Amazon and Google want to increase their brands’ visibility by opening physical retail stores. Will the move bring these tech giants down to Earth, or do they still have their heads stuck in the clouds?
Borders are no longer barriers for international retail players flooding our shores. The question is, will local retailers take advantage of this trend and also explore the ‘modern silk road’?
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comScore has released its financial results for 2011. Revenue looks rosy, but it posts a net loss thanks to legal wrangling with rival company, Nielsen – and that isn’t good for anyone.
US research has simplified various generations into just two segments: Boomers and Millennials. Both shop online, but the two groups are influenced to buy in very different ways.
Australian online retailers could be missing out on a world of opportunity by selling only to other Aussies. However, it is possible to be successful overseas – it’s all about localisation.
David Jones’ e-commerce offering has been doing even worse than its bricks-and-mortar business, but IBM wants to change all that.
The world’s most popular mobile game, Angry Birds, can now lay claim to two physical retail outlets. The latest addition has landed in Finland’s Helsinki-Vantaa airport.
Research by Telsyte places Scoopon as market leader in group buying for the second year running.
While Myer’s online store is outstripping its competitors, the statistics show that Australian shoppers prefer retailers who only sell online.