprisingly Stellar Q1 Earnings Report The reports of…

By Koehler Home Decor May 21, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – 1 Million US SMBs Are Selling on Amazon, AI and SEO, Spring Shopping Trends and More

KHD Buzz – 1 Million US SMBs Are Selling on Amazon, AI and SEO, Spring Shopping Trends and More

Report: Over 1 Million SMBs Now Sell on Amazon  According to the newly released Small Business Impact Report, compiled by the retail giant itself, more than one million small or medium sized businesses now maintain a sales platform within the Amazon sales interface. And that’s just in the US, as there are millions more located all over…

By Koehler Home Decor May 7, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – Amazon’s Next Acquisition Teased, Fakes in Online Retail, The Growing Packaging Problem and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon’s Next Acquisition Teased, Fakes in Online Retail, The Growing Packaging Problem and More

Alibaba Fight Fake Merchandisers, Amazon Do Not, According to Swatch CEO  If your brand is considered upmarket then the fact that fake merchandise is out there aping it is almost inevitable. However, according to Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek preventing the placement of fake merchandise on their sites is something that Chinese retailer Alibaba does far…

By Koehler Home Decor April 30, 2018 0