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Lockdown costs retail $5.3 billion in April: ABS

Preliminary sales figures see major falls in food, cafes, restaurants, clothing and footwear.

Facebook Shops to let retailers sell directly to consumers

New platform to allow businesses to sell across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.

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Picking up new habits during COVID-19

Will consumers’ COVID-19 shopping habits stick around post-recovery? Contributor Justin Dery argues yes.

Back to basics: E-commerce 101

Simplifying the complex in commerce technology strengthens foundation in business.

Home office security gaps lure cyber criminals

The rise of online shopping and people working from home has made retail an idea target for scammers, experts warn.

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“We’ll focus like a laser on Australia”: Catch MD

Pete Sauerborn on competing with Amazon and starting a new job during a pandemic.

Baby Bunting keeps its footing during COVID-19

Baby goods business sees comparable and total sales growth during second half.

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Exclusive: Medical supplies marketplace launches to ease shortage

Retail Global’s Phil Leahy has launched MedCart to ease the PPE shortage.

Welcome to the digital evolution

The unprecedented self-isolation of Australians nationwide forced retailers to rethink their digital initiatives fast. Here are the ones that paid off.

Michael Hill delivers new online initiatives, trials reopening stores

Jewelry business reopening select stores as restrictions ease.