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In Ocado’s world, the rise of the machines is unstoppable

It has already struck deals to provide its technology to supermarket groups in eight countries including the United Stat...

Aldi UK’s latest Special Buy: checkout-free shopping

The low-cost grocery chain isn’t known for cutting-edge technology but it will soon trial an app that allows customers t...

Watch out, Amazon: JD.com’s new store is a peek into the future of retail

The five-storey mall in China will be full of cutting-edge technology, including holographic projections, VR equipment, ...
Inside Retail & Cloud Culture

Craft brewer Bright Brewery adopts ideal ERP solution

In mid-2019, Bright Brewery signed on with cloud systems specialists Cloud Culture to implement a NetSuite solution.

How pharmacies are tapping into personalisation tech

Grocery retailers have certainly been the pioneers of mass personalisation in the omnichannel retail world. Next up is p...

Eftpos, BPAY and NPP merger approved by ACCC

ACCC chair Rod Sims said, in general, the three businesses do not compete with one another and that the amalgamation wou...

Revealed: The science behind Aldi’s Special Buys strategy

The incredible popularity of these promotions is no accident. They tap into powerful desires that can make a simple purc...

Opinion: How Aussie brands have shown disruptors how to adapt in a pandemic

Australian consumers say established brands such as Coles, Woolies, Bunnings and Officeworks have proven more responsive...

Robot baristas to serve coffee at 30 Singapore train stations

Located in 5sqm retail spaces, the robots will have a cashless, contactless interface and can serve up to 200 cups of co...

Eftpos, BPAY and NPP merger tries to quell retail industry fears

ACCC wants feedback on the potential merger's proposal to win over skeptics.
Inside Retail & U Group

U Ask brings industry-standard research capacity to small FMCG players

Businesses conducting consumer research inevitably bump against corners of the market that are hard to reach. Taking a b...

Fresh food labelling: The new frontier for grocers

Bringing detailed nutritional labelling to raw foods like meat is the new frontier for the food sector.

Why pharmacies are tapping into personalisation

Apps and other digital approaches can benefit both pharmacy consumers and retailers.

‘Retailers are a key target’: Behind the rise of ransomware attacks

Experts warn the recent spate of ransomware attacks are just the beginning. And retailers may be particularly vulnerable...
Inside Retail & Diebold Nixdorf

Self-service kept the nation fed: How Co-op UK leaned on tech during Covid

Andrew Hoff, head of technology for retail at Co-op UK, shares the brand's learnings from self-service checkout.