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.
The Australia Post CEO has labelled the enterprise as the ‘BusinessKeeper’ of the national economy following new research that revealed Australia Post powered an estimated $2.4 billion e-commerce boom during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis.
New research has found 80 per cent of Australian consumers are likely to hold out for a major sales event before making a product purchase, yet many Australian retailers are not prepared for upcoming sales events in 2020 due to COVID-19.
Australia’s largest ecommerce-focused fulfillment provider is investing over $40m into two AI-enabled fulfillment centres which will allow eStore Logistics to handle 95,000 orders each day for major leading brands.
Online Marketplace Kogan experienced rapid sales during the COVID-19 lockdown period, with sales in April and May soaring 100 per cent and over 265,000 new active customers. Read more
Australia Post has promoted its General Manager Technology, Parcel and E-commerce Services to Chief Information Officer as the group is partway through its network transformation to span across 4000 sites nationally. Read more
Amazon is expanding its aircraft fleet with plans to increase its air cargo operations to more than 80 planes as the online retailer takes advantage of the weak aviation market. Read more
Global e-commerce giant, Amazon has announced its first renewable energy project in two leading APAC countries to further support its commitment to reach 80 per cent renewable energy by 2024. Read more
Coles has announced a new virtual payment method with flybuys that will speed up the online checkout process for customers. Read more