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Wesfarmers' secret Amazon response team - The Sydney Morning Herald

A few years ago, and well before the headlines heralding Amazon's imminent arrival to Australian shores hit, executives from Australia's biggest owner of retail businesses, Wesfarmers, assembled the Amazon response team – which comprised of strategists ...and more »

Amazon in Australia: what it means for you as a shopper - The Sydney Morning Herald

The expansion of US online giant Amazon in Australia will most likely be a game-changer in the country's retail landscape, transforming the way we shop and threatening the supremacy of established local retailers. "We are going to destroy the retail ...and more »

IT'S OFFICIAL: Amazon is taking on retailing in Australia with a 'vast selection' and 'fast delivery' - Business Insider Australia

The company founded by Jeff Bezos today confirmed its intentions to pursue the retail dollar in Australia in a big way. The US online retail giant is actively looking for a warehouse to become a fulfillment centre, the first of many in Australia, with ...and more »

Retail revolution looms as Amazon confirms it's heading Down Under - The Australian

US giant Amazon, with annual global sales of more than $US100 billion, has confirmed it is planning a launch of its popular shopping services in Australia. The move will send a shiver through Australian retailers but is likely to spark a celebration ...and more »

Amazon Finally Breaks Silence on Australian Plans - Power Retail

After a long silence about its Australian plans, Amazon has now confirmed it will be rolling out its online emporium locally over the next few years, which will be the e-commerce giant's first full-fledged retail offering in the southern hemisphere ...and more »

Amazon plans to smash Australia's retail sector one toaster at a time - The Sydney Morning Herald

It's been hyped as the 10-tonne gorilla that's going to smash Australian retail - one toaster at a time. Amazon has confirmed it is coming to Australia and says it plans to sink millions of dollars into launching its digital platform Amazon Marketplace ...and more »

Amazon retail is officially coming to Australia - CRN Australia

Amazon has finally made an official announcement that it will set up its retail business in Australia, ending years of speculation that the online retail behemoth would come to our shores. The company released a statement saying that it was optimistic ...and more »

Amazon still has some huge challenges to overcome to build its business in Australia - Business Insider Australia

The centres are the vast warehouses that form distribution hubs for the global retail giant's operations in various countries. That one above is in Hemel Hempstead, north of London. Here's another, also in the UK, in Peterborough: (Photo by Oli Scarff ...and more »

'Fast, vast and low-priced' Amazon to shake up Australian retail - The Australian

The worst fears of local retailers have finally been confirmed with Amazon revealing it wants to capture a dominant slice of the nation's $300 billion sector. After years of speculation over its planned arrival, the US retail giant founded by ...and more »

Amazon expands in Australia and plans huge warehouse - The Guardian

An Amazon fulfilment centre in the UK. The company is looking for warehouse space on Australia's east coast. Photograph: Andrew Yates/AFP/Getty Images. Amazon. Amazon expands in Australia and plans huge warehouse. Retail giant is looking for site in ...and more »