Consumer stories - Page 2
Foldable screens and wireless headsets among the top predicted consumer trends
New research has revealed that devices with foldable screens will reach nearly 10% of all smartphone sales by 2030.
Apple unveils completely new Mac desktop and display
Apple has today introduced Mac Studio and Studio Display, designed to give users everything they could want to fulfil their studio needs.
Apple announces M1 Ultra, its most powerful chip yet
Apple has today announced M1 Ultra, the company’s next major step for Apple silicon and the Mac, which it says will provide the new Mac Studio with superior computing power.
New iPad Air announced by Apple for 2022
Apple has announced a brand new model of iPad Air as part of their new product range for 2022.
APAC businesses lead the world in customer experience investment
Due to a pandemic-induced surge in new digital consumers and behaviours, Asia Pacific businesses are set to outstrip other regions in CX investment in 2022.
Amazon and Visa reach agreement in ongoing dispute
After a substantial ongoing feud, Amazon and Visa have agreed to settle a dispute over the credit card giant's fees.
Consumerisation tips corporate Australia to click subscribe
Millions of consumers commit to regular, ongoing payments in return for continuous access to goods and services.
Pinterest widens reach in eCommerce sector with AR implementation
In a sign of things to come, Pinterest is widening its reach within the eCommerce sector by introducing new tools utilising augmented reality.
Marketplacer journeys into camping and caravan market with new site partnership
Marketplacer has made its mark on the Australian caravan and camping market, with the launch of a new market in the form of Everything Caravan & Camping.
Adobe announces new suite of tools for retailers with in-store and online capabilities
Adobe has announced new tools for retailers created to help further deliver personalised shopping experiences for businesses in-store and online.
Shopify Plus partners with aCommerce in a first for Southeast Asia
End-to-end eCommerce platform provider aCommerce has become the first Shopify Plus partner in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.
Smart home market continues to grow, driven by changing tech and demographics
The expansion of the smart home industry has been aided by factors such as the increasing necessity of home monitoring systems and the increasing disposable income of people in emerging countries, the report states.
Consumer's paradigms are shifting - what it means for marketers and brands
“Marketers must recognise that consumers are in the midst of an exhausting practical and spiritual overhaul. That presents an opportunity for their brands to be facilitators of change."
Forter strengthens eCommerce security with Trusted Identities
Trusted Identities protects against account takeovers that exploit consumer credentials and prevents fraudsters from abusing systems and policies by creating multiple accounts, the company states.
Retail giants abandon paper receipts this Christmas
Slyp says partnerships with several leading fashion retailers will see the retailers switch off paper receipt printing for in-store purchases across a combined 42 stores.
To disclose or not to disclose?: The significance of data breach disclosure in Aotearoa
A data breach can be any company's worst nightmare. Not only can it cause catastrophic damage to systems and workflows, but it can also often be extraordinarily damaging and costly.
Cyber attacks increase, despite growing threat awareness in APAC region
According to ESET, as people are increasingly dependent on the internet to work, communicate, shop and entertain themselves, scammers are also taking advantage of the new normal to lure victims.
The best practices for safer adoption of open banking
Asia-Pacific is a leader in open banking, thanks to the region's extensive digital ecosystems and a willingness to share data. Both financial institutions and tech firms have developed data-sharing infrastructure, and adoption rates are high in many countries belonging to the region.
PC component manufacturer PNY expands across the ANZ region
PNY are strengthening their presence in and commitment to the Australian and New Zealand market. The industry veterans have established a new and exclusive local distribution partnership with DSTech for their PNY and HP USB and memory card ranges.
COVID-19 pandemic continues to change Kiwis' shopping habits, report finds
A new survey of New Zealand consumers from Shopify demonstrates the ways New Zealanders are evolving their shopping habits and preferences in line with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dyson Purifier Hot + Cool Formaldehyde
A few years ago, Dyson products began to change my life for the better. Constantly reaching for Kleenex and inhalers are now memories.
Australians hesitant to share personal information online
"Most importantly, consumers feel more assured when organisations clearly make the effort to integrate frontend security measures, which underscores the need for simple, safe and secure identity verification."
RangeMe launches global retailer solution in ANZ market
RangeMe, the company behind the world’s largest product discovery and sourcing platform, has launched its global service to retailers in Australia, New Zealand and the wider APAC region.
LASER invests in NZ market with new distie and retail partners
"We have a strong focus on growing markets outside of Australia, and New Zealand is the first piece of this important growth puzzle for us."