Ecommerce

Magento CEO Mark Lavelle is leaving the business almost one year after Adobe acquired the ecommerce platform for US$1.7 billion. Founded in 2008, Magento was sold to eBay in 2011. Ebay then offloaded Magento in 2015 to global private equity firm, Permira Funds, which allowed the business to run as

More than 300,000 Brisbane shoppers now have access to grocery deliveries within two hours following the introduction of Woolworths’ Delivery Now service from six local supermarkets. Customers living in the suburbs surrounding Woolworths stores in Ascot, Ashgrove, Bulimba, Camp Hill, Paddington and Spring Hill can order up to 30 handpicked

Zoho Commerce Plus

Zoho has launched its first out-of-the-box vertical solution, an omnichannel commerce platform called Commerce Plus. Unveiled at the company’s Zoholics event in Austin this week, the commerce platform is built on top of Zoho’s existing platform, offering native integrations into Zoho’s front and back end systems. Sign up to Which-50’s

Alphabet owned drone-delivery service Wing has launched its first commercial air delivery service in North Canberra partnering with a number of local businesses. The company will be delivering a number of items including fresh food, hot coffee or over-the-counter chemist items. Users can order their goods on the Wing app

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There are four key ways for ecommerce retailers to future proof their brand, according to Mark Bergen, head of revenue at ecommerce company, Shopify. These include, creating a consistent experience, letting technology and humans do what they are supposed to do, removing friction from an experience, and using the correct

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Applications are now being accepted for Accenture’s annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development through mentorship with executives from top financial institutions. The sixth year of the Lab comes after global fintech investments more than doubled in 2018,

NetSuite is more closely integrating Bronto into its products and sales activity, but executives say there is more opportunity to more closely align the commerce marketing platform with its suite of business management software. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter NetSuite acquired Bronto for $200 million in 2015 to

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Retail can’t survive and thrive by ecommerce alone. Ecommerce is ceasing to be a stand-alone differentiator in retail success. Unified retail commerce meshes together the digital and physical worlds. Amazon generated US$141.92 billion in product sales in 2018, up 19.7 per cent  from US$118.57 billion in 2017, according to Internet

Payment technology company Worldpay is the opening its first sales offices in Australia and plans to open a New Zealand office after obtaining a local licence for acquiring card payments. These regional investments will enable Worldpay to serve its Australasian clients through an enhanced market presence and in-country payment processing.

Coles has selected advanced robotics technology and a new suite of software to help improve profit margin for its ecommerce sales and double the number of home deliveries it can make. The supermarket has announced its has entered an exclusive partnership with British supermarket and solution provider, Ocado, to deploy