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Report: Retailers must up the speed, accessibility of ecommerce Posted on: 19-06-2019

Report: Retailers must up the speed, accessibility of ecommerce

Last year, new Australia Post statistics showed Australians spent $27.5 billion buying online and are still being driven by email marketing campaigns.

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7-Eleven opens its first click-and-go concept store in Australia Posted on: 14-06-2019

7-Eleven opens its first click-and-go concept store in Australia

Using technology to ensure their loyal customers that they will no longer need to wait for long lines, 7-eleven has launched its own click-and-go concept store.

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AusPost to spend $1b as Afterpay, Black Friday drive online growth Posted on: 13-06-2019

AusPost to spend $1b as Afterpay, Black Friday drive online growth

AusPost has seen the unstoppable growth of online shopping trend for the past years which means higher customer demand for quicker deliveries.

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Zip Ties with Kmart for Flexible Payments Posted on: 10-06-2019

Zip Ties with Kmart for Flexible Payments

Kmart announced their latest partnership, with Zip Co. to offer flexible, interest-free payment options for customers purchasing items online. By the end of May, Zip will be available for Kmart shoppers.

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How Consumers Shop Using Smartphones For Food Vs Retail Goods Posted on: 07-06-2019

How Consumers Shop Using Smartphones For Food Vs Retail Goods

In the 2019 edition of the Remote Payments Study, the data showed that online grocery still has a long way to go.

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Big shift to digital catalogues Posted on: 06-06-2019

Big shift to digital catalogues

The latest research conducted by Roy Morgan showed that more Australians are now using digital catalogues rather than hard copy versions when it comes to window shopping.

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Eftpos, MYOB partner to deliver ‘more choice’ to merchants online Posted on: 05-06-2019

Eftpos, MYOB partner to deliver ‘more choice’ to merchants online

EFTPOS has partnered with MYOB to deliver low-cost real-time eCommerce transactions for Australian businesses.

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Banks roll out cheaper tap-and-go payments for business Posted on: 03-06-2019

Banks roll out cheaper tap-and-go payments for business

Small and medium businesses could possibly save money by changing how their customers’ tap and go payments are processed.

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CBA sees surge in contactless transactions following Apple Pay roll out Posted on: 31-05-2019

CBA sees surge in contactless transactions following Apple Pay roll out

In over 90 percent of purchases, contactless payment transactions, almost tripled its growth since the introduction of Apple Pay earlier this year.

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Square wants to help regional Australian businesses accept digital payments Posted on: 30-05-2019

Square wants to help regional Australian businesses accept digital payments

Square announced partnerships with several community banks to reach thousands of small businesses outside major cities.

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Click Frenzy’s Huge Impact on Aussie Retailers Posted on: 29-05-2019

Click Frenzy’s Huge Impact on Aussie Retailers

According to a research, Click Frenzy, one of Australia’s largest sales events, has boosted 45 per cent increase in sales and is expected to grow more than 37 per cent over the next three years.

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How Unattended Retail Is Getting Smarter Posted on: 27-05-2019

How Unattended Retail Is Getting Smarter

The rise of the latest payment technology brings a win/win situation for both the retailer and the consumer.

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Cashless payments: racing towards a future where cash is no longer king Posted on: 25-05-2019

Cashless payments: racing towards a future where cash is no longer king

Businesses and consumers are now making abrupt shift to digital payments. Most Australian carry less cash and expect electronic payment to be available anywhere.

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How Superdry overhauled its local e-commerce for better customer experience Posted on: 24-05-2019

How Superdry overhauled its local e-commerce for better customer experience

To keep up in the fast paced retail space, UK brand Superdry partnered with BigCommerce to level up its customer experience (CX).

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E-commerce to reach tipping point by 2030: Australia Post Posted on: 23-05-2019

E-commerce to reach tipping point by 2030: Australia Post

According to new research by Australia Post, 49% of Australian businesses expect online operations to reach parity with bricks-and-mortar retail sales by 2030. Consumer habits drastically changed over the past years.

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The mobile and digital transformation behind Afterpay's rapid international rise Posted on: 22-05-2019

The mobile and digital transformation behind Afterpay's rapid international rise

Afterpay, a homegrown payments company, is amongst the relatively few tech success stories Australia has produced. Today, the company has 3.5 monthly active users online, 2.8 million mobile app downloads and 1.7 million monthly active mobile customers.

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How Unattended Retail Sells Loyalty Posted on: 16-05-2019

How Unattended Retail Sells Loyalty

What does it take to convince passersby to enter a retail store? Is it the window display and signs to create enticing storefronts, or virtual means via social media and email?

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Mountain Designs relaunches online Posted on: 14-05-2019

Mountain Designs relaunches online

Spotlight Group has purchased struggling outdoor retail chain Mountain Designs last 2018. After the acquisition, it relaunched with a new e-commerce website sporting the brand’s full range.

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Inside The BodyShop: Staying Agile in a Shifting Landscape Posted on: 13-05-2019

Inside The BodyShop: Staying Agile in a Shifting Landscape

The Body Shop opened its first Australian store in 1983, first direct selling business The Body Shop At Home™ in 1997 and it’s first online store in 2000. Today, it still remains as one of the top retailers in the industry.

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How Pharmacies Are offering On-Demand Delivery, CBD Products Posted on: 25-04-2019

How Pharmacies Are offering On-Demand Delivery, CBD Products

This month, US based CVS Pharmacy announced they are now offering prescription delivery within hours in addition to their 1-2 day prescription delivery service with the help of Shipt. This is available at 6,000 of the pharmacy’s nationwide.

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Reis & Irvy’s chooses Nayax as cashless payment supplier Posted on: 23-04-2019

Reis & Irvy’s chooses Nayax as cashless payment supplier

Unsurprisingly the vending industry and unmanned kiosks are making conscious moves and pushing boundaries with exciting new innovations to align with shifts in consumer behaviour.

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Retailers getting left behind in an ecommerce cloud – start by ditching the discounts Posted on: 18-04-2019

Retailers getting left behind in an ecommerce cloud – start by ditching the discounts

Going digital, instead of offering discounts is the saving grace for retailers to survive and continue to strive in the retail industry

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Square Debuts Invoices App For SMBs Posted on: 12-04-2019

Square Debuts Invoices App For SMBs

Square Inc. on March 26, announced the launch of a new standalone mobile app for Square Invoices that lets sellers send, manage, and receive invoices from a smartphone or tablet.

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Understanding shopping centre traffic trends to adapt strategies Posted on: 10-04-2019

Understanding shopping centre traffic trends to adapt strategies

Using data driven insights, Kepler Analytics aims to transform retail store results across Australia by strategically installed sensors in over 60 retail brands within 1,700 locations around the country.

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Australian POS financing startup PayRight raises $30+ million Posted on: 08-04-2019

Australian POS financing startup PayRight raises $30+ million

Payright, an Australian payment provider plan, has raised over $30 million dollars in funding as it aims to reach its goal of international expansion and the deployment of a custom digital platform.

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Target, Coles, eBay All Part of New ‘Shake ‘N’ Shop’ Mobile Game Posted on: 05-04-2019

Target, Coles, eBay All Part of New ‘Shake ‘N’ Shop’ Mobile Game

A fun new mobile game, Shake N’ Shop, is the latest loyalty program wherein Australian shoppers can win bonus point offers from brands like Coles, eBay, Target and Liquorland.

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After 13 years, banks make routing choices on tap 'n go debit available Posted on: 29-03-2019

After 13 years, banks make routing choices on tap 'n go debit available

ANZ this week became the first major Australian bank to offer merchants a choice as to how contactless (Tap and Go) debit card transactions are processed, and Westpac is expected to follow with similar functionality next week.

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How Australian Retailers Can Harness Connected Mobility Posted on: 27-03-2019

How Australian Retailers Can Harness Connected Mobility

Retailers need to be innovative and stay connected in an omnichannel world in order to provide their customers a pleasant shopping experience.

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Choosing a Payment Gateway? Here are the Three Questions you Need to Ask. Posted on: 08-03-2019

Choosing a Payment Gateway? Here are the Three Questions you Need to Ask.

With seamless payment solutions a must have for businesses the world over, companies need to ask the right questions when selecting a vendor.

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How to select an EFTPOS provider: Essential criteria a small business should consider Posted on: 08-03-2019

How to select an EFTPOS provider: Essential criteria a small business should consider

With almost twenty banks and payments service providers to choose from, selecting an eftpos provider for a small business like a retailer or café can be difficult.

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