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November sales delivered strong growth for online retailers and payment providers, as consumers increasingly use their smartphones to shop. Following Black Friday Ruslan Kogan, CEO of Kogan said in 2019 shoppers spent $9.8 million in 24 hours on the site he founded, compared to $5.4 million in the previous year.

This week Australian retailers of all varieties are offering Black Friday discounts, but the growing popularity of the sale, which originated in the US, has created new competitive pressures for local retailers. The drive for these types of sale events came originally from the retailer according to David White, national

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Most consumers who shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday are increasing the size of their orders every year according to new research from CouriersPlease.  The study showed 66 per cent of Aussies who shopped on either Black Friday or Cyber Monday are growing their orders yearly.  Only one third

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Rising online advertising costs are giving ecommerce sites more opportunity to turn to bricks-and-mortar investments to sell their brand according to a study by Coresight Research.  Data from commercial real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle Research (JLL Research) in 2018 digital natives said they plan to open 850 physical stores

Amazon’s artificial holiday sale is underway in Australia. Amazon Prime Day was launched in 2015 and first held in Australia in 2018. At the time it was the company’s biggest sales day since launching a local presence in Australia in December 2017. The ecommerce giant, which recently celebrated its 25th

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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

A report by Forrester Research has studied six Dell Boomi customers across multiple industries (consumer sales and marketing, transport, travel, manufacturing, energy and utilities, construction, media and advertising) to determine the scale and the extent of cost savings from a switch to the cloud. The report, which was commissioned by

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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

Customer service software provider Zendesk has acquired FutureSimple, the company behind Base. Base is known for building sales force automation software. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Zendesk said it will invest in Base’s ongoing market growth and product development, focusing on existing customers and delivering products for smaller,

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The Chicago-based sales and marketing automation company ActiveCampaign has announced it plans to open an office in Sydney later this year. The Australian office, which will serve as the company’s Asia Pacific HQ, will be the largest international investment ActiveCampaign will make outside of the US to date. Sign up