Ecommerce

Menswear start-up InStitchu is setting up shop in David Jones, providing the department store with a new retail experience that combines old-world service with digital technology. Founded by Australians Robin McGowan and James Wakefield in 2012, InStitchu sells tailored menswear at an accessible price point, using technology to provide mass

Alipay has announced a new partnership to offer restaurants around Australia a mobile ‘scan to order’ platform and free menu translation service, to enable them to more effectively reach Chinese visitors. More than 500 restaurants Australia-wide have already signed onto the joint initiative by Alipay and online food and travel

Brands claim to compete on experience, rather than just products or services. It is a widely used tactic, employed by both the brands themselves and the vendors selling the technology that helps deliver them. During an Oracle CX event in Sydney this month, executives from Oracle CX and local customer

Woolworths’ suppliers will now be able to monitor how their products are selling in each store. The supermarket giant has developed a new app called Compass, which draws on historical sales patterns to calculate dynamic daily sales expectations for every product in every store. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights

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,