Retailers claimed it would save billions a year and thousands of jobs, but the government's punitive crackdown on online shopping at the behest of retailers will yield minimal revenue.
The Iconic is still being hailed as a revolutionary online retailer success story. But its books are in a bad way, with estimates of a $45 million hole the company may not get out of.
The Click Frenzy online retailing spruik wouldn't have impressed customers. And yet traditional retailers actually have all the cards when it comes to online shopping.
So Harvey Norman wants to commit commercial suicide by moving offshore? It's unlikely CEO Katie Page really meant what she said.
The next wave of online retailing, far more dangerous for traditional store retailers than the first wave, is now upon us.
Are Australians sulking because someone took away the punch bowl and we are feeling poorer?
Apple is often ignored by retailers and analysts looking to explain the current malaise hitting the electronics retailing sector in Australia.
Don’t worry too much about retail. As it always has, the low margin, cut-throat sector will continue to reward innovative, forward-thinking companies.
David Jones announced a dramatic transformation of the beleaguered retail chain, putting a lot of pressure on its chief executive, Paul Zahra.