Grant Arnott

Grant Arnott is Senior Editor of Power Retail, Australia's number one news and information resource for online and multichannel retailers. Grant has a specialist business publishing background spanning more than a decade, and contributes regularly to a multitude of print and digital business media. Follow Grant on Twitter and Google+ or connect with him through LinkedIn

Grant’s Articles

international shopping

Offshore Online Shopping Surges

After slowing down markedly since 2012, Aussie online shoppers are spending big again with international stores. Current transactional data shows an alarming trend for local retailers.

Sears closes Canada stores

Sears Checks Out

After a nightmarish decade of pain for one of North America’s most recognised retail brands, Sears is hitting another hard wall as it throws in the towel on its Canadian operations. The Amazon effect claims another victim.

eBay 18th birthday

2 Billion Hours On, eBay AU Turns 18

This week, eBay celebrates 18 years in Australia, with the online marketplace recognising the milestone with the release of a raft of data on online shopping over the journey, and the launch of eBay Image Search in Australia.

Breaking: New Head for eBay Australia tim mckinnon

New Head for eBay Australia

eBay Australia and New Zealand has just announced its new Managing Director, with outgoing boss Jooman Park appointed to be Senior Vice President APAC.

Coles Full Year Profit Down 13.5% FY 2017

Coles Full Year Profit Down 13.5%

Coles’ earnings have dropped for the first time since it was acquired by Wesfarmers nine years ago reporting a decline in sales amidst tight competition.

Foot locker beats amazon holding its own

Foot Locker Holding its Own Against Amazon

With the turmoil and pressure the activewear market is seeing, and the strong shoe game that Amazon is presenting, it seems Foot Locker is holding its own quite well, and is actually undervalued, according to analysts.