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Bunnings plans to launch an online marketplace, called MarketLink, as the home improvement retailer expands its digital offering.  The retailer has been a latecomer to ecommerce, with Bunnings’ Managing Director, Mike Schneider saying earlier this year the business has been building its digital capability “which is less about selling products

This year, the world’s four most valuable companies — Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Alphabet — all signalled a new or renewed push into gaming. The tech giants all want a bigger share of what market researcher NewZoo says is a $US152 billion gaming market, currently growing at 9.6 per cent

Secondhand apparel sales are going to be more disruptive for specialty fashion retail than Amazon or the fast fashion players like Zara and H&M, according to Scott Galloway. Galloway, speaking via video link at the NewsMediaWorks’ Inform conference in Sydney today, warned specialty retail is about to endure the same

Amazon and Global Optimism — an organisation focused on social and environmental change — announced overnight, The Climate Pledge, a commitment to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. Amazon is the first company to sign this pledge, which calls on signatories to be net-zero carbon across their businesses by 2040

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Matt Furlong, a director at Amazon’s North American operations, has been appointed the new country manager of Amazon Australia. He will replace Rocco Braeuniger who will move to a senior international role within Amazon. Braeuniger was appointed Australian country manager in August, 2017 and led the local launch of Amazon’s

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Amazon’s Launchpad concept has arrived in Australia, providing a new platform for local direct to consumer brands to launch, market and distribute their products. The program aims to help local startups and entrepreneurs leverage Amazon’s retail expertise and infrastructure to promote their brands and grow their nascent businesses. Sign up

The number of voice assistants used to access smart home devices will reach 555 million by 2024; up from 105 million in 2019, according to new data from Juniper Research. By 2024, Juniper Research expects more than 90 per cent of voice assistants to be used to control smart home

The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market grew 31.3 per cent in 2018 to total $32.4 billion, up from $24.7 billion in 2017, according to Gartner. Amazon was once again the number one vendor in the IaaS market in 2018, followed by Microsoft, Alibaba, Google and IBM. “Despite strong

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The famously un-profitable Amazon managed another profit in Q2, but it’s streak of record-breaking results is over. Profit for the quarter was up 3.6 per cent to $2.63 billion, which failed to meet analyst expectations. Amazon’s financial performance was hampered by a loss in its overseas retail business, growing shipping

Cloud technology has delivered $9.4 billion dollars in productivity benefits to the Australian economy in the past five years, according to new research released this week by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Deloitte Access Economics. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The Economic Value of Cloud Services in Australia