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COMPANY NEWS: Each year on November 11, China hosts the world’s largest e-commerce bonanza, which is also one of the globe’s largest digital projects. Behind the scenes, an array of innovative technologies is put to the test. Alibaba Group, for example, has launched several new technologies to support its 11.11 Global Shopping Festival in recent years. These include a self-developed database (OceanBase) launched in 2014 for hosting transaction systems, the world’s largest hybrid-cloud architecture in 2015, and core transaction systems migrated to the cloud in 2019, to name just a few. This year, for the first time, the festival is being run entirely on the cloud.

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COMPANY NEWS: Each year on November 11, China hosts the world’s largest e-commerce bonanza, which is also one of the globe’s largest digital projects. Behind the scenes, an array of innovative technologies is put to the test. Alibaba Group, for example, has launched several new technologies to support its 11.11 Global Shopping Festival in recent years. These include a self-developed database (OceanBase) launched in 2014 for hosting transaction systems, the world’s largest hybrid-cloud architecture in 2015, and core transaction systems migrated to the cloud in 2019, to name just a few. This year, for the first time, the festival is being run entirely on the cloud.

Published in Company News

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. 

Published in Technology Regulation

Digital haggling is the new way bargain hunting Australians will strike a deal shopping online - with a technology entrepreneur coining it "the next big e-commerce trend."

Published in Home Tech

The Australian Government is investing $1.67 billion in its 2020 cyber security strategy which it says will protect and strengthen the security and resilience of Australia’s critical infrastructure, and ensure law enforcement agencies have the powers and technical capabilities to detect, target, investigate and disrupt cyber crime – including on the dark Web.

Published in Security

Retail giant Amazon has been allegedly doing what the European Union fined search behemoth Google for – giving prominence to shopping listings that are more profitable for the company.

Published in Technology Regulation
Sunday, 15 September 2019 23:25

Give Customers What They Want

The Perception Gap Between Retailers, Sales Assistants and Shoppers

The front line is where the action happens – and employees who are in the thick of daily operations get a real feel for what’s happening. In retail, this is where sales assistants interact with customers. When retail decision makers are removed from the front line, how well do they know what the customer wants and what their employee needs?

Sunday, 15 September 2019 23:07

Give Customers What They Want

SPONSORED NEWS. The Perception Gap Between Retailers, Sales Assistants and Shoppers

The front line is where the action happens – and employees who are in the thick of daily operations get a real feel for what’s happening. In retail, this is where sales assistants interact with customers. When retail decision makers are removed from the front line, how well do they know what the customer wants and what their employee needs?

Published in Market

ZEBRA SPONSORED NEWS. In today’s on-demand economy consumers have the luxury of shopping wherever and however they want. Zebra’s 2019 Shopper Vision Study revealed that shoppers still prefer to shop in-store over online, but brick and mortar retailers still need to be able to provide the level of convenience that shoppers are accustomed to.

Published in Market

In today’s on-demand economy consumers have the luxury of shopping wherever and however they want. Zebra’s 2019 Shopper Vision Study revealed that shoppers still prefer to shop in-store over online, but brick and mortar retailers still need to be able to provide the level of convenience that shoppers are accustomed to.

Australian Prime members will be first in the world to access deals from 15 July 15 which will "feature tens of thousands of products available at discount prices across all categories including Alexa-enabled devices, Fashion, Video Games, Books, Home, and Kitchen".

Published in Home Tech

Billed as its "game-changing shopping event", eBay's Plus Weekend promises that it's back "better than ever" with up to 90% off millions of new items for 48 hours from 22 June until 24 June.

Published in Home Tech

The emergence of 5G and the use of smartphone cameras and other devices is set to bring significant change to consumer shopping habits and the retail sector, according to newly released research.

Published in Strategy

If hunting for Easter eggs isn't as exciting as it once was, how about AirPods for $1, A Samsung Galaxy S10 for $20, a Google Home Hub for $5, a 50-inch 4K TV for $10, and iPhone XR for $20 or a Dyson V8 for $10?

Published in Home Tech

Being paid to shop has been a thing for years via coupons, but with apps and modern technologies now the norm, cashback is booming, with ShopBack now claiming #1 cashback portal status in the Asia-Pacific.

Published in Home Tech

If you know how many times Kim Kardashian was married, you could win a Nintendo in Catch Group's "revolutionary new way to shop online".

Published in Home Tech

PayPal has launched a "digital solution to plastic gift cards", not only saving a stacks of plastic, but presumably creating a nice little earner for itself, too.

Published in Home Tech

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