eCommerce news stories
Is video technology the future of retail?
The way we hunt for and buy products has forever changed with innovative technology designed to take customers from their initial curiosity through to purchase
A look at the rewards and risks of open banking - report
RiskBusiness says its report on open banking finds that while it holds much potential, financial services firms need to ensure they have robust, risk processes.
Human element key to world-class digital customer experience
Three years into a global pandemic and the shift to all things digital shows no signs of abating. Good digital customer experience is therefore becoming essential.
Point of Sale / POS
The evolution of POS technology in an omnichannel world
Many retailers have quickly and successfully navigated the challenges of the last two years to seamlessly serve their customers across whichever touchpoints or platforms they prefer.
Aussies vote on the toughest jobs in online shopping
Shoppers have revealed how much, or how little, they know about what goes into the online shopping process in a new survey by CouriersPlease.
Three eCommerce trends set to dominate in 2022
Digital commerce sales in Australia have jumped significantly due to pandemic business conditions. Regionally, digital commerce in APAC is expected to nearly double in size by 2025.
NZ’s eCommerce market set to grow as demand for alternative payment methods increases
New Zealand’s eCommerce market set to grow 38% by 2025, with demand increasing for alternative payment methods.
Forter recognised as leader in eCommerce fraud prevention
The company has passed $500 billion in gross merchandise value since its founding and secures funding from strategic investors.
Dynamicweb helps BHG implement new commerce solution
Dynamicweb has assisted Singapore-based department store BHG in implementing a unified commerce solution and strategy to progress BHG's digital transformation.
Using marketplace technology to build an online community around your brand
Becoming a thriving customer hub for the product categories you specialise in can deliver big benefits to your business, writes Bradley Austin, Vice President of Sales APAC, Marketplacer.
Fighting smart against policy abuse in online retail
The trouble with policy abuse, compared to conventional fraud, is that policy abusers are not necessarily cybercriminals who are hiding their identity.
FedEx Express teams up with SaaS eCommerce platform
FedEx reports that BigCommerce merchants in Australia and New Zealand are signing up for the FedEx-BigCommerce alliance program.
Business to business: Top tips for becoming a trusted eCommerce supplier in 2022
Giving your commercial customers the same high-quality experience online as you do in real life is essential.
Upstream and Socital to trial global retail marketing solution
Trials will soon be underway for a new mobile retail marketing solution, created as part of a partnership between Upstream and Socital.
Pinterest widens reach in eCommerce sector with AR implementation
In a sign of things to come, Pinterest is widening its reach within the eCommerce sector by introducing new tools utilising augmented reality.
Nexcess integrates with HubSpot to serve growing online businesses
“Increasingly, businesses are being driven to start or grow their business online. And these entrepreneurs are being challenged to up their game."
eCommerce financing platform Wayflyer hits 'unicorn' status after $150m funding round
An Ireland-based financing platform is gearing up for expansion into markets including Asia, the United States, and Europe.
Hotel sector heads online to engage 'dynamic travellers'
Australia’s hotel sector is increasing its uptake of online commerce and technology, with direct bookings now one of the top two revenue drivers for the industry.
Social media user numbers swell to 58% of world's population, spurring social commerce boom
More than 58% of the global population now uses social media - so which platform is leading the pack?
NZ Compare to acquire international comparison company PriceMe
Global Compare Group has announced the acquisition of the international, data-led, eCommerce comparison shopping business, PriceMe.
$729.1b opportunity for global eCommerce logistics market says analyst firm
Asia Pacific is the largest and fastest-growing market for eCommerce logistics, according to the report.
Ireland fintech firm Wayflyer eyes up Aussie eCommerce market boom
The company points to research from GlobalData, which pegs Australia’s eCommerce market to be worth US$70 billion (AU$100 billion) by 2025.
Retail trends for 2022 highlight adoption of new tech and staff retention as crucial
The overarching theme of these trends is set to encompass the adoption of news systems as the climate of in-store and online retail operations continues to rapidly evolve.
Salesforce announces new innovations across the APAC market
Salesforce has announced a string of new innovations and partnerships to help expand its reach across the APAC market.