Face off: The home-grown business taking on a global cosmetics empire
James Patten and Brad Carr are the two local entrepreneurs taking on an international discount beauty empire with their venture RY.com.au. Here’s the scoop behind this fast-growing Aussie success story.
Online retail optimism driving move to mCommerce: eBay
After a year of phenomenal growth, Australia’s top online retailers are now beginning to embrace mobile commerce, according to the latest Online Business Index (OBI).
MYOB and Google initiative gets 30,000 SMBs online
Over 30,000 local small to medium businesses are now online, thanks to Google and MYOB’s Getting Aussie Business Online initative, which kicked off just 12 months ago.
Want to win at eCommerce? You’ve got to break the mould
With eCommerce growing at break neck speed, small businesses need to focus on being niche and unique to succeed against bigger competitors. Ivan Lim, founder of new online suit start-up Vinspi, tells Dynamic Business how he’s leveraged his niche idea and is marketing it to a huge online audience.
Buyers replace local wholesalers with international markets
Retailers are overlooking their regular wholesalers and sourcing merchandise from overseas manufacturers, in a bid to remain competitive during the online retailing boom.
Australian wholesalers and manufacturers out of fashion
It’s impossible to ignore that the local retail environment is struggling to make ends meet, as local consumer behaviour shifts and retailers look to international suppliers in an effort to circumvent local wholesalers and manufacturers.