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Once viewed as a costly exercise, sustainability is being embraced by a growing number of retailers as a strategy that delivers cost savings and satisfies the demands of consumers. Companies are exploring automation tools to reduce the amount of packaging used, trying to find alternatives to plastic, and looking to

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Melbourne-based Adore Beauty has made a half-million dollar investment in warehouse management software to reduce the amount of packaging it uses. What’s more, automation is expected to bolster the company’s growth for the next five years. The solution chosen was HighJump. Kate Morris, CEO and founder of the beauty ecommerce

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Retailers are facing new challenges when it comes to making sure their customers are getting the best treatment possible — or risk losing them to competitors.  During a recent Adobe panel with senior retail executives, five key challenges for retailers were identified: customer-driven disruption; trust; digital maturity; data alignment; and

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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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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

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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

Ecommerce platform Magento has announced the availability of its Progressive Web Applications (PWA) Studio, a suite of tools for building online stores with app-like experiences. PWAs are apps which are accessible via browsers but offer more functionality than sites which have been optimised for mobile. Mobile apps provide retailers with

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Australia’s posties were busy right up until Christmas Eve this year, delivering more than 40 million parcels during December. The stats, released today, show Australians’ appetite for online shopping is growing, making December the biggest month in Australia Post’s history for parcel deliveries. The volume of parcels delivered during December

Australia Post is taking full ownership of ecommerce delivery platform Aramex Global Solutions (AGS) to boost its international ecommerce capabilities.   AGS provides end-to-end cross-border logistics solutions to a portfolio of global ecommerce merchants. It was established as a joint venture between the AusPost and Dubai-based logistics company Aramex two

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After a blockbuster weekend of sales, Cyber Monday 2018 was the largest online shopping day of all time in the US. According to Adobe Analytics, Cyber Monday generated $7.9 billion in online sales, a 19.7 per cent increase year-over-year. While Black Friday sales increased 23.6 per cent compared to last