Amazon Expands With Fourth Fulfillment Center In Australia – Eyeing Two More Locations?

Amazon rendering of fulfillment center in Queensland Australia

Amazon Australia announced it is expanding its Australian operations, with the opening of its first Queensland fulfillment center (FC) in Brisbane later this year. The new facility is located at Goodman’s Port Industry Park in Lytton, Brisbane and is scheduled to begin operations before Christmas. The new fulfillment center will be around the same size […]

Amazon Australia helps startups with new Amazon Launchpad program

Amazon Launchap

Amazon Australia introduces Amazon Launchpad, a new program that will help Aussie startups and entrepreneurs to bring innovative products to local customers looking for unique items, with a homegrown twist. With Amazon Launchpad, local startups and entrepreneurs can use the company’s retail expertise and infrastructure to share their stories and grow their businesses, overcoming many […]

Amazon US site open again to Australian shoppers

Amazon has reversed a decision from earlier in the year when it barred Australian shoppers from purchasing goods on the U.S. site after opening Amazon Australia store. READ MORE:¬†Amazon to Block Australians from U.S. and UK Marketplaces The decision coincided with a change in tax policy by the Australian government that required out-of-country marketplaces to […]

Amazon Prime launches In Australia – ready for Prime Day?

Amazon Australia Prime

Amazon Prime has launched today in Australia for the first time since Amazon opened its operations fully down under. Whilst it isn’t the ‘full suite’ of Amazon Prime that the UK and USA are used to it is a great start for Australian customers and will undoubtedly get bulked out over the next few months […]

Retail Global Gold Coast 2018 – Key Takeaways

Retail Global Australia

Last week our friends over at Retail Global hosted their annual Australian eCommerce conference on the Gold Coast. Sadly neither myself or Richard were able to make it ‘Down Under’ so I recruited the help of an Australian friend, eCommerce seller and eSellerCafe reader, Eveliene. This post is a compilation of Eveliene’s trip to Retail […]

Australia eCommerce Market Reaches Record $21 Billion

Australia Post released research on the country’s shopping habits and estimates that Australians spent a record $21.4 billion on goods online in 2017. That is an increase of 18.7 percent over 2016 and outstripped physical retail by 16.2 percentage points. While shopping the shopping behavior is changing from traditional retail to online retail, the traditional […]

Australia’s Greatest eCommerce Conference Starts This Week! – Retail Global

retail global

Starting on Wednesday 23rd May Australia’s greatest eCommerce conference kicks off and if you are in Australia we know you wouldn’t want to miss it. Retail Global is back at the Gold Coast Conference & Exhibition Centre to bring sellers up to date with the latest news from the world of eCommerce. Don’t Miss Out […]

Amazon Australia Opens New Warehouse in Sydney

Amazon Australia

Five months after putting up its first fulfillment center in Melbourne, Australia, Amazon has announced that it will open the second one in Sydney to meet the growing demands of their customers in the land down under. The retail giant is opening a new 43,000-square meter facility at the Goodman Centenary Distribution Centre in Moorebank, […]

Amazon Australia Signs Up Over 80 New Sellers per Day

According to a report by Marketplace Pulse, Amazon.com.au now has over 10,000 third-party marketplaces sellers on the site. Since January, when the marketplace had about 5,000 sellers, Amazon signed up an average of about 80 sellers per day to reach the 10,000 seller milestone. The report further estimates that Amazon is expected to reach 50,000 […]

Amazon Offers Deal for Marketplace Sellers in Australia

To jump-start its third-party marketplace in Australia, the company is offering a limited time half-price deal for new sellers. Australian seller that sign up now pay only AU$24.98 + GST per month for the first two months of their subscription. After the two months, the normal subscription fee of AU$49.95 + GST per month will […]