Retailers such as E Store are set to start sourcing products direct from overseas parallel marketers, in an effort to remain competitive; the move has been forced on them they claim because vendors in Australia are not able to sell their own products at competitive prices.
Australian retailers may have a few problems today processing Mastercard and Visa transactions after a group known as Anonymous hacked into the company's online operations following Mastercard's decision to stop processing payments to the whistle-blowing site Wikileaks.
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Nielsen Online which earlier this year claimed that the bulk of visitors to technology sites in Australia were from overseas has now lashed out at the IAB's decision to only provide accreditation for panel-based measurement techniques, claiming the announcement is a "step backwards" for the online industry.
Companies in the consumer electronics industry host some of the largest brand portfolios in the world, but do their websites reflect this success with interactive, user-friendly, informative destinations?