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Sapia.ai unveils 'SAIGE', a transformative AI model in recruitment
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Sapia.ai to debut 'SAIGE', a generative AI model set to revolutionise workforce management and optimisation, at NVIDIA conference, highlighting its potential to transform recruitment processes.
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Brad Banducci’s resignation: The ultimate self-checkout
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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Woolworths boss resigns following a poorly handled media appearance and a series of PR disasters, highlighting the crucial need for media training for CEOs.
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Woolworths & Last Yard expand digital shelf strategy partnership
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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Woolworths Group expands partnership with Last Yard to digitise the in-store customer experience, transitioning from paper to electronic shelf labels, as announced at the NRF24 conference.
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Zitcha & Broadsign collaborate for optimised global retail media strategy
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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Tech firms Zitcha and Broadsign partner to enhance in-store digital advertising, leveraging first-party retail data for improved targeting.
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Slyp reveals environmental impact of paper receipts on Black Friday
Fri, 24th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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bi
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big data
Slyp, backed by Australia's major banks, reveals the damaging ecological and health impact of paper receipts on Black Friday.
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The future of retail subscriptions: What’s new?
Thu, 19th Oct 2023
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martech
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I will explore key considerations for designing successful retail subscription programs and discuss potential future developments in this rapidly changing area.
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Customer loyalty proves critical for grocery retailers
Wed, 28th Jun 2023
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New Eagle Eye research reveals how grocery retailers can win with customer loyalty standards and practices in light of the current economic climate.
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Medallia appoints Adam Maine as ANZ Country Manager
Thu, 23rd Feb 2023
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martech
Medallia appoints new Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand to meet rising customer experience demand in the region using cloud-based technology.
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Zoom2u Technologies appoints Kara Nicholls as Formerly Group Company Secretary
Fri, 18th Mar 2022
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compliance
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woolworths
Former Commonwealth Bank executive Kara Nicholls joins Board of Z2U, bringing regulatory & compliance experience to the delivery solutions provider.
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Cartology selects ADvendio in major retail tech deal
Wed, 2nd Feb 2022
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The deal will enhance Cartology's trademark standing as one of Australia's largest retail media businesses powered by the Woolworths Group.
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auticon highlight benefits of cognitive diversity on Disabilities Day
Thu, 3rd Dec 2020
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A timely reminder that many people on the autism spectrum are able to bring new ways of thinking and problem-solving to tech challenges.
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Longtail UX raises $2.25m through Woolworths VC venture arm, W23
Thu, 27th Aug 2020
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Longtail UX, an Australian-founded tech firm, has raised $2.25m in funding through a partnership with W23 and Global Retail Brands.
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Microsoft to support Woolworths’ next phase of cloud transformation
Thu, 23rd Jul 2020
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The company will supply the backbone cloud technologies for Woolworths’ SAP solutions as the retailer migrates its current SAP footprint to Azure.
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Autistic IT consultants to provide value to Woolworths
Tue, 28th Apr 2020
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cios
Woolworths & auticon launch pilot to employ autistic IT talent, boosting inclusion.
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Woolworths Group selects Tableau for rapid data analytics and insights
Wed, 20th Mar 2019
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big data
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data analytics
Woolworths taps Tableau for swift data-driven decisions in retail's rapid realm.
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Dick Smith: Fall of a giant
Fri, 26th Feb 2016
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Everyone knows Dick Smith Electronics. So where did it go so wrong? We look back at the company from its early successes to eventual decline.
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Woolies upgrades its Teradata enterprise data warehouse
Thu, 6th Aug 2015
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big data
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data analytics
Woolies bolsters customer insight with enhanced Teradata data warehouse, promising scalable, on-demand analytics for strategic decisions.
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Woolworths re-enters mobile reseller fray with five plans
Thu, 11th Jun 2015
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Woolworths jumps back into the mobile market with two new prepaid plans powered by Telstra's 3G, offering up to 3.5GB data.
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Countdown boosts first-half earnings 2.9% amid cost cutting, higher volumes
Fri, 27th Feb 2015
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nz
Countdown, the New Zealand supermarket chain owned by Australian retailer Woolworths, increased first-half earnings.
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Moa 1H loss widens following restructuring, sales jump 71%
Wed, 19th Nov 2014
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united states
Moa Group posted a wider first-half loss after the unprofitable boutique beer maker restructured its fledgling business and changed distribution an.
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Countdown posts 1.1% rise in 1Q sales as new stores openings offset weaker prices
Mon, 3rd Nov 2014
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nz
Countdown sees 1.1% sales surge in 1Q as new outlets bloom amidst sluggish prices.
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Dick Smith defies market slump to beat sales forecast
Tue, 1st Jul 2014
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Dick Smith exceeds sales forecast with AU$1.228bn for FY14, but falls behind last year's figures of AU$1.280bn.
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Dick Smith completes final business buyout
Fri, 19th Jul 2013
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Buyout signifies a new chapter in technology retailer's independent success as Anchorage Capital Partners and Management completes a release from the financial obligations to its former partner; Woolworths.
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Woolworths sells Dick Smith chain to buyout firm for A$20M
Thu, 27th Sep 2012
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business
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Anchorage Capital takes control of the Australasian electronics retailer for just A$20M.