Category: On-Demand Economy

Inside Inside Retail Live! A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Future of Retail.

Having recently returned from Inside Retail Live 2020, we’ve been reflecting on what we learned, the people we met and the things we saw.  As a service provider to retailers, we thought we would do what we do best and provide more service, specifically to all those of you who weren’t at the expo.  So […]

Love Comes in Many Shapes & Sizes – Check Out the Most-Delivered Items on Valentine’s Day 2020

It’s no secret that love comes in many shapes and sizes. Here at Sherpa, we are reminded of this every Valentine’s Day. We’re no strangers to delivering special items to loved ones, but on the 14th of February every year we see all the different ways to say those three special words. Or more specifically, […]

Zip Zap! Introducing our New Plug-&-Play Shopify Integration

Sparks are well and truly flying here at Sherpa. We’re doubling down on the flexibility we offer to Australian merchants with the launch of our latest product integration, powered by Zapiet. With consumer demand leading to huge growth in the last-mile delivery market, the accessibility current is running strong, with MarketWatch projecting that globally the […]

Merchant Independence – What retailers need to do to be competitive

Many of you may have seen the reports of late announcing that Amazon finally plans to launch in Australia by September 2017 (1). Since Australians already spend over $500M through Amazon I’m sure this is a welcome announcement for online buyers. However, retailers might not be quite as excited, especially those that are vulnerable through […]

The future of on-demand: Where are we going, and are we getting a Lyft?

Re-post from Techcrunch. Posted the 2nd of March of 2016 by Ash Rust: http://techcrunch.com/2016/03/01/the-future-of-on-demand-where-are-we-going-and-are-we-getting-a-lyft/ If the on-demand economy was a young pup in the late 2000s, then it has since evolved into a much more sophisticated animal: strong, resilient and capable of adapting to its environment. This movement was bred from the human desire for immediacy. Agile startups evolved […]

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