About Us

Power Retail is a continuously improving news and information resource for the online retail industry, catering for all levels of business from loungeroom start-ups to established multichannel powerhouses. The site exists to help bridge the knowledge gap between what is being done and what can be done in online and multichannel retailing.

Power Retail’s content spans the full breadth of the online retail journey, from basic e-commerce set-up essentials to advanced strategic insights from globally recognised thought leaders. Content is delivered across a multitude of online media formats, including:
• important industry news
• best practice case profiles
• tutorials
• insights
• opinions
• special reports
• road tests (Miss Terry Shopper)
• expert advice (Pain Relief)
• video (PowerRetailTV)

• enewsletter (PowerRetailExtra)

Subjects covered regularly include:
• Search (SEO & SEM)
• Shipping/fulfilment/logistics
• Merchandising
• Comparison sites
• Email marketing
• Payments and security
• E-commerce platforms
• Site optimisation
• Technology
• Customer service and experience
• Cross-channel integration
• Research, trends and insights
• Mobile commerce
• Innovation


The Media Pad, publisher of Power Retail, has more than a decade of experience in specialist business media. The company has published, written for and edited a diverse range of business publications across print and digital, with a strong focus on marketing and emerging technologies. The Media Pad has also been deeply involved in both the Online Retailer Conference (content and speaker management) and the Online Retail Industry Awards (program director).

E-commerce is a fascinating business, a fast growth sector with infinite opportunities for new and established business. We acknowledge it is our duty to bring you the maximum value information we can derive from the best industry practitioners.

And we love it…