Tag Archives: online shopping

Cleveron 501 – a clever way to click and collect

Estonian-based company, Cleveron has launched what’s said to be a one-of-a-kind grocery robot – Cleveron 501 – that, reportedly, enables grocery pick-up in just 20 seconds. This is said to be Cleveron’s first grocery robot. According to Cleveron’s CEO Arno Kütt, while the company is known “for creating innovative click …

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Queen Victoria Market now offers fresh produce online

Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market has announced a “landmark partnership” with online shopping and delivery service YourGrocer. This new partnership will allow locals to order fresh produce from the Market online and have it conveniently delivered to their door. As part of this new collaboration, YourGrocer now features a variety of …

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Online shopping for Woolworths Group set to take off

Woolworths Group and US-based eGrocery Takeoff Technologies will implement automated micro fulfillment capabilities at three sites to help meet customers’ growing demand for shopping online. The implementation of Takeoff’s automated solution will begin within the next 12 months. Woolworths Group will then evaluate the suitability of the technology for further …

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Bernie Hughes to replace Justin Sargent at Nielsen

Bernie Hughes (right) will replace Justin Sargent as Pacific Managing Director at Nielsen, the company has announced. Mr Hughes will lead Nielsen’s Connect business, while Justin Sargent will head up its China Zone as President. About Bernie Hughes Mr Hughes has held several leadership positions in retail and media measurement …

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Supermarkets must invest ‘heavily’ in technology, says IRI

Big-data firm IRI says supermarkets must invest “heavily” in technology to keep up with rapidly evolving consumer trends. Chief Commercial Officer, Asia Pacific, IRI, Alistair Leathwood, has outlined the challenges facing the retail sector in IRI’s ‘Retail Outlook for 2019 and Beyond: Staying One Step Ahead’. Investing in data and …

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Credit to PayPal, as it eclipses credit cards

Research from Salmat has found that more consumers are choosing PayPal (50 per cent) over credit cards (48 per cent) for the very first time. In fact, Salmat’s research found that digital options are increasingly popular in general, which it calls “a significant shift in consumer behaviour”. Salmat’s Head of …

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‘Poor online experiences’ damaging Aussie retail

Poor customer carting and checkout experiences are deterring Aussie shoppers from using mobile phones to complete their purchases, says Bazaarvoice. It says its new research shows a clear need for Australian retailers to improve their mobile shopping capability through: Authentic content Better “discoverability” (eg, through search engines) Easier paths to …

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Online grocery shoppers spend more than in-store shoppers

Australians who shop for groceries online spend more than shoppers at bricks-and-mortar stores, Roy Morgan has found. Although online grocery shoppers remain a small minority – for now – they’re a lucrative one for both Coles and Woolworths. This is the finding of Roy Morgan’s latest report ‘People who have …

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Woolies offers Brisbane shoppers delivery in under two hours

Several Woolworths stores in Brisbane are now offering grocery deliveries in under two hours. Thanks to the Delivery Now service, customers living in the suburbs surrounding Woolworths stores in Ascot, Ashgrove, Bulimba, Camp Hill, Paddington and Spring Hill can order up to 30 handpicked items from a range of more …

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