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Super Retail Group (SRG) is in the midst of a transformation project, overhauling its technology platforms and organisational structure to build a culture focused on customers not channels. The ASX-listed retailer, which owns Boating, Camping, Fishing (BCF), Rays, Rebel and Supercheap Auto, wants to be a world class omnichannel retailer.

Xinja is the latest Australian neobank to obtain its restricted banking licence from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). APRA today announced it has granted Xinja a restricted authorised deposit-taking institution licence (RADI). Introduced in May this year, the new category of licence means Xinja can call itself a bank

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Amazon now has 10,000 Australian sellers on its local marketplace. At launch 12 months ago, the ecommerce store had around 560 sellers. Yesterday marked one year since Amazon formally arrived Australia with its own first party retail offering as well as its marketplace of third party sellers. Sign up for

Outdoor retailer Kathmandu is capitalising on customer data from its Summit Club loyalty program to build better relationships with their customers and increase revenue. Yelda Rahimi, marketing manager – customer, told Which-50 Kathmandu takes that data, and leverages Salesforce marketing cloud to build customer journeys and one-to-one personalised communications. Sign

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More Australians are turning to online shopping to buy their Christmas gifts, spending an average of $200 each. Australian shoppers are expected to buy 30 per cent more gifts online this Christmas compared with last year, according to new Australia Post research. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The

The arrival of Black Friday and Cyber Monday has brought back into focus the demands faced by retailers during the busiest time of the year, especially around click & collect. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The multi-channel nature of click & collect poses challenges to retailers who have

Members of the public can buy a stake in Australian online retailer Booktopia. The ecommerce business was once headed for an ASX listing but shelved the idea in 2016. It’s now looking to raise capital through a less conventional method. Valued at $113.4 million, Booktopia is looking to raise $10

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One in six buy now, pay later users are facing financial troubles with some becoming overdrawn, have delayed bill payments or borrowed additional money, according to ASIC. These users are predominately between 18-35 years old. The first review by ASIC into the buy now, pay later industry also found consumers

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After a blockbuster weekend of sales, Cyber Monday 2018 was the largest online shopping day of all time in the US. According to Adobe Analytics, Cyber Monday generated $7.9 billion in online sales, a 19.7 per cent increase year-over-year. While Black Friday sales increased 23.6 per cent compared to last

The improving economy, low unemployment, tax cuts and lower gas prices finally proved that there is not a retail apocalypse. Pent up demand is driving a great start to the holiday shopping period. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter According to Adobe Analytics in on Thanksgiving Day, shoppers spend