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Why is pureplay online retail so rarely profitable?

Our contributor makes some back-of-the-envelope calculations to answer this perennial question?

Looking ahead to 2018

Retailers worldwide will remember 2017 as a challenging year – what can we expect in 2018?

Amazon to launch in Australia this Thursday

Online giant plans to promote launch by handing out free ice cream at train stations across the country.

Alibaba breaks Singles Day sales record

Chinese consumers spend up big at annual event.

Black Friday, Cyber Monday – the retail atomic bomb

Insatiable consumer demand and retail participation have expanded the spending events’ epicentres.

Mattress retailer launches in Japan

E-tailer expands into new international market.

Catch Marketplace ups the ante

Competition in the online marketplace space heats up ahead of Amazon’s arrival.

Kogan releases upbeat trading update

Online electronics retailer shares lift on strong trading update.

The Iconic signs up fashion industry veteran

Ex-David Jones head of merchandise joins pureplay retailer’s advisory committee.

E-tailer cops $100m class action

Yesterday’s downgrade the final straw for shareholders.

Retail basics are so yesterday

The mechanics of stock turn are nowhere as sexy as digital interfaces at the POS, but is still if not more, crucially important.

Boohoo thriving in online fashion niche

Pureplay fashion retailer caps off another successful year.