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2012

2012 Archives

Spending grows in April

Retail spending up on 2012, but growth still remains soft.

Shop A Docket shakes things up

Shop A Docket to introduce new shorter advertising schedules to retailer receipts.

Rollercoaster ride isn’t over yet

Many retailers will see a light at the end of the tunnel in 2013, but shouldn't hope for a miracle, according to Inside ...

App for shoppers running low

Got milk? Smartphone app linked to supermarkets will predict if you do or not. 

MasterCard trialling PayPal challenger

Credit card company launches payment system targeting online shoppers, with global trials to begin with Australia. 

Chain pushes fresh credentials

Harris Farm Markets uses app to target urban dwellers who've lost touch with their green thumb.

Comment sold to buy

Online developers tap into a Facebook retail trend by teaming up with PayPal. 

From subway to airport

Tesco has launched its famed Korean subway concept into London's Gatwick airport.

Social retailers put on notice

Retailers with social media pages are liable for all of their users' comments following a landmark advertising board cas...

Site trialling same-day

The US wing of eBay is trialling a same day shipping service that could be rolled out in Australia.

Shop by colour

New smartphone app lets shoppers search for product by colour.

Consumers trust stores, not phone

Study finds Aussie shoppers trust point of sale print over internet for product facts.
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Technology

Going mobile

Why retailers need to ensure websites are mobile-friendly. And fast.

Woolworths trials ‘virtual supermarket’

Need groceries? Use Woolworths' new wall to order by phone...

AMP launches eMall

Second shopping centre operator follows Westfield into online retailing. 

Diamond and gold – from a vending machine

World's first ever gold and diamond vending machine installed in Mumbai.

New Popai board appointed

Popai well positioned for future says outgoing chairman.