Transcribe of “Amazon Australia”
Amazon has confirmed it is launching in Australia
– [Ross] After months of public speculation, e-commerce giant Amazon has confirmed it is launching in Australia. The move is expected to create thousands of new jobs for Ozzies starting in Sydney’s West.
Amazon is one of the ten biggest retailers in the world
– [Narrator] Amazon is one of the ten biggest retailers in the world, but for it’s rivals, and now Australian retailers, the big danger is it’s the fastest-growing major retailer on the planet.
Amazon is a game-changer
– This is a game-changer for the Australian retail market. An absolute game changer.
– [Narrator] Today Amazon finally announced it will bring its online marketplace to Australia. For the thousands of small business that use the platform, the wealth and potential to disrupt big players is immense.
Amazon have in place is absolutely phenomenal
– [Daniel] The logistics that Amazon have in place is absolutely phenomenal. The Australian small business communities will have access to that which means they can easily expand locally and internationally.
– [Narrator] Neil Waterhouse wrote the book on how to build a million dollar Ebay business from home. But he also knows Amazon. He’s been using its American site for ten years.
– You have your bricks and mortar store but you know you can also be selling on your website, you can be selling on Ebay, you can be selling on comparison shopping agents. And Amazon’s just giving you another marketplace.
Amazon Australia Marketplace is just the start
– [Narrator] Amazon Marketplace is just the start. Twelve months after it was rolled out in Spain came Amazon Fresh and Amazon Pantry that threw in a major challenge to our supermarkets.
– Australian online sales are now around $11 billion dollars and growing fast. But Citigroup says Amazon alone could reach $4 billion dollars worth of sales. That’s 14% of all online sales within just five years.
Goodman is Amazon’s biggest landlord worldwide
– [Narrator] The first thing Amazon must do is find warehouse space, and here, there’s a local connection. Ozzie warehouse developer Goodman is Amazon’s biggest landlord worldwide. It recently built giant warehouses in East Germany and California. And Nine News understands Goodman’s set to build Amazon’s first warehouse at Eastern Creek, Western Sydney with other states to follow. It’s set to be the biggest warehouse ever built in Australia. Ross Greenwood, Nine News.
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