Online shopping stories
Australians spend more time on social media, TikTok leads the way
Australians are increasingly focusing on social media, with a noteworthy preference for TikTok, as traditional media consumption declines, according to a new report by Meltwater and We Are Social.
4Cabling expands in New Zealand with larger Auckland warehouse
Leading cabling solutions provider, 4Cabling, bolsters its commitment to New Zealand with a move to a larger warehouse in Mangere Bridge, Auckland.
What’s behind the tech revolution transforming Australian retail
Retailers are turning to advanced technologies to improve inventory visibility and customer buying history and to surface accurate delivery information. .
Amazon overtakes eBay as Australia's top marketplace
Amazon supersedes eBay as Australia's top marketplace, with 94% of Australians planning to continue online shopping in 2024.
UK businesses set for growth in 2024, according to report
UK businesses are projected to see significant growth in 2024, amidst the post-pandemic landscape, suggests Square's Future of Commerce report.
Unicommerce reveals 18.7% surge in India's Republic Day 2024 sales
India's Republic Day 2024 sales marked an 18.7% rise in e-commerce orders via major enablement platform Unicommerce, driven by increased consumer enthusiasm for online shopping and impactful nationwide campaigns.
Australian etailers’ reality check on Account Takeover Threat
Whatever the goal of the attackers, e-tailers must remain one step ahead in detecting and stopping attackers from compromising their APIs.
High street revival: Pop-up stores surge as shopping habits shift
UK's high street experiences an unexpected bounce back as experiential stores and pop-up shops gain momentum, with net store closures at their lowest since 2017.
Aussie consumers troubled by fake online reviews, new study reveals
A new study reveals 78% of Australian shoppers are anxious about fake reviews, prompting the need for government and brand intervention to verify online content authenticity.
Over 4,000 fraudulent e-shops mimic post-Christmas sales
Fraudulent e-shops imitating popular fashion brands have exploited post-Christmas sales to steal personal and payment data from unsuspecting shoppers.
Tech trends shaking up the Australian retail sector in 2024
Resurgence of RFID technology, generative AI with voice commerce, unified supply chain management, and AR integration is set to revolutionise Australia's retail scene.
Surge in fake delivery websites preying on Christmas shoppers detected
Group-IB detects 34% spike in deceptive delivery sites targeting Christmas shoppers, impacting postal brands worldwide.
8x8's new tool 'Sales Assist' empowers retailers and enhances shopping experience
8x8 unveils 'Sales Assist', a new tool designed to enhance customer satisfaction and streamline the retail experience.
Report highlights AI & mobile-first dominance in visual media
Cloudinary's report highlights the growing influence of AI and mobile in delivering optimised visual content for digital marketing.
Aussie IT firm warns of high cybercrime risk during festive season
Aussie IT firm CMTG warns of potential cybercrime increase during Christmas season due to rising online shopping habits.
Monavate teams up with Kasssh to boost cash payments in UK e-commerce
Monavate collaborates with startup Kasssh to allow UK online retailers to accept cash payments from customers.
Pattern secures Online Sales Breakthrough Award at Google summit
Pattern clinches the Online Sales Breakthrough Award at the Google ANZ Partner Summit for 55% online revenue growth.
IronVest CMO predicts rise in CNP fraud & masking tech use in 2024
IronVest CMO, Guy Bauman, forecasts an increase in card-not-present fraud and usage of 'masking' technologies in 2024.
Mastercard's Dynamic Yield launches AI tool Shopping Muse for personalised retail experience
Mastercard's Dynamic Yield unveils Shopping Muse, an AI tool providing bespoke retail experiences through personalised product recommendations.
Storyblok survey reveals consumers' festive buying behaviour and trust issues
Storyblok survey shares festive buying behaviours, revealing brand websites hold most trust, while AI and influencers fall out of favour.
Cybercrime threat escalation prompts vigilance for Black Friday shoppers
Alarming data shows cybercriminals escalating efforts to exploit Black Friday, with a 135% increase in fake retail sites.
Social commerce strategies: changing the retail game plan
As social media strategies continue to evolve, they are set to open new doors for brands to create social commerce experiences.
Australian retailers jeopardise online shopper safety with poor cybersecurity
Australian retailers expose online shoppers to potential email fraud due to inadequate cybersecurity measures, reveals Proofpoint report.
2/3 consumers have digital privacy concerns when shopping online
Two-thirds of US online shoppers are anxious about their digital privacy, according to a Private Internet Access survey.