Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving - falling anywhere from 23rd to 29th November. The term ‘Black Friday’ was coined in the 1960s and marked the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season in the United States. It’s called ‘Black’ because, traditionally, it was the day retailers moved from the ‘red’ (making a loss) into the ‘black’ (making a profit).
24 Nov 2016
Last time we looked at the opportunities mobile and social present to merchants accessing the Australian eCommerce market. In Part 2 of this blog, we’ll look at cross-border eCommerce, payment preferences, and delivery.
8 Sep 2016
With 83% Internet penetration and e-commerce turnover predicted to increase by almost 60%, to US$67 billion by 2019, Australia offers huge opportunities.
6 Sep 2016
Internet penetration in China only really took off after 2000. At that point, China’s share of the global Internet was only 6% - compared to 30% for the United States. However, by 2009, China had overtaken the United States. And last year it’s estimated that China accounted for 20% of global Internet users – compared to just 9% for the United States.
26 Aug 2016
We know that shopper behaviour varies by country, but does age and gender impacts buying decisions? We asked over 20,000 shoppers from 10 countries to find out.
A bit of background
22 Aug 2016
Today, Alternative Payment Methods (APMs) are becoming increasingly popular across the globe.
18 Aug 2016
Retailers are now familiar with operating multiple channels, but do their back office systems talk to one another on a global scale? Probably not. Time is spent, more often that not, patching things up different systems and reporting lines behind the scenes.
16 Aug 2016
Just as traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers need stores in the right locations to reach their target customers, eCommerce retailers rely on their target markets having access to the internet.
28 Jul 2016