Not only will Amazon change what the current consumer expects from online retail, but it will help shape the next generation of Australians.
Platooning, a type of trucking software, has its sights set on Australia and it could cut delivery costs for e-commerce companies by up to 15%.
While in-store shopping still accounts for the majority of retail, the increasing tilt towards e-commerce means that stores are trying harder to deliver better customer experiences.
Ebay Australia is forecasting that Monday 11th December will set new records for mobile shopping on its website.
Iconic kidsswear brand Pumpkin Patch has been brought back to life by Catch Group just in time for Christmas, with the launch a new collection.
MARKET UPDATE: Online purchases this Christmas is expected to grow by more than 16%, according to a new report from Australia Post.
Known as the “Aldi of sportswear” French-based retailer Decathlon has opened its first Australian store this week in Sydney, which will also serve as a fulfilment centre for its current e-commerce platform.
Starbucks’ new Reserve Roastery in Shanghai was created to wow and delight China’s increasingly sophisticated tech-enabled online shoppers.
Day two of Amazon’s launch into Australia and local retailers aren’t too phased by its entry, with Aussie consumers not too impressed either. But, Amazon says its pleased with Day 1.