National Broadband Network operator NBN Co has released a new Special Access Undertaking (SAU) discussion paper to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), internet retailers and consumer advocacy groups involved in the SAU consultation process.
The ACCC is seeking feedback on ways to reduce significant safety risks associated with products commonly used to place babies to sleep.
Data cloud specialist Snowflake's extended relationship with Amazon Web Services is aimed at improving demand forecasting and delivery for the retail and consumer packaged goods industries.
If you like'd to beam more cashback rewards into your life, then social payments app Beem It is the payments upgrade to scan with your sensors, as its new rewards feature gives customers the "potential" to earn cashback on their spend in-store or online at 500 merchants across Australia, including Breadtop Bakery, Ecco Shoes, Forever New, Luggage Direct, THE ICONIC, 1001 Optical and many more."
New Zealand’s consumer competition regulator The Commerce Commission has recommended that consumers buying online for Christmas do their research before using an online store for the first time and check any statements on the website about when the goods will be delivered.
Consumers are expected to splash $60 billion nationwide throughout the festive season, with Australians thinking of getting online presents delivered are encouraged to get in now to ensure they don’t miss out on getting their preferred Christmas purchases.
Cybersecurity risks in the retail industry suggests that the 2021 holiday shopping season will be further disrupted by cybercriminals looking to create chaos and take advantage of an unprecedented global supply chain crisis, according to one security firm.
Product discovery and sourcing platform RangeMe has fully launched its global service to retailers in Australia, New Zealand, and the wider Asia Pacific region.
Cuts in oil production by the OPEC cartel and other big producers, combined with a pick-up in global fuel demand, led to higher petrol prices in Australia’s five largest capital cities in the March 2021 quarter, according to the latest petrol monitoring report from the ACCC.
Retail giant Woolworths plans to invest more than $50 million over the next three years to help equip its team with new skills and capabilities for the retail industry of the future.
New Zealand’s competition enforcement agency and regulator The Commerce Commission has launched an online survey aimed at helping telecommunications stakeholders have their say on the next phase of regulation for fibre service providers.
Origin Energy has paid a penalty of $126,000 after the competition regulator, the ACCC, issued it with an infringement notice for an alleged false or misleading representation in a price increase letter sent to residential electricity customers in Victoria.
Debit card provider eftpos has announced an updated digital product and technology rollout scheduled for the next two years which it claims will create greater value, ease and security for consumers and businesses by enabling “compelling innovations” for members, Fintechs and retailers that enhance the digital commerce experience.
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GUEST OPINION by Mike Hicks, Principal Solutions Architect at ThousandEyes: Australian retail achieved somewhat of a milestone during the recent annual results season: widespread profitability from online operations.
GUEST OPINION by Peter O’Connor, Vice President Asia Pacific and Japan at Snowflake: As organisations generate and store increasing amounts of digital data, many are turning their minds to finding ways to extract additional value from it.
The value of transactions processed by smart checkout technologies, where the fixed checkout process is replaced by a frictionless model, will reach US$387 billion in 2025, up from just $2 billion in 2020, according to a new study commissioned by Juniper Research.
GUEST OPINION by Jeremy Ducklin, Managing Director, Congress Rental: As businesses struggle to operate amid Australia’s COVID-19 restrictions, many are turning to temperature sensing technology to reduce health risks for both staff and clients.
Retail industry advocate and veteran, Russell Zimmerman, is joining debit card prrovider eftpos in a move the payment provider says will support it to help Australian small and medium businesses reduce their costs in the COVID 19 rebuild.
Coles has partnered with flybuys to launch flypay, as a new way for customers to “seamlessly pay” for purchases and collect flybuys points when shopping online at selected retailers.
Global instant messaging users are forecast to reach reach 4.3 billion in 2020, rising from 3.9 billion in 2019, according to a new research report.
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