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Software & systems

Software & systems Archives

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.
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.

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.

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.
Image of someone using AR tool on a mobile phone

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...

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

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

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.

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

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