Ecommerce

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NetSuite has flagged a massive expansion plan to accelerate its international growth piggy backing on the global reach of Oracle which acquired the business last year for $US9.3 Billion. The company says the news reflects the benefits available to its customers from Oracle’s vast global scale and resources. Take our Which-50

Southeast Asian online marketplace Lazada, owned by Alibaba, is joining forces with Uber and Netflix to launch a new digital loyalty program in Singapore. The membership program, LiveUp, gives members access to rewards and discounts on online shopping, food delivery and Uber rides, as well as a free 6-month Netflix

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ANZ will offer clients voice biometrics to improve security on mobile devices for transactions worth more than a thousand dollars. From the middle of this year, customers transferring these larger amounts through ANZ’s mobile apps will be able to use their voice to automatically authorise high-value payments. Take our Which-50

music streaming

Tokenly will launch a trial of a Blockchain-based music service token.FM in early May. At the same time it will open a Series A round. The company’s new service is the first to leverage Blockchain technology to address existing media challenges and empower the future of media distribution and fan relationships. Take

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Shortly after Amazon confirmed it is indeed working on an Australian retail launch, the good folk over at CB Insights published a handy Amazon strategy teardown via webcast and 10,000-word report. It’s recommended reading and watching if you want to sound smart when talking about the Seattle giant. Presented by

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Online shoppers have extremely short attention spans. A 100-millisecond delay in website load time can hurt conversion rates by 7 per cent and over half (53 per cent) of mobile site visitors will leave a page that takes longer than three seconds to load. Take our Which-50 reader survey and

Amazon delivery

After much speculation, Amazon has confirmed it is in the process of launching its retail offering in Australia. Take our Which-50 reader survey and go into the draw for a chance to win a pair of Sony H.ear Bluetooth headphones or 1 of 5 Google Daydream VR headsets Here’s the

The recent spate of store closings will do nothing but hasten the decline of physical retail, while providing only short-term profitability gains. Okay, so I know the US is over stored, and some locations just need to close, but there are many things going on here that must be considered.

Queensland’s Heritage Bank has embarked on a customer trial of a Visa’s wearable payment device. Heritage has launched a wristband with an embedded chip that enables users to leave their wallet at home and make a purchase simply by “hovering” the device over a contactless payment terminal. The waterproof wristband

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Posties have some work to do when it comes to digital. According to a report from Accenture, shipping and delivery of goods purchased online is not nearly as digitally enabled as in other industries and lacks the investment required to keep up with the changing consumer. Take our Which-50 reader