Posts Tagged ‘retail marketing’

Pitfalls You Must Avoid to Run a Successful Loyalty Program

Pitfalls You Must Avoid to Run a Successful Loyalty Program

Loyalty programs can be great for engaging with customers and encouraging repeat business. They also call, however, for quite the investment in terms of time and effort, and often money as well, on the part of the retailer offering them. Done right though all of that can offer a great ROI. Done wrong, a loyalty program may end up simply being a waste of time and money.

Here are some of the most co

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KHD Buzz – More Online Retailers Go Offline, The Importance of Visual Branding and More

KHD Buzz – More Online Retailers Go Offline, The Importance of Visual Branding and More

Another Online Retailer to Head Offline Too

THREDUP, the ‘online thrift store’ is the latest big name online retailer to announce they will branching into offline retail as well. And they are actually heading to the mall..Read More 

Landmark Ruling Sets New Web Design Challenges for Online Retailers 

A landmark ruling in a case brought against the Winn-Dixie supermarket chain over

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Summertime Marketing Strategies for Your Local Business

Summertime Marketing Strategies for Your Local Business

Are you one of the many retail business owners who tend to accept that summer time can be a bit slow for your business? After all, the sun’s out, folks are heading off on vacation, after July 4 there are no big national holidays for weeks and chances are that you and or your employees have summer holiday plans too. But the summer – which officially runs from June 21 to September 22 th

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KHD Buzz- The Rise of the Pop Up Store, Amazon vs. Walmart (Again) Twitter Copyright Rules and More

KHD Buzz- The Rise of the Pop Up Store, Amazon vs. Walmart (Again) Twitter Copyright Rules and More

Amazon Buys Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion

In their most ambitious move into the physical retail space to date, Amazon announced on Friday that they have acquired Whole Foods, and to so so cost them a whopping $13.7 billion.  But now that Jeff Bezos and co. own the chain, what are they going to do with it? Read More 

Why are Pop Up Stores So Popular? 

Traditional brick and mortar retailers may

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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 valid EBT card. Read More

Walmart Employees As

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KHD Buzz – Twitter Chatbots, Amazon Takes NYC, Free Shipping Wars Commence and More

KHD Buzz – Twitter Chatbots, Amazon Takes NYC, Free Shipping Wars Commence and More Twitter Gets on the Bot Bandwagon with Direct Message Cards

 

Twitter is getting in on the chat bot trend, offering businesses the ability to create and utilize some rather innovative new customer service features. Read More.

E-commerce SEO is Going AI

AI – Artificial Intelligence – is hot right now, and so it only really makes sense that it is coming to the world of SEO in the form

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4 Fantastic Ways Freebies Boost Retail Business Marketing

4 Fantastic Ways Freebies Boost Retail Business Marketing

Retail businesses exist to make money. Retail business marketing exists to help make that happen. With this in mind then, the concept of launching a campaign to offer a freebie may seem like a strange idea. Why would a retail business – especially a smaller one – even consider devoting time and resources to giving away something that they could be charging for? And yet businesses large and

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KHD Buzz – Voice Assistant Hijacking, eCommerce Marketing Trends, New Retail Sector Job Growth and More

KHD Buzz – Voice Assistant Hijacking, eCommerce Marketing Trends, New Retail Sector Job Growth and More

Google Home Burger King Hijack Backfires 

Shopping capable voice assistants like Google Home and Amazon’s Alexa are becoming commonplace, so much so that Burger King launched an ad directly aimed at the Google Device and its users that amused some consumers, but not the search giant itself. Read More

Online Retail Boosts Rural Job Markets 

Online retail growth may be harming brick and mo

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Choosing Product Recommendation Technology for Your Retail Business

Choosing Product Recommendation Technology for Your Retail Business

Product or content personalization recommendations can be huge marketing – and conversion – boons for online retailers and we  doubt that that is new news to you, as it’s been buzzed about a great deal over the last few years.

The problem is if you don’t have an Amazon sized budget how can you make use of the idea for your online retail store or website? The good news is t

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Reputation Management 101 – What You Need to Know Now

Reputation Management 101 – What You Need to Know Now

A business’ reputation – any business, large or small – has always been something that has to be carefully built and actively nurtured. And while that wasn’t ever easy the advent of the Internet, social media and a slew of online review sites has, in all honesty, made reputation management far harder than ever before, as the online reputation of business can be positively o

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