David Jones has unveiled its plans to target a growing generation of food-obsessed shoppers, with a $100 million investment into gourmet food as part of its strategy to survive in today’s unsettling retail environment, by fusing leisure and shopping.
Many retailers don’t realise that the post-purchase period is a time when consumers are most receptive to your messages. And many still don’t realise the importance of creating personalised messages for recent buyers.
Two Goldman Sachs executives talk about the different measures of success in e-commerce, and why the marriage between bricks and mortar and online could be where the success lies, although it all depends on the vertical and the product.
Last week shockwaves went through the grocery retail sector when Amazon purchased organic food chain Whole Foods Market. “Dreams can be powerful things,” says Whole Food’s CEO John Mackey.
The Brits may be about to bare almost all now that Australian online retailer, Budgy Smuggler, has launched its e-commerce platform in the UK and its London pop-up store there last week.
As assortment of Ikea products from lamps, furniture and a mix of homewares are now available for sale on Amazon, with most of its merchandise available to Prime members with two-day free shipping.
A new research report from Return Path has revealed that emojis may be a useful addition in email marketing. The report found that subject lines containing emojis often saw higher read rates than their text-only counterparts.
Tony Bianco has grown from an Australian shoe retailer to now being seen around the world, photographed on some of Australia’s and the world’s best-dressed personalities. The company has now decided to sell its merchandise globally.
Following an extensive review of the strategic options for The Body Shop to ensure its best future development, L’Oréal has received a firm offer from Natura Cosméticos SA to acquire The Body Shop and has entered into exclusive discussions with Natura.
The rise in international entrants entering the Australian market is something that should motivate you to prepare your online retail business to be ready, well planned and agile enough to adapt to whatever international entrants bring to the market.