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Software & systems Archives

E-commerce tips from the expert who relaunched eBay Ads

Which technologies are just gimmicks, and what is the next big play online? We ask Ben May, managing director of The Cod...

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...

How cult US beauty brand Il Makiage is disrupting the beauty industry

Backed by L Catterton, the online retailer recently expanded to Australia and is rumoured to be pursuing an IPO.

Salesforce has ambitious plans for Slack after US$27.7 billion buyout

The US antitrust regulators cleared the deal this week, allowing the creation of a stronger challenger to Microsoft.

How Gucci and Ikea are using AR to drive sales

Social media company Snap is taking advantage of the rise in AR shopping, but experts say AR isn’t always the answer.

Snap bets on AR shopping in latest acquisition

AR has been gaining an increased importance in retail – with a compound annual growth rate expected to land around 135 p...

‘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...

Pepper put out to pasture: Softbank stops robot’s production

Production of the humanoid Pepper, touted as the first robot with "a heart", was stopped last year, according to three s...

“Tipping point”: Why Coles is pumping millions into tech

Coles pours $1.4 billion into efficiency measures and store renewals as it ramps up against rivals.

Popularity of virtual-fitting services surges in Korea

The Korea Federation of Textile Industries conducted a survey of 831 consumers who had purchased fashion items online.

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