By Chris Dawson November 14, 2019 - 10:11 am

Afterpay announce eBay Australia buy now pay later deal

Afterpay have announced a deal with eBay Australia to offer their services on the marketplace. Afterpay (trading in the UK under the Clearpay brand), offers the ability for consumers to buy now and pay later with interest-free instalment plans. The service caters to a shift in

Amazon Renewed launched in Australia

Amazon Renewed has launched in Australia. It is a program that offers customers the option of buying certified refurbished products with the assurance of a selling partner-backed six month warranty. Renewed products are currently available across Mobile Phones, Computers, Tablets and Audio products such as

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

How did Prime Day 2019 perform in Anglosphere markets?

Prime Day 2019 saw sellers exceed £1.61 billion in sales worldwide, marking it the biggest Amazon shopping event ever for third-party sellers. However, how did the 48-hour shopping bonanza perform in the Anglosphere markets? A new analysis by research group Hitwise took a close look at

Asendia Oceania launched as part of global expansion

Asendia have announced the launch of Asendia Oceania as part of its latest phase of global expansion. Here in the UK, wnDirect is now part of Asendia. Online retailers in Australia and New Zealand will now be able to benefit from Asendia’s comprehensive range of digital,

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

Etsy Q1 earnings conference call sees Josh Silverman focus on supporting merchants in 2019

Josh Silverman yesterday outlined four strategic imperatives during Etsy Q1 earnings conference call which aim to support Etsy merchants. First, a best-class search and discovery experience. Second, enabling meaningful human connections. Third, building a trusted brand. Fourth, leveraging Etsy's vast global collection of unique items. Search

Amazon Advertising in Australia now live

Amazon have launched their first advertising programs in Australia. With Amazon Advertising in Australia, agencies and advertisers, regardless of whether or not they sell on Amazon, can deliver relevant messages to customers on and off Amazon, throughout their customer journey. Merchants need not get too excited

Australian marketplace imports tax 300% bigger than estimated

Australians have an insatiable appetite for marketplace imports from platforms such as eBay and Amazon, it would appear. Last year, the Australian Government changed the law requiring overseas merchants to collect GST on all items under $1000 whereas previously there was no requirement to do