Tess Bennett

Tess Bennett

Tess Bennett is the editor of Which-50 and is responsible for leading the publication’s daily coverage of Australia's digital businesses for C-Suite executives, strategists, founders and directors. As the former editor of Internet Retailing Australia and journalist for Inside Retail, Tess has five years experience covering retail and ecommerce. At Which-50 Tess reports on a broad range of topics including technology, the industrial internet, analytics and digital marketing.

The martech vendor previously known as Dotmailer officially rebranded as Dotdigital in January, to reflect the company’s wider suite of marketing and communications tools for online retailers. Although it doesn’t rhyme, he is no longer ‘Tink Taylor founder of Dotmailer’, the company’s president is happy with the change, telling Which-50

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Women-focused ride sharing service Shebah is launching an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise $3 million in an effort to circumvent the “male gatekeepers” of venture capital. Founded in Melbourne in 2017, Shebah’s service promises women safe transportation without harassment and, on the other side, employment opportunities to work as drivers.

South Australian start-up Fleet Space Technologies’ plan to connect one million IoT devices to the industrial internet is gaining momentum. The start-up, founded by aerospace engineers, recently launched “Project Galaxy,” asking prospective customers to sign up to use its emerging low-cost satellite network. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter

The full impact of Amazon’s entry into the Australian market is yet to be felt, but the global retail giant is showing no signs of slowing down. According to Deloitte’s Global Powers of Retailing Report, an annual report which ranks the global retailers by revenue, Walmart remains the world’s largest

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has accused the National Enquirer of blackmail and extortion, alleging the publication threatened to publish private pictures of him unless he backed away from an investigation into its coverage. The billionaire published a Medium post today which includes the correspondence between his lawyers and

As digital ad revenue is diverted to Google and Facebook, big publishers are embracing subscription revenue, enforced by paywalls online, with new enthusiasm. However business models are far from figured out. Global publishers operating in Australia are also increasingly turning to analytics to better understand their audience in an effort

Nine months on from the introduction of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the first major fine has been handed down to Google for not being transparent and clear enough with consumers about how their data is being used. While Google says it plans to appeal the €50m fine,

Australia is the country that trusts social media the least, according to the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer. The annual report found Australia, alongside France, is the least trusting country globally in social media — 26 per cent compared to the global average of 43 per cent. Sign up to Which-50’s

After a busy year of acquisitions Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen is overhauling Adobe’s Digital Experience business to make room for Marketo and Magento. As part of the reorganisation, executive vice president and GM of its Digital Experience business Brad Rencher will be leaving the company. Rencher joined Adobe in 2009

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Google (Alphabet) Google’s parent company Alphabet beat revenue and earnings per share expectations however increased costs pushed shares down. Full year revenue up 23 per cent year-on-year to $136.8 billion, while Q4 revenue jumped 22 per cent to $39.3 billion. Advertising revenue for the three months ended December 31 were