Business

The Iconic has a new leader

Patrick Schmidt has been appointed by Rocket Internet as the new CEO of The Iconic. Patrick Schmidt comes from a fine pedigree with his previous role being the head of Groupon in Latin America where he was responsible for over 2000 staff. The Iconic on the other hand, has only 250 in staff, but will... Read More »

Ezibuy is snapped up

One of the oldest and established clothing and homewares retailers in Australia and New Zealand, EziBuy, has been snapped up by Woolworths. EziBuy has been around since 1978 and was founded by two brothers, Gerard and Peter Gillespie, who had a store in New Zealand. Since then, the company has gone through a number of... Read More »

BooHoo expanding it’s Australian presence

BooHoo have started to take real foothold into the Australian market. Despite the relatively small size of Australian market, the big international retailers are trying to win the local market. Although Australia is a small market, it does have a huge capacity to spend. Relative to other economies such as Europe and the US, Australia... Read More »

The Iconic has a new leader

The Iconic┬áhas announced that it has appointed a new CEO in Patrick Schmidt. The company has gone through some tough times in the press over the last six months with lots of talk of the company’s demise due to excessive discounting and high customer acquisition costs. The Iconic has had to shed dozens of staff... Read More »

ASOS pushing Primark products

ASOS trialled sales of the fashion brand Primark and sales have been impressive enough for ASOS to now look at doubling the number of Primark products it sells. Currently the number of Primark products stocked by ASOS is 70 however this will increase to 140 in a short amount of time. This still remains a... Read More »

Amaysim stepping up after Kogan crash

The failure of Kogan mobile has become a godsend for other resellers such as Amaysim. When Kogan Mobile entered the market less than a year ago, it instantly became a hit with it’s unbelievably low prices and great inclusions. Kogan quickly grabbed market share from everyone including the network it was reselling, Telstra. The company... Read More »

Wiggle growing faster

Online bike retailer Wiggle is looking to grow even further. Wiggle has become one of the biggest online bike retailers in the world and now has dedicated websites in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and it’s originating country, UK. The growth of Wiggle has been nothing short of phenomenal. Wiggle has achieved it’s success... Read More »