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Woolworths underlines digital-first strategy with creation of Sydney innovation hub
Architects designed the building to boost collaboration among team members. Photo: Eric Sierins

Woolworths underlines digital-first strategy with creation of Sydney innovation hub

Woolworths Group is bringing its digital businesses together under one roof to prompt a more focused digital-first creative approach for the company. Woolworths’ digital arm WooliesX, media business Cartolo...
Kmart just launched an AR tool. But do customers really use them?
Catch Group launching autonomous picking robots to boost online capabilities
David Jones launches Flower Show
Domino’s will now call customers two minutes before their pizza arrives

Technology Archives

Catch Group launching autonomous picking robots to boost online capabilities

Investment will allow the business to pack an additional 2000 orders per hour.
Image of a mobile phone using augmented reality
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.
Kids jumping in the Kid Pod at the Nike House of Innovation store

Inside Nike’s latest House of Innovation

The sportswear giant's newest store in Paris focuses on offering customers a digitally-powered in-store experience.
Store tech

It’s time for the joy to return to retail

Now more than ever, brands need to be on a constant mission to inject some joy back into retail to serve and support aud...
Image of a Domino's delivery being dropped off

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

The new feature will benefit both customers and Domino's staff.
Image of Woolworths innovation building in Sydney

Woolworths underlines digital-first strategy with creation of Sydney innovation hub

The supermarket giant is bringing all of its digital businesses under one roof.

Dan Murphy’s unveils number plate recognition drive-thru service

Drive-thru cameras can recognise the number-plate once the vehicle arrives at the bay.

David Jones launches Flower Show

David Jones has introduced virtual guided tours led by horticulture experts, with behind-the-scenes content to be made a...
Group of teenage girls
Store tech

Here’s why Gen Z hates your store

Retailers must take note of the changing values and expectations of Generation Z before it comes into its full economic ...
Nike Rise store
Store tech

How Covid is changing the game for experiential retail

It may be some time before customers feel safe coming back to stores, but online shopping doesn’t have to be dull and fu...

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.

H&M has created a jacket that gives the wearer a hug

The product was developed in the fast fashion giant's innovation lab in Germany.

Can your software platform improve sales and profits?

How value adds at the point-of-sale can help retailers maintain profitability.

CBA-backed Klarna to meet rivals at shops

Klarna also recently announced it has inked a deal with Asos that allows Australians to shop with the global fashion ret...
Afterpay App sticker placed on a shopfront window at the Sunshine Plaza Mall.

Afterpay raising $800m, founders sell down

Afterpay shares are in a trading halt as the company raises $800 million in a capital raising, and the founders also sel...
Image of Temple & Webster CEO Mark Coulter

Temple & Webster completes $40m placement to invest in growth strategies

Placement to fund the business’ growth plans.
Image of people in a shopping centre

Video analytics: No longer just in a Bond movie

European retailers have been using video analytics for the better part of a decade. It's time Australian retailers caugh...

Australia is under sustained cyber attack. What’s going on, and what should businesses do?

The attack is described as “state-sponsored”, which means a foreign government is believed to be behind it.

Logistics provider investing $40 million in automated fulfilment centres

Orders from Kogan.com, Temple & Webster, MTB Direct and others will be processed at the new facilities.

Personalisation for the “new normal”

How online retailers can adapt to new consumer buying habits - fast.