With a CV that includes contributing to the successes of online retail names such as Showpo, Go Vita, Muscle Republic and more - not to mention the founding of his own retail success story in footwear brand Antoine & Stanley - Paul Waddy, author of upcoming books Selling Online For Dummies and Shopify For Dummies, stands out as a unique mind in the e-commerce landscape.
Australia’s largest private e-commerce outfit New Aim has announced the transition of flagship dropshipping product Dropshipzone into a B2B marketplace, marking a shift from an inventory-led model to a B2B marketplace enjoying engagement with a diverse variety of suppliers.
Online marketplace MyDeal, majority owned by Woolworths Group since September, has become the latest to suffer a data hack as cyber crime continues to pose a significant threat to retailers of all descriptions.
As Amazon prepares for the official launch of its second Prime Day event for 2022, marking the first time the online marketplace has held the event twice in one year, Australia stands out as an exception to the retail giant’s Prime Day plans with the local Amazon arm instead kicking off a somewhat lesser sales event known as ‘Big Smile’.
Media organisation Paramount ANZ, whose portfolio includes Australian free-to-air television channel Network 10 and streaming platform Paramount+, have announced an entry into e-commerce as their next venture in an Australian-first partnership with social media platform Twitter.
Whatever the image one might have of a man who is a near-billionaire, odds are New Aim CEO and co-founder Fung Lam isn’t it. The man himself offers no signs of the kinds of indulgence or eccentricity many others who share his wealth might demonstrate, and for a man having achieved so much success there is little sign that it has gone to his head.
A new white paper from global delivery and logistics powerhouse FedEx has taken an in-depth look at the state of e-commerce in Australia and the Asia Pacific region, finding that growth opportunities for SMEs in e-commerce are high but Australia’s e-commerce market is nonetheless predicted to grow at a yearly rate less than that of the global average.
We identified three key strategies for retailers to meet — and exceed — shopper expectations going into peak season from BigCommerce’s 2023 Customer Experience Report: What Online Shoppers Want from Brands.