Over 60 per cent of Australian consumers identify themselves as “apathetic” in their choice of primary retailer, according to the latest IBM study.
Despite overall weakness in the retail market, the Australian group market remains strong generating $115 million Q1 2013.
Australia has ranked seventh in the world for internet penetration, with key drivers being high incomes and accessibility to products, according to IBISWorld.
Businesses from the retail sector were among the slowest to make payments, increasing from 55 days to 57 days from Q1 2013, according to Dun & Bradstreet’s latest Trade Payments Analysis.
Mobile marketing could be the key to convert customers who use retail stores as showrooms into buyers, research by TNS reveals.
Consumers will spend more with retailers that have loyalty programs but it does not necessarily mean they will choose to be loyal to that specific retailer, a new study reveals.
In the wake of Budget, the Westpac Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment fell 7 per cent from 104.9 in April to 97.6 in May – the lowest since August 2012.
New research has surprisingly shown it’s tech-savvy Australians who increasingly complacent when it comes to cyber security.
Gold Coast and Hinterland ranked as the top regional 'hotspot' where online small to medium-size businesses are experiencing the largest growth, according to a study by PayPal Australia.
Despite the pockets of optimism driven by low interest rates and the slow consumer confident, a tough trading and tight cash flow are restricting business spending.