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OneTap Loyalty revolutionises retail with payment card-integrated rewards
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Australian tech platform OneTap Loyalty streamlines rewards earning process, integrating payment cards with loyalty programs and bolstering customer engagement.
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Boxing Day sales reign supreme for Kiwi online shoppers
Sat, 30th Dec 2023
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Boxing Day beats Black Friday and Cyber Monday as favourite for bargain hunting among Kiwi online shoppers, with site visits to New Zealand's PriceMe.co.nz rising 11%.
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WAN accelerating Santa’s data centre shack this Christmas
Sun, 24th Dec 2023
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Santa's sleigh goes high-tech with Big Data and AI as he gears up for a surge in Xmas demand. Rudolf takes a break!.
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Influencer endorsements could harm festive sales, Storyblok suggests
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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Storyblok's research suggests influencer advertising could depreciate festive sales, with 25% of shoppers discouraged by them.
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BLUETTI's Christmas Sale brings three new portable power stations
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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Christmas is coming, and, BLUETTI, a leading brand in portable power solutions, is giving you massive Christmas discounts, up to 27% off, on various power stations from Dec 15th.
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Darktrace director warns of rising cyber threats during holiday season
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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Darktrace's Liam Dermody urges businesses to remain vigilant against increasing cyber threats during the Christmas season.
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Black Friday sales surge signals boom in early Christmas shopping
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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In 2023, Black Friday sales experienced growth, yet the most significant rise was observed in the days and weeks leading up to the event, according to Visualsoft.
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Fidelity Apps to revolutionise Aussie holiday shopping with VR platform
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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Tech entrepreneur, Jackson Meyer, aims to transform festive shopping with cutting-edge VR platform, Fidelity Apps.
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AI to play an important role in Australian Christmas shopping
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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Australian consumer spending is set to decrease this festive season due to cost-of-living pressures, says Sitecore report.
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Australians anticipate a frugal Christmas amid inflation pressures
Tue, 17th Oct 2023
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Australians are expected to tighten their belts this Christmas, with 65% planning to spend less and buy fewer gifts, a new report finds.
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MarketMedia & oOh!media partner to transform retail advertising
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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MarketMedia and oOh!media join forces to install 330+ digital screens in retail stores across New Zealand by 2024.
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4000+ unwanted gifts listed on Trade Me by Boxing Day
Thu, 29th Dec 2022
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By 9am on Boxing Day, 4,300 presents had been listed on the online marketplace, including an empty Roses chocolates wrapper of ‘disappointment’.
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Why building a secure browsing experience is vital
Mon, 12th Dec 2022
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Cybersecurity is vital for businesses & consumers during the Christmas shopping season. Here are steps to protect your website and customers.
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Christmas a special time for cyber criminals - Check Point
Tue, 29th Nov 2022
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Check Point Software has released a statement to raise awareness among online gift shoppers to be cautious at all times and take the necessary precautions.
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Vodafone data use jumps more than 50% over Christmas
Tue, 28th Dec 2021
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Vodafone customers in New Zealand set records for data usage over the festive season, with a 51% increase compared to last year.
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Great expectations: Kiwi consumers may be let down over Christmas
Fri, 17th Dec 2021
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Kiwis' expectations for quick and free delivery may be challenged by Christmas delays, according to a study by HERE technologies.
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How to ensure your business isn't scammed this Christmas
Tue, 14th Dec 2021
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Australian and New Zealand businesses face increased risk of fraud this festive season due to distractions and increased activity, warns SAP Concur.
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Retail giants abandon paper receipts this Christmas
Fri, 10th Dec 2021
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Slyp partners with leading fashion retailers including Scotch - Soda, Converse, Hurley, and Peter Sheppard for sustainable smart receipts.
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Delivery delays during holiday season could damage brands' reputation - survey
Thu, 9th Dec 2021
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Businesses need to ensure consumers are aware of the cutoff points for package deliveries before the holiday season, or they risk losing customers.
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Online shopping to reach tipping point this Christmas
Wed, 18th Dec 2019
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Online Christmas shopping is closing in on offline purchases this Christmas, according to new research from Slice Digital.
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Nine ways to boost IT security during the summer holidays
Wed, 27th Nov 2019
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With fewer users to manage, IT teams will likely have more capacity to carry out tasks that might have been overlooked during the busy business year.
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Five Tips on Shopping Safely This Festive Season
Tue, 19th Dec 2017
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Aussie shoppers face online scam risks amidst festive e-sales surge. Stay vigilant with top cybersecurity tips.
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SMEs should use Xmas slowdown to plan and reflect – Xero
Wed, 6th Dec 2017
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28% of businesses don’t have any provision in place for when times get tough, with another six percent unsure of what they’d do in tough times.
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Hands-on review: MYNT smart tracker - never lose anything again
Thu, 15th Dec 2016
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MYNT smart tracker's review unveils a tech marvel that vows to end the days of lost keys and wandering pets, all for a crisp NZ$30.