AMAZON LAUNCHES NEXT-DAY DELIVERY TO LURE MORE PRIME MEMBERS

Online marketplace giant Amazon Australia has launched free next-day delivery for Prime members living in Sydney and Melbourne, but has kept its membership fee steady as it seeks to lure more shoppers to its platform. Amazon made a $500 million investment in its recently opened robotic fulfilment centre in Sydney’s west that spans 200,000 square…

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SKILLED WORKERS AND STUDENTS TO ENTER AUSTRALIA AS BORDER RESTRICTIONS RELAX

23/11/21; Convenience & Impulse Magazine FacebookTwitterPrintEmailMore The Federal Government has announced that fully vaccinated eligible visa holders will be permitted into Australia without applying for a travel exemption from 1 December. Eligible visa holders include skilled and student cohorts, as well as humanitarian, working holiday maker and provisional family visa holders. This announcement will hopefully…

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MANY RETAIL LOSERS BUT SOME ONLINE WINNERS AS MELBOURNE SHUTDOWNS TAKE EFFECT

·         ELI GREENBLAT AUGUST 4, 2020 The Australian JB HI-FI, MYER, KMART AND TARGET ARE AMONG THE STORES PREPARING TO SHUT DOWN ACROSS METROPOLITAN MELBOURNE AND SHIFT TO DIGITAL OPERATIONS ONLY AS BUSINESS STARTS COUNTING THE COST OF THE TOUGHER LOCKDOWN TO BATTLE THE CITY’S OUTBREAK OF COVID-19. HOWEVER OTHERS INCLUDING BUNNINGS AND BABY BUNTING…

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HOW TO ENSURE YOUR NEXT VEHICLE PURCHASE IS FUTURE-PROOFED

Rosanne Barrett November 11, 2019 The Australian With EVs becoming more commonplace, and driverless on the horizon, should you buy a new car or hold on to your existing one? The Australian Australians wanting to future-proof their next car purchase should assess their driving distances, off-road demand and budget to find the best vehicle for their…

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New study links all soda (even if it’s diet) to an early death

Laura Reiley Sep 5, 2019 AFR Washington | Hold up, diet soda drinkers. Regular consumption of soft drinks – both sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened – was associated with a greater risk of all causes of death, according to new research published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Participants who drank two…

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