The group buying market is enjoying interest from major investors with James Packer’s Ellerston Capital close to finalising a deal with Deals Direct. The industry’s high-growth trajectory is also attracting attention from overseas.
Online marketplace eBay announces buyout of GSI Commerce, a major provider of e-commerce and interactive marketing services. The move sets eBay closer to its goal of becoming the “global commerce partner of choice” for the retail industry.
Paul Greenberg, Co-Founder of DealsDirect.com.au (aka the ‘grandfather’ of Australian online retail), discusses the growth and potential opportunities for retailers who join the online retail race.
According to reports, hugely successful group buying site Groupon has rejected an offer from Google reportedly worth between $5 billion and $6 billion. Nice problem to have.
Are you ready for Christmas trading online? Martin Newman, CEO of Practicology, shares an awesome checklist to help online retailers make the most of the busiest shopping season.
E-coupons are here to stay. Australian online shoppers are becoming increasingly e-coupon savvy, as two of the nation’s most popular coupon sites are taking advantage of this exploding phenomenon.
Can you really make the jump from eBay seller to multi-million dollar e-commerce business owner? Johnathan Gariss, CEO of Gotham City Online and Executive Director of PeSA Worldwide shares his experience and advice on how to do just that.
If it isn’t already, User Generated Content (UGC) should be high on the list of things for online retailers to investigate, initiate and integrate into their e-commerce stores. Why? E-commerce experts are touting UGC as the next step for retailers looking to improve their discoverability and increase engagement with customers. Not only is UGC great […]
There are a few elements of site design which are widely understood to adversely affect online business. White Labelled, an outsourced digital agency that provides white labelled services for companies to re-brand as their own, gives advice on design mistakes and how to avoid them.
Shopping cart abandonment and low conversion rates are a problem for all online retailers. International e-commerce expert Martin Newman shares his top tips for improving conversion and keeping your customers shopping.