Up to $1 in every $10 spend in retail in Australia now comes from online sales, with double-digit growth in the sector pushing total annual sales towards a $30 billion market. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released on April 2019 revealed that Australian shoppers spent $29.23 billion on online retail over the past year, which… Read more »
How Byron Bay women’s surfwear brand Salt Gypsy is spreading its sustainable message using Amazon Launchpad
Byron Bay-based Danny Clayton is a pioneer of the surf leggings trend. Her brand, Salt Gypsy, uses recycled fishing nets and plastic ocean waste to produce sustainable surfwear. Salt Gypsy clothing is Australian made and Clayton is one of the first brands to be part of the new Amazon Launchpad store for startup brands. … Read more »
Amazon Launchpad, an online store for startup brands, launched in Australia today. The store has more than 150 brands and more than 3000 products available. It uses Amazon’s rapid local fulfilment network to solve some of the biggest challenges startup founders face. Amazon.com.au’s latest innovation for the Australian market, Amazon Launchpad, a new store for… Read more »
Amazon Australia, fresh from its push to change the local retail landscape after launching here in 2017, is now turning its attention to the next generation of coders with a STEM program for primary school students. Camp Amazon is a two-year $150,000 initiative for 100 kids in years 3 to 6 to develop their… Read more »
Amazon’s announcement that it will block shipping to Australia from Amazon.com and redirect users to the Oz site has angered the company’s Aussie users.
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.
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… Read more »
Aussie businesses registered to sell on Amazon’s Australian Marketplace will be able to access Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) from today.
While one of the obvious advantages of an ecommerce business is having access to a borderless marketplace, for many merchants, the idea of expanding internationally can seem daunting.
Amazon’s Alexa is coming down under complete with Aussie accent, with the company today opening preorders for its Echo smart speakers in preparation for shipping in early February.
Before launching IT operations management platform PagerDuty in 2009, Alex Solomon had earned his street cred as a software engineer for Amazon.
Fresh off raising $33 million Series C round in October, Airtasker is gearing up for a busy Christmas period, today announcing a partnership with Coles to trial a delivery service across 64 Sydney stores.
Catch Group and Lux Group have today announced the swapping of several assets and the creation of a new joint venture in a bid to streamline each of their offerings.
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.
Working to simplify the process behind creating and initiating voice, email, and SMS communication is Sydney-startup Upwire.