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10 Window Display Tips to Captivate Shoppers and Drive in-Store Traffic

While great products and excellent customer service can keep customers coming back, your visuals and branding are what entices many people to walk into your shop in the first place. Your store’s window display plays a big part in this, which is why you should take the steps to make it as fresh and attention-grabbing [...]

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Partner of the Month: Packetwire

Who: Packetwire Where: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada How did you get started? I’ve always been fascinated by technology. More importantly, I’ve always been fascinated with how technology can be used to solve problems. This drove through me through the early parts of my career in IT and is still what motivates me daily. One thing I [...]

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This Week in Retail: How to be more customer-centric, 5 critical questions to ask every shopper, and more

Welcome to another issue of This Week in Retail! Today our roundup includes an article on being more customer-centric, a report on US retail fraud, a post that can help you get actionable customer feedback, and more. Check ’em out below: 1. Five customer-centric marketing lessons from Apple to Zappos – “Brands need to find [...]

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10 Window Display Tips to Captivate Shoppers and Drive in-Store Traffic

Girlfriends window shopping

While great products and excellent customer service can keep customers coming back, your visuals and branding are what entices many people to walk into your shop in the first place. Your store’s window display plays a big part in this, which is why you should take the steps to make it as fresh and attention-grabbing [...]

Are you PIN ready? On Oct 18th PIN replaces signature authorization for good.

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Heads up Aussie retailers: the transition to PIN is almost complete. Final cut off for ALL signature payment authorisations is the 18th of October. This means that from October 18th, the PIN will be the main form of card payment authorisation in Australia and your customers will no longer be able to use their signature to [...]

We’re hitting the road with our very own Australian Advisor Tour, 14 – 30 October!

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The Vend Advisor Tour We are quite excited to announce that the Vend Melbourne team will be hitting the road in October, to take our Advisor Workshops on tour across the country. Join us in your city for a few drinks, nibbles and to learn how to get the best value from your partnership with Vend. For [...]

Partner of the Month: Packetwire

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Who: Packetwire Where: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada How did you get started? I’ve always been fascinated by technology. More importantly, I’ve always been fascinated with how technology can be used to solve problems. This drove through me through the early parts of my career in IT and is still what motivates me daily. One thing I [...]

Think digital: Online Retailers Roadshow, 29 Oct (NZ)

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Digital technology has forever changed traditional business models. For profitable growth, you don’t create digital strategies anymore; you need to build a business strategy for the digital age. Making their Auckland debut this October, the Online Retailers Roadshow is Australasia’s largest e-commerce, digital marketing and technology event that showcases the latest and greatest within the retail [...]

Supporting tech innovation and technology at DiG: 16-17 October, Newcastle (AU)

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DiG isn’t just another new age acronym that’s loosely thrown around at this time of year. Standing for Design + Interactive + Green-Tech the annual festival gives a voice to entrepreneurial excellence, ethical business and innovative technologies in Australia. The festival and conference harks its beginnings from the extremely successful SXSW festivals in Austin, Texas [...]

This Week in Retail: How to be more customer-centric, 5 critical questions to ask every shopper, and more

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Welcome to another issue of This Week in Retail! Today our roundup includes an article on being more customer-centric, a report on US retail fraud, a post that can help you get actionable customer feedback, and more. Check ’em out below: 1. Five customer-centric marketing lessons from Apple to Zappos – “Brands need to find [...]

What’s New in Vend – September

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A sneak peak at our brand new app, improvements to how Vend handles CSVs, and some important bug fixes.

The Retailer’s Guide to Facebook’s News Feed: How It Works and How to Make It Work for You

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The inner workings of Facebook can be quite mysterious (and sometimes downright makes no sense). We peel back all the mystery to show you how you can use Facebook to increase your brand presence online, and improve your sales.

Vender of the Week: Luminosa

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Ellie Burgoyne of Luminosa shares her story of health and beauty success, and how she gives back to her community.