Fully armed and operational: Amazon Australia plus 4×4 pros and cons to FBA

Amazon recently brought Fulfilment by Amazon ‘FBA’ online for Australia, and a week ago reported that their 10,000th third party seller had joined the platform.  This represented a doubling in the number of 3rd party sellers within 1 month, from 5,000 sellers as of...

Retail Insight snippets: Australia gets social

From Retail Insight Australia, 2018, commissioned by SPS Commerce from Roy Morgan Research:   After pricing, product availability and products trending in social media are seen to have the greatest impact on consumer buying decisions in 2017. Retailers perceived the...

Retail Insight snippets: supply chain visibility

From Retail Insight Australia, 2018, commissioned by SPS Commerce from Roy Morgan Research:   Over 70% of companies reported having full visibility to available inventory at their warehouses and distribution centres. However, only a third of companies have full...

Retail Insight snippets: fulfilment diversification

From Retail Insight Australia, 2018, commissioned by SPS Commerce from Roy Morgan Research:   Two-day delivery is the best optimised fulfilment operation, with around a third of companies reporting that as fully optimised, and another third at some stage of...

Retail Insight snippets: retail’s accelerating tech budgets?

From Retail Insight Australia, 2018, commissioned by SPS Commerce from Roy Morgan Research:   Overall, 43% of companies have increased their technology budgets for 2018 compared to 2017. Retailers are investing the most in technology in 2018, with over half reporting...
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