Tag Archives: online

Make your web content accessible for everyone

Digital commerce planning and design has been at the forefront of retailers’ wider business strategies for some time, and with the digital trend not taking a back seat any time soon, it’s important for small business owners to consider digital options as well. Accessibility and easy navigation of websites is …

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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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Coles eyes brave new world of opportunity

The changing competitive and digital landscape provides significant opportunities for differentiation, says Coles Managing Director John Durkan. Speaking at Wesfarmers’ 2018 Strategy Briefing Day last week, Mr Durkan identified key factors of the changing retail landscape: Competitive intensity – competition from both new and existing players. Digital disruption – shopping …

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Vegetable industry revamps online education tool

The Australian vegetable industry has released its new-look online education tool Veggycation The website, which is a strategic levy investment through Hort Innovation, is an easy-to-use tool for vegetable growers, health professionals and the wider public that showcases the nutritional benefits of different vegetables and explains the optimal methods to …

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Fulfilment by Amazon launches for Australia retailers

Registered sellers on Amazon’s Australian Marketplace are now able to access Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) – a service that will pick, pack and ship products on behalf of retailers. This service will save retailers time and money, as they can simply send any products they wish to ship directly to …

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Coles named top grocery retail Facebook page of 2017

According to Online Circle Digital’s 2017 Facebook Performance Report, Coles is leading the category in number of fans, average engagement and share of voice. The report shows that Coles holds the largest share of voice in the retail (grocery) category with 24.7 per cent, closely followed by Woolworths (23.97 per …

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Coles invests in price and service

Coles Online achieved double-digit sales growth in the half year to December 31, 2017, with growth accelerating in the second quarter as further investments were made to improve the customer experience. According to parent company Wesfarmers’ half-year report, Coles opening its second dark store in Sydney’s Alexandria significantly improved fulfilment …

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Retailers grow online audience over Christmas

Grocery retailers fared well with their online offerings over the Christmas period, with Woolworths, Coles and ALDI all reporting notable growth in audiences for their sites and apps. According to Nielsen Digital Ratings for December 2017, Woolworths reported a unique audience of 8.1 million in Australia, a 14.4 per cent …

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