Bridestowe Lavender Estate’s Bobbie the Bear took China by storm a few years ago, transforming the scented teddy bear into an overnight celebrity.
The Daigou market in Australia is estimated to be worth in excess of $850 million, with 60,000 people in Australia partaking in some form of Daigou trade.
After months of expanding its dealings in Australia, Alibaba Group this weekend officially opened its Australian and New Zealand headquarters in Melbourne, with the local office to be headed up by Maggie Zhou.
Over the last two years the freight industry has been a popular space to launch new technology solutions. Some more notable examples to come out of Australia include Loadmax, Temando, Zoom2u, and more recently Telstra backed FreightExchange.