Designerex co-founder Kirsten Kore As a woman in the tech industry, you may find yourself being the only one in the crowd. One of the first things I find myself doing when I walk into the conferences and meet-ups, is look around to find my fellow female founders. Thankfully, there are more and more of… Read more »
Six retailers have begun their transition from traditional brick and mortar outlets to online brands at the Bricks & Clicks* sprint weekend at International Towers, Barangaroo.
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.
Founded by husband and wife team Emma and Joel Inteman, ShopShare is a shoppable video platform aiming to help content creators give shoppers advice.
Intelligent merchandising platform Insite AI has raised $1.8 million (NZ$2 million) in a funding round led by New Zealand firm Goat Ventures and landed a pilot with Chemist Warehouse.
Slyp, which allows merchants to send a customer’s receipt directly to their banking app, has raised $2 million in a seed funding round led by NAB Ventures.
Looking to help bricks and mortar retailers provide customers with a seamless ominchannel experience is Melbourne startup Brauz, founded by Lee Hardham and Rajesh Yeluri.
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 »
A few months on from launch, food and beverage company Coca-Cola Amatil has announced the first investment by its Amatil X arm, with the corporate venture platform taking a 20 percent stake in Australian startup Doshii.
Sydney-founded custom menswear startup InStitchu has acquired competitor George & King, a fellow Sydney-based company with showrooms across Australia.
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.
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 »
Fashion app Shop You wants to help consumers overwhelmed by choice easily find the right clothes online
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… Read more »
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.