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Cyber Weekend: An ‘Extraordinary Year for Online Retail’

Australia Post has shared its stats for the Cyber Weekend sales events of 2020 and has reported online sales up 40 percent from last year, smashing its already record-breaking numbers from 2019.

How Bunnings Fast-Tracked its Digital Innovation

Lockdown has helped spark the interest of new habits for thousands of Australians. Some of the biggest trends during lockdown included home improvement, gardening and baking banana bread. We spoke to Leah Balter, Bunnings Director of Digital, to examine the changes in consumer behaviour, how lockdown impacted retail and the future of Australia's leading home improvement retailer.

1,400 New Staff a Day: Inside Amazon’s Huge Hiring Spree

Amazon is undergoing another hiring spree to make up for the increased online sales over Cyber weekend and the pandemic-fuelled online boom.

The Retail Rebound: Turnover Increases 1.6% ABS Reports

Preliminary retail turnover has increased by 1.6 percent in October, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has reported. 

It’s Time Retailers Appealed to the Older Shopper

The changes to retail this year have been paramount, and they're likely never to return to what once was. Australians in isolation who have never shopped online were left with no option but to give it a go, and have since adapted to the online space. Enter the older shopper - have they been left in the dark?

“Be Flexible, Adaptable” – Five Minutes with Wiise

How can retailers attract the older shopper, manage with the influx of online orders and stay agile in the years ahead? We sat down with Jonathan Attia, the Managing Director, at Wiise, to examine how the changing customer landscape can influence and impact the future of retail in a post-pandemic world.

Nostalgia and the Pandemic are Driving Online Toy Sales this Christmas

In response to the extraordinary uplift in online retail over the last 12 months, Lego has launched its holiday campaign to champion nostalgia and the increase of e-commerce and digital channels.

$2 Million Worth of Orders in One Day – Q&A with Accent Group

It's been a turbulent year for everyone, and for retailers across Australia, there have been serious transformations in customer behaviour, online expectations, and restrictions, ultimately changing the face of retail as we know it forever. We spoke to Daniel Agostinelli, the CEO of Accent Group, to discuss the ways customers have changed, and how the retailer adapted across the span of the pandemic.

PayPal Supports Small Aussie Businesses with New Online Marketplace

PayPal and Buy From The Bush are joining forces to create an online marketplace to support local Aussie businesses.

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