Tag Archives: online shopping

Expected Christmas spend revealed

A survey of 1,000 respondents revealed that Australians will spend an average $686 each on Christmas. Of this average spend, $351 is expected to go towards groceries. The Accenture Research survey also revealed that the main spending influencing factors include grocery costs (35 per cent), disposable income (31 per cent) …

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ARA teams up with Google

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) and Google have announced a new strategic collaboration this week. Russell Zimmerman, Executive Director of ARA, says a more direct relationship between the ARA and Google will allow the ARA to better support retailers to use digital tools and platforms which support their growth ambitions. …

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Click, fly and collect with Coles’ airport locker service

Melbourne travellers, while away from home, can now order groceries from Coles and have them delivered to a dedicated smart locker at Melbourne Airport for collection after stepping off the plane. The free service uses refrigerated lockers to keep groceries fresh, offering Coles Online customers an easy solution to shop …

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Consumers to save on everyday essentials from Amazon

Amazon Australia has introduced the Subscribe and Save program. The program enables customers to sign up for scheduled repeat deliveries on products they routinely shop for. With this, comes a 10 per cent discount and free delivery. Thousands of products are now available as part of Subscribe and Save across …

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Coles Online thanks customers with free home delivery

Coles Online is offering free home delivery for the rest of the month. This is to thank customers for a 30 per cent increase in sales over the last financial year. Starting today, Coles Online customers who spend more than $100 in one transaction and place their order by 30 …

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Cleveron 501 – a clever way to click and collect

Estonian-based company, Cleveron has launched what’s said to be a one-of-a-kind grocery robot – Cleveron 501 – that, reportedly, enables grocery pick-up in just 20 seconds. This is said to be Cleveron’s first grocery robot. According to Cleveron’s CEO Arno Kütt, while the company is known “for creating innovative click …

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Queen Victoria Market now offers fresh produce online

Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market has announced a “landmark partnership” with online shopping and delivery service YourGrocer. This new partnership will allow locals to order fresh produce from the Market online and have it conveniently delivered to their door. As part of this new collaboration, YourGrocer now features a variety of …

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Online shopping for Woolworths Group set to take off

Woolworths Group and US-based eGrocery Takeoff Technologies will implement automated micro fulfillment capabilities at three sites to help meet customers’ growing demand for shopping online. The implementation of Takeoff’s automated solution will begin within the next 12 months. Woolworths Group will then evaluate the suitability of the technology for further …

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Bernie Hughes to replace Justin Sargent at Nielsen

Bernie Hughes (right) will replace Justin Sargent as Pacific Managing Director at Nielsen, the company has announced. Mr Hughes will lead Nielsen’s Connect business, while Justin Sargent will head up its China Zone as President. About Bernie Hughes Mr Hughes has held several leadership positions in retail and media measurement …

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Supermarkets must invest ‘heavily’ in technology, says IRI

Big-data firm IRI says supermarkets must invest “heavily” in technology to keep up with rapidly evolving consumer trends. Chief Commercial Officer, Asia Pacific, IRI, Alistair Leathwood, has outlined the challenges facing the retail sector in IRI’s ‘Retail Outlook for 2019 and Beyond: Staying One Step Ahead’. Investing in data and …

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