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Celigo teams up with TikTok Shop to boost ecommerce efficiency
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Celigo partners with TikTok Shop in response to a growing trend of consumers using TikTok for product research, as they aim to help retailers better synchronise and manage valuable data across various applications.
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Three trends in mobile access that are driving CRE evolution
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Safeguarding business interests, sustainability and creating cutting-edge experiences are three mobile access trends revolutionising the commercial real estate sector.
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UK public sector embraces emerging tech for digital transformation
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UK public sector prioritises digital experience tech, with 90% of leaders planning substantial investments over the next five years to improve employee and citizen digital experiences, Riverbed survey suggests.
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Futureful revamps recruitment with values-focused approach
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productivity
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gen z
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employment
Futureful disrupts traditional recruitment with a platform centred on shared values and skills, not CVs, promising better job satisfaction and retention.
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Streamlining carbon measurement for SMEs: The case for using spend-based data
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sustainable it
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gen z
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carbon footprint
Spend-based data offers a quick, cost-effective route for SMEs to measure carbon emissions, aiding green-business goals and meeting increasing demands for sustainability.
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Australia's growing love for cryptocurrency shakes investment norms
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In Australia, around 4.5 million citizens now own cryptocurrency, led by brokerage and asset management firm Caleb and Brown.
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Gen Z Australians show high usage of AI, reveals new report
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Majority of Gen Z Australians utilise Artificial Intelligence (AI), with an interest most prominent in socio-economically disadvantaged and culturally diverse groups.
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IWD 2024: Scaling for success - vision, values, and people power
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International Women's Day 2024 calls for strategic company scaling, leveraging vision, values, and team motivation, in the pursuit of long-term, sustainable success.
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Australians flock to loyalty programmes amidst living costs surge
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Amidst rising living costs, 95% of Australians utilise loyalty programmes, with usage up 18% YoY, according to a study by Pureprofile and Retail Doctor Group.
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Gen Z students prioritise tech despite living cost crisis
Fri, 1st Mar 2024
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mobility
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smartphones
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tablets & laptops
Gen Z's affinity for high-end, purpose-driven tech purchases defies economic crisis, according to a UNiDAYS survey.
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Omnichannel customer journey gains momentum in Australia, study reveals
Thu, 29th Feb 2024
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Ecommerce Delivery Benchmark Report 2024 reveals nearly half of Australia's online non-food sales interacted with physical touchpoints, highlighting the growing need for integrated omnichannel strategies.
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Australian millennials & Gen Z save $2.4bn using Raiz Invest app
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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Amid Australia's living-cost crisis, over 300,000 local millennials and Gen Z users saved up to $2.4bn cumulatively since joining micro-investing app Raiz Invest, exploiting technology for modern saving strategies.
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Rise in poly-employment among shift workers hits 25-year high
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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australian bureau of statistics
Australian shift workers are increasingly taking on multiple jobs, a trend called 'poly-employment', which has reached a 25-year high.
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Workers & employers differ in 2024 business growth optimism
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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millennials
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UK workers' confidence in business growth dampened by cost of living pressures, with 72% optimistic for 2024, compared to 89% of employers.
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At the table: cultivating a people-first workplace culture in an era defined by change
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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ai
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millennials
Nurturing a 'people-first' workplace culture becomes increasingly imperative, balancing technology with human touch, adapting to generational shifts and ensuring professional and personal satisfaction amid change.
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Beatgrid reveals key insights from USD $18m ad-effectiveness studies
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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youtube
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gen z
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google
Beatgrid reveals unprecendented advertising measurement data from 500+ global campaigns, discerning trends in consumer viewing habits, and reshaping ad-effectiveness in the cross-media sphere.
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Loyalty programs and innovation, experts reveal all
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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commerce systems
As technology advances and consumer behaviours evolve, loyalty programs require new-age strategies, explain Australian Loyalty Association (ALA) experts and emerging talent in all-inclusive interviews.
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Kiwis' favourite tech & gaming gadgets of 2023 revealed
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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Afterpay data reveals Sony PlayStation 5 is top of the gaming gadgets for Kiwis in 2023, followed closely by Nintendo Switch OLED model and others.
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Loyalty, technology and personalisation - what’s new?
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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The dynamic world of loyalty is rapidly evolving, reshaped by technology, consumer behaviour, and a quest for authenticity. Australian Loyalty Association experts offer firsthand insights into this transformation.
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Australians increasingly adopting AI tools at work
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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ai
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transparency
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workplace
A Fusion Digital study shows 86% of Australian office workers utilise AI, with adoption rates higher in large corporations, while 14% have never used AI.
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'X Business' gears up for global expansion with 'everything app' vision
Mon, 15th Jan 2024
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martech
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
X Business is not just an app anymore, evolving to become the 'everything app' that blends experiences on a user-friendly interface, with 2024 set to bring its vision to life.
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AI and sustainability amongst key fintech trends for 2024
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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cx
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blockchain
Lanistar Chief Executive Officer, Jeremy Baber, spotlights AI, Gen Z adoption, and sustainability as 2024's major fintech trends.
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Report highlights AI & mobile-first dominance in visual media
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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video
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smartphones
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creative technologies
Cloudinary's report highlights the growing influence of AI and mobile in delivering optimised visual content for digital marketing.
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Alert anxiety hits workers over constant out-of-hours notifications
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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business
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apps
Out-of-hours notifications are causing 'alert anxiety' in UK workers, with the problem especially acute among younger generations.