Commerce Systems news stories - Page 2
AA Smartfuel launches Shopify app for local retailers
“You have to use all the advantages of advertising and marketing technology to find the right audiences and create a compelling shopping experience."
Shopify expansion fast-forwards 10 years as NZ retailers rush to go digital
Shopify's rapid growth in the New Zealand market was further accelerated by the pandemic, which saw an eCommerce boom as consumers flocked to online shopping.
COVID-19 fuels eCommerce market in Australia
"A significant rise in consumer preference for online channels during the pandemic coupled with proliferation of online retailers and customised payment solutions will further drive eCommerce growth in Australia.”
commercetools extends partner program with three new levels
The organisation has introduced three levels of partnership: Premier Partners, Select Partners and Registered Partners.
Increasing profit margins for your online business through better cost management
Organisations can scale operations and increase profitability with discipline and planning, to minimise or avoid disrupting their traditional business, writes Pitney Bowes head of shipping for A/NZ Ben Seal.
Google Cloud launches suite of eCommerce search solutions for retailers
“Retailers are in dire need of agile operating models powered by cloud infrastructure and technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to meet today’s industry demands."
eCommerce accounts for over a third of total retail sales
A greater use of AI assistance and a huge increase in mobile phone shopping is in store over the next year.
How to increase profits for online businesses by streamlining shipping processes
Organisations need to ensure their shipping processes are streamlined and efficient so that customers receive their goods quickly and in good condition.
Retailers turn to eCommerce to keep business thriving - Zebra Technologies report
Retailers will heavily rely on mobile and eCommerce technologies, according to the report.
The retailer safety guide for the world of online shopping
Are you an online retailer? This guide details the threats that you need to be aware of to keep safe in the biggest ever year of online shopping.
BigCommerce launches open source extension to eCommerce platform
BigCommerce has launched Open Checkout, with the ultimate aim of bringing open source innovation to online checkout experiences.
How eCommerce platforms are helping online sellers thrive
2020 saw an impressive US$27,248 million in revenue made in Australia from eCommerce businesses alone.
Switch achieves APJ first with new Sitecore partner status
"Our investment in resources and training in Sitecore is now enabling us to further propel customers on their digital transformation journey to digital maturity and to supporting them achieve industry-leading customer experiences, scale and competitive advantage.”
Amazon surges ahead of eCommerce competitors in market capitalisation
The retail giant has a 125% lead over its closest rival Alibaba, which saw 10.9% growth in Q2. Quarter-on-quarter market capitalisation growth was also seen across all top 25 publicly traded global retailers, according to new research from GlobalData.
Longtail UX raises $2.25m through Woolworths VC venture arm, W23
“The investment is double what we’d initially allocated,” says company.
The place of AI in the future of B2B eCommerce
B2B commerce has gone truly digital in the wake of the pandemic, and it’s changed processes and behaviours for those on both sides of transaction – perhaps for good.
PPRO announces growth over COVID-19 and successful US$50m investment round
“Despite any challenges created by the pandemic, we’ve made great progress this year on our mission to turbocharge growth for our partners and their merchants. We’ve been able to make their expansion into new markets more lucrative.”
Intuit acquires Kiwi-founded eCommerce provider TradeGecko
“We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to accelerate our long-term mission of building the commerce platform to power millions of SMBs globally,” says TradeGecko cofounder.
Why retailers need to accelerate eCommerce and real time data capabilities to remain relevant
The retail companies that will be most successful are those that can most effectively harness the data generated to refine and adapt their data and analytics strategy quickly.
Mastercard and Ethoca look out for A/NZ retailers with support package
"In making Ethoca Alerts available to qualifying retailers around New Zealand and Australia for no charge, Ethoca hopes to provide local businesses with a little relief as they adapt to their new way of working.”
COVID-19 will transform online shopping for foreseeable future - report
To ensure safety in the midst of coronavirus, retailers around the world have adapted their delivery and returns propositions, in turn transforming consumer expectations of online delivery and returns.
Trade Me outlaws all 'non-essential' items, announces strict new guidelines
In addition to severely limiting the items which can be traded on the site, Trade Me has also made all payments contactless, and limited item delivery to courier services (no pick-ups).
COVID-19: Adobe unveils index to track changes in consumer behaviour
In an effort to track and analyse the ways in which the pandemic is changing retail behaviour, Adobe has revealed its Digital Economy Index, which analyses trillions of online transactions across 100 million product SKUs in 18 product categories.
The ghost in the machine that maximizes uptime
Intel MFP uses machine learning to improve the performance and reliability of server memory to predict potential failures and prevent downtime.