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Seven Chinese e-commerce influencers will tour Australia with Alibaba Group, promoting Australia’s products and lifestyle to Chinese consumers, to boost Australian brands amongst China’s expanding middle class, as our products continue to outperform on Alibaba Group’s platforms.
Pureplay Kogan.com topped the list when it comes to most user-friendly mobile site in Australia, overtaking top performing retailers like David Jones, The Iconic and General Pants.
Alibaba has signed an MOU with Australia Post and health company Blackmores, in an initiative to combat the rise of counterfeit food being sold across China, utilising blockchain technology.
Facebook has unveiled its new shopping ad format called “collection” today, to help retailers showcase their products better to mobile shoppers. Adidas and Tommy Hilfiger have already started using it.
The retail industry is one of Australia’s biggest industries. Over 1.2 million people are employed and the industry turned-over $25 Million in January 2017 alone. So while people continue to cry that the industry is dying, the reality is far from that picture.
Myer, JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman and Big W were amongst those identified more at risk if Amazon should enter Australia this year, according to a study from Credit Suisse. The Good Guys however, were shown to have “below average risk.”
This year eBay will be launching eBay Authenticate™, a new program designed to boost consumer confidence when purchasing high-end merchandise on the site.
As the online grocery market heats up, Amazon appears to be nearing completion of its first drive through grocery pickup location in its home-based town of Seattle US.
As locals increasingly embrace online shopping, Hobart will be the first capital city in the country to pilot five new three-wheel electric delivery vehicles that will allow Australia Post posties to deliver more small parcels than ever before.