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Top 5 trickiest items to pack

Lunar New Year is one of the busiest times for e-commerce across Asia, which means FedEx becomes increasingly busy with festival orders. With such a...

New President at Hanes Australasia

(Feature image: Tanya Deans) Hanes Australasia has appointed Tanya Deans as President, starting 8 February 2021. Ms Deans will succeed David Bortolussi, who announced his departure...

Taking care of business with Vend Reporter

Retail productivity and intelligence platform, Vend is releasing Vend Reporter. It’s a mobile iOS app for iPhone or iPad that allows retailers to keep track...

New Frucor Suntory Chief Transformation Officer

James Houston has been announced as the new Chief Transformation Officer at Frucor Suntory. Mr Houston has been with Frucor Suntory for more than three...

Covid-19 influences back-to-school prep

Half of Aussie shoppers intend to purchase many back-to-school necessities from their local supermarkets. “The recent Shopper Study indicates that shoppers remain financially cautious due...

Optus and amaysim, set to finalise acquisition

For 10 years Optus has been a wholesale partner for amaysim. Today, it’s been revealed that shareholders voted in favour of the acquisition of amaysim’s...

Wholesome gifts, a hit for Christmas 2020

December 2020 proved to be filled with wholesome gift-giving. eStore Logistics noticed an increase in online orders for health and beauty products, books, CD’s and...

2021, opportunity to increase disability employment

With job advertisements increasing month on month, the opportunity for workforces to recruit employees with disabilities is becoming stronger. 2021 will prove to be a...

Small businesses frustrated over loan conditions

Loan conditions are proving to be a big pain in the … world of small business. Nine out of 10 Aussie small businesses express frustration...

Google Cloud helps retailers enhance e-commerce

Google Cloud has announced the launch of Product Discovery Solutions for Retail. According to the company, this suite of solutions has been built to help...

What merchants need to know about BNPL options

Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) is continuing to grow throughout Australia among retailers and beyond. Country Manager (Australia) at ClearSale, Ralph Kooi discusses the different...

Global Food & Drinks Trends for 2021

Mintel has released three key trends for the global food, drink and foodservice industries, for 2021. Associate Director of Mintel Food & Drink, Alex Beckett...
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