Vodafone consumer director Matt Williams believes we are on the cusp of a great technological shift. And as the world changes, Vodafone intends to evolve with it.
Gotta catch ‘em all. If you don’t know this phrase, then perhaps you’re dead – please check your pulse. Hotfoot general manager Fiona Kerr queries the wisdom of investing heavily in fads like Pokemon Go.
In a time of countless listicles, city guides and review websites, an app by two 23-year-olds aims to cut through all the clutter and offer a curated guide to New Zealand’s Super City. Index, founded by George Howes and Alex Brown, is an app that profiles the top picks for cafés, restaurants, stores and even date ideas, and it’s taking off thanks to another app: Tinder.
Locating a specific store within a large shopping mall can often be a challenge, but West Auckland based NorthWest Shopping Centre has come up with a solution. It's become the first large scale centre in New Zealand to offer an online virtual tour of its shops to its customers using Google Streetview technology.
Lorna Hall is head of market intelligence at global trend forecasting agency WGSN. She hails from the UK and has a background in journalism. She shares a formative mistake from early in her career.