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02

Dec 2015

Technology Can Help Retailers this Christmas

With the Christmas season already in full swing, Anthony Capano of Rakuten Marketing, explains how retailers can leverage technology to navigate the shifting habits of Australian online shoppers. The busiest time of the Australian retail calendar is upon us. Not only is the lead-up to Christmas going to be a boom for online shopping, but the post – Christmas Boxing Day sales are becoming more popular...

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02

Dec 2015

Online sales surge while in-stores sales drop

The future may hold far fewer and radically redesigned stores, analysts say. Online retailers’ holiday sales increased 15%-16% thanks to strong showings on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but in-store sales for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend declined 4.7%-10%, according to analytics reports out Tuesday. Cyber Monday—the Monday after Thanksgiving-set a record as the largest online sales day ever, with $3.07 billion spent by end of...

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02

Dec 2015

The Festive Season has started!

The festive shopping season has officially started and neither the sales figures or the mobile usage figures are disappointing – the US saw sales of $4.45bn over Thanksgiving/Black Friday with mobile accounting for $1.5bn!  


18

Aug 2015

How many internet devices do you have connected?

This is an interesting insight regarding the growth of Internet connected devices. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – The Internet of Things at home (IoT @ Home) market is set to skyrocket as it climbs a technology adoption s-curve much like the Internet and smartphones did before it, according to a new study by emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte. The Telsyte Australian IoT @ Home Market Study forecasts...

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17

Aug 2015

Apps Growth in Mobile Web

Users are spending more time behind apps than ever before, but success still comes down to one fundamental principle – asking “who is my customer and what value does she get from my product”, and then finding a way to use the power of apps to increase that value.