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SMC launches solution to ‘pesky’ dust problems

SMC’s new JSXFA series is said to be “the answer” when it comes protecting your operational space from dust. While many make use of “elaborate” filtration systems to trap dust, SMC says it has recently released a cost-effective and simple solution to this “pesky problem”. “In response to [the significant …

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Data security influences purchasing habits

Seventy-four per cent of Australian consumers claim their confidence in a brand’s data security influences how they spend money with that brand, according to new global research. More than 2,000 consumers participated in the PCI Pal and Natterbox-conducted ‘This is Australia’ research. It investigated the sentiment towards data security and …

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IRI launch empowers FMCG

FMCG manufacturers can now benefit from the ‘always-on’ access to market data, analysis and insights with IRI’s new end-to-end analytics platform. Launched at the 2019 IRI Growth Summit in London, July 8-10, the IRI Always-on Marketing Mix Effectiveness platform enables manufacturers to measure, optimise and plan their brand’s performance, including …

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LG showcases its latest business display solutions 

LG Electronics revealed its newest business display solutions for the Australian market to partners and customers in Sydney last week. Held July 3-4 at The Australian National Maritime Museum, LG Oz Connect was the first and largest commercial display showcase to be staged by the company in Australia. LG Flexible …

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Coles and Microsoft team up

Coles and global technology leader Microsoft have announced a strategic partnership aimed at transforming the shopping experience and improving productivity across the business. What’s the plan? The long-term partnership involves Coles migrating its applications to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, as well as deploying Microsoft’s Dynamic 365 enterprise resource planning …

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Small businesses are wasting revenue in merchant fees

Many of Australia’s 2.1 million small businesses, says a specialist payment consulting firm, are wasting revenue by not investigating the best payment service providers. Nor are they making the most of least-cost routing. According to Payment Consulting Network, small retailers often don’t have time to research or have the money …

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Ad diversity and consumer representation critical for brands

Results from the Adobe Diversity in Advertising survey reveals that diversity and consumer representation in advertising is important to most Australians and key to brand engagement and trust. Diversity and representation While progress has been made with 58 per cent consumers reporting ads are more diverse now compared to three …

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Daifuku develops storage solution for Arnott’s

Daifuku BCS has been awarded a contract to develop a high capacity storage solution for Arnott’s. The storage will form part of Arnott’s existing manufacturing site in Huntington NSW. Project objectives Currently the majority of Arnott’s finished goods are held off-site, with the project set to not only increase Arnott’s …

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Xero: late payments to small businesses costly

A new report from Xero, the global small business platform, has revealed that half of all trade credit invoices are paid late and the value of outstanding, late payments to Australian small businesses is $115 billion annually. “Late payments are the scourge of small business. [This report] gives us a …

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