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Software & systems

Software & systems Archives

How cult US beauty brand Il Makiage is disrupting the beauty industry

Backed by L Catterton, the online retailer recently expanded to Australia and is rumoured to be pursuing an IPO.

R.M. Williams’ major digital investment to drive global expansion

R.M. Williams undergoes major digital transformation to provide more convenience to customers.

Food giants going high-tech with a human touch

NZ-based tech-integrator, Crossfire, is helping put an end to that by connecting supply chain operating systems together...

Salesforce has ambitious plans for Slack after US$27.7 billion buyout

The US antitrust regulators cleared the deal this week, allowing the creation of a stronger challenger to Microsoft.

How Gucci and Ikea are using AR to drive sales

Social media company Snap is taking advantage of the rise in AR shopping, but experts say AR isn’t always the answer.

Snap bets on AR shopping in latest acquisition

AR has been gaining an increased importance in retail – with a compound annual growth rate expected to land around 135 p...

‘Retailers are a key target’: Behind the rise of ransomware attacks

Experts warn the recent spate of ransomware attacks are just the beginning. And retailers may be particularly vulnerable...

Why major brands like Adidas, LVMH are backing sustainable textile startups

Support for textile recycling is rising as the fashion industry comes under pressure to solve its waste problem.

Facebook aims to be a “new Westfield”

The social media announced a number of improvements to how businesses can reach customers on Facebook, Instagram and Wha...

“Tipping point”: Why Coles is pumping millions into tech

Coles pours $1.4 billion into efficiency measures and store renewals as it ramps up against rivals.

Why Melbourne’s Klovia is offering couture bridal for rent

Founded in 2018, the couture bridal and ready-to-wear brand recently launched its own rental platform. Here's why.

Beyond the digital catwalk: Why LVMH is teaming up with Google

The luxury giant is looking to accelerate innovation across its brand portfolio and create more personalised customer ex...

From CO2 to catfishing: I’ve got questions about digital fashion

Afterpay Australian Fashion Week heralded the arrival of digital fashion, but what does it really mean for society and o...

Yum! Brands buys Australian tech startup Dragontail

KFC, Pizza Hut parent will scale AI and other technology globally.

APAC is driving global e-commerce growth. Here’s how retailers are adapting

While some retailers have struggled with the accelerated shift to e-commerce, others are embracing entirely new mediums ...

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