Microsoft has recruited conceptual photographer Garth Badger, architect Angus Muir and illustrator Kelly Thompson to launch its Surface Studio product.
The best way to predict the future is to be the one creating it, says futurist Dave Wild. Despite concerning predictions about the future, Wild believes our future is a bright one.
Traditional layby payments can take up unnecessary time for both retailers and consumers. NZ Retail speaks to FlexiGroup – New Zealand chief executive, Chris Lamers, about the upcoming launch of Oxipay. Oxipay is about giving your customers the freedom to buy what you want now and split the payments over four easily managed payments.
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Conducting market research in a real-life supermarket is full of pitfalls. It’s expensive for the supplier commissioning the research, disruptive for the supermarket, and the environment is prone to uncontrollable variables which make any results less than reliable. What if there was a digital equivalent?
The owner of Westfield shopping centres, Scentre Group, has launched a new digital ‘SmartScreen’ advertising network across five New Zealand shopping centres.
In a retail partnership with JB Hi-Fi, a new smartphone brand has entered the Kiwi market. Oppo hopes to be the third-most-popular smartphone in New Zealand.
Did you know that over *60% of people access social media at least once a day in New Zealand? Using social to start a conversation with your customers makes good business sense, but if you don’t know where to start it can all be a bit daunting.
Just when you thought you were safe from the ever threatening ‘stories’ WhatsApp jumps on the ever-growing band wagon of social media.
Research Association New Zealand (RANZ) expressed the importance of corporations tuning their stored data into smart data to better market to customers at the RANZ first professional development seminar this week. We headed along to see what it was all about.
Whether it’s fingerprint scanning, facial recognition or a ground-breaking new payment method, there are a number of ways in which biometrics technology is helping the business side of retail move forward in a new direction. Ecommerce has slowly worked its way into our daily lives, and technology now drives almost every step of the retail experience. With biometrics slowly integrating itself into a number of different New Zealand industries, the future of retail may undergo some significant beneficial changes in terms of new technologies.