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Data & analytics

Data & analytics Archives

Behind the US$1.5 billion valuation of online beauty company Oddity

Oddity, the company behind cult online makeup brand Il Makiage, recently raised US$130 million, giving it a valuation of...

Meet the Aussie smart farm that made a statement at COP26

A Queensland banana farm that supplies the nation's biggest supermarkets is taking part in an innovative trial to minimi...

Exclusive: Welcome to Myer’s new Virtual Store

The Virtual Store concept allows shoppers to experience products from Myer's online marketplace in real life and gives t...

How cult US beauty brand Il Makiage is disrupting the beauty industry

Backed by L Catterton, the online retailer recently expanded to Australia and is rumoured to be pursuing an IPO.

EU gives Google 2 months to improve hotel, flight search results

The latest grievance centres on the prices on its services Google Flights and Google Hotels.

Why pharmacies are tapping into personalisation

Apps and other digital approaches can benefit both pharmacy consumers and retailers.

Facebook aims to be a “new Westfield”

The social media announced a number of improvements to how businesses can reach customers on Facebook, Instagram and Wha...

Can Amazon blow out the hair care market?

Amazon is making its hairdressing debut with the opening of a high-tech salon in London. But is the Amazon Salon a viabl...

How bots are driving a transformation in customised beauty

Customised beauty is becoming increasingly important to online shoppers, and beauty bots are filling the gap.

Card spending falls during February Covid lockdown

The report found that electronic card spending last month decreased by $632 million (8.1 per cent) year on year.

NZ has one of the world’s highest adoption rates for subscription services

Besides convenience, Kiwis also tend to have fewer physical items as service reliability, variety, exclusivity and susta...
Inside Retail & Sensormatic

Peeking in the fitting room: How to get real-time data on buyer behaviour

One of the more visible outcomes of the coronavirus pandemic has been a growing awareness and urgency for many physical ...
Kiwi Christmas shopping

Kiwi Christmas spending tipped to hold up despite Covid legacy

Kiwi shoppers are expected to spend more this Christmas season despite Covid-19.
Dan Murphy's direct to boot

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...

Kiwis spent money in 61 countries on Black Friday

Kiwi spending on Black Friday and Cyber Monday soared according to Transferwise.