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New statistics from Australia Post show the biggest online shopping week is now in November as Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales become even more popular with consumers. According to the Australia Post 2019 eCommerce industry report, Inside Australian Online Shopping, the two significant shopping events, Black Friday and Cyber

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Australia Post’s parcel business continues to grow but a decline in letters has dragged down the company’s half yearly profit. For the six months to December 31, 2018, AusPost made a profit before tax of $154 million, down 36 per cent year-on-year. Register now for Which-50’s Business of Chatbots webinar Letter

Australia’s retail sector is feeling the pressure – from both traditional and emerging competitors and from customers with ever-growing expectations and low tolerance for poor service. Adapting to a new normal the sector is applying technologies and new ways of working to deliver better in-store and online experiences, to drive

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Australia’s newest bank, Volt Bank, and wealth management platform, Spitfire, have formed a technology alliance that the two companies say will set a new standard for banking and wealth management integration. Under the agreement, the Spitfire platform will manage Volt’s soon-to-be-launched deposit products, further cementing its position as a ‘one

Amazon has signed a deal to acquire mesh wi-fi manufacturer Eero strengthening its smart home assistant arm. Neither company disclosed how much Amazon paid for Eero. According to Bloomberg, Eero has raised $148 million in equity and debt. Eero’s various products helps users extend the range of their wi-fi through

Coles has selected three SAP products to help transform its digital operations across procurement, human resources (HR) and its business processes. The supermarket giant is implementing intelligent enterprise resource planning (ERP) with SAP S/4HANA, along with SAP Ariba for procurement and SAP SuccessFactors streamline and automate its HR operations. Sign

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Australian ecommerce retailer Tiger Mist has implemented Emarsys AI-driven marketing platform for EDM, mobile marketing and CRM ads which, according to the company, has revolutionised its digital marketing efforts. Tiger Mist said as it expanded, the digital marketing team realised it had outgrown its legacy marketing platform. The ecommerce site

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

Chinese mobile payments company Alipay and Tourism Australia will pilot a new city service in Sydney to promote leading tourist and retail destinations to Chinese tourists, throughout the Chinese New Year festive period in early February. The Sydney City Card will introduce Chinese tourists to sights and activities in hotspots

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Retail data shows sales fell in December after a strong performance in November, driven by online shopping events. Online sales dropped 1.4 per cent from November to December, according to NAB’s Online Retail Sales Index, while ABS figures showed overall retail spending declined 0.4 per cent in December. This is