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Zappos founder dies
FILE PHOTO: Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, speaks during the Wall Street Journal Digital Live (WSJDLive) conference at the Montage hotel in Laguna Beach, California October 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Zappos founder dies

Tony Hsieh, former CEO and founder of online shoe and clothing retailer Zappos, died on Friday, the company said in a statement. The Las Vegas, Nevada-based company did not mention the cause of his death bu...
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Instagram is launching in-app social shopping event

Instagram Australia is launching a world-first in-app shopping event, InstaNight Shopping, in conjunction with the launc...

AuMake’s social marketplace triples online GMV within one month of launch

GMV for the new online offer rose 210 per cent to $1.32 million in the first month it was active, bringing in 8500 new a...

Singles Day sets record for Alibaba, rival JD

Alibaba predictably set a new record for Singles Day gross merchandise volume (GMV) yesterday, as did its rival JD.
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Alibaba sales exceed forecasts on Chinese e-commerce growth

Alibaba Group beat third-quarter revenue estimates, driven by e-commerce growth after China emerged from coronavirus loc...
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How the A-Beauty trend helped a NSW skincare company crack US market

The Jojoba Company co-founder shares how trend towards natural skincare helped the business secure partnership with US r...
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The Iconic’s considered approach to taking on the online beauty industry

The Iconic’s chief category officer, Gayle Burchell, shares the thinking behind the launch of Australia and New Zealand’...

Vestiaire Collective launches direct shipping to Australia

Online pre-owned platform Vestiaire Collective is to launch a direct-shipping service to Australia next week.

Buy From The Bush launches online marketplace to support rural businesses

The marketplace, made in partnership with PayPal, already houses over 250 businesses.

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Digital-only fashion brand Republiqe, secondhand luxury fashion platform AirRobe and modest swimwear business Haneeza gi...

The Iconic launches Home of Beauty

Online fashion retailer The Iconic has launched a dedicated beauty destination.  Besides fashion and sport selectio...

Why it’s time retailers finally pay attention to older customers

Retailers would be wise to engage the growing number of older consumers who have embraced e-commerce in recent months.

The Wine Collective relaunches as local and international marketplace

The group also revealed a partnership with French wine merchant CVBG.
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Prime Day launches, encourages Aussies to shop local

Amazon’s belated Prime Day event has launched, running for 48 hours and offering deals of thousands of items.

Catch founders take cornerstone stake in online retail group MySale

The founders and former CEO of Catch Group have invested $9.3 million in online value retailer MySale Group for a 10 per...