Tag: retail trends

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

KHD Buzz – Twitter Kills Off Buy Button, Goodbye G+, Trump Meets with Ma and More

KHD Buzz – Twitter Kills Off Buy Button, Goodbye G+, Trump Meets with Ma and More

Twitter Kills Off Its ‘Buy’ Button  Still trying to reinvent itself as more than an unofficial press outlet for the new President, Twitter is making even more changes, including finally killing off it’s much neglected ‘Buy’ button. Read More Google to Kill of Google + – Sort Of While many are surprised it lasted for…

By Koehler Home Decor January 23, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – Macy’s Bad Christmas, Wendy’s Gets Sassy, the Rise of the Chatbot and More

KHD Buzz – Macy’s Bad Christmas, Wendy’s Gets Sassy, the Rise of the Chatbot and More

Wendy’s New Twitter ‘Voice’ is Making Waves  The common wisdom is that a company’s social media ‘voice’ should represent their brand as accurately as possible. So is Wendy’s sassy new Twitter persona an example of following that wisdom or just a grab for extra media attention? Read More  Macy’s Making Big Cuts After Dismal Holiday…

By Koehler Home Decor January 9, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – 2016 Holiday Shopping Predictions, A Big Change for Black Friday, Target’s Big Gamble and More

Increasing Number of Retailers Nixing Early Black Friday Sales  Consumers have been grumbling for several years now about the trend that saw many retailers begin their Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day. A growing number seem to have listened, as led by the likes of Kmart, Kohls and Best Buy, they are going to be…

By Koehler Home Decor October 31, 2016 0

KHD Buzz – Amazon Review Crackdowns, Retail Security Lapses, Holiday Shopping News and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Review Crackdowns, Retail Security Lapses, Holiday Shopping News and More

Are Retail Businesses Too Lax with Online Security?  A new report from the Ponemon Institute says that despite continued warnings many businesses are just not doing enough when it comes to online security. Read More Amazon Cracks Down on Incentivized Reviews  Incentivized reviews – involving companies offering free or discounted products in return for a…

By Koehler Home Decor October 10, 2016 0

KHD Buzz – Holiday Marketing Advice from Google, Retail Truck Innovations and More

KHD Buzz – Holiday Marketing Advice from Google, Retail Truck Innovations and More

Is Personalization the Key to Upping Retail Email Open Rates?  Email is still an important tool for retail marketing, but obviously, only if done right. In a new report  Experian  proclaims that personalization, and four other factors, may be key in efforts to up customer email open rates. Read More Google’s Advice for Holiday Retail…

By Koehler Home Decor September 5, 2016 0

KHD Buzz – Facebook’s Bot Store, The Odd Reason Why Online Retail Sales Soar on Fridays, FB Reactions for WordPress and More

Facebook to Open Messenger Bot Store to All?  Facebook has already said they plan to launch a lot of new innovations at their F8 Conference on April 12 and 13, 2016, some of which are specifically designed for social media marketers. And most industry experts predict this will include the Messenger Bot Store that some feel…

By Koehler Home Decor April 4, 2016 0