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Differences in generations propelling huge changes in spending
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IDC has revealed some dramatic shifts occurring in how different generations earn income, spend their money, and leverage technology to do both.
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Why building a secure browsing experience is vital
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Cybersecurity is top of mind for businesses and consumers, and with the Christmas shopping season upon us, a secure browsing and eCommerce experience is paramount.
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GfK offers insights into present day consumer sentiments
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“In this new world, consumer behaviours are different. Find opportunity in understanding and using values as foundations for your brand strategy."
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The metaverse, cryptocurrency and NFTs set to revolutionise retail
Thu, 22nd Sep 2022
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BigCommerce has released its consumer survey designed to give retailers insight into current and emerging trends shaping the way consumers buy from brands.
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Nine marketing automation best practices to implement ahead of 9.9 super shopping day
Wed, 24th Aug 2022
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According to the Euromonitor International report, eCommerce sales in SEA are expected to reach $166 billion by 2026, following a 30% rise in 2021.
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Australians lead the way in digital payment use - report
Fri, 27th May 2022
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Australian consumers are at the forefront of mobile wallet use and adoption of digital banking tools, abandoning cash and physical payment experiences.
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Supply chain issues leaving customers frustrated, with brand loyalty at risk
Thu, 10th Mar 2022
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According to new research, supply chain disruptions continue to impact consumers, affecting their mood and shopping behaviour. 
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Pinterest widens reach in eCommerce sector with AR implementation
Thu, 3rd Feb 2022
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In a sign of things to come, Pinterest is widening its reach within the eCommerce sector by introducing new tools utilising augmented reality.
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Predicted travel surge prompts Mystifly to implement new travel commerce solution
Wed, 26th Jan 2022
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The design is formatted to offer a continuous stream of shopping results from Mystiflyers airfare marketplace and actively process close to 300 itinerary options per shopping query.
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Adobe announces new suite of tools for retailers with in-store and online capabilities
Thu, 20th Jan 2022
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Adobe has announced new tools for retailers created to help further deliver personalised shopping experiences for businesses in-store and online.
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DHL tops list of companies most impersonated by criminals
Wed, 19th Jan 2022
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Cybercriminals often impersonate brands to gain valuable data, and new research by Check Point Software has found DHL to be the brand most frequently imitated by cybercriminals. 
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App and mobile usage continues to soar according to new App Annie report
Thu, 13th Jan 2022
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App and mobile usage has significantly increased around the world, according to the new App Annie State of Mobile 2022 report.
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New Mastercard research focuses on safer shopping and spending habits
Thu, 9th Dec 2021
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According to new research initiated by Mastercard, with the country slowly starting to open up, NZ consumers are starting to spend less money at home on items and more on experiences.
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Back to business: Oracle study reveals fears and thoughts as Christmas shopping season approaches
Fri, 3rd Dec 2021
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Australian consumers are increasingly worried about product delays in the lead up to Christmas, with a new survey revealing that almost one in four Australian shoppers are anxious about gift orders not arriving on time. 
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How retailers can accelerate their business through card-linked loyalty programs
Thu, 2nd Dec 2021
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Retail is a fast-growing sector, and most businesses leverage customer loyalty to compete more effectively.
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Mobile eCommerce: In-app shopping set to reach an all-time high
Wed, 1st Dec 2021
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In-app shopping has seen significant growth over the past year, and a new study by Adjust and Sensor Tower has predicted that based on 2020 trends, ​​this year's shopping season is set to reach an all-time high. 
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Commerce logistics firm Locad raises $5m to support APAC expansion
Wed, 7th Jul 2021
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Locad aims to provide a fully integrated solution that addresses some of the common pain points within eCommerce, particularly the slow and often complex supply chain systems.
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Rejoice! Amazon Australia opens to New Zealand customers
Tue, 6th Jul 2021
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“We know that many New Zealand customers are already shopping on the US store and we are pleased to be offering them a faster option.”
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DNS threats expected to explode over the holiday period, report finds
Wed, 16th Dec 2020
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With more people shopping online than ever before amid the COVID-19 pandemic, 78% of cybersecurity professionals said they expect to see an increase in DNS-related security threats over the next month.
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Tap-and-go paywave payments the new norm in a COVID-19 world, Mastercard research shows
Fri, 1st May 2020
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Consumer polling by Mastercard showed a significant majority of consumers were using the technology during February and March.
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Samsung and Finder launch Aussie first with new credit card search feature
Fri, 8th Nov 2019
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Samsung Electronics Australia and Finder have launched Promoted Cards, a new credit card shopping feature for Samsung Pay which provides Australians with different credit card offers from participating financial institutions.
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Pak'nSAVE begins rollout of scan-your-own grocery tech
Tue, 12th Mar 2019
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If you’ve happened to wander into a Pak’nSAVE across the lower North Island, you may have walked into an entirely new way to do your grocery shopping.
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Why only 13% of shoppers trust retailers with their personal data
Mon, 11th Feb 2019
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Zebra Technologies revealed the results of its 11th annual Global Shopper Study, analysing the attitudes, opinions, and expectations of shoppers, retail associates and retail decision makers. 
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Jumping off point: Edge computing in retail
Fri, 10th Aug 2018
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"The launch of Amazon Australia in December 2017 cemented the irrevocable change in the buying habits of Australians."
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