Hobby Lobby discontinuing 40 percent off coupons

RetailWire

Hobby Lobby has announced that it will end the use of 40 percent off coupons at its stores or online beginning on Feb. The arts and crafts retailer’s decision to end the use of the coupons is a reflection of an internal effort to discount the everyday price on items sold in its 900+ stores and online

7 Hobbies You Can Turn Into Successful Digital Businesses

FastSpring

While hobbies are the perfect way to escape our everyday responsibilities, all of us at some time or another have said to ourselves, “I wish I could make money doing this.”. No matter what hobby you decide to monetize, the first thing you need to do is research your market and find your niche.

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Have COVID-19 And Black Lives Matter Accelerated Values-Based Buying?

Retail Touch

In the case of LGBTQ consumers and their allies, for example, homophobic actions made by executives at companies like Chik-fil-A and Hobby Lobby have led to boycotts and lost sales, Chafin noted.

Calls for Hobby Lobby boycott over Trump display photo

RetailWire

A Twitter user shared a photo of a store display with decorative letters that read “USA Vote Trump” purportedly from a Hobby Lobby store. The hashtag #BoycottHobbyLobby began trending and has been liked more than 46,500 times and retweeted more than 12,000 times

Start Recording: Driving Sales with Video Marketing

Zmags

Remember that time you picked up a hobby (and thought you were really good at it)? Maybe it was crafting artisanal jewelry […]. The post Start Recording: Driving Sales with Video Marketing appeared first on Zmags. Ecommerce Best Practices content & commerce customer engagement customer experience personalization

From headlines to shopping baskets: How U.K. consumers responded to changing C-19 restrictions in 2020

Profitero

From panic buying essentials to adopting new hobbies and embracing the outdoors, consumer behaviour shifted dramatically in response to ‘the new normal’. As Covid-19 restrictions changed in the U.K. over the last 9 months, Amazon search trends gave insight into how consumers responded.

253: How To Make Millions Teaching Blackjack Card Counting With Colin Jones

My Wife Quit Her Job

Today, we’re going to talk about his entrepreneurial journey and how he’s created an incredible business based on his previous hobby. Today, we’re going to talk about his entrepreneurial journey and how he’s created an incredible business based on his previous hobby. Today, I’m happy to have my friend Colin Jones on the show. Colin was a professional black jack player and made over $4 million dollars by counting cards at casinos.

Retail sales growth slowed in July

RetailWire

percent) and sports, music and hobby stores (-5 percent) had the biggest drop-offs Retail sales grew 1.2 percent in July, down significantly from the 8.4 percent jump in June, according to the Commerce Department. Consumer electronics stores saw the biggest monthly gain in July (+22.9)

Why Shine On's Rewards Program is So Successful

Smile.io

As ecommerce continues to become even more accessible, more people are turning their hobbies and passions into profitable businesses outside of their 9 to 5 work day. No matter where you work, you’ve probably heard the term “side hustle.” Reward Program Strategy

March 2020 Social Media Water Cooler: Instagram Checkout & (Lots of Updates From) Facebook

ROI Revolution

Facebook Launches Pinterest-Like App Focused on Hobbies and Interests. Hobbi , the latest app from Facebook’s New Product Experimentation team , allows users to sort photos of hobbies and interests into boards – similar to the popular social media platform Pinterest.

Employee Spotlight: Steve Ramage

GetElastic

Other hobbies I enjoy are, Cycling, Coding, playing Board Games and Reading. Steve Ramage is a Senior Software Architect, who has been a part of the Elastic Path team in Vancouver for almost three years.

Employee Spotlight: Bill Wilson, Senior Director of Product and Kite Designer

FastSpring

What are your favorite hobbies and activities outside of work? Given that I was running a startup for the last two and a half years, I don’t have many hobbies. Oh, and I have a 5lb Chihuahua that I really love; she’s kind of a hobby.

Employee Spotlight: Jay Offringa Hall, Senior Manager of Customer Experience, and Beekeeping Enthusiast

FastSpring

What are your favorite hobbies and activities outside of work? My favorite hobbies and activities outside of work include gardening and beekeeping. FastSpring’s Employee Spotlight is a Q&A series that features the hardworking, intelligent, and fun people that make FastSpring great.

Employee Spotlight: Bryan Gonzalez, Global Senior Manager, Business Development, and Trivia Wizard

FastSpring

What are your favorite hobbies and activities outside of work? It’s practically mandatory when you move to Santa Barbara that you pick up an active hobby and get outside, so I’ve gotten really into cycling since moving here.

How Elastic Path Celebrated International Self-Care Day

GetElastic

How Employees Spent Their Self-Care Day: Our team took this day to enjoy hobbies, spend time with family members, disconnect from the digital world and step away fully from their desks. Did you know that July 24th is International Self-Care Day?

The Secrets Of Sneaker Reselling Industry

Retail Minded

The internet is no stranger to persistent individuals turning their hobbies into a source of income. Although there are quite a few people that put their talents to advance the commitment to their hobbies, most of them end up as quick ways to earn some money and then just fade away.

Getting Started With Cross-Border Trade to Japan

ChannelAdvisor

The nation’s e-commerce industry has more than doubled in size in the past decade, with digital spending on clothing, accessories, toys and hobby-related products alone reaching a combined $40 billion. Have you considered selling to Japanese consumers? .

The Empowered Marketer: Brian Lim of The Emazing Group

Zaius

If you’ve ever dreamed of turning your favorite hobby or passion project into a full-time job, you’re not alone. Brian’s hobby quickly turned into a business when he started selling custom LED gloving lights through Emazing Lights. That’s what drove Brian Lim, the CEO and Founder of The Emazing Group , to start three massively successful ecommerce brands — Emazing Lights , iHeartRaves and INTO THE AM.

Shutterfly Acquires Spoonflower for $225M, Doubles Down on Home Décor Growth

Retail Touch

Shutterfly’s family of brands, which includes Snapfish, LifeTouch, Tiny Prints and GrooveBook, all are designed to create a space for people to create, whether it is their hobby or their career.

Employee Spotlight: Rachael Dillon, Senior Business Development Representative, and 1920s New Yorker at Heart

FastSpring

What are your favorite hobbies and activities outside of work? Moving to Amsterdam for the role at FastSpring gave me more of a scope to try new hobbies and activities.

Transformation in Retail: Secondhand Marketplaces and the New Consumer

Retail Touch

Cottagecore — an emerging movement that hearkens back to the traditional English countryside style and romanticizes the simpler pleasures of living — will take center stage and give rise to a desire for floral and lace decorations as well as crafty hobbies such as knitting and gardening.

The Importance Of Packaging And Shipping During COVID-19

Retail Minded

From the daily household items and groceries you can’t go out to pick up yourself, to the extra items you need for that new hobby you’ve picked up with all your new free time, these are all dependent on shipping and effective packaging. Why is packaging so important?

eBay Promotes Product Authentication Services with In-Person Events in 5 U.S. Cities

Retail Touch

As a result, these “hobbies” are increasingly viewed as serious investment opportunities , making authentication more important than ever.

Need Ecommerce Business Ideas? 27 Experts Give You Their Best Bet

BigCommerce

If you want a hobby or quick cash, find untapped niches and sell fast and get out! Either your special knowledge from your previous working life, or your specialist hobby. Thinking about launching an ecommerce business, but don’t know where to start? Well, an ecommerce business idea would be helpful. Of course, that’s just for starters.

Commerce Department Report: Retail Sales Decline 1.1% in November

Retail Touch

Sports, music and other hobby stores beat the average, with sales down just 0.6% , while big box retailers declined 1% and sales at furniture stores fell 1.1%. retail sales fell 1.1% month-over-month to $546.5 billion in November 2020, according to data from the Commerce Department.

How to Identify and Analyze Your Target Market in 2018

BigCommerce

Hobbies. What are their hobbies? Although your products might appeal to a large group of people, it doesn’t make sense to market to everyone. Your brand will have what is called a “target market.”. What is a Target Market? You need to identify the people who really want or need what you’re offering.

How to Improve Audience Targeting with Customer Profiles

FastSpring

When conducting personal interviews, you can ask questions specific to your products and company, or the questions listed above by Gurbach, or branch out and ask personal questions about their hobbies, work, family, etc. We’re constantly talking about how important it is to KNOW your customer.

Getting Started With Cross-Border Trade to Japan

ChannelAdvisor

The nation’s e-commerce industry has more than doubled in size in the past decade, with digital spending on clothing, accessories, toys and hobby-related products alone reaching a combined $40 billion. Have you considered selling to Japanese consumers? .

How to Sell Toys Online (Sep 2020): A Beginner’s Guide

Ecommerce Platforms

eCommerce store owners in this industry sell a broad range of children's toys and hobby-related products, including both used and new toys. These span traditional toys, action figures, video games, board games, hobby kits, lego, craft supplies, etc.

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The Power Behind PowerInbox: Nick Burress

Powerinbox

What are some of your hobbies? Our next employee feature is Nick Burress, our Frontend Designer! Nick has been with PowerInbox for over 3 years and currently resides in Marseilles, IL, where he lives with his wife, two sons, 3 dogs, 2 cats, and lots of fish! Talk about a full house! Let’s get to know more about Nick… 1. What is your favorite part of working remotely? Being so close to family. I love that I can take a break in the afternoon and play catch with the boys.

Six Holiday 2020 Preparation Tips for Retailers

RetailMinded

For example, more consumers are tapping into creative hobbies and looking for things like baking tools and jewelry supplies , creating a unique opportunity for merchandisers. . This holiday season is going to look a little different than last year.

The Best Blogging Platforms (In-Depth Review)

Neil Patel

With that said, if you’re interested in personal or hobby blogging, you don’t need anything fancy. They’re perfect for anyone interested in personal or hobby blogging. This makes it perfect for personal or hobby bloggers looking to share their thoughts and ideas with the world.

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3 Reasons To Invest More In Data Analytics

Retail TouchPoints

I recently worked with a banking client that saw the value in collecting hobby and general interest data from users who came to their site and did not sign up. By Jeffrey Cheal, Episerver There are two kinds of marketers today: those who use a firehose to drink up data analytics and those who haven’t even turned on the faucet. There’s a happy medium that exists when purposeful metrics flow into every part of a retail business.

Employee Spotlight: German Torres, Staff Accountant, and Convincing Snow White

FastSpring

Do you have any favorite hobbies or activities outside of work? FastSpring’s Employee Spotlight is a Q&A series that features the hardworking, intelligent, and fun people that make FastSpring great. Get to know the fantastic team behind the ecommerce platform!

Starting a Side Hustle in Ecommerce

Omnisend

It doesn’t matter if you’re in it to help pay the bills, earn some extra leisure money, pursue a hobby, or take the first steps towards your genuine passion. Reading Time: 9 minutes. Ecommerce has become a popular option for computer-savvy individuals looking to augment their income.

Are Seasonal Pop-Ups ‘Haunting’ Abandoned Toys ‘R’ Us Stores A Good Idea?

Retail TouchPoints

It’s been reported that retailers including TJ Maxx , Hobby Lobby and Burlington may grab up some of the properties. The absence of Toys ‘R’ Us headed into the holiday season has created a scramble in two ways: one, to grab a larger share of the toy market, and another for additional physical space. Amazon , Walmart, Target , BJ’s Wholesale Club and Michaels.

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Employee Spotlight: Nick Jones, Inside Sales Representative, and Home DIY Expert

FastSpring

What are your favorite hobbies and activities outside of work? FastSpring’s Employee Spotlight is a Q&A series that features the hardworking, intelligent, and fun people that make FastSpring great. Get to know the fantastic team behind the ecommerce platform!