In the media
What is currently happening in the eCommerce and online retail space? What is the media saying?...

Why retailers will fail if they don't turn to tech

"Shoppers are continuing to desert stores in droves - and it's all due to the internet."

theage.com.au - 5/4/2013 - View article...

Retailers struggle as city shops close

"RETAIL in some areas of Melbourne's central business district is collapsing, with more than a dozen empty stores at the retail fashion precinct attached to Southern Cross Station."

theage.com.au - 2/7/2012 - View article...

Retail sales in worst showing since 1984

"The lethal mix of consumer caution, rise of online spending, worsening global economic conditions and weather woes led to a slump in retailing not witnessed since the 1980s,"

theage.com.au - 6/2/2012 - View article...

Rebuilding online

"Australians love to shop online these days, with traditional retail stores facing the prospect that a shopfront may simply not be enough to keep your business in the game."

nett.com.au - 3/2/2012 - View article...

Biggest ever online shopping spree

"Australia had its busiest ever period of online shopping over Christmas 2011."

theage.com.au - 11/1/2012 - View article...

Biggest ever online shopping spree

"Australia had its busiest ever period of online shopping over Christmas 2011."

theage.com.au - 11/1/2012 - View article...

Online shoppers have left high street retailers glum

"High street retailers are facing increasing competition from online stores"

theaustralian.com.au - 4/1/2012 - View article...

Retailers told: go online, or wither on vine

"AUSTRALIAN retailers will have to embrace online shopping this year if they are to escape the malaise gripping their sector, business leaders have warned."

theage.com.au - 3/1/2012 - View article...

Retailers face tougher online competition

"Slowing demand and the growth of internet sales continue to plague retail expectations for early 2012, a private survey has shown."

theage.com.au - 3/1/2012 - View article...

Retailers pessimistic as online continues to bite

"More than half (55 per cent) of retailers surveyed named slowing demand as their primary concern for the year ahead, with 56 per cent saying they expected online retail to impact mainstream retail businesses."

theage.com.au - 3/1/2012 - View article...

Post-Christmas sales sluggish

"Limited ranges of stock and high prices have encouraged shoppers to look online"

theage.com.au - 3/1/2012 - View article...

Clicks vs bricks: how traditional retailers have battled online stores for your shopping dollar

"There is a greater reach with it as well. With e-commerce you have the ability to look at prices while on the go, you can compare prices and with the greater reach of internet access, you have more people who can browse. There also seems to be fewer and fewer people who have security concerns with it."

theage.com.au - 26/12/2011 - View article...

Myer to close or shrink stores as retail malaise bites

"Where a lease is coming up for renewal we will look to sign for a shorter duration and the store will potentially be downsized as we build up our online business..."

theage.com.au - 19/12/2011 - View article...

Online shoe retailer steps up to cope with rush

"AT a time when high-street retailers are feeling the pain of tough economic times, Bjorn Behrendt's not-so-humble online shoe shop is booming...."

theaustralian.com.au - 17/12/2011 - View article...

Consumers take full advantage of technology this Christmas- Retailers urged to get online

"Peak retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association said today it was urging retailers to make sure their online presence is up to date in preparation for the Christmas shopping rush...."

www.retail.org.au - 5/12/2011 - View article...

Shoppers to hit internet for Christmas gifts

"DIGITAL commerce companies are predicting the coming week will be the biggest yet for online shopping in the lead-up to Christmas...."

couriermail.com.au - 5/12/2011 - View article...

Harvey Norman takes the online plunge

"Long-time foe of online retailing Harvey Norman has swallowed its pride and launched an e-commerce site..."

theage.com.au - 23/11/2011 - View article...

Online banking, shopping clicks into gear

"THE online economy continues to show healthy growth..."

theage.com.au - 18/11/2011 - View article...

Online bargains tempt shoppers

"Shoppers are also increasingly drawn to the convenience that internet transaction offer, a new report has said..."

news.com.au - 16/11/2011 - View article...

Online shopping on the rise

"AUSTRALIANS shop online more regularly than people in most other countries, spending on average $206 a month..."

theage.com.au - 13/9/2011 - View article...

Retail change starts online

"The reality is that we are now seeing structural change in the retail sector with the start of a reorganisation of retail space as consumers change their shopping habits. This is the internet-driven retail revolution that had to happen..."

theage.com.au - 17/8/2011 - View article...

Surf's up for Aussie web boom

"USE of the internet is tipped to explode six-fold in Australia over the next four years in an unprecedented online boom. And the numbers of users will rise from 14 million last year to more than 20 million by 2015, a new report says..."

heraldsun.com.au - 10/8/2011 - View article...

There's no discounting the confidence of ladies bent on retail therapy

"Internet shopping surges..."

theage.com.au - 7/8/2011 - View article...

The shops are dropping as consumers call the shots

"Consumers have become more discriminating; and they are abandoning traditional retailers for online shopping..."

theage.com.au - 7/8/2011 - View article...

Retail hits rock bottom as web bites

"Retailers are suffering as consumers spend less or choose to shop online..."

heraldsun.com.au - 4/8/2011 - View article...

Australia's internet economy worth $50 billion

"The internet contributes 3.6% of the nation's gross domestic product (GDP), which is just slightly larger than the contribution made by iron ore exports. Deloitte also predicated that the online economy will grow a further 7% a year to be worth $70 billion by 2016..."

nett.com.au - 3/8/2011 - View article...

Experts tell Aussie retailers: getting online is about customer service not price - Engage in E-tail seminar TODAY, Sydney

"68 percent of online buyers preferring to shop domestically if they can find what they're looking for online...."

www.retail.org.au - 2/8/2011 - View article...

Come back! Myer woos online shoppers with free shipping.

"The Commonwealth Bank estimates Australians spent $9.5 billion last year on online shopping sites, $4.2 billion of it on overseas sites and the remaining $5.3 billion at Australian online stores..."

heraldsun.com.au - 2/8/2011 - View article...

Dot com II reaches fever pitch

"For budding dot-com entrepreneurs: there's never been a better time to start a business..."

theage.com.au - 13/7/2011 - View article...

More retailers set to embrace online business strategies: Engage in E-tail seminar Sydney, 2 August

"Australian Sporting Goods Association Executive Director Brad Kitschke said that retailers could not afford to ignore the advantages of the online marketplace...."

www.retail.org.au - 24/6/2011 - View article...

ARA joins PayPal to help drive Aussie retailers online

"Over 8 million Australian consumers now use the internet to make purchases and this, coupled with global consumers, makes the online market place a very exciting space to operate in...."

www.retail.org.au - 14/6/2011 - View article...

The Seven Pitfalls of Business Failure And How to Avoid Them

"Simply put, if you have a business today, you need a website. Period..."

businessknowhow.com - 2011 - View article...