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Business Intelligence / BI
Vend to empower retailers with Pointy for Google integration
The integration will enable retail stores using Vend to showcase their products online through Pointy to help drive traffic in store.
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Vend
New 'future director' for Spark board
"Ana's background in corporate transformation, commercial strategy and customer delivery will bring relevant experience to our board meetings."
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Vend
Huge strides for Kiwi tech star Vend as it looks to take US by storm
By tapping into this channel and offering resellers a new revenue stream, Vend has found a unique and strong position in comparison to competitors in North America."
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Commerce Systems
New Vend partnership expands capabilities to cloud
Vend and BigCommerce join forces to offer a seamless retail solution for independent retailers worldwide.
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Xero
Vend & Xero sign brand insight deal with Perceptive
Xero and Vend have both chosen an Auckland-based tech-based research agency Perceptive as their global insights partner.
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Point of Sale / POS
Vend brings buy now, pay later solution to Kiwi SMBs
Afterpay allows customers to buy in-store instantly, putting down a quarter of the cost and paying over four equal fortnightly instalments.
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Payment gateways
Vend finds Aus retail sales down by 7%
"So is that Amazon’s impact, or is it shoppers being more cautious with their cash? This year will be the telling."
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Payment gateways
Vend partners with Commonwealth Bank to be on SMB payments tablets
Commonwealth Bank’s  purpose-built payments tablet Albert will now feature Vend’s Register app.
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Cloud
Vend simplifies stock-take process with inventory scanning app
The retail point-of-sale provider aims to fill gap in the market for accessible and well-designed mobile inventory counter.
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Vend
Hi-Tech Trust appoints Spark's Jennifer Rutherford as new chair, Vend’s Vaughan Rowsell as deputy chair
Rutherford has had a long and successful career in the tech sector including senior roles at Hewlett Packard and Cisco.
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Vend
Vend appoints ex-Yelp director to lead A/NZ
As country manager, Dave will be responsible for sales, customer success, marketing and channel teams in the region.
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Xero
Xero poaches former Vend exec to head up Ecosystem unit
"As the company shifts into its next phase of growth, with an amazing team, it felt like the right time for me to take on a new project."
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Xero
Trade Me founder joins Vend board of directors
“This is a great result for Vend. With the massive global growth opportunity ahead, and partnerships with companies like Apple, PayPal and Xero."
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Vend
There's a new initiative in town, with big plans for Kiwi students
A new initiative has launched in New Zealand, with the aim of getting Kiwi students excited about technology - aptly named OMGTech!.
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Cloud
Kiwi cloud companies, making tracks in London
“It’s now New Zealand’s third largest export. The UK’s a really important part of that and we see it growing significantly over the next few years."
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Vend
Vend's retail software now optimised for iOS and iPad
“iPad is increasingly becoming an essential business tool for retailers as sales associates grab an iPad and go mobile inside the store."
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Vend
Top trends impacting the retail sector
Vend takes a look at the top trends that are impacting retailers in 2015, and investigates how they can capitalise on them to be successful.
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Point of Sale / POS
Strong growth prompts more resource for Vend in Aus
Strong growth across Asia Pacific has prompted a new appointment for cloud-based POS and eCommerce software provider Vend.
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Point of Sale / POS
Retailers to go omnichannel with Vend’s eCommerce solution
“Omnichannel is the single biggest trend transforming the retail industry . We want to make it easy for retailers to take the step to online."
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Vend
Voyager Internet takes out top spot in Deloitte Fast 50
Voyager Internet was ranked first in the Fast 50 list, with a growth of 1391.43 percent.
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Xero
Kiwi start up Ora announces first winners of Dreams grants
The inaugural winners of the Ora Dreams grants have showcased innovation and entrepreneurship to help them get to where they are today.
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Cloud
Cloud-based start up Ora to help Kiwi small businesses with growth
Ora is a software platform designed to help SMEs grow by providing business owners with access to a range of tools and access to its business partners
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Xero
NZ's "hottest" tech companies revealed...
Technology Investment Network (TIN) last night revealed New Zealand’s top ten high growth technology export companies...
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Microsoft
VMob most recognised company at NZ Hi-Tech Awards
Kiwi mobile marketing firm VMob took out two awards at the 2014 NZ Hi-Tech Awards in Christchurch on Friday, winning Best Innovative Hi-Tech Mobile Product and Best Innovative Hi-Tech Service Product.