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Woolworths Group selects Tableau for rapid data analytics and insights
Woolworths Group Australia has chosen Tableau’s data reporting and visual analytics tools to achieve rapid, real-time decision making in the fast-paced FMCG environment.
20 Mar 2019
Survey finds retailers 'bullish' on hybrid cloud adoption
The retail industry takes no prisoners and that’s made clear in its 'on the pulse' adoption of new technologies.
16 Jan 2019
Oracle launches cloud suite for retail sector
Oracle pledges support for digital transformation in the global retail sector with the launch of a new cloud service that centralises back-office elements of store operations.
14 Jan 2019
Test $80,000 headphones at Sennheiser's new Sydney store
It wouldn’t be a shopping experience without a test of the Sennheiser HE1, a set of high-end headphones with a price tag of AU$80,000.
21 Dec 2018
Full tech takeover not the answer for retail - analyst.
A digital retail analyst says it is important to look at specific needs, rather than rushing into a completely digital solution.
07 Feb 2018
Amazon’s foray into Australia may push local retailers to the edge
According to GlobalData, the online channel is outperforming bricks-and-mortar with no signs of slowing down.
25 Jan 2018
HPE says hybrid IT crucial for survival in retail – and how to implement it
Digital disruption is happening across industries around the world and HPE asserts none more so than retail - the tech giant discusses hybrid IT.
01 Dec 2017
'Disappointing' Kiwi results lead to improvement strategy for JB Hi-Fi
JB HiFi says it is finalising a two year strategy to improve its performance in the NZ market following ‘disappointing’ financial performance here.
14 Aug 2017
Amazon's approach to OZ is imminent but price wars aren't necessary
Before you march off into a price war, a recent survey has indicated a different approach to the ecommerce giant could be more beneficial.
16 May 2017
Optus Business scores $20 million wi-fi contract for Vicinity shopping centres
Optus has announced plans to roll out high-speed public wi-fi for visitors to 81 Australian shopping centres and six corporate sites.
29 Aug 2016
Noel Leeming reopens 'innovative' Chch store following TWG's strong revenue growth
Noel Leeming is reopening its teched-out flagship store in Christchurch, pulling together an innovative and state-of-the-art retail space.
04 Aug 2016
Businesses need to take advantage of mobility, Wavelink says
“Mobility and apps, combined with social media and mobile payments, have fundamentally transformed how global consumers purchase goods and services."
30 Jun 2016
Aussie start-up RangeMe gears up for massive growth
Australia’s RangeMe, the online marketplace that connects retailers with suppliers, has caught the attention of serial US entrepreneurs.
02 Jun 2016
NetSuite addresses challenges of the modern world with latest offerings
“NetSuite has a long track record of supporting software companies throughout their evolution, from start-up, to fast-growth, to global enterprises."
27 May 2016
Cloud essential to meet growing customer demands
“Retailers can use cloud based services like Google for Work and Amazon Web Services (AWS), to support their strategy to manage consumer demands.”
24 May 2016
Australian retailers losing sales by ignoring customer privacy issues
A panel has highlighted the dangers facing retailers about ineffective management of data and its damaging effects on customer trust & confidence.
23 May 2016
Bricks and mortar still king, according to new study
“Ecommerce is a ‘complement, not a replacement’ to the traditional bricks and mortar store.”
17 Feb 2016
Loyalty cards go mobile, according to new research
"Retailers that did not offer mobile integration were likely to have far lower levels of visibility on consumer activity."
09 Feb 2016
Microsoft’s Surface Book touches down in New Zealand
Microsoft’s first ever laptop, the Surface Book, will be available in retail stores around the country from today.
28 Jan 2016
Smartphones leading online sales
"For retailers, it’s a constant balance of where and how much to invest into the mobile experience and infrastructure.”
12 Jan 2016
Why NZ retailers need to be wary of attacks in the last week before Christmas
New Zealand retailers are entering the busiest week of the year ahead of Christmas and the number of DDoS attacks continues to rise.
18 Dec 2015
New tool to protect retailers from online fraud
“Online fraud is much closer to home than retailers might think, and can be any purchase value made by any purchase method."
21 Oct 2015
Retailers to spend billions on IoT technologies
According to Juniper Research, retailers will spend an estimated $2.5 billion on hardware and installation costs by 2020.
02 Sep 2015
Shoppers turn to smartphones for better retail experience
The way consumers shop is changing, with more reaching for their smartphone before or during their retail experience.
21 Jul 2015