Free Subscription

  • Access 15 free news articles each month

Professional

Try one month for $6
  • Unlimited access to news,insights and opinions
  • Quarterly and weekly magazines
  • Independent research reports and forecasts
  • Quarterly webinars with industry experts
  • Q&A with retail leaders
  • Career advice
  • 10% discount on events

Pureplay

Pureplay Archives

Delivery like a G: Menulog challenged by labour shortage

Food delivery platform Menulog sees growth in grocery and convenience foods, but Australia’s labour shortage is making c...

How Aussie sportswear brand LSKD did a month’s worth of orders in 24 hours

The online retailer has been preparing for its weeklong Black Friday Festival for an entire year, and the hard work is f...

Virtual retail real estate plot sells for a record US$2.4 million

A 566sqm piece of prime retail real estate sold online for US$2.4 million this week – but there’s a catch: it doesn't ex...

Shrink or grow? Predictions for online retail in 2022

Pandemic restrictions have undoubtedly given a boost to uptake of online retail channels. But what happens once the lock...

How Flora & Fauna is keeping unwanted toys out of landfill

The eco-friendly retailer's new initiative aims to reduce the millions of toys that are thrown in the bin each year, and...

Petal & Pup marketing lead talks US expansion and social media tactics

Chantal Brayley, global marketing manager at Petal & Pup, discusses the wedding category, expansion into the US and swit...

Why Hello Drinks has ditched the warehouse for the cloud

Online liquor business Hello Drinks is working with wholesalers to cut costs and grow the business to eight figures.

Click Frenzy co-founder Peter Krideras rebels against Black Friday

Developed by Peter Krideras and Stephen Kulmar, Green Friday aims to promote considered purchases over unnecessary spend...

New Zealand tech firm looks to solve online shoe sizing

A New Zealand retail tech company, StrutFit, is aiming to help footwear retailers replicate an instore experience to hel...

Student-driven bed startup goes mainstream online

Student-founded direct-to-consumer retailer The Flatpack Company, which makes low-cost beds, has just launched nationwid...

Maggie Zhou reflects on Alibaba’s role in the rise of 11.11

From 27 merchants in 2009 to over 250,000 in 2020, here’s how Singles’ Day has changed at the Chinese e-commerce giant A...

Supermarket startup Supie bags $2.5 million seed funding

The round was led by Icehouse and supported by Enterprise Angels.

E-commerce tips from the expert who relaunched eBay Ads

Which technologies are just gimmicks, and what is the next big play online? We ask Ben May, managing director of The Cod...

Meal kits for man’s best friend: Marley Spoon introduces Bezzie

Meal kit company Marley Spoon introduces premium pet food subscription focused on flexibility and personalisation as it ...

Why coffee is a natural progression for Who Gives a Crap

Ethical toilet paper company Who Gives a Crap is exploring rather unique ways to accelerate demand for its product.

Masterclasses are for professionals only

Only $6 p/m for first 3 months
Become a Professional Already a professional? Login
  • Daily exclusive Members Only content straight to your inbox
  • Access to exclusive Retail Week events including all 4 Masterclasses 28 February - 3 March
  • Retail insights and intelligence
  • On-demand videos with industry professionals
  • Weekly careers advice specific to retailers
  • Independent research reports and forecasts
  • Q&A with industry experts
  • Content, content, content! Weekly and quarterly magazines