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Technology Archives

Inside Afterpay and the Australian Fashion Council’s “cutting edge” store

The Edit is a new experiential retail space celebrating local designers and the latest in-store technology.

Social enterprise Homie enters metaverse with new NFT range

A collaboration between Homie and 3D artist Ivica Gokchevski provides a glimpse into the next generation of fashion, wit...

BNPL: It’s been a hit for consumers and now businesses get their turn

Buy now pay later (BNPL) services have quickly become commonplace for consumers.

Ikea trials mobile checkout in Queensland stores

From today onward, customers will be able to use the Ikea App to scan a product’s barcode, creating a virtual shopping c...

Wait minute. Here’s why surveys and focus groups aren’t dead yet

Access to a seemingly endless stream of computer-collected information about consumer behaviour has left some low-tech m...

Retailers now have a smarter way to accept payments

With the Smart terminal, CommBank seeks to transform how payments happen in Australia – making them more intelligent, co...

E-commerce tips from the expert who relaunched eBay Ads

Which technologies are just gimmicks, and what is the next big play online? We ask Ben May, managing director of The Cod...

Future-proofing your business with learnings from the past

Looking towards a Covid-normal future provides a moment to reflect on what we’ve learned from the adversity of the past ...

Analysis: We need to chat about chatbots

Studies show that as AI-driven customer service tools become more human-like, retailers must be mindful of how they affe...

The pros of going personal: Here’s what brands can learn from Amazon

The personalised data-driven model used so successfully by Amazon offers insight into how data can be used by omnichanne...

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...

Eftpos to launch QR-code payments: What does it mean for retailers?

Eftpos is partnering with banks, big retailers and fintech to allow consumers to pay using QR codes.
Inside Retail & Tealium

More than skin deep: How Adore Beauty used data to boost engagement

Adore teamed up with expert customer data platform Tealium to work on a skincare campaign, which focused on delivering a...

Gap buys AI tech business

Gap said since moving to the cloud last year, it has increased investments in technology to enable growth and innovation...

Aldi UK’s latest Special Buy: checkout-free shopping

The low-cost grocery chain isn’t known for cutting-edge technology but it will soon trial an app that allows customers t...