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eBay predicts 2019 Black Friday shopping will smash records.

eBay predicts broken sales records for Black Friday

22/11/2019

A version of this article was originally posted on eBayinc.com. Australia’s number one online shopping destination ebay.com.au is predicting that for the first time ever, Black Friday will be the biggest day of the year for Australians shopping online . eBay estimates more than 2.6-million people will visit ebay.com.au on Friday, 29 November. Of these…

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Amazon Hub rolled out at Stockland

Amazon lockers rolled out across Stockland stores to prepare for Black Friday

21/11/2019

Stockland has partnered with Amazon as the first Australian property company to offer Amazon Locker, a secure, self-service kiosk for parcel pick ups.

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Merry Xmas Christmas sales

Shoppers to splurge $50,000 per minute online as Xmas sales go digital

21/11/2019

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today unveiled its Christmas sales forecasts, revealing that shoppers are to splurge more than $50,000 per minute in online purchases as part of a $50 billion spend across all retail.

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Cybersecurity Black Friday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday – what is important for your online platform

19/11/2019

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are another example of our continuing transition to a digital, connected economy, blending ‘bricks and mortar’ with ‘clicks and mortar’. But what is Black Friday and Cyber Monday? And beyond the marketing and retail business returns, what’s important for your business cybersecurity?

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Dominique Lamb CEO National Retail Association

Message from the CEO: 19 November 2019

19/11/2019

I’d like to start my column this week by expressing my condolences to all those affected by the bushfires that have ravaged numerous parts of the country.

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Message from the CEO: 12 November 2019

12/11/2019

Last week’s ABS retail figures demonstrated that retail is still yet to awaken from its slow sales slumber.

Although turnover across the sector rose by 0.2 per cent for September, it was still below what the NRA and many commentators were predicting.

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Trolley full of toys for Christmas

eBay unwraps the hottest toys this Christmas

11/11/2019

eBay has revealed its top toys and trends for Christmas 2019 based on Australian shopper trends and research.

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Boxing Day Sales - confetti flies as doors open from extended trading in South Australia

Retailers welcome SA Boxing Day trade

11/11/2019

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today lauded the decision by the South Australian Government to again approve Boxing Day trade in Adelaide suburbs claiming it will lead to a sales bonanza. NRA Manager of Industry Policy David Stout said that the announcement was a boon for retailers across suburban Adelaide and will again be…

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christmas shops fever crowded shop centre as Aussies flock to purchase gifts

Retailers ready themselves for another blockbuster Christmas bonanza

07/11/2019

Christmas is the biggest period on the Australian retail calendar. Throughout November and December, Aussies flock to the shops to purchase presents, fresh food and other goods for the festive season. It is also a vital time of year for retailers across the nation. A bumper Christmas harvest not only has a positive impact on…

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Black Friday sales

Jump on the Black Friday bandwagon: 2019 sales set to exceed 2018 figures

06/11/2019

4 November 2019 It’s an American tradition that has revolutionised retail in November – mark your calendars, Black Friday is on its way! One of the biggest days in retail this year falls on Friday, 29 November. In 2018, bargain hungry shoppers spent an estimated $1 billion dollars online over the four day Black Friday/Cyber…

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