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Black Friday Saw Online Electrical Sales Jump by 205%

According to the latest research by Commonwealth Bank, the four days from Black Friday through to Cyber Monday were fruitful for Aussie online retailers.

By Sam McConnell | 19 Dec 2018
ASOS Downgrades Profit Guidance After Slow November

According to a trading update for the first three months of FY19, ASOS’ sales have been lower than previously expected.

By Sam McConnell | 19 Dec 2018
Costco Sees Boom in E-Commerce Sales

Costco has released its first-quarter sales for FY19, revealing an increase in online sales over the three-month period.

By Sam McConnell | 17 Dec 2018
Online Sales Projections for Next 10 Days

According to the National Retail Association (NRA), online retailers are set to make a pretty penny in the final 10 days before Christmas.

By Sam McConnell | 13 Dec 2018
TradeMe Gives Green Light on $2.4 Billion Takeover Bid

The New Zealand-based marketplace has reportedly accepted a $2.4 billion bid for a 100 percent stake in the online business.

By Sam McConnell | 12 Dec 2018
Under Armour Sacks Executives Over Spending Scandal

Sports apparel retailer, Under Armour has reportedly fired two of its executives after an internal review revealed questionable spending within the marketing department.

By Sam McConnell | 12 Dec 2018
Walmart’s New Way to Shop In-Store, Purchase Online

Walmart has been hard at work improving its cross-channel shopping experience, with its new online app for store associates the latest move in its fight to gain a share in the global e-commerce market.

By Sam McConnell | 06 Dec 2018
ASOS Introduces Online Sizing Tool

Global fast fashion retailer, ASOS has announced the roll-out of its new sizing tool, ASOS Fit Assistant.

By Sam McConnell | 05 Dec 2018
1 in 2 Aussies to Buy Toys Online This Christmas

The demise of Toys ‘R’ Us in Australia, as well as the growing popularity of online retail is changing the way Aussies shop for their Christmas presents.

By Sam McConnell | 03 Dec 2018
Cyber Monday Breaks Record, Becomes “Biggest Sales Day Ever”

Cyber Monday has broken records in the US, becoming the biggest online shopping day of all time, with Amazon also saying the event is more popular than its own Prime Day for the marketplace.

By Sam McConnell | 28 Nov 2018
Bunnings Diversifies its Buy Now, Pay Later Offerings

It’s no secret that Bunnings’ e-commerce strategy is still in its infancy, but it has made moves of late that indicate the company is ready to expand its online offerings. Its latest buy now, pay...

By Sam McConnell | 27 Nov 2018
YouTube Introduces New Ad Formats

YouTube has announced its plans to launch ‘Ad Pods’ for desktops by the end of the year, and for mobile and TV screens in 2019.

By Sam McConnell | 27 Nov 2018