stories about eCommerce

Video ads coming to Facebook in June, will earn $1million a day

Facebook is planning on launching new video ads on its website over the coming quarter. According to Ad Age, the social networking giant is looking for a cool $US1million daily rate for the four slots available on the site (nice money if you can get it). Nothing has been finalised regarding the format or size […]

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REVIEW – Epson EB-1775W data projector

Epson EB-1775W Rating: 80 Price: $1999 Contact: Epson Phone: 02 8899 3666 Web: Data projectors seem to becoming more compact with each passing month given what we’ve seen  recently but this new EB-1775W from Epson packs plenty into its small chassis. About the size of a 12-inch notebook, the EB-1775W is the top of […]

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Kogan claims success for “buy before we make” retail plan

Maverick online retailer Kogan has claimed success for its new LivePrice venture after just a single day’s trading. Launched yesterday, LivePrice is the latest weapon in Kogan’s war against bricks-and-motar retailers, offering consumers lower prices on technology items – but before they’ve even been built. In a statement this morning, Kogan boss Ruslan Kogan claimed […]

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Australian government announces retail shopping inquiry

The boom in online retailing, and especially consumers buying overseas, has seen the federal government order an inquiry into the whole retail sector. Announced earlier today in a statement, the inquiry will look “into the future of Australian retail by the Productivity Commission, the release of new research into online shopping in Australia and a […]

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Kogan co-launches Wikileaks-like website for business

Australian entrepreneur Ruslan Kogan is seemingly aiming to be the next Julian Assange after launching a new website today. Aimed at providing inside information on “dodgy business practices in retail and trade around the world”, aims to give consumers a whistleblower website, enabling them to find out what’s happening behind the front doors. “We […]