Posts Tagged ‘sales’

Kogan Technologies takes on big retailers, wins

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Founded in 2006 by Ruslan Kogen and headquartered in Melbourne, Kogan Technologies is an Australian consumer electronics manufacturer and retailer.

The company’s business model is to sell products direct from Asia to customers in Australia and the United Kingdom, bypassing the industry’s usual middlemen.

Kogan Technologies’ 2012 revenue was $100 million.

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Online orders in Australia see huge increase

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Online business in Australia has jumped by 25%.

Orders made over the internet, including both within Australia and from overseas, reaped more than $237 billion in revenues in the 2011-12 financial year over the year before, according to the IT Use and Innovation in Australian Business report released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics this week.

Information media and telecommunications businesses received the most online orders in 2011-12, followed by wholesale trade manufacturing whilst agriculture, forestry and fishing had the lowest proportion of online orders.

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An interesting story of how ecommerce increased the sales for a bike company

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

James van Rooyen and Jonathon Allara are two Australian entrepreneurs who started a bike hire company that has become one of the seven top selling bike companies in Australia. Van Rooyen who had a job in marketing, and Allara who was an accountant found out about the power of ecommerce and how it can transform their business into a successful one.  They have started with a $16000 and setup Manly Bike Tours. Now, their company is selling over 5000 bikes a year, they have 13 staff, and makes a revenue of $3 million a year.

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Peddlar theme by WooThemes

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Peddlar is a new theme developed by the WooThemes team, it is a very clean design, and it provides some cool features such as support of WooCommerce Brands extension to showcase your company’s brands.

Peddlar is built mainly to support the eCommerce type of websites, however it can also be installed for the basic websites such as business pages or personal website.

It comes with many features and facilities, and one of the coolest features of this theme is the full width featured slider.

More and more Australians to start online businesses

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Due to the economic slowdown Australians are becoming more reliant on online business sites, which is just another way for boosting economy and going about increasing their savings. Online business is very successful and offers many benefits, whether it is used to increase the number of sales for a business, to get a business back on track or to start a new business from scratch.

ING Direct executive director Rob Hendriks says “Australians are very creative in boosting their income. We see an increased effort in selling goods online, taking additional jobs, and especially in New South Wales we see a lot of women entering the workforce.”

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