Fashion tech-retailer with zero-inventory model enabling massive growth with minimal risk

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Meet Azura

Azura is a fashion-tech retailer, delivering curated luxury and fast-fashion Brands for e-commerce marketplaces, using a zero-inventory model.

The Problem: With e-commerce marketplaces like Farfetch and MyDeal thriving, Big Brands are moving away from bricks and mortar stores and into digital marketplaces. But posting and managing inventory on over 100 marketplaces is a problem.

The Solution: Azura’s fashion-tech solution provides Big Brands plug ‘n’ play access into 100+ e-commerce marketplaces, including their own luxury marketplace Azura Runway and fast-fashion marketplace Azura Exchange

The Advantage: Azura uses automated product tagging and visual search AI tools and machine learning and can curate 150,000 products into data-rich, market ready items on sale in over 100 marketplaces within a few hours.

Traction: Azura is a high growth, high margin business leveraging technology, data, and importantly, established partnerships to deliver 1200 luxury and fashion Brands to consumers.

In the first 18 months, Azura has reached a monthly sales run-rate equivalent to $3 million per annum; and is growing 34% month on month.

The Future: The aspiration is to scale to become the Australian-based ‘Farfetch’; still delivering luxury and fashion to consumers, yet also showcasing Australian designers to the world. With a view to IPO in the future, this raise will enable Azura to grow even faster than it is today and realise its market potential.

Opportunity - E-commerce Transformation

#1 Brands shifting from physical to digital sales - The number of physical stores operated directly by brands is expected to stagnate, with a possible decline in store footprints in 2021. More and more brands will need to evolve to fit the new map of luxury buying, looking to partner with ecommerce platforms to maximise customer experience and accessibility.

#2 E-commerce marketplaces are thriving - The lasting impacts of COVID-19 travel restrictions, combined with the growing prominence of younger generation luxury consumers, have driven the success of global ecommerce platforms. Farfetch’s market capitalisation grew by 475% in 2020. Other ecommerce platforms have also gained - Mydeal.com.au saw first half gross sales in 2020 increase by 217%, and Kogan saw a 71.2% increase.

#3 Brands want plug and play access to multiple e-commerce marketplaces - In 2020, online sales of luxury goods skyrocketed at a pace equivalent to 5 years of growth, doubling its market share from 12% in 2019 to 23% in 2020. By 2025, [Bain & Co. forecasts] ecommerce/digital channels will comprise of 1/3 of total market value. Ecommerce is especially crucial to maximising sales from younger generations, who are set to drive 180% of the growth in the market from 2019 to 2025.

Azura delivers brands plug ‘n’ play omnichannel transformation, capturing a unique share of the thriving luxury and fashion e-commerce sector.

The Azura Difference

Azura – Fragmented Supply Converted by AI

Azura uses AI and Machine Learning to curate 150,000 products from over 1,200 brands in a matter of moments, and then feeds these items, using direct integrations, into hundreds of marketplaces.

Azura – Connections and Customers

Through its strategic partnerships, Azura is connected to authentic branded product, and can ship anywhere within 7 days. It’s omnichannel approach already has Azura selling on premier fashion marketplaces around the world, including the US, UK, EU, SE Asia, Australia and NZ.

Azura – Omnichannel and Diversification for Risk Mitigation

The omnichannel approach minimises the reliance on any one channel, reduces marketing expenditure required and ensures a strong, reliable & proven revenue stream. Applying the model to both luxury and fast fashion, enabled Azura to continue to grow during Covid when others experienced revenue drops of 25-30%.

Azura – On trend

Knowing the trends to pursue takes experience. In 2020, Azura capitalised on the forecast 180% growth in the pre-loved luxury fashion market, creating the largest catalogue of Pre-Loved fashion items in Australia.

The Azura Advantage

E-commerce has become the new norm, and luxury / fashion is a hot growth segment. Azura’s unique model takes advantage of this market acceleration, by curating Brands seeking marketplace sales and marketplaces able to trade at small volumes. With 34% month on month revenue growth, the Azura model has proven its market attraction.

Investment Highlights

Problem/Solution
  • Azura is a fashion-tech retailer, delivering curated luxury and fast-fashion Brands. for e-commerce marketplaces, using a zero-inventory model.
  • Brands, moving away from bricks and mortar, get plug ‘n’ play access to 100+ e-commerce marketplaces. And e-commerce marketplaces get Brand listings at manageable volumes.
Proven sales performance and scalability
  • Revenue equivalent to $3 million per annum.
  • 34% month on month growth rate for the past 6 months.
  • 1200 Brands accessing Azura’s plug & play marketplace access.
  • Diversity that delivered growth during COVID.
Zero-Inventory Business Model
  • Brands and distributors hold the stock, minimising Azura’s risk.
  • Omnichannel sales approach ensures consistent market access and strong revenue stream.
  • Investment drives scalability not capex or inventory.‚Äč
Advanced AI Data Solutions
  • Data enhancement through automated product tagging and visual search AI tools.
  • Able to curate 150,000 products into data-rich, market ready items for sale within a few hours.
Team Azura
  • Founders Sam Wood an entrepreneur with a career spanning over 10 years within the retail industry and Tim Bloore over 25 year running international agencies specializing in marketing and technology.
  • Azura’s Advisory Panel includes senior executives across the logistics sector with Colin Hindle Head of Network Implementation at Australia Post and Kristie Atkins a Certified Practicing Marketer and Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute.

 

Company Website: https://www.azura.consulting/

Discover investment opportunities here.

 

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R3D Resources Ltd ASX: R3D

R3D Resources Ltd
Copper/gold focused explorer and developer with leading position in the Chillagoe region, North Queensland

 

The Company has advised that they have received firm commitments to cover the offer. Applications and payments must be submitted by Wednesday 3 March 2021, 5:00pm (AEDT)

 

R3D Resources Limited (ASX: R3D) through the acquisition of Tartana Resources Limited aims to become a significant copper-gold explorer, developer and producer in the Chillagoe Region in North Queensland.  These projects vary in maturity from granted mining leases, mining lease applications and exploration permits.

 

The Tartana mining leases contain an existing heap leach – solvent extraction – crystallisation plant which has been held in care and maintenance since 2014. A proposed restart of this operation along with potential ongoing low grade zinc furnace slag/matte shipments from our Tasmanian project can underpin the financing of our exploration activities across the highly prospective project portfolio.

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BrewDog Group Australia Ltd

BrewDog Group Australia Ltd
Equity for Punks Australia: Tomorrow Starts Today
BrewDog's 2 Year Blueprint for Australia and New Zealand - read it here 

 

BrewDog was born in 2007 with a mission to make other people as passionate about great craft beer as they are. In 2019, BrewDog opened their first facility in Australia, and are now on the verge of releasing awesome craft beer made by BrewDog, in their new home in Brisbane.

 

Their mission is to become the world's most sustainable beer business and this year announced they are officially carbon neutral.

 

BrewDog have a community of over 145,000 Equity Punk investors, and now, they are expanding that community into Australia. This is your chance to join them.

 

Before investing please consider the Offer Information Statement.

Min exceeded. Now targeting $750k!

193%

$577,600

Raised

To 10%

Equity

852

Investors
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SPP Harvester
Harvesting the discount from Share Purchase Plans

 

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a wave of discounted capital raisings with ~$53 billion of discounted new shares issued in the last 12 months.

 

Share Purchase Plans (SPPs) allow individual shareholders to apply for up to $30,000 in shares at the same discounted price paid by institutions.  In the 12 months to 31 December, in-the-money SPPs were issued at an average 10% discount to the ASX closing price on the SPP closing date. But, you must be a shareholder before the SPP is announced.

 

SPP HarvesterTM gives you access to SPPs by buying you 1-share in 300 of the largest, liquid, operating companies listed on ASX.  It will identify and apply for in-the-money SPPs and automatically sell the new securities, efficiently recycling your capital into the next SPP. This automatically harvests the discount for SPPs, with minimum capital outlay, low establishment costs and minimal administration. 

$1.00Price
UnlimitedSize of Offer
26 Feb 21Offer Open
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Foresense Technologies

Foresense Technologies Pty Ltd
A disruptive innovator in real-time customer presence analytics
Update: Final agreement with CUED signed - Announcement here

 

Foresense Technologies has developed an artificial intelligence solution enabling brick and mortar stores to more effectively compete with the growing presence of ecommerce. Proprietary presence detection technology combined with in-store digital sensors and mobile app technology enables real-time quantification of human behaviour in-store.

 

Near term revenues from signed agreements with oOh!media and a network of 4,000 newsagents across Australia, as well as being final negotiations with a large US based casino group, a major national retailer and several other iconic global brands.

 

Before investing please consider the offer document and the general risk warning.

Min exceeded. Now targeting $750k!

138%

$691,477

Raised

4.2-14%

Equity

235

Investors
Public Offer OnMarket bidding closed

Sprintex Ltd ASX: SIX

Sprintex Ltd
Leading supplier of automotive superchargers, reducing emissions and fuel consumption
Commitments received for $6.5 million offer size.

 

Sprintex Limited (ASX: SIX) is an Australian based automotive engineering, research, product development and manufacturing company that designs and manufactures superchargers for use in a wide variety of combustion engines. It is currently focused on the development and commercialisation of the Sprintex® twin screw supercharger in the automotive aftermarket and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market in Australia, USA, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

 

The patented Sprintex supercharger plays a key role in reducing fuel consumption and lowering emissions in combustion engines, which is assist in meeting increasingly stringent environmental standards.

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$6.5 millionSize of Offer
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Azura Consulting Pty Ltd

Azura Consulting Pty Ltd
Fashion tech-retailer with zero-inventory model enabling massive growth with minimal risk

More Info

 

Azura is a fashion-tech retailer, delivering curated luxury and fast-fashion Brands for e-commerce marketplaces, using a zero-inventory model. Using AI and machine learning, Azura is able to process 150,000 products into data-rich, market ready items listed for sale on 100+ marketplaces within a few hours. 

 

With the move away from bricks and mortar, Azura’s plug ‘n’ play access to 100+ e-commerce marketplaces has already attracted 1200+ Brands and delivered 34% month on month growth over the past 6 months.

 

Before investing please consider the offer document and the general risk warning.