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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Wholesale Product Spotlight – L’Oasis St. Tropez Beach Club Jar Candle

Wholesale Product Spotlight – L’Oasis St. Tropez Beach Club Jar Candle

Summer’s here, and in an ideal world, we’d all get to spend it lounging on a beach, soaking up the sun and enjoying the finest food and drink. A little like they do in St. Tropez in the South of France, a place synonymous with enjoying the very best that summer -and life in general – has to offer. Most of us won’t be taking a trip to St. Tropez this year though, but you ca

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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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Great Websites with Stunning Free Stock Images

Great Websites with Stunning Free Stock Images

One ‘rule’ of content marketing in any niche – but sometimes especially the retail industry which is, let’s face it, based in part around visual impacts – is that the addition of images to written content is almost a must. Which is great, except for a smaller retail company finding those images can be time consuming and expensive.

Of course, you could just use Google

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New at KHD – White Patio Bistro Trio

New at KHD – White Patio Bistro Trio

The summer months offer us all the chance to shake off the winter cobwebs and spend more time outside the confines of the house and out in the sun. However, most of us really don’t have the time to hit the beach, the local pool or the park every day, so making the most of our own outdoor living space is a must. And our new White Patio Bistro set is perfect for both adding function and style

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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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15 Startling Visual Content Marketing Stats You Need to Know Now

15 Startling Visual Content Marketing Stats You Need to Know Now

You keep hearing it, you keep reading it. When developing a content marketing strategy you need to get visual, in a big way. However, you find it hard to spare the time and resources needed to keep your current content marketing efforts going, let alone add more hours and expense into the mix creating image cards, memes, GIFs, infographics and the half dozen other forms of visual content you’

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Wholesale Product Spotlight – Outdoor Espresso Swing Chair

Wholesale Product Spotlight – Outdoor Espresso Swing Chair

One of the great pleasures of the warmer months for many of us are those evenings when, after a long day at work, taking a few minutes to sit out in the evening sun and simply relax. Or, when you have a free weekend afternoon spending it in quiet contemplation, with a book, with your smartphone and quite possibly with a cooling beverage of some sort. Sounds good doesn’t it? And it gets even

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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 popups – especially when displaying them to mobile users &#

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Facebook Messenger Chat Bots – What They Are, What They Do and What They Can Do for You

Facebook Messenger Chat Bots – What They Are, What They Do and What They Can Do for You

It’s been about nine months since Facebook offered access to their Messenger Bot system to all business pages, not just to the select few big corporations who were its beta testers. And in that time for some retail businesses it has given their bottom line a genuine boost. But would it be right for your business, and just how does Messenger Bot work anyway?

What is Facebook Messenger Bot?

In

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