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Amazon Could Shake Up Australian Retailers

New research conducted by Nielsen reveals that 75 percent of Australians aged over 18 are interested to buy from Amazon’s Australian website, with 56 percent likely to buy. Setting up shop in Australia could shake things up!

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David Jones to Launch New Online Retail Platform

David Jones presented its half-year financial results last night, with its profit climbing just 1.6% to $106 million. As part of a turnaround plan, the department chain says it will be launching its new online retail store and a sophisticated new loyalty program later this year.

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Nathan Huppatz and Ben Hare on Amazon in Australia

The talk of Amazon coming to Australian shores has never been more rife than in 2017, as this is the year it’s speculated to happen. Amazon’s entrance could be a double-edged sword according to Nathan Huppatz and Ben Hare, who discuss what online retailers can do to prepare.

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JB Hi-Fi Posts Record Half Year Net Profit

Electronics retailer JB Hi-Fi doesn’t seem too phased by the fragile retail environment, posting a record 31.7 percent increase in its half-year net profit after tax, of $125 million. Online sales performed well, with a 40 percent rise over the period.