Technology consultancy Thoughtworks has unveiled its First Nations Delivery Centre, a remote-first software consulting and development team comprising at least 50% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander technologists.
Digital business transformation company Publicis Sapient has appointed Claire Rawlins to the role of country managing director for Australia.
Australian supermarket Coles has tapped RELEX Solutions, a provider of retail optimisation software, to “centralise its ordering systems, improve food freshness, and reduce food waste.”
Further gains are possible by understanding customer journeys at an even deeper level
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.
One of Australia's two big supermarket chains, Coles, was hit by an IT outage for a little over four hours and forced to shut its outlets, with shoppers unable to complete purchases due to an inability to process payments.
Retail giant Coles has launched a new digital channel - coles&co - which gives online customers information on new products, shopping tips and recipes - with the online service replacing printed catalogues, which will no longer be delivered to letterboxes.
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.
Australia’s competition wachdog the ACCC has given interim authorisation to supermarket operators to coordinate to ensure a “fair and equitable” distribution of fresh food, groceries and other household items during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Microsoft Australia is extending its traineeship program to Victoria in partnership with the Victorian Government and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).
Retail giant Coles has secured a 10-year agreement with global renewable power generation company Metka EGN to build three new solar power plants from which it will purchase more than 70% of the electricity generated to power its stores and distribution centres across Australia.
Supermarket giant Coles has signed up Accenture to assist with a range of projects.
A Telstra outage hits ATMs and eftpos machines around the country on Thursday, with the problems beginning at about 3pm.
Retail giant Coles has signed a deal with Microsoft in a move to accelerate its digital transformation and improve productivity across the business.
More than five million Australian grocery buyers — or 31% of the nation's grocery buyers — would consider buying groceries online in the next year, up over 800,000 from a year ago, according to newly published research.
Retail giant Coles has unveiled a multi-year $100 million partnership with the business division of Singtel Optus to move its outlets to the national broadband network.
The data breach at human resources outfit PageUp People has resulted in the leaking of names, street addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers among others, the company has said in an update on Tuesday.
HR company PageUp People has suffered a huge data breach due to a malware infection and could have leaked details of personnel from a number of companies which are its clients: the Commonwealth Bank. the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Telstra, NAB, Coles, Aldi, Medibank, Australia Post, Target, Reserve Bank of Australia, Officeworks, Kmart, Linfox, AMP, Asahi, Sony, Newcrest, the University of Tasmania and Lindt.
Amazon’s ambitious foray into Australia may push local retailers to focus on segment-specific knowledge and invest in technology for survival, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.
Advertising in Australia is increasingly moving online, but despite the Internet leading the way for shoppers looking for purchases, other media — including good old fashioned catalogues — are still a favoured medium for many Aussies shopping for some categories of products.
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