There’s no doubt that the various periods of lockdown and requirements around social distancing has had an impact on the retail industry. And yet there have been opportunities as well.
A groundswell of support from consumers wanting to ‘buy local’ highlights an opportunity for Australian businesses to strengthen their online presence and offer new ways for people to access their products and services.
Recently the Prime Minister announced to Australia that we were the target of a large scale, sophisticated, cyber attack. The attack targeted both government and private enterprise and was perpetrated by a foreign state.
The online shoppers of today expect fast service and to be able to find what they want, when they want.
The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) associate Member Amazon Australia will establish its first Amazon Robotics fulfilment centre (FC) in Western Sydney.
Providing a fantastic shopping experience to customers, both online and offline through technology, is no longer a novelty – it is an essential part of successful retailing.
As the Australian e-commerce industry continues to grow, smart retailers are seizing the opportunity before them by drawing on intelligent technology that delights the customer at every click.
The retail industry has always been an exceedingly volatile one that has changed suddenly at many points throughout history. We are, at present, standing amid one of those landmark crossroads that both retailers and consumers must adapt to build the new normal.
Using technology and data to reduce overstocks and provide customers with real-time inventory to ensure they receive deliveries promptly.
If the last decade of retail has taught us one thing, it’s that evolving consumer expectations will continue to innovate delivery and returns solutions for years to come.
Digitising the F&B industry is one way to increase efficiency and ensure a high-quality product output.
Led by tech-savvy shoppers with digital baskets and a thirst for 24-7 online consumerism, the retail industry has changed dramatically in recent years.
Coronavirus has forced many of us to move to an agile and remote workforce. We’ve had our social liberties substantially reduced and we are reaching out for human connection and social interaction online at an unprecedented level.
The retail industry evolves on a seemingly weekly basis, but in the midst of this fluid, always-changing state, there comes a periodic paradigm shift that threatens to change the landscape irreversibly.
Learn about the three most important factors on how to utilise social media harmoniously as part of a wider digital eCommerce strategy.
5G is set to revolutionise the retail sector by providing innovative technologies and solutions. As the network continues to roll out across Australia, forward-thinking retailers should look to embrace 5G sooner than later.
How technological innovations are changing the way people shop and how retailers can engage their customers in a more sustainable way.
With the rising pressure on costs and growing stakeholder expectations regarding ethical business practice, retailers are now taking control to plug the financial leaks across the supply chain associated with packaging inefficiency.