Results for #COVID-19: Close
Inside Amazon Australia's Christmas Hiring Spree

Australia has a big Christmas coming, and Amazon Australia is starting its prep early. The retailer is gearing up for a massive Christmas season, hiring more than 1,000 seasonal workers to ease the strain. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 27 Sep 2021
Economic Optimism Drives 'Virtually Unchanged' Consumer Confidence

Australian consumers remain somewhat positive about current economic conditions, with consumer confidence virtually the same as in previous weeks.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 23 Sep 2021
Australia Post's Temporary Pause on Online Deliveries: Experts Weigh In

Australia Post is temporarily pausing its Parcel Point collections from the 4th - 7th September, in an effort to reduce the strain as online orders skyrocket. What does this mean for retailers? We asked the...

Ally Feiam By Ally Feiam | 02 Sep 2021
AusPost Pauses E-Com Parcels as Backlog Reach Christmas Levels

Australia Post is temporarily pausing its parcel collections from online retailers across NSW, ACT and Victoria as its backlog reaches pre-Christmas levels. Here's what it means for retailers moving forward.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 02 Sep 2021
The COVID-19 Pandemic was the Reset that E-Commerce Supply Chains Needed

It takes a significant jolt to spur businesses and individuals away from their traditional ways of operating. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has provided society with that nudge, and it has changed e-commerce supply chains forever.

By Matthew Chee | 17 Aug 2021
Consumer Confidence's Sharp Drop Resembles 2020 Levels

Australian consumers are feeling the weight of ongoing lockdown, Roy Morgan has reported. Consumer confidence is experiencing its sharpest dip since March 2020, when the first lockdown measures were announced in Australia. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 20 Jul 2021
Lockdown Sparks Further Online Spend

Australian consumers are spending up a storm online as lockdown remains in place in states across the country.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 12 Jul 2021
Kathmandu Warns of Potential Profit Slip as States Enter Lockdown

Kathmandu is forecasting a cut in its profits as lockdown measures affect almost every state in Australia.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 29 Jun 2021
What Aussie Online Shoppers Did in 2020

Experts predicted that e-commerce would contribute 12-13 percent of total retail spend in 2020. In reality, online made up 16.3 percent of retail spend, fuelled by the pandemic and necessity of e-commerce.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 01 Apr 2021
Will a Return to Travel Halt E-Commerce Growth?

Travel has been off the cards for some time now, and a result of this has been an enormous influx of online shopping, even as Australia says goodbye to lockdowns and restrictions. But what will happen...

Power Retail By Power Retail | 28 Jan 2021
Is Ulta's Loyalty Program a Gold Standard for Beauty Retailers?

E-commerce in the United States has long been more advanced than in Australia, but it seems that we're starting to catch up. Ulta, the American beauty retailer, has amped up its loyalty offering to reflect...

Power Retail By Power Retail | 21 Jan 2021
Aussie Online Shopping Expectations are Rapidly Changing

Australian online shoppers want retailers to lift their game and meet new expectations if they want to continue shopping with them, a new report has found.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 19 Jan 2021