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Opinion: Do we need smarter big box stores?

When done well, technology can make shopping experiences better, but when it comes to large-format stores that are known...

How retailers are leveraging video in the fight against shrink

As retailers continue to adapt in Covid-19 world, they’re also noticing a rise in shrink.

Woolworths launching stand-alone payments platform, Wpay

Woolworths is launching its own stand-alone payments platform, Wpay, which will power payments inside and outside its gr...

Australia’s largest meat company paralysed by cyber attack

JBS Foods operates 47 manufacturing plants around Australia and employs 11,000 people across Australia and New Zealand.
A 3D MOCK-UP OF DRAGONTAIL'S QT SYSTEM. SOURCE: DRAGONTAIL VIMEO

Yum! Brands buys Australian tech startup Dragontail

KFC, Pizza Hut parent will scale AI and other technology globally.
Inside Retail & Trax

Advanced retail execution in CPG companies powered by image recognition

Trax is a leading computer vision company transforming brick-and-mortar retail that has been developing its proprietary ...

Kerry to build Queensland innovation centre

Kerry’s new development centre will bring an end-to-end food innovation cycle under one roof, reducing time to market fo...

Coles embraces AI for fresh produce management

This move from Coles is just the latest example of Australia’s grocery behemoths embracing a new, tech-enabled future of...

Amazon to let Whole Foods customers pay by palm print

Amazon.com Inc said it is rolling out biometric technology at its Whole Foods stores around Seattle starting on Wednesda...

Woolworths takes controlling stake in data analytics firm for $223 million

The company said on Tuesday it will increase its shareholding in Quantium for A$223 million ($173.25 million).

Smile to pay: the looming boom in facial recognition

Meanwhile, fingerprint sensors will dominate the sector, featuring on 93 per cent of biometrically equipped smartphones ...

Run out of milk? Robots on call for Singapore home deliveries

Developed by OTSAW Digital and both named "Camello", the robots' services have been offered to 700 households in a one-y...

Dan Murphy’s unveils future-focused stores as Endeavour demerger nears

Australia’s largest liquor retailer unveils future-focused store concept based on consumer education and discovery.
Inside Retail & Opmetrix

Six ways a mobile CRM can help FMCG brands drive sales

Equipping field sales teams with effective technology is the key to success in the FMCG industry.

Metcash grows into second half, bookmarks $375m for network, online growth

Metcash’s supermarket sales rose 14.4 per cent compared to the prior corresponding period, while total food sales rose 4...