The City of Sydney has partnered with Investible to run a Retail Innovation Program, an accelerator program aimed at helping traditional bricks and mortar retailers get online.
On this episode, Gina and Tricia discuss online retail. We had a chat to Anna Lee, the chief operating officer at online fashion retailer, The Iconic. The business was launched in Australia in 2011 through Rocket Internet and is now a giant locally, with CEO Patrick Schmidt saying earlier this year that the company expects… Read more »
ShopBack is an online loyalty program of sorts, giving shoppers cash back for purchases made from partner retailers through its platform.
As the retail sector waits for Amazon to launch its Prime service down under, eBay has today announced the launch of its own membership program, eBay Plus, in Australia.
Though Australian shoppers may be excited about Amazon’s arrival down under – and the dramatic drop in shipping fees expected to come with it – the headlines announcing the imminent death of the local retail sector are somewhat melodramatic. As it turns out, many local consumers still enjoy the bricks and mortar experience and will… Read more »
In this episode of Startup meet Corporate we explore innovation in the retail sector.
A few months after confirming its plans to set up shop in Australia, Amazon has today announced the opening of a fulfilment centre in Dandenong South.
The Wine Gallery was founded in 2015 out of a frustration cofounder Tom Walenkamp thought he couldn’t be alone in facing: understanding the language of wine is complicated
After months of speculation, Amazon confirmed in a brief statement that it will be launching its retail offering in Australia.
Catch Group has announced today its acquisition of troubled trans-Tasman childrenswear retailer Pumpkin Patch, with its focus on reviving the brand online.
According to KPMG, 35 percent of online purchases made in Australia and New Zealand were imported, with 25 percent coming from North America and Europe.
UK ecommerce startup Pretty Little Thing expanding celebrity-inspired fast fashion offering in Australia
Manchester-based startup Pretty Little Thing was launched in 2012 by Umar Kamani, who grew up surrounded by fashion – his father is the founder of online fashion retailer Boohoo.com.
Catch of the Day was awarded People’s Choice at last night’s Online Retail Industry Awards (ORIAs) gala, while two year old Sydney startup Mon Purse took out Best In-Store Initiative and Best Bootstrapped Growth Initiative and Shoes of Prey was inducted into the Hall of Fame.
From having to change their name just before launch to their acquisition and subsequent buyback from The Catch Group, Vinomofo’s road to success has been well documented within the Australian startup community. Now the mainstream online retail industry is taking notice, with the startup taking out three awards at last week’s Online Retail Industry Awards (ORIAs), including the top prize of Online Retailer of the Year.
Pricify is an new innovative tool that allows consumers to track prices of products they want from any online retailer around the world under one roof.