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How Lancome’s new virtual pop-up is ‘the next big thing’ in beauty tech

The luxury beauty brand’s virtual flagship merges the worlds of science, beauty and technology.

Kiwi smart-trolley startup Imagr to expand offshore

Demand for its autonomous checkout system has soared since the Covid-19 pandemic started.

Sophia’s creators plan mass rollout in retail, medical in Covid-19’s wake

The company behind the humanoid robot has a vision to mass produce robots by the end of the year.

Christmas, Boxing Day boost card spending in December: StatsNZ

Card spending in retail rose 3.5 per cent, or $250 million, during the month of December 2020.

Surfstitch prepares for a year of innovation

Creativity is at the top of the priority list for the Aussie fashion retailer this year.
AuMake executive chairman Keong Chan

How AuMake is using social e-commerce to drive connections with ANZ brands

AuMake looks to Chinese social e-commerce trends to connect ANZ brands with Asian buyers.

Paymark spending data shows a year of two quarters

Paymark spending recorded growth during the last quarter after experiencing downtrend earlier of the year.

Startup roundup: The fashion brands forging virtual connections with shoppers

Fashion-tech startups develop platforms that allow brands and consumers to connect in the current virtual climate.
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Kiwi Christmas spending tipped to hold up despite Covid legacy

Kiwi shoppers are expected to spend more this Christmas season despite Covid-19.
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Talking tech with Endeavour X

Dan Murphy’s has launched numerous tech innovations this year to bring convenience, safety and speed to the customer exp...

How City Chic’s IT team contributes to its omnichannel success

Ensuring stores have a solid internet connection is harder than it sounds in a world of BNPL and click-and-collect.

Kiwis spent money in 61 countries on Black Friday

Kiwi spending on Black Friday and Cyber Monday soared according to Transferwise.
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5 cool new global stores to check out

Lockdowns haven’t prevented some retailers from innovating with both new physical store openings and digital concepts.

Facebook to buy customer service startup Kustomer

Facebook said it will buy customer service startup Kustomer, as the world's largest social network forays further into e...

Retailers should be prepared for Black Friday cyber attacks

With Black Friday but four days away, cyber security firm McAfee has urged retailers to ensure they are prepared for pot...