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Australian wages will be one factor that keeps online cheaper

There are many factors in play when looking at the online and in store price comparison of a similar product; some of these influences receive more media coverage than others – the hotly debated GST debate raises its head every … Continue reading

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Where is Australian Retail At?

Late last year I wrote about the retail revolution that is currently going on – this piece largely focused on the changes to environment that are causing retailers to adapt; the internet has brought on the need for retailers to … Continue reading

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Quick Sales to become fee free for sellers!

There is never a quiet week in the online world – this week proves that point extremely well. As many online industry followers were reading with interest the Gray’s online and OO merger and trying to predict the outcome; we … Continue reading

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A Huge Day for eBay Australia

For those of you who follow AFL football you maybe familiar with The Footy Show and former host Eddie McGuire opening the show rubbing his hands together saying ‘What a big week in football’ – today I am reminded of … Continue reading

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Google is the online version of the Mafia

The Sopranos is one of my all time favorite TV shows; Mafia movies and TV shows have always been a genre I have absolutely enjoyed to watch – the action, the drama and the personalities – what is not to … Continue reading

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Google no longer going to protect trademarks and brands

Earlier today I was forwarded an email by an industry colleague – the email was alerting me to a change in Google’s policy. Announced today Google will no longer monitor or restrict keywords for ads in response to trademark complaints … Continue reading

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PeSA Q1 2013 meeting with eBay Australia Executives

I can report that we had a very productive meeting with eBay management.  The quarterly meetings with the PeSA board are held confidentially so we cannot give specific details regarding upcoming changes or policy movements. Many of the issues that … Continue reading

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2012 eCommerce review and 2013 eCommerce projections

Chris Morley was interviewed by John Lynch of Digital Ministry in December 2012 about the year that was in eCommerce, as well as what to expect in the 2013 year. Chris highlights the importance of service, and the online sellers … Continue reading

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Search for the Internet business Holy Grail

What do Amazon, Microsoft, Disney, McDonalds, Apple, Walmart, Google, the military; Aliens and China have in common? At one stage or another each of the aforementioned have been touted as being capable of world domination. And in this modern Internet … Continue reading

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Gen Y and beyond will never shop at Myer

ABS retail figures for November were released showing a stark drop in sales for that month – whilst not unusual, it is concerning the month before the biggest trading month, Christmas, that retail figures are not only low, they have … Continue reading

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