Category: Buzzworthy

KHD Buzz – Retail’s Ethical Responsibilities, the Rise of Voice Search, 2019 Customer Service Preferences and More

KHD Buzz – Retail’s Ethical Responsibilities, the Rise of Voice Search, 2019 Customer Service Preferences and More

Opinion: Online Retailers Must Stop Encouraging Shopping Addiction As research shows that retailers may be losing the battle for the hearts and minds of their loyalest consumers, one marketing expert asks, and then answers the question; with great marketing power, is there also social responsibility? Read More If Brick and Mortar Retail is Dead, Why…

By Koehler Home Decor January 7, 2019 Off

KHD Buzz – Online Holiday Spending Tops $80B, 2019 Retail Predictions From The Experts and More

KHD Buzz – Online Holiday Spending Tops $80B, 2019 Retail Predictions From The Experts and More

Forbes’ ‘Off the Radar’ 2019 Predictions For Retail It’s that time of year again. Everyone seems to have predictions about almost everything for the new year. And the retail industry is certainly no exception. Forbes has some very interesting ones though, including that up to 25% of U.S. retail square footage will be begin to…

By Koehler Home Decor December 17, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – Amazon Air Gets Serious, The Future of Retail and AI, The Best Retailers to Work For and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Air Gets Serious, The Future of Retail and AI, The Best Retailers to Work For and More

Glassdoor Report: Best Retailers to Work For Every company wants happy employees, because happy employees = greater productivity and lower turnover. But who are the best retailers to work for these days? A recently released Glassdoor report took all of the employer reviews posted on their cite over the past year and came up with…

By Koehler Home Decor December 10, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – Cyber Monday Was a Record Breaker, Chuck Schumer Takes on the Grinch Bots, OmniChannel Scores Big and More

KHD Buzz –  Cyber Monday Was a Record Breaker, Chuck Schumer Takes on the Grinch Bots, OmniChannel Scores Big and More

US Cyber Monday Sales Hit an All-Time High According to a new report from Adobe Analytics, this year’s Cyber Monday sales figures hit $7.9 billion, a record for any online shopping day in US history and up by nearly 20% over last year’s $6.6 billion in sales. Read More Report: OmniChannel Retail Dominated the 2018 Thanksgiving Shopping…

By Koehler Home Decor December 3, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – How Green is Retail, Online Retail Deception Claims, Wall St. Cools On Retail Stocks and More

KHD Buzz – How Green is Retail, Online Retail Deception Claims, Wall St. Cools On Retail Stocks and More

What’s ‘Greener’ – Online or Offline Retail? The environment – and the impact that humans have on it – is never far from the headlines. As the holiday shopping season approaches experts are weighing in on which ‘kind’ of retail store – online or brick and mortar – has the largest impact on the planet’s well being. And some of…

By Koehler Home Decor November 26, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – Online Retail’s Big Holiday Challenge, eBay Goes Retro for the Holidays and More

KHD Buzz – Online Retail’s Big Holiday Challenge, eBay Goes Retro for the Holidays and More

This Holiday Shopping Season May Be a Huge Challenge For Online Retail’s Digital Readiness By all accounts with a more stable economy and with consumer confidence high, this holiday season is likely to be a bumper one for online retailers. But according to many experts – and some new reports – the biggest challenge any online retail…

By Koehler Home Decor November 19, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – US Holiday Retail To Hit $1 Trillion, The Impact of Multigenerational Households on Retail and More

KHD Buzz – US Holiday Retail To Hit $1 Trillion, The Impact of Multigenerational Households on Retail and More

Experts Predict US Holiday Sales Will Top $1 Trillion Despite big store closures, the demise of Sears and the Toys R Us drama, a new report released last week predicts that US holiday sales – defined by the period November 1 – December 31, 2018 – will, for the first time ever, surpass $1 Trillion.…

By Koehler Home Decor November 12, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – The Impact of 11.11, Customer Retention Tips, Beating Bezos and More

KHD Buzz – The Impact of 11.11, Customer Retention Tips, Beating Bezos and More

How New Online Shopping ‘Holidays’ Are Changing the Retail Landscape First, there was Amazon Prime Day, an event that practically created a new summer holiday. Then Chinese retail giant brought its 11-11 Singles Day holiday to the US last year and netted $25 billion in the process, more than Macy’s entire revenue for the year. As 11.11…

By Koehler Home Decor November 5, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – Online Shopping ‘Rehab’, The War On Serial Returners, Smarter Chatbots and More

KHD Buzz – Online Shopping ‘Rehab’, The War On Serial Returners, Smarter Chatbots and More

Online Shopping ‘Rehab’ Attempts to Boost Brick and Mortar Spending The British are just as into online shopping as the Americans, with an estimated 1 in 3 adults regularly choosing to shop online versus at a brick and mortar store. This, some say, is having a negative effect on the overall economies of many British smaller towns, an…

By Koehler Home Decor October 29, 2018 Off

KHD Buzz – Manhattan’s Experimental Pop Up Store Boom, The Winners in the Sears Story, The Hottest Niche in Retail Right Now and More

KHD Buzz – Manhattan’s Experimental Pop Up Store Boom, The Winners in the Sears Story, The Hottest Niche in Retail Right Now and More

Report: More Holiday Shoppers Plan to Shop Both Online and Off in 2018 According to a new report from The NPD Group, more than 50% of people plan to do their holiday shopping on and off in the 2018 season, and the reasons behind their decisions where to shop for what are rather interesting as they…

By Koehler Home Decor October 22, 2018 Off