Tag: retail news

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 – Are Chat Bots Bad, UPS to Begin Saturday Deliveries, Packaging and The Environment and More

KHD Buzz – Are Chat Bots Bad, UPS to Begin Saturday Deliveries, Packaging and The Environment and More

Are Chat Bots Dangerous for Retailers?  Chat bots are gaining in popularity with retailers, not just with big brands, but, thanks mainly to Facebook’s innovations in the field, with smaller concerns as well. They sound like a fantastic idea, but is that really the case? One expert argues that it may not be at all.…

By Koehler Home Decor February 27, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – Some Good News for Offline Retail eCommerce Trends for 2017, Facebook Video Ads Expand and More

KHD Buzz – Some Good News for Offline Retail eCommerce Trends for 2017, Facebook Video Ads Expand and More

2016 Holiday Shopping Recap Good News, Bad News for Offline Retail  As a New Year begins more and more postmortems on the 2016 holiday shopping season are coming in. And the good news for offline retailers is that sales for them did grow. The bad news however is that online retail sales really boomed, outstripping…

By Koehler Home Decor January 16, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – Year End Retail Stats, Amazon Drones Take Flight, Last Minute Holiday Shopping Innovation and More

KHD Buzz – Year End Retail Stats, Amazon Drones Take Flight, Last Minute Holiday Shopping Innovation and More

Adobe Release Huge 2016 Mobile Retail Report  The end of year reports and predictions are flooding in, including the full version of the expansive 2016 Adobe Mobile Retail Report, a study in statistics and trends that makes for eye-opening bedtime reading for any online retailer. Read More and Download Here. Adobe Also Tracking 2016 Holiday…

By Koehler Home Decor December 19, 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 – Will Donald Trump Spoil the Holiday Shopping Season, Predicting the State of Retail in 2020 and More

KHD Buzz – Will Donald Trump Spoil the Holiday Shopping Season, Predicting the State of Retail in 2020 and More

What Consumer s Really Think about Retail  Apps  Whether you run your retail business from a brick and mortar storefront or completely online the chances are that you have at least considered the possibility of creating a mobile app of some kind for your business. And although the ‘experts’ constantly sing praises, what  do consumers…

By Koehler Home Decor August 29, 2016 0

KHD Buzz – eBay Sales Soar in Q2, Pokemon Go Retail Mania , Back to School Spending News and More

KHD Buzz – eBay Sales Soar in Q2, Pokemon Go Retail Mania , Back to School Spending News and More

EBay Posts Second Straight Quarter of Sales Gains It may be one of the ‘grandaddies’ of ecommerce at over 20 years old and surrounded by competitors on all sides, but the latest figures released by eBay demonstrate that it is still going strong, something that made Wall Street very happy Read More Can Retailers Benefit From…

By Koehler Home Decor July 25, 2016 0