August this year was the biggest month in Australian online shopping history with the number of online purchases up 8.9 per cent when compared to the 2019 pre-Christmas peak.
According to new data from Australia Post, the first three weeks of July has seen year on year eCommerce growth of 100 per cent in Victoria as Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire enter their fourth week of stage three lockdown.
Online grocery shopping the next big battleground for supermarket giants. New data has revealed Australians spent $94.6 billion in supermarkets in the year to March 2020, with Woolworths and Coles Group capitalising on 67.5 per cent of that total.
New research is highlighting how changing online and in-store shopping habits will shape retail supply chains in the future. Read more
Leading home-grown tea retailer, T2 Tea, experienced a 120 per cent growth across its digital sales channels in 2019 and as a result needed to rethink its WMS provider. MHD sits down with the technology and logistics team to find out more.
Online retailer Catch.com.au has reported sales of household goods on the site soared by 290 per cent in the first two weeks of March. Read more
New research shows that 72 per cent of Aussies believe parcel delivery has improved in the past three years due to online shopping.
Audio Equipment giant Bose will close every retail store across the nation. 119 outlets will permanently close across Australia, North America, Europe and Japan within the next few months, due to what the company says is a “dramatic shift to online shopping”.
Coles Online has launched a new Click&Collect smart locker service at Melbourne Airport. This comes after a recent market insights report revealed online shopping is growing at a rapid rate (up 8.3 per cent between August 2018 and August 2019) with Coles Online seeing revenue growth of 30 per cent in FY19 as more Australians choose the service.