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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

Amazon sold more than 175 million products during its global Prime Day sales this year, eclipsing any of its previous sales events. But US customers are reporting the ecommerce giant hasn’t been able to keep up with demand, failing to deliver items within its advertised delivery periods. Sign up for

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The most important trait for a professional working in digital marketing or ecommerce is empathy. It’s the driver to keep improving customer experiences in a world that’s continuously redefined by technology. That’s the view of Matt Day, Digital Marketing & Ecommerce Manager Spalding, the world’s largest basketball equipment maker. Sign

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From setting the standard for delivery and ease of transaction in ecommerce to pioneering cashierless stores and embracing cloud computing, Amazon is a consistent and persistent disruptor in the retail sector. The rise of the Seattle giant has left investors wanting to know, how is the rest of retail industry

All four US consumer tech giants — Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple — are facing a new antitrust probe conducted by the US Congress. The House Judiciary Committee announced on Monday it would launch a broad investigation to determine if dominant firms are engaging in anti-competitive conduct, and whether or