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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is commercetools?
We chatted to commercetools territory director Joshua Emblin to learn about commercetools and modern commerce trends in A/NZ.
Digital experience can make or break brand relationships with customers
60% of consumers will place blame on a brand's app even though the issue may actually lie elsewhere.
RangeMe launches global retailer solution in A/NZ market
RangeMe, the company behind the world’s largest product discovery and sourcing platform, has launched its global service to retailers in Australia, New Zealand and the wider APAC region.
Failed payments costing Asia Pacific organisations more than $41b every year - Accuity report
The study also found that 60% of respondents are losing customers because of failed payments.
B2B firms in Hong Kong explore direct-to-consumer sales
E-commerce platform Prisync acquires competitor Marguard
Scam messages on the rise, organisations must take action
Southern Cross Cables
Southern Cross NEXT submarine cable touches down at Auckland's Takapuna Beach
LASER invests in NZ market with new distie and retail partners
"We have a strong focus on growing markets outside of Australia, and New Zealand is the first piece of this important growth puzzle for us."
Wellington startup secures $1.25m, looks to develop team and tech
The company states that the funds will be used to expand the team, grow its customer base, and further develop the Marama Labs proprietary hardware and software platform.
HIVERY continues to scale up following closure of debt funding round
HIVERY has finalised an undisclosed debt facility ahead of its next financing round. This financing marks the 10th investment from the 1V Venture Credit Fund, with more than half of the fund now committed.
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Zoho launches BI platform infused with AI and data analytics
"For data to be a true catalyst of business growth, there can't be any gaps in the collection, management, or analysis process."
New Zealand launch
New brain supplementation brand launches in NZ
Simply Nootropics, a new company offering brain supplementation pills, has launched in New Zealand.
Rejoice! Amazon Australia opens to New Zealand customers
“We know that many New Zealand customers are already shopping on the US store and we are pleased to be offering them a faster option.”
$118.5 billion lost in fees due to failed payments in 2020
Banks spent on average approximately $360,000 in 2020 on failed payments, whereas the average corporate firm spent just over $200,000.
Adobe bolsters Experience Cloud with personalisation capabilities for retailers
“Scaling personalised experiences in a world where customers have control over how brands use their data, is the next big thing for marketers in any business to tackle."
Alibaba Cloud shopping festival harnesses power of renewable energy and smart logistics
Alibaba’s annual Mid-Year Shopping Festival was not only a large-scale campaign across popular retail platforms, but it was also a feat for ‘green technology’.
Low-code tools from Salesforce enable anyone to create and ship apps from a single platform
Salesforce enables low-code development with the release of its next-generation platform, allowing anyone to create and ship apps from a single hub.
Reveel leverages analytics to simplify parcel shipping conundrum
Reveel has unveiled a new shipping intelligence platform that aims to simplify parcel shipping rates across major carriers such as FedEx and UPS.
Datacom Group profit up 84%
Leading technology company Datacom Group has nearly doubled its profit on the back of a large revenue gain driven by increasing demand for digital services.
Vodafone NZ ups its cybersecurity game with new cloud product
Powered by CrowdStrike, the solution is designed to protect organisations from cyber threats such as ransomware, malware, data breaches and and other sophisticated attacks.
Techday's Cybersecurity in Aotearoa project selected for NZ On Air Public Interest Journalism Fund
"We will deliver thought-provoking coverage with real-world advice and commentary from security experts, and stories from people just like you and me.”
Enable set to launch Hyperfibre broadband in Christchurch CBD
Starting from next month, Hyperfibre will be available to businesses, schools, and residences within Moorhouse, Fitzgerald, Bealey, and Deans Avenues.
Microsoft showcases what's new in Windows 11
NICE infuses voice of customer capabilities with artificial intelligence
Confidence remains low amongst New Zealand business
Vodafone offers Ambit's chatbot tech to contact centre customers
New Zealand SMEs targeted in cyber attacks - study
The Trade Desk launches media trading platform for online marketers
Self-service in high demand for today’s enterprise customers
Substantial rise in Agile adoption across the enterprise
New partnership sees new payroll tech available to NZ market
EPOS transforms hybrid work environment with IMPACT SDW 5000 contact centre headset range
Shopify unveils major platform investments and upgrades
Fintech innovation exploding, NZ jumps in rankings
Buy now, pay later
Payments industry 'flying blind' as vulnerable consumers get caught in BNPL debt
Opsera releases native CI/CD automation for Salesforce
consumer data right
Consumer data right could empower Kiwis to have more control over their data
NZ business at risk of innovation decline without proper investment
Commerce logistics firm Locad raises $5m to support APAC expansion
Asia Pacific consumers favour mobile wallets over cash and cards