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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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The 2012 eCommerce Review

Chris Morley discusses the 2012 eCommerce year, a dramatic year which has seen the GST Debate discussed all most weekly, the service expectations of online consumers increase, advertising standards board making brands on Facebook be responsible for all content on … Continue reading

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Australian Retailers are getting left behind

As we read another report from a Australian CEO slamming, with Solomon Lew of Premier Investments – which owns the Just Jeans Group of retail outlets attacking the Government today on not moving on the GST issue as well as … Continue reading

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Still no change on GST

I wish this would be the last piece I ever write on the GST and Low value import Threshold; however I am not confident of that at all. Today the Government announced that they are not going to change the … Continue reading

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What will Retail look like in 20 years?

Revolutions are an integral part of our history; major nations have gone through them, coming out stronger and galvanized as a result. Industries too, have experienced revolutions, most notably the Industrial Revolution, but many categories of industry have had some … Continue reading

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E-COMM AND CARRY ON – Melbourne ShopTalk Review

Phil Leahy and Chris Morley went to ShopTalk Melbourne at The Honey Bar; speaking with some terrific Australian eCommerce minds. Join Online Market Experts as we share the hot stories of the week. Thursday Update: 1st November 2012.

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Will retailers get what they want from recent rate cut?

Last week on Tuesday, the first Tuesday of October, the Reserve Bank of Australia meet and agreed to reduce the official interest rate of Australia by 25 basis points dropping the official cash rate to 3.25%, the fifth rate cut … Continue reading

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Successful ShopTalk Melbourne last night

The last Wednesday of every month in Melbourne at the Honey Bar is ShopTalk the eCommerce meet up group and last night was an extremely successful event with over 60 people attending and hearing the inside story on Coles Online … Continue reading

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ECOMM AND CARRY ON – The weekly eCommerce Review

Phil Leahy and Chris Morley as they examine the week of eCommerce in our dynamic evolving industry. Join Online Market Experts as we share the hot stories of the week. Friday Update: 21th September 2012

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Is online the most efficient business?

Selling in today’s environment is tough and if you read the recent news releases in mainstream media it’s the toughest it has been for years, and most businesses are dropping profit estimates with monotonous regularity. Online retail has been at … Continue reading

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