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Software & systems

Countdown launches Scan&Go technology trial
Countdown’s Scan&Go technology in action.

Countdown launches Scan&Go technology trial

New Zealand grocer Countdown has unveiled its contactless shopping Scan&Go technology which allows customers to scan, bag and pay for their groceries - all from their smartphone. For loose items, like p...
Kmart just launched an AR tool. But do customers really use them?
Covid-19 advice for NZ businesses: Be more prepared to face future crises
Domino’s will now call customers two minutes before their pizza arrives
Startup helps companies launch marketplaces during Covid-19

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Image of someone using AR tool on a mobile phone
Software & systems

Kmart just launched an AR tool. But do customers really use them?

AR seems perpetually stuck on the list of tech trends to watch. That could be about to change.
Countdown Scan&Go

Countdown launches Scan&Go technology trial

New Zealand grocer Countdown has unveiled its contactless shopping Scan&Go technology which allows customers to scan, ba...

Covid-19 advice for NZ businesses: Be more prepared to face future crises

Fifty-three per cent of NZ businesses put resiliency and being prepared for another pandemic on top of their plans while...
Dominos call on arrival

Domino’s will now call customers two minutes before their pizza arrives

Domino’s technology-led delivery service is about to get more reliable, the business said, with the introduction of a ‘C...
Techsembly founders Ross Knight, Sohail Qureshi and Amy Read.

Startup helps companies launch marketplaces during Covid-19

Techsembly, a Singapore technology startup, is securing clients worldwide after developing a Software-as-a-Service platf...

Woolworths invests in online shopping tech company

Longtail UX has raised $2.25 million from Woolworths' venture capital arm and homewares giant Global Retail Brands.

RedBalloon: Why it’s time to invest in marketing

The platform's parent company Big Red Group has just made a major investment in marketing technology. CEO David Anderson...
Software & systems

Beyond whitepapers and webinars: What retailers really want from tech partners

Five things technology companies can do to help retailers get through COVID-19.
Software & systems

Wolves in sheep’s clothing? The future of retail partnerships

When today's partners become tomorrow's competition.

Entrepreneur looks to replace corporate travel agents with app

Corporate travel app targeting small businesses.
Software & systems

When bots do the buying where is the value in shopping?

The "weekly shop" will soon be consigned to retail history.
Software & systems

Amazon’s in-car delivery: gimmick or game-changer?

As with most things Amazon, the move has attracted positive and negative reviews.

Embracing body diversity, Asos invests in virtual fit tech

Online retailer in the race to solve the fit problem.

Location and voice technology are the future of retail

Retailers know who their consumers are, but not where they are.

Nike buys custom fit start-up

Sneaker giant's second acquisition in as many months aimed at personalisation.

Myer, Country Road onboard for Instagram shopping launch

Retail giants say they will benefit from launch of new social feature.

Delivery drones will cut carbon emissions on short trips, say scientists

Drones may be the future, but are they a more environmentally-friendly way for us to receive ordered goods?
Software & systems

Speak easy

Voice assistants are about to explode in Australia - consumers will love it, but are you ready?
Software & systems

Technology is making us stupid

We are ending up with a ‘tick the box’ process based industry and dumbing down retail models, experience and talent.
Software & systems

Forget about the ‘big data’ buzzword and start using your own data

The same principles can be applied across any sector to personalise a customer’s experience and increase their likelihoo...