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How Aussie ecommerce stores can compete with the retail giant Amazon

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The powerhouse Amazon retail store is set to launch in Australia toward the end of 2018 and Aussie ecommerce retailers need to ready themselves for the competition storm ahead. 2018 may seem a while away but getting your ecommerce site in tip top shape and ready to compete can take time. Check out these helpful hints from the Anchor crew. Speed kills If you’ve ever heard of the tale of the tortoise and the hare, the moral is that “slow and steady wins the race”. This is definitely not the place for that phrase, because if your site loads as slowly as a 1995 dial up connection, your ecommerce store will not, I repeat, will not win the race. Site speed can be impacted by a number of factors and…

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Online Retailer 2012 – Congratulations to our iPad winner

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We’re back from last week’s Online Retailer expo and happy to report that it was a resounding success. There were heaps of great presentations, talks, and we managed to stickybeak on a couple of cool seminar sessions as well. We also have a winner for our giveaway: Nigel Ewart from WeAreDigital – there’s a brand new iPad™ headed your way, congratulations! We’d like to thank everyone that visited the booth to say “Hi”, old and new customers alike, it was lovely to catch up with you and wish you success in your online endeavours and look forward to coming back next year.

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Off to Online Retailer 2012

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A heads up to those attending the Online Retailer Expo this week, Anchor will be in attendance for the following two days (Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th). We’re sending our sharpest minds along to answer your questions, so come on down to our booth for a chat if you’re in the area. In addition, our very own Matt Palmer will be giving a talk entitled Who’s Minding the (Online) Store? If you’re starting out with your online e-commerce presence, this is a must-see for knowing what to expect as you grow and how to deal with the success. Matt is on-stage tomorrow at 1:15pm in the E-Commerce Technology Theatre, don’t miss out! If you’re hankering to come along but haven’t made plans yet, it’s not too late, but you miss…

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Online Retailer Expo – iPad 2 Give Away Congratulations

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As mentioned in our previous post, Anchor have spent this week at the Online Retailer Expo . While we were too busy talking to attendees to catch any of the seminars, we had a smashing time! The width and breadth of online initiatives that we saw at the event (at other booths and through conversation) promises a bright future for Australian consumers. Personally we’ll be happy to get our online purchases come from a local address rather than having to deal with customs, however I digress. While at the event Anchor gave away not one, but two iPad-2s!! The allure of surfing net and media from the comfort of your couch (or really, anywhere, be it bus or bed) was great as we saw just about everyone who passed stop to drop…

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