Retail productivity and intelligence platform Vend has announced a major integration with Pointy from Google to empower its retailers. The integration will enable thousands of retail stores using Vend in Australia to showcase their products online through Pointy to help drive traffic in-store. At a time when bricks-and-mortar retailers are looking for ways to attract… Read more »
From fashion and footwear to furniture and electronics, small retailers across Australia are earning significantly more per sale than most other global markets. Australia’s independent retailers average the second highest turnovers in the world, only outranked by their US counterparts.
New Zealand retail management software company, Vend has announced a new partnership with Aussie e-commerce platform BigCommerce. The move will give 1000s of independent retailers across Australia access to more customers and improve day-to-day operations for small business owners hoping to attract global customers through social and online channels. Vend Country Manager for Australia, Dave… Read more »
While the Grand Final boosted Melbourne’s population considerably over the weekend, despite increased foot traffic, retail sales dropped by 33 per cent as single-minded fans flocked to the footy. While a public holiday can mean an increase in sales for retailers, data from leading retail software company Vend has found that retail sales on the… Read more »
Vend’s inaugural retail benchmark report has revealed the monthly revenue of Australia’s independent retailers over the past 12 months was 18 per cent higher than the global average. The report compared data from over 13,000 retailers, with a particular focus on Australia. Vend found Australian retailers’ average monthly revenues were also 17 per cent higher… Read more »
Dealing with difficult customers can be…well, difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. With the right attitude and actions, you can effectively navigate these tricky customer situations and create (hopefully) a positive interaction or even a sale. Below are tips and insights to help you and your staff be more prepared to handle difficult shoppers. Have… Read more »
Independent retailers will now be able to offer customers an alternative payment system with the announcement that Vend and Afterpay have joined forces. Afterpay’s buy now, pay later solution is alreacy used by over 14,000 retail merchants Australia-wide, across a number of large-scale bricks-and-mortar stores, as well as online retailers of various sizes. Now Afterpay… Read more »
From Buenos Aires to Melbourne: The SuperCool pop up emporium challenges the traditional retail experience
The SuperCool is all about inviting people into their space, whether it be at markets or pop up events. They want to catch people walking past.
Retailers looking to find a more efficient way to count and keep track of their inventory can now download Counter.
The new cloud-based system has removed physical barriers between staff and customers by taking away traditional point-of-sale terminals.