The importance of a quality website cannot be underestimated when running a business. A website can be seen as a digital shop-front, as it's often your customers first interaction with your business; so it's vital to get things right!
Assistant Treasurer Bill Shorten has spoken about the Productivity Commission (PC) draft report into the future of the retail industry released last week, declaring the review makes it clear the Australian retail sector has a bright future but needs to continue to innovate and change.
One of Australia’s most outspoken entrepreneurs, Ruslan Kogan, has announced he’s “divorcing” the traditional retail channel, arguing economists must stop grouping online retail with traditional bricks and mortar retailers.
Milan Direct’s online-only business model has made designer furniture accessible to a generation of Australians born long after Eames made his famous chair. Founder Dean Ramler explains why his business is growing uncontrollably.
Australian businesses with a website are more successful than those without, according to the MYOB Business Monitor Online Special Report. But despite this knowledge, the majority of Australian businesses still do not have a website - with 57 percent of businesses still choosing not to promote or sell their products online.
Small businesses and bricks & mortar retailers are being urged to heed new figures that show Australians will spend over $13.6 billion online this year; with experts advising they focus on engaging customers via multiple channels to build deeper relationships and grab the consumer dollar.