Tag: online retail news

KHD Buzz – Amazon Raises Minimum Wage to $15, Toys ‘R’ Us May Not Be Dead After All and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Raises Minimum Wage to $15, Toys ‘R’ Us May Not Be Dead After All and More

Amazon is Raising Worker Minimum Wage to $15 per Hour – How Will That Affect Other Retailers? Last week Amazon announced that the minimum wage across their workforce is being raised to $15 per hour. The new minimum wage, effective Nov. 1, will affect more than 250,000 Amazon employees as well as over 100,000 seasonal employees…

By Koehler Home Decor October 8, 2018 0

KHD Buzz -Emojis in Marketing Emails, In-Store Retail Experiences Push Customers To Shop Online & More

KHD Buzz -Emojis in Marketing Emails, In-Store Retail Experiences Push Customers To Shop Online & More

Emojis in Marketing Emails – New Report Says They are Big Sales Converters Do you use emojis in your email marketing campaigns? If not, you might want to start doing so, as a new report from Leanplum, the mobile-marketing platform states observed an 81% increase in open rates — and a 363% jump in revenue — from…

By Koehler Home Decor July 30, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – PayPal Debuts Personalized Checkouts, Facebook Quiz App Exposed Masses of User Data, Should Google Home Be Free and More

KHD Buzz – PayPal Debuts Personalized Checkouts, Facebook Quiz App Exposed Masses of User Data, Should Google Home Be Free and More

PayPal Personalizes the Checkout Process If your business takes PayPal as a form of payment you and your customers are in for a change. PayPal is rolling out personalization features that will not only make it easier for consumers to pay for goods but hep merchants gain extra insights into their preferred shopping and payment habits. Read…

By Koehler Home Decor July 2, 2018 0

KHD Buzz – Amazon is Bigger Than You Thought, Target Aims for Same Day Delivery, Consumers Don’t Want to Get Personal and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon is Bigger Than You Thought, Target Aims for Same Day Delivery, Consumers Don’t Want to Get Personal and More

Morgan Stanley Break Down: Just How Big Amazon is in Online Retail We all know that Amazon is a huge player in online retail in the US, but do we ever really realize just how big they are? A recent Morgan Stanley report broke the numbers down and actually, big does not even really begin…

By Koehler Home Decor December 18, 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 – Online Retailers Seeking New eCommerce Solutions, How Big is Amazon, The History of Content Marketing and More

KHD Buzz – Online Retailers Seeking New eCommerce Solutions, How Big is Amazon, The History of Content Marketing and More

Report: Nearly Half of Online Retailers are Looking for a New eCommerce Platform  For any online retailer choosing the right software platform to conduct their business on is of the utmost importance. And according to a new report from Internet Retailer, more than half of them are actively looking for a new solution. Read More…

By Koehler Home Decor February 13, 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 – Holiday Sales Figures Recap, Online Retail Firsts, 2016 in Search and More

Amazon Purchases Accounted for 30% of Cyber Weekend Sales  As the figures from the holiday shopping season start rolling in and the ‘autopsies’ on retailer’s performances begin according to Adobe Amazon once again ruled on ‘Cyber Weekend’ in 2016, accounting for 30% of the online retail sales made between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Read…

By Koehler Home Decor January 2, 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