So, Amazon opened its first fulfilment warehouse in Australia last Thursday, to the sounds of the incumbent retailers either telling us that they will have no effect, or just not acknowledging the appearance...

After months of speculation Amazon Marketplace is expected to launch in Australia by the end of this week. According to Lifehacker Australia, Australian Amazon Marketplace will soft launch Thursday 23...

Amazon is ending its fresh food grocery offerings delivery service AmazonFresh in parts of nine states in the U.S. from December 1, 2017. Shoppers living in certain parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts,...

Woolworths has announced a comparable food sales growth of 4.9 per cent in the first three months of the 2018 financial year. The supermarket giant said its sales in the 14 weeks to October 1 2017 totalled...

A report from online payment service PayPal Australia has revealed that one in two Australian retailers have failed to develop mobile shopping capabilities. Of the 400 businesses surveyed, just 51 per...

With the arrival of American online retail giant Amazon into the Australian grocery market imminent, discount platform CupoNation has compiled a new study analysing the giants of e-grocery in Australia. Despite...

Australian retailers are “completely unprepared for Amazon’s arrival” says marketing agency Datasauce. After surveying the country’s current retail businesses, Datasauce said 10 per cent of its...

Are the tiny cracks evident in the current supermarket business model just the beginning of what will become crevasses that will swallow supermarkets, or just annoyances that can be managed? My view is...

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has written to Amazon, asking them to ensure they comply with Australia’s unfair contract terms legislation. The letter was written ahead...

Shopping is a physical and sensory experience. Humans evolved doing some sort of physical ‘shopping’, even if for most of history the similarity of that activity and a trip to the supermarket...