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Food Tech: the way of the future

From saving energy and reducing plastic waste to moving towards recyclable material, big changes are happening around sustainability within the food tech industry. Retail World spoke with a number of companies at Food Tech Queensland to get their take on the topic. We also spoke with several companies to find …

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Ombudsman backs extension of unfair contract terms to insurance

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has welcomed draft legislation that extends the unfair contract term regime to insurance contracts. “Removing the current exemption for insurance contracts from the unfair contract term regime as recommended by Commissioner Hayne, is a logical step,” Ms Carnell said. Room …

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Customer experience drives digital transformation

Developing a successful customer experience strategy is only achievable when organisations realise the interconnectedness of people, processes, and technology, according to Empired. In fact, technology is proving the differentiating factor in many organisations’ ability to deliver a successful customer experience, says the IT services provider. It warns though that implementing …

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AFI Branding becomes sustainably fashionable

Australian fabric signage solutions company, AFI Branding is said to be launching a sustainability initiative – ‘be sustainable’ – in partnership with BlockTexx. Set to launch on August 1, 2019, the sustainability initiative – whereby all fabric printed by AFI Branding will be able to be directly returned for recycling …

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Don’t use ‘time poor’ as a barrier to leading

Q: What do you see as a key barrier that could hold someone back from being the best leader? A: There are many barriers that can stifle your leadership and being what I call a limitless leader – where you grow yourself, team and the business to accelerate mindset, collaboration …

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CEBIT Australia 2019 line-up announced

The 2019 line-up for CEBIT Australia will showcase some of the nation’s most influential leaders in technology, finance and innovation this October. To be held at Sydney’s International Convention Centre, the annual B2B technology exhibition and conference will feature over 200 expert speakers. They will deliver keynote presentations, panel discussions, …

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Coles to roll out new technology with Accenture

Coles has signed a long-term agreement with global digital and technology services provider Accenture. According to the supermarket chain, this agreement will support the roll out of new technology that will help Coles deliver cumulative cost savings of $1 billion over four years. The agreement follows Coles’ recent announcement of …

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Woolworths launches media business, Cartology

Cartology, Woolworths Group’s new retail media business, has unveiled a number of new initiatives that will ensure customers are better connected to the brands they love. “We are excited to officially launch Cartology today to our partners and be in a position to further innovate retail media in Australia to …

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JDA powers Walmart’s new scheduling system

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JDA Workforce Management supports Walmart’s scheduling system, allowing 1.1 million store associates to view schedules, swap shifts and pick up unfilled shifts.  JDA Software has worked with Walmart to develop and rollout the retailers’ new advanced scheduling system supported by JDA Workforce Management. The scheduling system has been deployed to …

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Are you putting your employees at risk?

Workplace health and safety is an integral part of a business, implemented to protect employees. However, more than 100,000 serious workplace injuries still occur every year in Australia. Ranging from mental stress, to trips and falls, to collisions with objects. How can SAI Global help? SAI Global is a global …

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