This week: A special edition: Amazon is finally, officially coming to Australia. Sandra Peter (Sydney Business Insights) and Kai Riemer (Digital Disruption Research Group) meet once a week to put their own spin on news that is impacting the future of business in The Future, This Week.

 

The story this week:

Amazon is coming to Oz

 

Other stories we bring up:

Recent CBA study finds that Australian retailers are unprepared for Amazon entry

Australian retailers have catching up to do

A report on the state of affairs of Australian Digital Commerce (PDF)

Australian retailers are lagging behind international peers in execution and customer relationships (PDF)

Behind the scenes in the Amazon warehouse

Ben Roberts’ photo project on Amazon fulfilment centres

Amazon puts 15,000 new robots into their warehouses every year

Amazon’s free shipping leads to wave of innovation in shipping and fulfilment

Australian fashion retailer The Iconic

Interview with The Iconic managing director and Business School alumni Adam Jacobs

Amazon is giving away its AI behind its recommendation engine

The infamous Whopper Ad

Google V. Burger King

The Burger King Ad and Google Home’s response

 

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