Amazon is set to open its second Australian fulfilment centre, or distribution warehouse, in the coming months, today announcing its leasing of a 43,000 square metre facility in Moorebank, in Sydney’s south west. The company’s first fulfilment centre is a 24,000 square metre facility in Melbourne’s Dandenong South, launched a few months ahead of retail […]
Snooper, a platform that allows brands and retailers to collect data by having consumers complete ‘missions’ related to their products in stores, has raised $1 million in a funding round led by Microequities Venture Capital.
Despite being a millennial in her mid-20s, I rarely buy clothes online. A jacket here, a jumper there, perhaps, but I don’t often go beyond that, usually because the choices are too overwhelming and I’m never convinced that what looks good on the screen will actually look go on me unless I can try it […]
Though Australian consumers believe the value of the benefits garnered from loyalty or rewards programs is diminishing, their favourite loyalty program still has an influence on their behaviour, a report has found.
Aussie businesses registered to sell on Amazon’s Australian Marketplace will be able to access Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) from today.
38 percent of retailers remain exclusively bricks and mortar, according to a report from the Australian Retailers Association (ARA).
Melbourne-based online furniture retailer Brosa has announced the closing of a $5 million Series B round, with funding coming from existing backer AirTree Ventures, BMY Group, and Bailador Technology Investments.
Norbit creates branded loyalty apps for shopping centres, allowing customers to earn points and prizes from shopping in store.
Finding unique stores in a new city or country can be a challenge for travellers; looking to make it easier through curated guides is Travelshopa.
While we know Showpo for its millennial fashion and social media presence, Lu has been working behind the scenes on something that is sure to turn heads.
Digital shopping platform Referboard drives sales and brand awareness through peer-to-peer referrals of online content from clothes, to furniture, hotels and restaurants. The platform can be best described as when Pinterest met Shopify.
Temando’s software aggregates courier services to help both consumers and retailers compare their shipping options. CEO Carl Hartmann says expensive and complicated postage arrangements is the number 1 reason consumers don’t complete a sale and the figure for abandonment stands at between 60-80% depending on the industry.
Sydney B2B startup Ordermentum, which helps suppliers and retailers in the food and beverage space manage orders, has raised $2.5 million in a Series A round.
Australian delivery startup Shippit has announced its first major retail partnership, signing on with Harvey Norman just a month after its alignment with Australia Post.
Looking to further support and boost local businesses working in the B2C sector is Sydney startup InPin.biz. The startup is creating an online ecosystem for small businesses and diverse professionals to digitally market themselves.