Ultra-fast broadband enables high-definition security footage

  • Technology
  • June 16, 2016
  • Nai Yeat
Ultra-fast broadband enables high-definition security footage

Pharmacist Nai Yeat is using high definition security footage to keep him and his staff safe – and protect his stock. He shared his experience with ultra-fast broadband (UFB) with The Register's sister publication, The Download.

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Sending out anti-shopping signals: A bored man begs for WiFi in stores

  • Opinion
  • March 2, 2016
  • Paul Brislen
Sending out anti-shopping signals: A bored man begs for WiFi in stores

Technology commentator Paul Brislen is sick to death of waiting idly while his family finish their shopping. He explains why offering WiFi in apparel stores will increase foot traffic and dwell time for retailers by improving the customer experience for people accompanying shoppers.

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"Damn, Daniel!" Brands rush to associate themselves with latest viral video

  • Checkout
  • February 23, 2016
  • The Register team
"Damn, Daniel!" Brands rush to associate themselves with latest viral video

When things go viral, such as the blue and black or white and gold dress debate, there's no rhyme or reason to it. Such is the case with the latest internet sensation: A video-turned-meme of a teen complimenting his friend's outfits by saying "Damn Daniel!" over and over. We round up the brands that jumped at the opportunity to get in on the joke.

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Social scoreboard

Zavy and The Register have worked together to create a scoreboard that compares how the top 25 traditional media advertising spenders in New Zealand have performed on social media over the past 30 days, updated in real time.

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Amazon Arrival
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The Retail Yearbook 2017
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We spoke with four retailers in their twenties ...
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Some think food and integrated hospitality offerings will ...
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At first glance, the humble in-store sign might ...
Red Awards 2016
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Auckland Unitary Plan
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How to open a store
Sarah Dunn considers what it would take to ...
All things to all people
Kiwi retailers share their omnichannel strategies.
Rising stars
Retail's top young achievers.
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Retail in heartland New Zealand
Retailers keep the regions pumping, but how strong ...
Women in retail help one another. We spoke ...
The changing face of retail
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The retail yearbook
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Retail rogues
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Here come the giants
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Ecommerce has become part of the way mainstream ...
Loyalty in the digital age
How are retailers maintaining loyalty? Sarah Dunn, Elly ...
Window shopping: A spotlight on social media
Sarah Dunn and Elly Strang look at how ...
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The internet, it’s the go to place!

  • In association with NZRS
  • January 26, 2016
  • NZRS
The internet, it’s the go to place!

Now, more than ever, the internet is part of every day life for New Zealanders. For retailers this represents an ever-growing challenge (or opportunity) for engagement in a bricks and mortar or omnichannel environment.

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Data digest: the state of the internet for retail

  • News
  • June 4, 2015
  • Elly Strang
Data digest: the state of the internet for retail

Every year, venture capitalist Mary Meeker puts a State of the Internet presentation together to show how the online world’s developments are affecting human behaviour and businesses. We trawled through the 2015 version to pick out the trends affecting retailers.

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