Line item discounts, iPad app upgrades, barcode printing, and a change to how Vend syncs products to Shopify.
The Vend and Xero relationship goes way back. Like waaaaay, way back. We were Xero’s first point-of-sale partner, we’ve won their add-on of the year award, and we’re such dedicated groupies that we’ve been to every single one of their Xerocons. So it makes sense that we’re already getting beyond excited for the Australian 2014 [...]
September may be several weeks away, but it’s high time for retailers to prep for the back-to-school shopping season. Considered the second biggest shopping event of the year (right after the holidays), merchants should expect a surge in spend in several categories, especially when it comes to clothes, supplies, and electronics. To help make sure [...]
Hey and welcome to our latest This Week in Retail entry! Today we’re covering how retailers can treat customers like family, how to do location-based marketing right, how to form the “marketing trifecta” and more. Dig in! 1. Are you treating customers like family? Two lessons from Red Lobster and Frontier Airlines – This article talks [...]
Make new friends and learn heaps at Auckland’s first Retailers Meetup. Hosted by Andrew Howson at Sitka, his beautiful apparel store in Newmarket, the Retailers Meetup is a chance for you to get to know other great Auckland retailers and learn some new tricks of the retail trade over a bite to eat and a drink or [...]
Shrinkage (aka: Public Enemy #1 for most retailers), can eat up a significant amount of your profits. According to the National Retail Federation, retail shrinkage amounted to $34.5 billion in 2011, and a big chunk of that was due to theft or fraud. That’s why it’s critical to constantly stay on top of protecting your [...]
Retail is more than just a business – it’s a lifestyle and a way to help shape the world. Nadine Rose exemplifies this perfectly. This UK-based world changer sells ethically produced wares, supports young ambitous girls in Ethiopia, and at the same time helps raise her family and serves her community. Read Nadine’s awesome (inspiring) story here.
We’re pretty excited to be returning to RetailNOW this year, in Orlando, Florida. It’s definitely not one to be missed. As the seminal event for the Retailer Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), RetailNOW showcases awesome emerging retail technologies, provides resources and sessions around reseller and consultant best business practices, and highlights the latest and greatest industry [...]
There’s something special about the Gather unconference in Auckland, so special that we’re incredibly proud to sponsor it. This year, our Founder and CEO, Vaughan Rowsell, is also the keynote speaker at the event. He’ll be sharing the Vend story, his experiences working at multiple startups, and how he’s grown a company from just one man to more than 130 dedicated people who love retail.
Join Vend and SMB Consultants at Life Instyle, the premier boutique trade show in Australia – showcasing emerging trends, brands and products. SMB will be here to talk to you about our latest features and answering any questions you may have about Vend.