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CCA’s Amatil X invests in Indonesian retail-tech venture

Amatil X, the corporate venture capital platform of Coca-Cola Amatil, has invested in Indonesian startup Wahyoo’s Series-A funding round.

Unilever, Algenuity explore using microalgae protein in plant-based range

Unilever has partnered with biotech firm Algenuity to produce new plant-based foods from microalgae.

Store innovations: which store tech makes business sense now?

What if we considered the coronavirus lockdown as retail’s ‘ramp up’ period – accelerating the process of change that ‘new retail’ and omnichannel have long promised, but been slow to deliver?

Researchers create ‘multi-sensory musical ice cream’ for World Ice Cream Day 

Researchers from Monash University and RMIT have created a multi-sensory musical ice cream cone called WeScream! in celebration of World Ice Cream Day.

Creativity and authenticity: What makes ads work on TikTok

Brands that understand the audience on TikTok have the opportunity to further connect and build brand value with a new demographic.

Amazon to double operational footprint with robotics fulfilment centre

Staff will work alongside Amazon’s most advanced robotics technology to deliver a “smarter, faster and more consistent experience for its customer”.

Supply chain cyber attacks: observations from the frontline

Lion, Toll Group and government businesses have all experienced cyber attacks in recent weeks. How can businesses protect themselves?

COVID-19 has changed the future of retail: there’s plenty more automation in store

As online shopping increasingly provides greater revenue streams for retailers, more physical store closures are also on the cards.

Lion cyber attack stalls operations

The company behind brands such as Dairy Farmers and XXXX Gold said the IT shutdown would cause disruption to suppliers and customers.

Coles doubles down on data with launch of Coles Synergy

The supermarket giant has partnered with analytics provider IRI to launch Coles Synergy.