Tag: retail trends

KHD Buzz – Amazon vs. Wal Mart vs. Google, Online Retail Growth Continues and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon vs. Wal Mart vs. Google, Online Retail Growth Continues and More

Google Revamps Shopping Search to Reclaim Product Search From Amazon  These days when most people are looking for general information they ‘Google it’, but increasingly when searching for retail products they ‘Amazon it’ instead. In response, Google is upgrading their shopping searches in a bid to better compete with the retail giant. Read More Walmart…

By Koehler Home Decor August 14, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – eCommerce and the Future of Retail Jobs, High Tech in the High Street and More

KHD Buzz – eCommerce and the Future of Retail Jobs, High Tech in the High Street and More

New Subway Innovations to Bring Major High Tech to Fast Food  Tech innovations are becoming increasingly important to every retailer, and that includes fast food joints as well. And while McDonald’s and Wendy’s are experimenting with a few self-serve boards, the world largest fast food chain, Subway, is going to be taking in store tech…

By Koehler Home Decor July 31, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – Amazon’s New Workforce, Big Name Retail Store Closings, Reddit Goes to the Video and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon’s New Workforce, Big Name Retail Store Closings, Reddit Goes to the Video and More

More Big Name Brick and Mortar Retail Stores to Close  There is more bad news for the brick and mortar retail sector as a number of big names announced mass store closings last week, including Ann Taylor, Gymboree and Lane Bryant. Read More Amazon to Open Robot Staffed Warehouse  As it continues to grow, retail…

By Koehler Home Decor July 10, 2017 0

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…

By Koehler Home Decor June 12, 2017 0

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…

By Koehler Home Decor May 1, 2017 0

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…

By Koehler Home Decor March 27, 2017 0

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,…

By Koehler Home Decor March 20, 2017 0

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…

By Koehler Home Decor March 6, 2017 0

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 …

By Koehler Home Decor February 20, 2017 0