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Compliance for SMEs a must by EOFY

The federal Government is urging SMEs to ensure workplace compliance by the end of the financial year on June 30. In a statement, Employsure, an employment-regulations and work, health and safety service, recently reminded Australian SMEs to guarantee they are meeting their legal requirements, including all the changes to wage …

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Nielsen links with Google to help marketers measure digital-media ROI

Nielsen has been included in Google’s Marketing Mix Model Partner program, enabling the market-research company to collect Google advertising impression and spend data directly from the search engine in a standardised, granular and accurate way. According to Nielsen, the inclusion combines the power of its marketing-mix modelling capabilities and Google’s …

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Appscore recognised for Crossmark staff app

Australia-based mobile-first technology business, Appscore, took home three trophies from the 2017 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards for its work on Australia Post, Etihad Stadium and Crossmark apps. Appscore won a Bronze award for the SnapIt app created for Australia Post, and Silver awards for its work on Etihad Stadium’s Medallion Club …

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Dashing launches global shopper technology

Dashing Group has struck two exclusive partnerships with leading global retail specialists to launch innovative shopper technology that it says will engage customers, deliver enhanced in-store experiences, and analyse the consumers’ path to purchase. The Sydney-based print, technology and design business will introduce a real-time shopper-engagement platform, called Darius, to …

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ABML delivers data synchronisation

GS1 Australia has officially certified technology solutions provider ABML’s UBFG1 software for interoperability with trading partners using the National Product Catalogue (NPC). The NPC certification program, conducted by GS1 Australia, is designed to recognise a product’s ability to meet the NPC supplier and data source requirements from all engaged industry …

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Taking a Snapshot to improve accessibility of insights

Australian retail market research firm Koji says its Snapshot data offering delivers transactional grocery data to help FMCG brand marketers better understand basket share, customer demographics and in-store transactional behaviour. Koji says Snapshot, developed using POS and loyalty data from independent grocers, reveals how specific products are bought (eg, day, …

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CHEP expands supply-chain solutions

CHEP Australia has designed and launched a range of solutions to help companies in the consumer goods, manufacturing, fresh food, grocery and retail industries optimise their supply chains. According to CHEP Asia Pacific President Phillip Austin, the new solutions help to identify efficiencies, eliminate waste and can improve the performance …

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Panasonic launches 3-in-1 rugged Toughpad

Panasonic says Toughpad FZ-N1 combines the productivity benefits of a mobile barcode reader, phone and tablet into one fully ‘ruggedised’ device. According to Panasonic, the Toughpad FZ-N1 is ideal for markets such as transportation and logistics, manufacturing and retail. It is also well suited for a wide variety of applications, …

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Industry groups urge businesses to pay bills on time

Council of Small Business Australia (COSBOA), the Australian Industry (Ai) Group and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) have launched a campaign calling for all Australian businesses to pay their bills on time. COSBOA CEO Peter Strong, Ai Group CEO Innes Willox and AICD MD and CEO John Brogden …

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