Tag Archives: technology

More than two-thirds of consumers believe mobile technology delivers a better shopping experience, new report finds

Media Release Melbourne, Australia – January 13, 2020 – A new State of Mobility in Retail report by SOTI Inc., the world’s most trusted provider of mobile and IoT management solutions, reveals that 67.3% of consumers perceive mobile technology as the most effective way to provide a faster shopping experience. …

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Boomi Retail 360 to unify the full retail experience

News Release January 14, 2020 Retail 360 connects and unifies items, products, customers, payments and fulfillment data regardless of underlying application, catalogue, market, or channel  Sydney, Australia – Jan. 14, 2020 – Boomi™, a Dell Technologies™ business, has announced ‘Retail 360’, a solution specifically designed for retailers to easily connect their data and applications …

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Coles adopts ‘world-class’ digital platforms

Coles Group says it has taken a “significant step” in its ongoing digital transformation strategy. According to the retailer, it has adopted “world-class” global supply chain management and core finance and procurement platforms to improve product availability for customers while enabling efficiencies in supply chain to support Coles’ Smarter Selling …

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ARA teams up with Google

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) and Google have announced a new strategic collaboration this week. Russell Zimmerman, Executive Director of ARA, says a more direct relationship between the ARA and Google will allow the ARA to better support retailers to use digital tools and platforms which support their growth ambitions. …

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Aussies say yes to new way of shopping

Amazon Go Logo

A survey conducted by SOTI Inc shows that the majority of Australian shoppers are ready to embrace the move towards autonomous shopping experiences, such as Amazon Go. Amazon Go, which recently launched in the US, removes the checkout counters. Autonomous shopping brings with it a great reliance on technology within …

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Using technology for a good cause

UK-based enterprise digitisation company, TAAP, can provide a retailer with a waste management solution in partnership with charities. The InStore Food Surplus technology gives access to available food donations in a ‘virtual basket’. Retail World spoke to TAAP Account Director Andrew Murphy (pictured) at CEBIT in Sydney last week. Mr …

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Shaping the future at CEBIT 2019

CEBIT Australia took place at Sydney’s International Convention Centre this week. Running between 29 and 31 October, CEBIT 2019 featured over 200 expert speakers. They delivered keynote presentations, panel discussions, workshops and lightning talks. Among these sessions was ‘How next generation AI and robots can disrupt supply chains – A …

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Fonterra enjoys benefits of technology

Fonterra New Zealand’s distribution centre had been challenged though reception of a mix of orders needing consolidation at the same store or depot. Problems in the system included that there was no way of easily knowing what had been delivered, when it had been delivered and what had been accepted. …

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