Grocery and food wholesaler Metcash Limited, has appointed a former executive from UK supermarket giant Tesco, as its next chief executive officer, succeeding the soon to be retired Ian Morrice.
In a bid to save struggling fast fashion retailer Topshop down under, its administrators are closing five of its nine standalone stores around Australia. One of the key reasons given for Topshop’s failure in Australia was the late launch of its online store.
China’s government has established a dedicated “Internet Court” in Hangzhou to adjudicate on the rapidly growing number of e-commerce disputes.
The Yoox Net-a-Porter technology hub will focus on artificial intelligence, augmented reality “try on” services and as well as streamlining its logistics and delivery systems. The company is expected to hire at least 100 new IT staff over the next two years.
A fresh report on Australia’s digital consumers released by Ernst & Young reveals a number of insights into the expectations of consumers and the potential opportunities in digital.
In a leaked email, it’s been uncovered that struggling retalier Big W will undergo a major shakeup with the appointment of several new senior managers for its new turnaround plan that it hopes will help put the customer back into at the heart of its decisions.
Is the home speaker the new smartphone? The surge in sales of speaker-based virtual assistants across the US heralds a major wave of retail disruption, one that retailers could quickly find themselves dumped by.
Myer has teamed up with global singing sensation, Katy Perry, as it looks to ramp up its customer loyalty offering and leverage off changing Australian consumer behaviour, where shoppers are spending more on experiences and less on things.
Munro Footwear Group today finalised its biggest acquisition to date of Fusion Retail Brands. The Group’s strength in product development with Fusion’s retail footprint and sourcing capabilities will increase its scale and market penetration.
Microsoft Store has announced the expansion of its retail footprint down under, opening its (virtual) doors to eBay Australia’s 11.3 million monthly visitors, with the launch of the Microsoft Store on eBay.