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  • ‘Snack shop’ on eBay in Australia
  • ‘Snack shop’ on eBay in Australia
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‘Snack shop’ on eBay in Australia

eBay is one Australia’s largest online shopping sites, with over 7.3 million unique users. Looking to capitalise on the shrinking attention span of its customers, the company has announced ‘5 Minute Sales’ - an hour of timely, big discounts every Sunday night.



  • ShopandBox is peer-to-peer shopping ShopandBox is peer-to-peer shopping

    ‘Buy anything, anywhere, cheaper’ is ShopandBox’s mantra. This Australian start-up lets shoppers buy items that are either unavailable or far more expensive in their country. They do this with the help of 'Boxers' - personal shoppers local to the country. 

  • Article image In a state of permanent sale

    Thanks to daily deals websites, online vouchers, and retailers’ 'sell, sell, sell' mindset, there's a sale nearly every day. But how does this permanent sale affect the way people spend?

  • Article image A cultural snapshot of Australia

    Are Australians still beach mad? How is the face of the average Aussie changing? In our 2014 / 2015 cultural snapshot of Australia, we demystify cultural myths, shed light on the country’s economic outlook, and explore the emerging and established trends across eleven sectors.

  • eBay auctions eBay auctions "take too long"

    Fewer than 15% of people who list items on eBay are opting for an auction-only sale, according to researchers. They have found that 'Buy It Now' options are more popular as they appeal to 'time-poor' consumers who don't want to wait for an auction to end.