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Trump Attacks Amazon

The always demure US President Donald Trump has launched a tirade of Twitter attacks aimed at Amazon, rocking the NYSE.

By Grant Arnott | 04 Apr 2018
Secret Plans For Extra Parcel Levy

According to a report by Fairfax Media, Australia's Department of Home Affairs is planning to introduce an additional levy on imports on top of the GST threshold being lowered as of July 1, 2018. So...

By Grant Arnott | 23 Mar 2018
Zara Opens Online Au Store

From A to Z - we dribbled over Amazon launching for nearly a year, now is officially open for business. What do you think retail professionals?

By Grant Arnott | 14 Mar 2018
Luxury Escapes Partners With Qantas Frequent Flyer

Luxury Escapes has scored a big boost with Qantas Frequent Flyer reward points being earned on Luxury Escapes purchases from today.

By Grant Arnott | 01 Feb 2018
eCargo Acquires Jessica's Suitcase Stake

Online retail business Jessica's Suitcase, focused on China and founded by Jessica Rudd, has been partly acquired by eCargo.

By Grant Arnott | 24 Jan 2018
Carrefour Bets Big On Digital

French supermarket giant Carrefour, regarded as a slow adopter of e-commerce, has announced a $4 billion plus five year strategy to leverage the boom in online grocery shopping before Amazon takes over.

By Grant Arnott | 24 Jan 2018
Amazon Go Store Officially Opens Today

Out of testing mode, the first official Amazon Go checkout-free store opens in Seattle, Washington this week, ushering in a new store shopping experience.

By Grant Arnott | 23 Jan 2018 Website Review

The much-anticipated launch of Amazon in Australia has arrived - Power Retail takes a first look at what the new has to offer.

By Grant Arnott | 05 Dec 2017
Catch and Lux Do a Mega Deal

Move over AFL Trade Week, time for Etail Trade Week. The Catch Group and Lux Group have done the ultimate mega-swap in a huge e-commerce business transaction.

By Grant Arnott | 05 Dec 2017
JB Hi-Fi Beefing Up Online Ahead of 'Xmazon'

JB Hi-Fi is aiming to move the needle significantly on its online offering and supply chain as it prepares for Christmas, Amazon and the completed integration of The Good Guys business.

By Grant Arnott | 27 Oct 2017 Roars Into Private Label

Amazon's biggest competitor, the Walmart-owned, has launched its first private label in fast-moving consumer goods.

By Grant Arnott | 25 Oct 2017
Offshore Online Shopping Surges

After slowing down markedly since 2012, Aussie online shoppers are spending big again with international stores. Current transactional data shows an alarming trend for local retailers.

By Grant Arnott | 18 Oct 2017