China’s cross-border e-commerce has increased by 50 percent over the past year, according to a report from eMarketer, and Aussie retailers are well-positioned to cash in on the growth.
Walgreens is pushing ahead with a plan to give its customers a wearable device that reports customers’ health data back to the pharmacy chain, rewarding good behaviour with in-store discounts.
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.
Ahead of the planned spin-off of payments service PayPal later this year, marketplace eBay has signed up a number of new executives to the company.
The ability to pay for an online order after having received it, or even two months after receiving it, sounds like the stuff of an April Fools’ joke. To Australian shoppers’ delight, this one is legitimate.
Bernie Brookes is stepping down from his CEO position at Myer, to be succeeded immediately by former Woolworths and Australia Post executive Richard Umbers.
Australian retail collective Super Retail Group has released its half-year figures, depicting a nearly six-percent boost in sales.
Australian logistics group Toll Holdings is on the verge of being taken over by private postal service Japan Post.
A major hurdle towards greater acceptance of alternate payments methods for online and offline retailers is the need for guaranteed security of transactions.