The latest in entrepreneurial technology news for Kiwis
These search results are from across the Techday network of sites
Exclusive: The impact of digitalisation and automation on the retail industry
"Digitalisation has certainly made shopping much more efficient and enjoyable for consumers, but the flipside of this is that there’s an increasing demand for businesses to differentiate themselves."
14 Feb 19
The blurring line between online and physical retail
42% of Australian consumers have visited a store for the first time because of the enjoyable online digital experience the brand provided.
07 Feb 19
Retail industry delaying digital transformation out of security concerns – Microsoft
While significant losses can result from cyberattacks, the benefits of digital transformation far outweigh the risks, according to Microsoft New Zealand.
29 Jan 19
Adobe revamps Experience Cloud for retailers
Adobe has revamped its Adobe Experience Cloud to offer customer experience management (CXM) capabilities that draw on AI and machine learning technology.
16 Jan 19
Infor snaps up SaaS contract with Drakes Supermarkets
Infor will be supplying Drakes with end-to-end systems to replace its legacy retail software and support its new wholesale venture.
16 Jan 19
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 19
Turning customer data into a competitive advantage
Retailers have historically struggled with access to customer data—perhaps the most valuable, untapped resource in businesses today.
26 Dec 18
IDC: Manufacturing, retail/wholesale biggest cloud spenders
"Industry cloud growth rates will continue to accelerate over the next three years, which is very unusual for multi-billion-dollar markets,”
18 Dec 18
Spark to open triple-level flagship store in Commercial Bay
Spark will be one of the landmark retailers setting up shop in one of the country’s newest shopping destinations next year.
02 Nov 18
Retail transformation fuelling data centre boom
A new Vertiv report has forecast data centres and public cloud adoption to skyrocket in the coming years throughout the retail industry.
01 Nov 18
A deep dive into the present and future of retail off- and online
Russell McVeagh Special Counsel Liz Blythe examines the opportunities and risks associated with the eye-wateringly quick pace of change in the sector.
01 Aug 18
US retail sector security spend focuses on the wrong areas, says report
“These organizations continue, year after year, to spend on the same security solutions that worked for them previously."
20 Jul 18
Opinion: How brick-and-mortar retail is becoming a leader in edge computing
Schneider Electric's Dave Johnson says few industries feel the disruption of new digital business models more than traditional retailers.
17 Jul 18
NBN launches new POI product for RSPs
This new product is supposedly meant to help retail service providers increase their footprint.
09 Jul 18
Big retailers changing channel tactics to combat e-commerce - GlobalData
This includes implementing in-store technologies such as self-checkout counters, scan and pay mobile applications and unmanned stores.
13 Jun 18
AR, VR ready to roll out and revolutionise retail - GlobalData
AR and VR technologies are reshaping the retail landscape by improving customer experience both in-store and online.
08 Jun 18
Amazon vs. consumers on the Aussie shutout
Amazon announced that due to GST regulation they will no longer be shipping from the US to Australia. Its comment and the consumer perspective inside.
01 Jun 18
Court rules retail chain must pay employees for all hours worked
Smiths City Group had been refusing to pay employees for the ‘optional’ pre-work meeting for years, but has finally been called out in court.
14 May 18
Online retail giant’s Australia launch shakes local market
“The company's top competitors have all dramatically increased their advertising budgets."
01 May 18
NZ Government clamps down on GST for overseas goods retailers
From October 1, 2019, overseas websites selling into the New Zealand market will have to register for GST, just like any Kiwi company.
01 May 18
Vend brings buy now, pay later solution to Kiwi SMBs
Afterpay allows customers to buy in-store instantly, putting down a quarter of the cost and paying over four equal fortnightly instalments.
01 May 18
Global best practice & design come to new NetSuite eCommerce solution
Cloud based ERP vendor NetSuite has made significant changes to it's omnichannel solution.
26 Apr 18
Embracing retail on the edge: Why the retail sector needs to adopt edge computing
Retailers that embrace edge computing continue to innovate, create new customer experiences and the ones that do it right will thrive.
03 Apr 18
Retailers banding together to combat scammers
The National Retail Association are set to provide free crime prevention workshops for retailers as part of a move to create a crime-busting network.
14 Mar 18