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.
A 0.6% jump in May’s trade figures has seen Australian retailers accross all sectors enjoy gains in share value, including Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi, Premier Investments and Super Retail Group.
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.
Without an effective SEO strategy, your online store is far less likely to be on Google’s first page of results, which means it will be harder to find. Here are five SEO strategies to implement if you want your e-commerce site to rank higher than the others.
Australia Post has announced that ex Blackmores CEO Christine Holgate will be its new managing director and Group CEO, succeeding Ahmed Fahour who will step down next month following seven-and-a-half years in the role.
Many retailers don’t realise that the post-purchase period is a time when consumers are most receptive to your messages. And many still don’t realise the importance of creating personalised messages for recent buyers.
While Amazon buying Whole Foods Market doesn’t directly affect Woolworths, it does however highlight a very real threat posed to it when Amazon spreads its wings further in Australia in coming months.
The Brits may be about to bare almost all now that Australian online retailer, Budgy Smuggler, has launched its e-commerce platform in the UK and its London pop-up store there last week.
The rise in international entrants entering the Australian market is something that should motivate you to prepare your online retail business to be ready, well planned and agile enough to adapt to whatever international entrants bring to the market.
Australian manufacturing has been booming for some time now. The AI group’s Performance Manufacturing Index (PMI) had Australian manufacturing at 59.2 in the report.