Category: Buzzworthy

KHD Buzz – Ecommerce Winners and Losers in 2019, New Ad Options for eBay Sellers and More

KHD Buzz – Ecommerce Winners and Losers in 2019, New Ad Options for eBay Sellers and More

New Report Reveals the Winners and Losers in Ecommerce in 2018 Retail digital intelligence firm Jumpshot recently released a data driven report that details the ‘the winners and losers’ in the ecommerce space in 2018. Obviously Amazon is there, but other big winners are a little more surprising, including the likes of the petcentric Chewy.com…

By Koehler Home Decor February 4, 2019 Off

KHD Buzz – Top Retail Store Trends for 2019, A Retail Legend Retires, Square Launches Business Debit Card and More

KHD Buzz – Top Retail Store Trends for 2019, A Retail Legend Retires, Square Launches Business Debit Card and More

The Top Trends Driving Retail Store Growth in 2019 Offline, brick and mortar retail is not dead, it’s just changing and those that don’t change with it won’t last. At least that is the conclusion of a new report from  Retail Store Tours in a partnership with the NRF 2019 Retail’s Big Show. The report’s authors…

By Koehler Home Decor January 28, 2019 Off

KHD Buzz – Lessons From the 2018 Holiday Shopping Season, The Best Ecommerce Platforms for 2019 and More

KHD Buzz – Lessons From the 2018 Holiday Shopping Season, The Best Ecommerce Platforms for 2019 and More

Lessons to Learn From the 2018 Holiday Shopping Season For most retailers the 2018 holiday shopping season almost seems like a distant memory now. It’s 2019 and it’s time to move forward. However, there are some important lessons to be learned from the busy season that has just passed that will help you make better…

By Koehler Home Decor January 21, 2019 Off

KHD Buzz – The Rise of Retail Curation, the Data Behind the Retail Apocalypse, Amazon’s New Marketing Trick and More

KHD Buzz – The Rise of Retail Curation, the Data Behind the Retail Apocalypse, Amazon’s New Marketing Trick and More

The ‘Retail Apocalypse’ – In Chart Form 2018 did see the end arrive for a number of bricks and mortar retailers, including some very well known names – seeming to indicate that the term ‘retail apocalypse’ is still a valid one to use in 2019. However, according to research conducted by City Lab – and…

By Koehler Home Decor January 14, 2019 Off

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