Apple Pay v Android Pay v Samsung Pay v Google Pay

Apple Pay v Android Pay v Samsung Pay v Google Pay You may have noticed it, but if you haven’t, your EFTPOS card is being replaced. No we’re not going back to cash, or bartering, although I know some retailers that would embrace those options more it seems. We’re moving towards using mobile payment systems … Continued

Retailers, this is a call to arms – Adapt, or Bust!

Retailers, this is a call to arms – Adapt, or Bust! The biggest threat to Australian Retail isn’t Amazon, it’s complacency. Those who Fail to adapt and produce innovative customer experiences will undoubtedly be at risk to international brands entering the Australian market. Retailers must re-examine their ways or suffer the consequences of significant market … Continued

Intro to Digital Currencies

Digital Currencies Run out of Dollars? Missing your Euros? Where the hell has your Yen gone? How about a Bitcoin instead? The world has gone digital. Everything is digital. Your phone, your watch, your pacemaker… it’s all driven by digital technology and they’re all connected to the internet.  This transformation has brought with it a … Continued

Intro to cloud computing

A beginners guide to cloud computing What is the cloud? Cloud computing means that instead of all the computer hardware and software you’re using sitting on your desktop, or somewhere inside your company’s network or at home, it’s provided for you as a service by another company and accessed over the Internet, ideally in a completely seamless way. Exactly where the hardware … Continued

10 Common Tech Myths Debunked

10 Common Tech Myths Debunked The evolution of technology is a wonderful thing! Just compare traditional film photography to modern days where we now have the flexibility of manipulating bits, bytes and pixels in Photoshop to enhance and create masterpieces. Remember going down to the local video store to hire a movie to watch later … Continued

Christmas Window/In-Store Display Competition

Christmas Window/In-Store Display Competition Wow! When we launched this festive competition we didn’t think we’d get this many great entries back from all over Australia. For those who missed it, in collaboration with preferred supplier, Shop for Shops, we launched a competition inviting independent retails to send a photo of the Christmas Window or In-Store … Continued

Viruses, Hackers, Malware, Spam and Other Pains

Viruses, Hackers, Malware, Spam and Other Pains Hi everyone, Alex Poulopoulos here, Chief Information Officer at FrontLine Stores. I thought it might be timely to remind you of the potential damage that can happen to your business or even home computer if you ever get affected by viruses, phishing attacks, ransomware or any other deliberate attack … Continued

Amazing In-store Retail Technologies

Bricks and mortar stores have to work hard to compete with online shopping, and one way of doing this is to use technology to create a great in-store experience. Here’s a list of some new technologies I read about recently being used around the world that will no doubt make their way onto our shores. … Continued

How Virtual Tours Can Sell Your Products!

Virtual tours are designed to showcase your business, keep customers on your website longer, and give people more confidence in your business, like the example above with FrontLine Stores. To navigate the example above, use the arrows in the top left, and also click on the image itself to go on the tour. Used in … Continued

Fad or Forever – article on mCommerce

Article from Telstra Smarter Business Ideas Magazine. Will mobile shopping (m-commerce) be the juggernaut that squashes e-commerce flat? Only if it’s done right, says Michael Baker. Read More

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