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Zappos founder dies
FILE PHOTO: Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, speaks during the Wall Street Journal Digital Live (WSJDLive) conference at the Montage hotel in Laguna Beach, California October 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Zappos founder dies

Tony Hsieh, former CEO and founder of online shoe and clothing retailer Zappos, died on Friday, the company said in a statement. The Las Vegas, Nevada-based company did not mention the cause of his death bu...
Wanaka author launches online bookstore for children Kiwi Kids Read Books
Here’s how The Iconic stuck to its values during Covid-19
Amazon US launches online pharmacy in new contest with drug retail
Mighty Ape rated New Zealand’s best retailer for customer experience

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Catch founders take cornerstone stake in online retail group MySale

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Google offers free listings on Shopping tab

Google is to offer Australian businesses free listings on its Shopping tab from the middle of this month.

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Asos releases its first circular fashion collection

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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.
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Ruten website offers 60 million Japanese products direct to Kiwis

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Shopify data stolen by “rogue” employees

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Vodafone NZ partners with TheMarket

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