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No Fear for Consumer Electronics Market - DealsDirect Acquires Extrastock

Despite concerns voiced for the local consumer electronics market by some industry heavy-hitters; DealsDirect is powering ahead announcing the acquisition of surplus electronics marketplace, Extrastock.

Infographic - Are you 'Pinterested'? Female Fashionistas Are!

Pinterest rises up the social media chain, gaining a strong following of females and fashionistas and creating a commercially viable channel for retailers.

ModCloth - Curating Content and Taking Fashion Beyond the Buyer

Mediocrity in retail is dead. Engaging content, careful curation and understanding consumer needs is a must in the crowded marketplace. Enter ModCloth - breaking traditional rules for retail success.

Growing Globally: Exploring the 'Modern Silk Road'

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'?

SPECIAL REPORT #21: Growing Globally

Download the our Growing Globally Special Report sponsored by DHL Express, for insights, expert opinion and best practice advice on how you can internationalise your business.

Infographic - Why Customer Service Counts in Online Retail

This snapshot of stats and facts by ZenDesk and Column Five, illustrates why customer service online is crucial to the e-commerce experience.

Kogan Projects $100M+ Revenue and 500% Growth for FY11/12

Electronics retailer Kogan is apparently enjoying a retail high, announcing it expects in excess of $100M in revenue and over 500% growth this financial year.

Are You Taking Advantage of the Global Online Retail Revolution?

Online retail is growing at a phenomenal rate and not just in our own backyard. Take our short survey and contribute to our upcoming 'Growing Globally' Special Report.

Sneaking Duck Launches 'Try At Home Before You Buy' Service

With all of the debate about 'try on' fees, online retailer Sneaking Duck combats the controversy by launching its free 'try at home before you buy' service.

Zappos Gets Zapped - Online Shoe Giant's Security Breached

Customer service king Zappos demonstrates how retailers need to communicate with customers during an online security breach in order to retain loyalty and trust.

Woolworths 'Crashes' into the Daily Deals Fray

There seems to be no signs of consumer interest in daily deals slowing, with the launch of Woolworths' Door Buster site met with an overwhelming response.

Harvey Norman Eyes off Asia, Declaring No New Stores for Australia

In the wake of the government's dismissal over lowering the GST-threshold, Gerry Harvey announces his 2012 focus will be on the asian retail market, as well as launching more offshore websites to avoid GST.