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Barracuda report highlights rise of high-risk business security threats in 2023
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Barracuda's 2023 threat research reveals an increase in high-severity cyber attacks targeting businesses, predominantly through business email compromise and malicious code, exacerbating concerns over network security.
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Australians spend more time on social media, TikTok leads the way
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Australians are increasingly focusing on social media, with a noteworthy preference for TikTok, as traditional media consumption declines, according to a new report by Meltwater and We Are Social.
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4Cabling expands in New Zealand with larger Auckland warehouse
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Leading cabling solutions provider, 4Cabling, bolsters its commitment to New Zealand with a move to a larger warehouse in Mangere Bridge, Auckland.
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What’s behind the tech revolution transforming Australian retail
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Retailers are turning to advanced technologies to improve inventory visibility and customer buying history and to surface accurate delivery information. .
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Amazon overtakes eBay as Australia's top marketplace
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Amazon supersedes eBay as Australia's top marketplace, with 94% of Australians planning to continue online shopping in 2024.
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UK businesses set for growth in 2024, according to report
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UK businesses are projected to see significant growth in 2024, amidst the post-pandemic landscape, suggests Square's Future of Commerce report.
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Unicommerce reveals 18.7% surge in India's Republic Day 2024 sales
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India's Republic Day 2024 sales marked an 18.7% rise in e-commerce orders via major enablement platform Unicommerce, driven by increased consumer enthusiasm for online shopping and impactful nationwide campaigns.
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Australian etailers’ reality check on Account Takeover Threat
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Whatever the goal of the attackers, e-tailers must remain one step ahead in detecting and stopping attackers from compromising their APIs.
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High street revival: Pop-up stores surge as shopping habits shift
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UK's high street experiences an unexpected bounce back as experiential stores and pop-up shops gain momentum, with net store closures at their lowest since 2017.
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Aussie consumers troubled by fake online reviews, new study reveals
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A new study reveals 78% of Australian shoppers are anxious about fake reviews, prompting the need for government and brand intervention to verify online content authenticity.
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Over 4,000 fraudulent e-shops mimic post-Christmas sales
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Fraudulent e-shops imitating popular fashion brands have exploited post-Christmas sales to steal personal and payment data from unsuspecting shoppers.
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Tech trends shaking up the Australian retail sector in 2024
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Resurgence of RFID technology, generative AI with voice commerce, unified supply chain management, and AR integration is set to revolutionise Australia's retail scene.
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Surge in fake delivery websites preying on Christmas shoppers detected
Fri, 22nd Dec 2023
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Group-IB detects 34% spike in deceptive delivery sites targeting Christmas shoppers, impacting postal brands worldwide.
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8x8's new tool 'Sales Assist' empowers retailers and enhances shopping experience
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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8x8 unveils 'Sales Assist', a new tool designed to enhance customer satisfaction and streamline the retail experience.
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Report highlights AI & mobile-first dominance in visual media
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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Cloudinary's report highlights the growing influence of AI and mobile in delivering optimised visual content for digital marketing.
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Aussie IT firm warns of high cybercrime risk during festive season
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Aussie IT firm CMTG warns of potential cybercrime increase during Christmas season due to rising online shopping habits.
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Monavate teams up with Kasssh to boost cash payments in UK e-commerce
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Monavate collaborates with startup Kasssh to allow UK online retailers to accept cash payments from customers.
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Pattern secures Online Sales Breakthrough Award at Google summit
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Pattern clinches the Online Sales Breakthrough Award at the Google ANZ Partner Summit for 55% online revenue growth.
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IronVest CMO predicts rise in CNP fraud & masking tech use in 2024
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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IronVest CMO, Guy Bauman, forecasts an increase in card-not-present fraud and usage of 'masking' technologies in 2024.
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Mastercard's Dynamic Yield launches AI tool Shopping Muse for personalised retail experience
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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Mastercard's Dynamic Yield unveils Shopping Muse, an AI tool providing bespoke retail experiences through personalised product recommendations.
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Storyblok survey reveals consumers' festive buying behaviour and trust issues
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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Storyblok survey shares festive buying behaviours, revealing brand websites hold most trust, while AI and influencers fall out of favour.
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Cybercrime threat escalation prompts vigilance for Black Friday shoppers
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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Alarming data shows cybercriminals escalating efforts to exploit Black Friday, with a 135% increase in fake retail sites.
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Social commerce strategies: changing the retail game plan
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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As social media strategies continue to evolve, they are set to open new doors for brands to create social commerce experiences.
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Australian retailers jeopardise online shopper safety with poor cybersecurity
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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Australian retailers expose online shoppers to potential email fraud due to inadequate cybersecurity measures, reveals Proofpoint report.