The next Google Penguin update has recently become a guessing game. With problems constantly superseding the launch of the next algorithm update, a longer than anticipated wait for eager users is on the cards. But with a longer wait, comes an even better proposal.
With growing knowledge, power and expectations, Australian consumers continue to dictate the terms of retail engagement.
The last two years have seen Australia’s online shoppers double down on luxury items, with the average luxury basket value online jumping from $190 in 2013 to $420 today.
Whether you pay attention to it or not, your brand is probably being talked about in one way or another on social media. Occasionally, it’s not pleasant.
The recent leadership spill in Canberra has already had a major effect on consumer confidence in Australia, but data from the Australian Retail Index suggests the positive outlook is yet to affect retailers’ bottom lines.
Aggregated research courtesy of Coupofy suggests that mobile commerce conducted through apps and other mobile-driven technologies is outpacing regular online retail channels by up to 300%.
In the wake of Tony Abbott’s ousting from office as Australia’s Prime Minister, new leader of the country Malcolm Turnbull announced his new parliamentary cabinet yesterday, flagging a number of changes across the board.
In a move celebrated by Facebook users and dreaded by online retailer brands, Facebook is set to test a ‘Dislike’ button, putting to an end the social media platform’s long history of one-way sentiment traffic.
Those in the food retailing industry should be aware of new research showing rising concern among consumers over food safety. Kay Staniland of Assosia reports.