Tuesday, July 5, 2022

B20 forum calls for digital capability building for women Empowerment

To encourage inclusive, resilient, and sustainable economic growth through empowering women, the B20 Indonesia Women in Business Action Council (B20 WiBAC) held a forum on the theme of Accelerating Inclusion of Women MSMEs in The Global Economy on June 17th.

Wayflyer set to expand into Australian market with product launch of Scaler

Wayflyer, the revenue-based financing and growth platform for eCommerce merchants, has launched a new funding product for large eCommerce businesses, giving them certainty over future cash flow, at affordable rates. Wayflyer Scaler is a revenue-based funding offering, specifically designed for eCommerce businesses with annual revenues of $20m or more.

City Beach reports smoothest peak retail season with Macquarie Telecom

Macquarie Telecom, part of Macquarie Telecom Group (ASX: MAQ), has announced its partnership with City Beach has resulted in the retailer reporting its smoothest peak retail season, which occurred against a backdrop of record online sales across Australia. With support from Macquarie, City Beach expanded its tech environment to include SD-WAN across its 66 retail stores, which, combined with NBN connectivity, telephony and Wi-Fi, has provided the stability and scalability required to meet the needs of customers and employees.

DHgate forays into social commerce, unveils new one-stop SaaS platform

DHgate, a cross-border e-commerce marketplace in China, has announced the repositioning of MyyShop as a one-stop social commerce SaaS platform. In response to the boom in Generation Z consumer trends and changing use cases for decentralized online shopping, MyyShop enables global merchants by significantly lowering the barrier of cross-border e-commerce business operations through a comprehensive suite of digital solutions.

Mareile Osthus leads the charge as humii makes five new appointments

humii, Aussie’s first online platform that combines cutting-edge tech with real human analysis of online shopping, is growing its Aussie-based team to meet increasing customer demand, with five new hires, including leading global retail strategist Mareile Osthus in the pivotal role of Chief Strategy Officer. Osthus brings over 15 years’ retail industry expertise, having held positions with The Iconic, Alquemie Group, The Oroton Group, Zalando and Hugo Boss.

Online Retailer casts new conference for digital transformation in B2B

The B2B market is antiquated, lagging behind the B2C market by at least 10 to 12 years when it comes to eCommerce and digital transformations. Though a costly and time-consuming process, digital transformation for B2B is vital for the future.

Online Retailer casts exciting speaker draw cards for its in person event

Australia's eCommerce conference & expo will be back in-person on the 20th and 21st of July at the ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre. After two years of pandemic restrictions, Online Retailer is back with a top programme of industry leaders, retail masters and trend setters.

Diane Wang named 2022 Business Women of the Year Award winner

Diane Wang, Founder, Chairperson & CEO of DHgate, one of the leading B2B cross border e-commerce platforms in China, has been awarded the 2022 Business Women of the Year Award from CEO Today Magazine, a premium aspirational lifestyle and business magazine focusing on inspiring leadership and innovation among the world’s business elite.

Riskified to aid Kogan.com deliver secure shopping experience in ANZ

Riskified, Ltd. (NYSE: RSKD) a fraud management platform enabling frictionless eCommerce, has announced its partnership with Kogan.com, Australia’s largest pure-play online retailer. Riskified’s machine learning solution will help increase Kogan.com’s operational efficiency and deliver a more secure and frictionless shopping experience for Kogan.com’s loyal customers.

As online shopping spikes beware of online delivery text SMS scams

With online shopping booming, many consumers have continued to shop online even though physical retail outlets have opened up again. Unfortunately the increase in online shopping has also brought with it a wave of online shopping delivery scams – including SMS text scams.