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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 »

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

The Amazon juggernaut is coming to 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 ...and more »

Should Aussie retailers be scared Amazon is coming? - CMO

Amazon has now confirmed it is coming to Australia, with a banner already on its Aussie website promoting the Amazon Marketplace to local retailers and brands. With a reported signing of a lease for a warehouse at the Goodman Group's $50 million ...and more »

Amazon expands in Australia and plans huge warehouse - The Guardian

Retail giant is looking for site in Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne to become its first fulfilment centre in the country. Calla Wahlquist · @callapilla. Wed 19 Apr 2017 18.34 EDT Last modified on Sat 2 Dec 2017 12.52 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Amazon breaks silence on Australian retail plans - The Australian Financial Review

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos: the company is calling on local retailers to join its Marketplace services. Reed Saxon. Share on twitter. by Sue Mitchell. E-commerce giant Amazon will launch a new wave of retail disruption on Thursday, calling for local ...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 »

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 announces plans to launch in Australia - CHOICE

Global e-commerce giant Amazon has confirmed its retail operations will be launching in Australia. The company founded by entrepreneur Jeff Bezos announced its plans to expand into Australia in a brief statement. "Amazon Web Services launched an ...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 is coming to Australia, but at what cost for local business? - SBS

Amazon has confirmed that it is coming to Australia, promising low prices, vast selection and fast delivery. But what will it mean for local retailers? Updated Updated 20 April 2017. By Ricardo Goncalves. Shoppers rejoice, Amazon is opening up a local ...and more »