Amazon Australia

By Sasha Fedorenko August 9, 2019 - 3:38 pm

Amazon Launchpad to support Aussie start-ups flex entrepreneurial muscles have announced the expansion of Amazon Launchpad to support Australian start-ups flex entrepreneurial muscles in a bid to bring "innovative products to local customers looking for unique items, with a homegrown twist." In 2015, Amazon introduced the programme to the US and UK

Top 5 Australian retail websites see eBay in 1st and 4th position

eBay is far and away the most popular shopping destination in Australia according to latest top 5 Australian retail websites list from discount platform CupoNation. For January to March 2019, eBay Australia had over 94 million visits with next closest being Amazon with 58 million

Amazon Australia Timeline – First Year Highlights

In just a year Amazon Australia has grown from nothing to a marketplace boasting 10,000 Australian sellers, 100,000,000 products, and almost 90% of Australians having access to free two-day delivery on local products as soon as they sign up to Prime. The Amazon Australia Timeline

Top 3 Australian Marketplaces Ranked by Traffic

eBay have for many years had the marketplace business sewn up in Australia with little to no competition. Some Australians would buy from (briefly stopped in July 2018 and reinstated in November). There was also an alternative daily deals site - Catch [of the

Amazon re-open sales to Australian consumers

Just in time for Black Friday, Amazon have swallowed their pride and decided to reopen sales to Australian consumers. Amazon had previously blocked buyers in Australia from buying internationally due to their reluctance to engage with Australian tax authorities over GST. "As a result of changes

Amazon Australia Prime launched but is it any good?

Amazon Prime has launched in Australia and already there have been comparisons made with Prime in other areas of the world and complaints that it's not good enough. Amazon Australia Prime, costing $59 per year is offering free delivery within two business days in Sydney,

Australian politicians clash over ‘Amazon Tax’ repercussions

The addition of GST (Goods and Sales Tax) to all goods imported into Australia by any company with a turnover of $75k AUD comes into force on July 1st. It has been dubbed the 'Amazon Tax'. (Find out more about the GST here.) The retailer and

Australians will no longer be able to buy from Amazon international sites

In a move it says is in reaction to the new GST (Goods and Services Tax), Amazon has said that shoppers down under will no longer be able to buy from Amazon international sites and will rather be redirected to The new GST

10,000 merchants now selling on Amazon Australia

Amazon Australia have grown their seller base to 10,000 merchants, doubling in size from 5,000 just two months ago in January. That averages to around 70 sellers a day signing up to sell on Amazon in Australia and Marketplace Pulse who have been tracking seller