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Australian online purchasing lags behind global counterparts
“Despite the increase in digital users, our research shows consumers don’t feel they have everything they need."
07 May 2019
Instagram: The next big thing in online shopping?
This week Instagram announced a new feature called checkout, which allows users to buy products they find on Instagram.
21 Mar 2019
As online GST looms, Kiwis aren't too fussed about it
A recent Canstar Blue online shopping consumer poll found that only 29% of 1659 respondents will be put off buying things from international websites.
21 Feb 2019
Samsung & Trade Me offer AI-powered shopping
The smartphone camera & AI-powered tech, Trade Me says, is a ‘glimpse into the future of shopping’.
14 Feb 2019
Startup launches online marketplace for lending items in AU
Think TradeMe, eBay, Amazon, except instead of buying products, you’re renting spare items from everyday consumers.
17 Jan 2019
How to stay safe when shopping online
Online shopping is a great way to avoid the crowds – but there are risks.
17 Dec 2018
Don't let criminals ruin your online shopping
It’s that time of year again. Not only have New Zealanders developed a bit of a taste for sales like black Friday and cyber Monday, the holiday season is well upon us.
20 Nov 2018
How online retail businesses need to bundle security into customer experience
E-commerce sites, in particular, are increasingly targeted by hackers due to the sensitive payment card information.
08 Oct 2018
Cyber criminals using lookalike online shopping domains to phish buyers
Because they point to malicious online shopping sites that mimic legitimate, well-known retail websites, it makes it increasingly difficult for customers to detect the fake domains.
03 Oct 2018
AR, VR ready to roll out and revolutionise retail - GlobalData
AR and VR technologies are reshaping the retail landscape by improving customer experience both in-store and online.
08 Jun 2018
Online retail giant’s Australia launch shakes local market
“The company's top competitors have all dramatically increased their advertising budgets."
01 May 2018
Adobe announces innovations for retailers in Adobe Experience Cloud
It’s critical for retailers to deliver an exceptional, cohesive experience along the entire shopping journey.
17 Jan 2018
Westpac and Paymark team up to evolve digital payments
“Online EFTPOS enables consumers to use their mobile banking app to securely purchase goods and services online..."
10 Jan 2018
Beware online shoppers, your details may not be safe
Mastercard has reminded Kiwis that any time is a great time to think about their online security...
04 Dec 2017
Top tips for using big data to your advantage this holiday season
It is important you research the market to ensure that you can beat the competition and sustain long-term growth.
30 Nov 2017
Adobe predicts what you will get for Xmas
Adobe released its online shopping predictions for the upcoming holiday season...
10 Nov 2017
eCommerce apps - Worth the expense or a waste of time?
The eCommerce market in South Africa will amount to US$2.7 billion in 2017 with an annual expected growth rate of 14.2%.
16 Oct 2017
Clunky wallets and cash payments, a thing of the past for Kiwi shoppers
“Laybuy is the only company to offer both in-store and online payment options in the New Zealand market...”
18 Sep 2017
Why you need to respond to customer feedback – especially online
Online shoppers have high expectations for how promptly online retailers should reply to questions and complaints.
07 Jun 2017
Trade Me partners with Afterpay to offer ‘buy now, pay later' service
The partnership will let Trade Me sellers offer interest-free deferred payments to buyers, via Afterpay later in 2017.
30 May 2017
Online shopping? Four tips for staying secure
Have you remembered Mother's Day? If not, better get on the net and buy something! Here's some tips for staying secure while online shopping.
12 May 2017
Interest-free fixed-term payments option launches in New Zealand
PartPay assumes full risk for consumer repayments and also picks up the cost of payment processing.
09 May 2017
'Digital locker' initiative brings in new chapter of online shopping
Farro Fresh have recently launched a new service that is ushering in the next generation of online shopping.
03 May 2017
Millisecond delays can hurt conversion rates on online transactions – Akamai report
Online retail benefits from delivering better customer experiences, especially on mobile devices.
24 Apr 2017