Debit card system provider eftpos says it is on track to bring large-scale payments competition to Australia’s online retailer sector in November, with a range of additional security features now available to the payments industry.
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Optus Business has announced a new intelligent generation platform - Liquid Infrastructure - that it says helps enterprises configure their networks in as little as five minutes, and scale network capacity “up and down in a few clicks”.
eBay is more than holding its own, so far, against the concerted push from online retail giant Amazon to build its business in the Australian market, with a new report revealing that just 24% of Australians made a purchase on Amazon in the last six months compared to 63% purchasing goods and services on eBay over the same period.
Brisbane-based technology start-up Citrus is claiming successive new client wins both in Australia and globally, including wine merchant Dan Murphy, since launching its online advertising platform last December.
Online retailer Kogan has had a big jump in revenue and profits for the full year to 30 June, on the back of a 45% boost in active customers to now claim 1.38 million total active customers.
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A survey of retailers released on the day online giant Amazon made its Australian debut claims that 95% of Australian online retailers plan to sell using the company's Australian platform in the next 12 months.
Australians are turning to online shopping after disappointing experiences with bricks and mortar stores and the inability to find a product while shopping instore, according to a new study.
Courier and door-to-door online delivery service Sendle has launched a free integration with ecommerce platform Shopify in a move it claims will simplify and accelerate delivery for thousands of online retailers around Australia.
As Australian online retailers brace for the arrival of online giant Amazon, a senior official of a global provider of cloud-based ecommerce solutions and services has advised locals to optimise their site for mobile use as Australians are using smartphones for shopping more than ever.
Amazon’s entry into the Australian market, mooted for sometime later this year, or next year, has Australia’s small business owners in a spin and nervous about the effect the ecommerce giant — or other overseas competitors — will have on their businesses.
Online shoppers have been warned by the competition watchdog to be wary of scammers masquerading as legitimate online retailers selling well-known brands at “too-good-to-be-true prices”.
Online discount retailer Kogan has hit the pre-Christmas buying spree with an offer to shoppers of new discount deals every hour at any time of day or night.
Online retailer Kogan has rebounded from an uninspiring debut on the ASX to come in ahead of forecasts with a 5.4% jump in revenue to $211.16 million and a lift in profits for the year to the end of June.
Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of giant Chinese online retailer Alibaba, has unveiled its global marketplace and AliLaunch programmes for international technology partners to enter the China market through its cloud initiatives.
Online retailer Ozsale has been hit with a $10,800 penalty by the ACCC for breaching the rules on faulty goods returns to consumers.
Giant Chinese online retailer, Alibaba, is to open its first Australian office later this year as part of its global strategy to create opportunities for Australia’s merchants to benefit from China’s big spending consumers and the boom in spending throughout the Southeast Asia region.
Online retailer Kogan says it has entered the hotel and travel booking “war” with its new Hotels and Cruise services offering travellers “unbeatable deals” for their next holiday.
Australian ecommerce agency Netstarter, a Salmat company, is claiming a world-first with the development of a Magento 2.0 digital commerce site for local menswear label Venroy, and the online clothing company’s 38% increase in sales conversion over the past month.
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