Tag: retail news

KHD Buzz – Hurricane Harvey and Retail, AR and Retail’s Future, Whole Food Price Cuts and More

KHD Buzz – Hurricane Harvey and Retail, AR and Retail’s Future, Whole Food Price Cuts and More

Kohls Moves to Create Smaller Stores, Bigger e-Commerce Presence  Kohls, the discount department store chain is the latest major player to announce a shift in strategy in order to keep up with online retailers; downsizing stores while upgrading their online presence. Read More Report: AR Will Change Everything about Retail  To some small retail businesses…

By Koehler Home Decor September 4, 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 – UPS Announces Shipping Surcharges, the Impact of User Generated Content on eCommerce and More

KHD Buzz – UPS Announces Shipping Surcharges, the Impact of User Generated Content on eCommerce and More

Will Amazon Finally Make Online Grocery Shopping ‘a Thing?’ While most retail niches are doing well in the e-commerce sector, online grocery shopping has still yet to really take off. According to some Wall Street analysts, Amazon’s buyout of the Whole Foods chain may change all of that. Read More UPS Plans to Charge Retailers Surcharges on…

By Koehler Home Decor June 26, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – Amazon Stock Soars, Bold Online Retail Predictions, Beating a Pop Up Penalty and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Stock Soars, Bold Online Retail Predictions, Beating a Pop Up Penalty and More

Amazon Stock Tops $1,000 Cementing its place as a true business giant – and not just a retail giant – Amazon’s stock topped the $1,000 mark last week, albeit briefly. Read More Yes, You Can Use Popups Without Getting an SEO Penalty  When Google announced it would begin penalizing sites that made use of intrusive…

By Koehler Home Decor June 5, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – Facebook Ad Mistakes, The Importance of Beacons, New Retailer Bankruptcies and More

KHD Buzz – Facebook Ad Mistakes, The Importance of Beacons, New Retailer Bankruptcies and More

More Ad Measurement Errors Cost Facebook Money This Time  Facebook’s ad programs have been rather bug prone recently, much to the annoyance of many advertisers. The latest mistakes are more than that though, as they are actually going to cost Facebook money this time, in the form of refunds to those affected. Read More  Rue21…

By Koehler Home Decor May 22, 2017 0

KHD Buzz – Instagram Story Ads for All, Facebook Reactions’ Success, Grim News for Some Retailers and More

KHD Buzz – Instagram Story Ads for All, Facebook Reactions’ Success, Grim News for Some Retailers and More

Instagram Story Ads Opening Up to All  Instagram Story Ads have been available to a limited number of businesses since Septemeber 2016. But now the platform, which is particularly popular and effective among retailers, is opening the program up to everyone. Read More More Love than Like – Facebook Reactions ARE Working  It’s been a little over a…

By Koehler Home Decor March 13, 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 – 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