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Report: Australian ecommerce hits record-breaking heights

Australia’s ecommerce market is expected to grow by 13.4 per cent this year off the back of hefty gains in 2020 and is on track to break the US$70 billion barrier by 2025. Yet with such growth comes a record spike in scams targeting Australian consumers.

Digital Marketing

Dri-Glo debuts its first direct-to-consumer model

Winning over the millennial generation of consumers and taking advantage of rapid digital take-up has led iconic 90-year-old Australian brand, Dri-Glo, to take its first steps into direct-to-consumer commerce.

Digital Marketing

How Barbeques Galore plans to triple ecommerce sales

Three months after doubling conversions through a new ecommerce, ordering system and website overhaul, Barbeques Galore is looking to cook up even bigger sales with the debut of its third-party marketplace strategy.

Digital Marketing

Bringing digital service delivery to building supplies

In a world that seems to be inevitably drawn towards digital service delivery, few sectors have shown the same level of resistance as building supplies. Even the market behemoth of the retail side of the hardware industry, Bunnings, only got its ecommerce act together in 2018.

Digital Marketing

The brand ramifications of rapid ecommerce take-up

Acceleration of ecommerce was one of the key digital trends witnessed over the past year as the COVID-19 global pandemic forced retailers and their suppliers online. With many expecting the trend to now dominate 2021 and beyond, CMO reached out to several Australian retailers and industry providers to find out what specific technology, business and operational investments they have made during this time to lift their ecommerce capability.

Leadership

PetCulture's first CMO shares her ambitions for achieving growth

A petition encouraging Australian employers to grant pet owners ‘PETernity’ leave, along with pet personality scores driving product recommendations and membership benefits, are just some of the tools PetCulture’s first CMO is using to drive aggressive growth.

Social Media

Are shoppable livestreams the next wave of ecommerce innovation?

The pandemic has accelerated the shift to online shopping, and with it has come innovative ways retailers and brands are connecting with consumers. Livestreaming is one of the growing new ways consumers can shop in real time while watching live videos.

Digital Marketing

How the Salvos embraced ecommerce

Few retailers would be as far from claiming ecommerce leadership as charity op shops. But when COVID-related lockdowns descended across Australia last year, charity stores were forced to close their doors along with everyone else considered non-essential.

Digital Marketing

CMO profile: Navigating the ecommerce boom

Rapid uptake of ecommerce was an inevitable outcome of the events of 2020, and naturally, those companies that supplied the picks and shovels of the digital goldrush were among the biggest winners.

Digital Marketing

Why fortune favours the brave marketer

The next 12 months represent the biggest, most exciting opportunity retailer marketers have ever had. This unprecedented window is an opportunity to innovate like never before.

Digital Marketing

Report: Covid has created new digital consumers

Customer migration driven by the COVID-19 crisis might be here to stay for many businesses across Australia and New Zealand, according to the latest Salesforce State of the Connected Customer report.

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