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.
David Koch is searching for six bricks and mortar retailers to transform into global ecommerce powerhouses through Bricks and Clicks, an education program designed to close the digital knowledge gap.
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.
Merchants can set up and run a gift card service from their point of sale, with Square allowing for the creation and distribution of both eGift and physical cards
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 »
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.
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.
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.