DOES AMAZON IN AUSTRALIA SPELL TROUBLE?
29 April 2016, Written by Ryan Murtagh
THERE'S been murmurs about Amazon setting up a presence in Australia for years now, but the rumour mill is currently in overdrive.
Retailers should already be addressing all of the above anyway.
If Amazon helps encourage Australia's other retailers to improve their online shopping platforms, that's hardly a bad thing for the local industry. More importantly, however, is that Amazon's presence in the industry should significantly help all retailers in grappling with one of the major issues impacting on online sales - fulfilment.
Author: Ryan Murtagh
About: Ryan Murtagh is the co-founder and director of Neto, a company launched in 2007 to address Australia's eCommerce challenges. His expertise lies in web development, internet technology solutions, commerce and retail management.