Tess Bennett

Tess Bennett

Tess Bennett is the editor of Which-50.com. She is the former editor of Internet Retailing Australia and has covered the retail industry in Australia and abroad.

When Australian online retailer Vinomofo launched its Singaporean operation before Christmas they filled their new warehouse with enough wine to last for two months. Or so they thought. A mere 48 hours after launch the company had all but sold out of its stock and needed to air freight more

This story first appeared in the second edition of Which-50’s interactive magazine. As self-driving trucks hit the highways for trials in Europe and North America, technology has already changed life on the job for Australian truckies. Cam Dumesny, executive officer of the Western Australian Road Transport Association, shared his personal

There’s more than one way for Australian online retailers to enter China. South Australian fashion e-tailer BNKR (pronounced bunker) launched its Chinese-language website this week, choosing to build their own online channel rather than signing up with one of China’s internet giants such as Alibaba’s Tmall marketplace. Sign up for

Online retailer, Adore Beauty, has bought back the 25 per cent stake in the business it sold to Woolworths less than two years ago. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Kate Morris, the founder and CEO of Adore Beauty who started the Melbourne company in 1999, said the funding

This story first appeared in the second edition of Which-50’s interactive magazine.  Ford is serious about putting a fully autonomous vehicle on the road, but admits it will be quite some time before you can walk into a dealership and buy one. In the meantime, the auto giant is reevaluating

After nine months on the ground, Alibaba officially opened its Australian and New Zealand headquarters in Melbourne over the weekend. Further strengthening ties with Australia, Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma met with prime minister Malcolm Turnbull to discuss trade and donated $26.4 million to fund a new scholarship

The industrial internet – where machines talk to each other and humans — will  grow into a $225 billion market by 2020. For industrial giants like GE, that represents a huge opportunity. With so much focus on the consumer internet many commentators have missed the transformative impact of digital on industrial markets – and

Walmart’s ecommerce division is “moving at the speed of a start-up”. And all it took was a $3 billion acquisition. In a direct challenge to Amazon’s dominance in ecommerce and logistics, Walmart now offers free two-day shipping on more than 2 million items, without requiring customers to pay a membership,

The age of autonomous driving is doing much more than ushering in new types of smarter cars and trucks. The value chain underpinning the whole automotive market — as well as its adjacent industries — is being forced to change. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Electric vehicles, autonomous

Martech company Alterian has appointed Vinnie Mistry as Vice President, tasked with re-establishing the business in Australia following a management buy-out last year. The cross-channel campaign and real-time interaction management (RTIM) software provider was divested from SDL and relaunched in November as a privately held company headquartered in Denver, US.