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Cloud
Informatica launches new Intelligent Data Management Cloud for retail
Informatica has announced the launch of its new Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC) for retail, with the aim of helping solve problems related to data fragmentation and complexity.
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Cloud
Snowflake launches data cloud platform for retail sector
Snowflake has announced the launch of its Retail Data Cloud to break down data silos and improve business agility and customer experiences in the retail sector.
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Online shopping
Online retail still the chosen method for Australian consumers
According to a new report from Manhattan Associates, a significant shift to online retail is still very much apparent among Australian consumers.
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Cloud
Delloop reveals new WordPress plug-in for customer engagement
Delloop has revealed its WordPress eCommerce helper plug-in, ‘Delloop for WooCommerce’, which looks to help further engage with customers.
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Adobe
Coles partners with Adobe for better workflow and commerce solutions
Australian shoppers will soon be able to benefit from personalised, connected omnichannel experiences thanks to a new partnership between Coles and Adobe.
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BigCommerce
Ted Baker utilises BigCommerce’s multi-storefront (MSF) headless solution
The company will now use a single BigCommerce store to operate multiple storefronts and leverage the platform’s ever-evolving partner network to cement itself as a digital-first brand.
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Nethone
Mobile payments are booming and fraudsters have noticed
While payment security is generally regarded as safer on mobiles than on desktops, fraudsters are now using an array of techniques to successfully target mobile customers – but they can be stopped.
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Phone
Best looking phone survey reveals surprising market trends
The survey not only found the best looking devices, but revealed some interesting facts about the cellular phone market on a whole.
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Automation
BWX announces new warehouse utilising Dematic automated solution
Australian natural wellness and beauty company BWX has recently gone through a period of sustained growth, expanding its Melbourne operations with the announcement of a new highly automated manufacturing DC.
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Cloud
Klarna brings rewards program, new features to New Zealand
All-in-one shopping app Klarna is launching its rewards program in NZ, rewarding consumers for every payment they make on-time and providing access to exclusive in-app perks.
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Equinix
Equinix, SML partnership to address retail supply chain issues
Equinix has partnered with SML to enable efficient supply chain and inventory management for retailers affected by the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Manhattan Associates
Orders with multiple shipments causing customer dissatisfaction
76% of Australian shoppers indicate that they have experienced unusual delays in receiving goods they ordered online in the last three months.
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Digital Transformation
Adobe’s Experience Cloud tools offer benefits for retailers
Software company Adobe has announced the release of new features that will offer benefits to retailers, including enhanced personalisation.
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New Zealand Companies Office
The battle of big tech: Biggest tech retailers in NZ reveal financial reports
Both JB HI-Fi and Harvey Norman have seen significant improvements in their businesses, according to financial records recently filed with the NZ Companies Office.
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LCD Cooler
Upstream and Socital to trial global retail marketing solution
Trials will soon be underway for a new mobile retail marketing solution, created as part of a partnership between Upstream and Socital.
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Omnichannel
Cartology selects ADvendio in major retail tech deal
The deal will enhance Cartology's trademark standing as one of Australia's largest retail media businesses powered by the Woolworths Group. 
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Travel
Predicted travel surge prompts Mystifly to implement new travel commerce solution
The design is formatted to offer a continuous stream of shopping results from Mystiflyers airfare marketplace and actively process close to 300 itinerary options per shopping query.
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Cloud
Retail trends for 2022 highlight adoption of new tech and staff retention as crucial
The overarching theme of these trends is set to encompass the adoption of news systems as the climate of in-store and online retail operations continues to rapidly evolve.
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Digital Transformation
Workday helping retail brands drive transformation
Workday has announced continued momentum within the retail industry.
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Cloud
Adobe announces new suite of tools for retailers with in-store and online capabilities
Adobe has announced new tools for retailers created to help further deliver personalised shopping experiences for businesses in-store and online.
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Customer experience
Retailers must step up omnichannel customer experience - Forrester report
Customers seek to engage with a unified brand or organisation across all touchpoints, regardless of whether they are offline or online.
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Retail
One-stop eCommerce live streaming solution boosting business
A new live-streaming solution is helping boost eCommerce sales, according to Agora, a real-time engagement platform.
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Microsoft
SOLD: Microsoft acquires Xandr from AT&T in a billion dollar deal
"As the digital landscape evolves in a post-cookie world, Microsoft and Xandr together will help shape the digital ad marketplace of the future."
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Data analytics
How retailers can transform using data in the cloud
Cloud can do much more than reduce a retailer’s cost of computing and data storage. In fact, it can offer new experiences to both employees and customers.