Can a new Australian retail eCommerce business compete?

I’ve been investigating the feasibility of a launching new online retail operation for a couple of weeks. This is primarily for a client who’s attempting to move their established wholesale business into the consumer marker, however I’m also exploring the possibility of using retail as a means to monetize a website I own in the pet industry.

This post is both a brainstorming activity and an attempt to condense my own thoughts into something a bit more coherent. I’m sharing it here because—as unlikely as this is—my thoughts could be useful to some other aspiring entrepreneur exploring this area. Continue reading