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E-commerce

NZ online spending soars in August
New Zealanders spent more online in August.

NZ online spending soars in August

New Zealand online retail sales in August surged as another wave of lockdowns took effect.  According to BNZ Marketview, which tracks online spending month by month, online sales surged 27.1 per cent year o...
Kmart just launched an AR tool. But do customers really use them?
Online shoppers say delivery costs, customer service drive brand loyalty
Ruten website offers 60 million Japanese products direct to Kiwis
COVID-19 has almost doubled e-commerce sales

E-commerce Archives

A group of Nike sneakers
Sports & adventure

Analysis: How Nike is boosting growth through DTC and digital

In its latest results, the retail giant revealed encouraging signs of recovery from the pandemic. Here's what's driving ...
Marketplace

Want to understand Southeast Asian customers? Here’s how Zalora does it

It's a diverse market to tackle and in the current climate, international brands need to think before they jump, says Za...
Group of women from diverse backgrounds wearing white tops and jeans.
Fashion & accessories

VIDEO: Say hello to the world’s most inclusive fashion brand Universal Standard

Universal Standard co-founder Alex Waldman discusses women’s relationships with their bodies and how the brand is empowe...
Countdown Grenada eStore

Countdown opens Wellington eStore to fulfill online demand

Countdown has opened a purpose-built, permanent eStore in Wellington to serve rising demand for online grocery shopping ...
Asos sustainable collection

Asos releases its first circular fashion collection

Fashion e-tailer Asos has launched its first circular collection, featuring 29 “trend-led” clothing and accessories piec...
Woman with face mask standing in a grocery store.
Supermarkets

Local Singaporean food retailers shine in the spotlight

Singaporeans may have traditionally had a great love affair with international brands, but since the pandemic, local foo...
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Marketplace

Opinion: Does Amazon Prime live up to its hype in Australia and New Zealand?

Amazon Prime entices consumers to shop with its free shipping offering.
Ruten

Ruten website offers 60 million Japanese products direct to Kiwis

Japanese e-commerce platform Ruten has launched a global website, offering more than 60 million Japanese including snack...

Shopify data stolen by “rogue” employees

Two members of Shopify’s support team were engaged in a scheme to obtain customer transactional records of certain merch...
Image of someone using AR tool on a mobile phone
Software & systems

Kmart just launched an AR tool. But do customers really use them?

AR seems perpetually stuck on the list of tech trends to watch. That could be about to change.
Vodafone promotion

Vodafone NZ partners with TheMarket

Vodafone New Zealand has teamed with e-commerce site TheMarket to reward customers with complimentary membership.
Forever New campaign
Omnichannel

Inside Forever New’s global expansion

Australian womenswear brand Forever New unveiled its relaunched international site several days ago, now servicing 19 co...
Image of Flipkart app on a smartphone
Supply chain

What to expect from Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale this year

Experts predict the event will be bigger than ever before, and that could be a problem for delivery.
Image of Martin Matthews wearing Castlegrade facemask
Pureplay

Why this facemask is better than the rest

Former Brand Collective CEO Martin Matthews is behind the Australian launch of Castlegrade.
Wardini Books

Wardini Books named New Zealand’s best book store

Hawkes Bay’s bookstore Wardini Books has won the Nielsen Bookshop of the Year title for 2020.
Marketplace

What Amazon’s new luxury platform means for brands

Amazon's massive audience is a strong drawcard for luxury labels, but will it cause brands to lose prestige?

Zara parent posts US$229m first-half loss despite second quarter rebound

Zara-owner Inditex saw a net loss of $315 million (€195 million) during the six months to 31 July, after a successful se...
Older online shopper

Online shoppers say delivery costs, customer service drive brand loyalty

The Covid-19 pandemic has reshaped consumer expectations of online shopping according to new research from Emarsys.
Online shopping from home

NZ online spending soars in August

New Zealand online retail sales in August surged as another wave of lockdowns took effect.
Dominos call on arrival

Domino’s will now call customers two minutes before their pizza arrives

Domino’s technology-led delivery service is about to get more reliable, the business said, with the introduction of a ‘C...