Though the US social commerce market is growing at a rapid pace, China is not likely to lose its position of dominance in the near future, according to Italian financial analyst site Finaria.
Online ticket reseller Viagogo has been fined $7 million by the Federal Court for misleading Australian consumers with Google advertisements, added fees and claims about the scarcity of tickets.
The total global transaction value of online payments for digital and physical goods will exceed US$6 trillion by 2024 – a growth of 53% from 2019, according to a new research report.
A Brisbane pizza store is claiming a new Australian record for fast food, by consistently delivering freshly made pizzas to customer’s houses in less than six minutes for an entire week, with the support of “world-first software” that gives its pizza chefs a head start.
Michel van Aalten, Adyen country manager ANZ
According to the Australian Payments Network, payment fraud on Australian credit cards hit $476 million in 2017, surging from $218.1 million in 2016. As of 2018, online card fraud now accounts for 85 per cent of all card fraud in Australia.
Ecommerce vendor BigCommerce has ditched its IBM platform and completed the migration of its hosting infrastructure to Google Cloud.
Australia’s competition watchdog, the ACCC, has joined the European Commission and 24 other countries in a new global campaign focused on reducing the number of unsafe consumer products being sold online.
The online smartphone market in India is set to cross 15 million units in the third quarter of 2018, an increase of more than 25% year-on-year, and comprising 38% of the total online market, technology analyst firm Canalys claims.
Australian ecommerce and hosting solutions provider, eCorner, has signed a deal with Macquarie Cloud Services which it says will help it to stay competitive in the face of increasing competition from US ecommerce giants like Shopify.
New Zealand competition enforcement regulator The Commerce Commission has again issued a warning to consumers over the sales methods employed on websites operated by Danish company Digital Sourcing, formerly known as LuxStyle.
Online auction site eBay has threatened to cut off Australians' access to overseas shopping sites within its framework if the federal government goes ahead with a bill to levy GST on purchases of foreign goods below the value of $1000.
Apple’s long-awaited wireless Bluetooth AirPods have finally gone on sale exclusively online, and not just in the US but Australia, too, where the delivery date is still 19 December.
Online sales of products and services in Australia are increasing, with more than half of the country’s small and medium sized businesses now using e-commerce, according to newly published research from Sensis.
Online sales can be adversely affected if a company’s digital infrastructure goes down, highlighting the need for top notch backup and recovery plans and solutions.
A growing trend for social media companies to act as direct sales platforms, and Wi-Fi deployments and 4G rollout, is pushing up global online retail sales to around $1.7 trillion this year, up by 17% over 2014.
Online sales of goods and services in Australia are steadily increasing, with the end of the financial year spending showing a steep rise as businesses took advantage of the government’s tax incentives for purchases up to a value of $20,000.
A new online marketplace aims to match the spare capacity on transport company routes with people who have goods to ship.
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