It’s with a heavy heart that I have to announce Power Retail’s departure from the world of online retail and e-commerce this morning.
Canadian shoppers were greeted over the weekend with the news that yet another major retail brand was disappearing, in developments that may be of concern to Australian retailers.
The largest player in a market considerably disruptive to traditional media outlets, streaming video on demand service Netflix launched in Australia overnight.
Day Two of the E-Commerce Conference and Expo in Melbourne began with an impassioned fire-and-brimstone presentation from SiteTuners’ Tim Ash, who spoke about the pressing need for retailers to cater to customers who were ‘ignorant, impatient and uncaring – exactly the opposite of retailers’.
The annual E-Commerce Conference and Expo was as always an invaluable experience for anyone looking to improve their online retail offering, in a bustling but surprisingly intimate setting.
Improved delivery services, faster fulfilment and more competitive prices are the weapons with which the war for online grocery retail is being fought.
Rumblings suggest that Google is looking to carve up the assets of its less-than-successful social platform Google Plus, effectively bringing the once-touted Facebook killer to an undignified end.
British clothing retailer Roman Originals has been swamped by inquiries after a picture of their product went viral last week.
In Part 3, Telstra’s Gareth Jude explores the power of collaboration and innovation at the world’s biggest retail event, The Big Show in New York.