Australia Post opens Ararat “superstore”
Australia Post has opened a new superstore in Ararat, in south-west Victoria. The company’s “superstores” offer a range of enhanced parcel and postal products and servicesIn addition. The superstores will be also having a dedicated online shopping zone kitted out with Apple Macs and iPads.
Antam Signs Up Pos Indonesia to Boost Sales
Pos Indonesia has teamed up with State miner Aneka Tambang in an effort of the latter to boost gold bar sales by up to 40 percent across the country. Gold bars are popular value storage for many Indonesians that are not quite familiar with banking and other investment instruments.
SingPost to develop Singapore's first mall offering online, offline shopping
Singapore Post would develop Singapore's first shopping mall offering a suite of eCommerce logistics solutions, combining both online and offline shopping. The mall will offer 25,000 square metres of retail space. Consumers will be able to shop online at the mall through e-merchants and choose delivery and pickup timings, according to SingPost.
Alibaba announces 32% rise in revenue
Alibaba has announced that its revenue for the quarter ended 30 September was RMB22,171m (US$3,488m), which represented an increase of 32% year-over-year.
Walmart looking to test drones for home deliveries
Walmart has applied to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to test the use of drones for making home deliveries to customers. Drones is said to have a lot of potential to further connect the store network, distribution centres, fulfilment centres and transportation fleet.