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Topic: e-commerce

World Wide Web Wednesday #22

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Retail Game Changers There’s been a revolution going on in the retail industry. Behind the flashy drone delivery headlines, there has been a quiet change in the way technology is improving the existing systems […] ... Read More

  February 7, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #21

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Whole Foods facing inventory management challenges Since being bought over by Amazon, Whole Foods has implemented a buying system called order-to-shelf, a tightly controlled system designed to streamline and track product purchas ... Read More

  January 31, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #20

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! The solution for warehouses bursting at the seams Automated storage, once a luxury, has emerged as an ideal solution for those struggling to cope with strained storage systems. Automated storage cuts storage space by […] ... Read More

  January 24, 2018     

Brick and Mortar Stores: Can they Compete with E-retailers?

Brick and mortar retail stores are experiencing a significant decline in market share, largely due to e-commerce providing consumers with greater access to global markets. The impact that the e-commerce revolution has had on physical shopping centres and stores is so significant, commentators are now referring to its growth as the ‘great retail a ... Read More

  January 23, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #19

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Side-Gigs Proving A Challenge for Women Women are a third less likely than men to start a business. Despite internet connectivity, the availability of tools and social groups, what are the factors preventing women […] ... Read More

  January 19, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #18

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Is Alibaba trying to reinvent convenience stores? Alibaba has been recruiting independent store owners in China to adopt its retail management platform, named Ling Shou Tong, in their stores. Since it rolled out in […] ... Read More

  January 10, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #17

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Oracle’s founder challenges Amazon and other competitors to a battle in the Cloud In a recent meeting with financial analysts, Larry Ellison, founder and long-time CEO of Oracle shared his perspectives on why Oracle’s [&h ... Read More

  December 20, 2017     

Amazon in Australia: Formidable Amazon and the Threat to Intermediaries

Welcome to the final installment of our Amazon in Australia series! This series of articles explores e-commerce in Australia, and how Amazon will affect Australian wholesalers and distributors. In our third article, we discuss what intermediaries like wholesalers and distributors can expect from this retailing juggernaut. Amazon is finally up and r ... Read More

  December 19, 2017     

Amazon in Australia: Can Local Businesses Stand Up to Amazon Business?

Welcome to the second of our Amazon in Australia series! This series of articles explores e-commerce in Australia, and how Amazon will affect Australian wholesalers and distributors. Our second article in this series will explore the impact of Amazon Business on Australian intermediaries. Click here to read the first article of the series. Jeff Bez ... Read More

  December 18, 2017     

Amazon in Australia: Surveying the Australian E-Commerce Landscape

Welcome to the first of our Amazon in Australia series! This series of articles explores e-commerce in Australia, and how Amazon will affect Australian wholesalers and distributors. This article explores the current Australian e-commerce landscape and what drives Australian consumers. E-commerce is immature Australia’s e-commerce landscape is sti ... Read More

  December 18, 2017     

How backend operations of inventory stock management affect customer satisfaction

Keeping your customers happy and creating customer loyalty is one of the most important facets of any business, and inventory stock management is critical to that customer satisfaction in many ways. Obtaining and retaining your customers trust is a must if you want to keep them happy. It’s common knowledge that getting a current customer [&hellip ... Read More

  December 18, 2017     

World Wide Web Wednesday #16

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Check out this year’s FORBES 30 Under 30, featuring 30 shakers and movers in 20 industries across the United States – all under 30 years old! Scroll down for the […] ... Read More

  December 13, 2017     

World Wide Web Wednesday #14

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Take a management lesson from The Walking Dead More than just a blood and gore fest, The Walking Dead offers surprising management lessons. From sharing resources to leader and management styles, read on to […] ... Read More

  November 29, 2017     

World Wide Web Wednesday #13

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Getting the most out of your meetings Everyone dreads going to meetings that drag on without achieving anything. The problem with them is that they cost the company time and money. In the US […] ... Read More

  November 22, 2017     

World Wide Web Wednesday #12

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Will RFID rejuvenate brick and mortar stores? Shoppers seem to prefer shopping from the comfort of their couch so brick and mortar stores have to up their game to retail ever-demanding shoppers. RFID technology […] ... Read More

  November 15, 2017     

World Wide Web Wednesday #11

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! The Death of Cars? A prominent figure in the auto industry, Bob Lutz has worked for Ford, General Motors, Chrysler and BMW. His latest revelation predicts the end of cars as we know it. […] ... Read More

  November 8, 2017     

World Wide Web Wednesday #10

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Australian brick and mortar retailers get a boost The Australian retail scene has always been competitive but now there’s one important stat on local retailers’ side – Australians are making more trips to the […] ... Read More

  November 1, 2017     

World Wide Web Wednesday #9

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Bill Gates and Steve Jobs have this big red flag on technology in common Psychologists are quickly learning how dangerous smartphones can be for teenage brains. Recent research has found the teen suicide rate […] ... Read More

  October 25, 2017     

World Wide Web Wednesday #8

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links we think you’ll enjoy! Get more done without hiring more people When your business is strapped for cash and the tasks are piling up, how can you optimise your business to get more done every day, […] ... Read More

  October 18, 2017     

SMEs and Globalization: A Changing Landscape

Advances in technology over the last two decades have shrunk the world; travel is inexpensive, cross border payments are fast and businesses communicate in real-time. In this era, even small businesses can easily compete on the global stage. The internet has opened up opportunities for small businesses to export their products to foreign markets an ... Read More

  July 5, 2017