40% of UK consumers to buy Valentine's gifts, says Airtime Rewards survey
Valentine's Day still attractive to UK consumers: 40% plan to spend on gifts and 42% intend to go shopping, despite 62% choosing not to observe, according to Airtime Rewards research.
Cognizant pioneers Amazon's Just Walk Out tech in Australian institute
Cognizant pioneers Amazon's Just Walk Out technology at Canberra Institute of Technology's store, marking the tech's first educational application in the Southern Hemisphere.
Brands need to work harder to impress the ‘Application Generation’
In light of soaring expectations for digital experiences, brands need to significantly improve their applications to win over the discerning and demanding 'Application Generation', warns a new study from Cisco.
Distil.ai reveals UK shopping habits shift post-Christmas
Analysis of shopping data by Distil.ai exhibits a surge in UK consumer spending post-Christmas, displacing Black Friday as the most profitable sales period and signalling a shift in habits.
Ava May Aromas partners with Sprii to launch live shopping in 2024
UK fragrance brand Ava May Aromas teams up with tech firm Sprii to introduce live shopping experiences in 2024, amplifying customer engagement.
Retail theft at self-checkouts doubles, AI poses possible solution
Surging retail theft via self-checkouts sees cart-based losses doubling in a year, costing the average store over $102k annually, reveals an Everseen report.
Aotearoa New Zealand sees dip in Boxing Day spending
Aotearoa New Zealand sees slight decline in Boxing Day spending in 2023, which could be disappointing for retailers, a new report reveals.
Influencer endorsements could harm festive sales, Storyblok suggests
Storyblok's research suggests influencer advertising could depreciate festive sales, with 25% of shoppers discouraged by them.
Australians remain apprehensive of AI, yet acknowledge eCommerce potential
New research shows that most Australians have not used Generative AI tools but are open to the idea, with concerns about potential implications.
UK consumers willing to spend more with trusted retailers
Forter’s recent report reveals alarming rates of false declines, cart abandonment, and trust issues heading into the holiday shopping season.
Billson's launches new AR marketing campaign with XRii
In collaboration with XRii, Australian beverage brand Billson's is transforming the shopping experience by harnessing the power of augmented reality.
Solving returns crisis: Harnessing tech for a fashionable future
The fashion industry grapples with the repercussions of high return rates, particularly in the realm of clothing purchases.
60% of New Zealand shoppers purchasing secondhand clothing
New Zealand's largest pre-loved fashion marketplace, Designer Wardrobe, has unveiled the results of its first-ever survey.
Retailers' Success: Capitalizing on Emerging Consumer Trends
As shopping habits change, digital solutions have become a silver bullet to help retailers build customer loyalty and engagement.
Foodstuffs enhances productivity with Zebra Technologies
Foodstuffs South Island has successfully implemented Zebra devices - TC51 and TC52 computers, ET51 Android tablets, and RS5100 Bluetooth wearable scanners.
Differences in generations propelling huge changes in spending
IDC has revealed some dramatic shifts occurring in how different generations earn income, spend their money, and leverage technology to do both.
Why building a secure browsing experience is vital
Cybersecurity is vital for businesses & consumers during the Christmas shopping season. Here are steps to protect your website and customers.
GfK offers insights into present day consumer sentiments
Consumer values have shifted due to global challenges, leading to increased purchases in home entertainment, health, and technology, according to GfK research.
The metaverse, cryptocurrency and NFTs set to revolutionise retail
BigCommerce has released its consumer survey designed to give retailers insight into current and emerging trends shaping the way consumers buy from brands.
Nine marketing automation best practices to implement ahead of 9.9 super shopping day
According to the Euromonitor International report, eCommerce sales in SEA are expected to reach $166 billion by 2026, following a 30% rise in 2021.
Bazaarvoice appoints Colin Bodell as chief technology officer
Bazaarvoice appoints Colin Bodell as CTO to lead technological innovation, leveraging his experitse to drive success for clients in commerce.
Australians lead the way in digital payment use - report
Australian consumers are at the forefront of mobile wallet use and adoption of digital banking tools, abandoning cash and physical payment experiences.
Supply chain issues leaving customers frustrated, with brand loyalty at risk
According to new research, supply chain disruptions continue to impact consumers, affecting their mood and shopping behaviour.
Pinterest widens reach in eCommerce sector with AR implementation
In a sign of things to come, Pinterest is widening its reach within the eCommerce sector by introducing new tools utilising augmented reality.