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Holiday season stories - Page 2

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UK's festive online spending to surge in 2023, Adobe reports
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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big data
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bi
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UK's online spending is set to balloon in the 2023 holiday season with shoppers projected to expend £24.1bn, says Adobe.
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Australian retailers boost holiday discounts to combat rising living costs
Mon, 6th Nov 2023
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Australian retailers are planning to offer bigger discounts this holiday season, with 44% expecting an increase in sales, according to a survey by Fiverr.
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Preparing for peak holiday season with Composable Commerce
Fri, 3rd Nov 2023
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This article discusses what Composable Commerce is, the benefits of the technology, how it makes peaks in trading easier and how retailers can get started.
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Tech sector rebalances after period of unsustainable growth, says index
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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hcm
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payroll systems
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victoria university
New data suggests a 'correction' in the Australian tech sector as valuations and salaries stabilise after unsustainable growth.
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Aussie shopping habits may leave online buyers at risk
Thu, 22nd Dec 2022
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martech
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
Online shopping used to mean sitting at the computer, however Australians are now shopping anytime, anywhere, and are at risk of distraction.
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Board games go digital for the festive season
Wed, 29th Dec 2021
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video
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gaming
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technology gifts
More than a million people are using the Bubble system, which allows gamers to add friends and family to group video chats.
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Heightened cyber threats this holiday season according to McAfee and FireEye
Wed, 15th Dec 2021
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advanced persistent threat protection
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casb
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breach prevention
Australian enterprises targeted by cyber threats this holiday period, costing some over AUD$130,000, according to McAfee and FireEye research.
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Times Square brings New Year's Eve to homes around the globe
Thu, 31st Dec 2020
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gaming
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Organisers of the New Year's Eve Ball Drop Celebration are bringing the world's biggest party to homes around the world, live and direct from Times Square.
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Zoom lifts 40-minute limit on free accounts for the holidays
Wed, 23rd Dec 2020
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video conferencing
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holiday season
Zoom is lifting its 40-minute limit on free accounts for the holidays, allowing virtual holiday gatherings to continue uninterrupted.
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Top tips for using big data to your advantage this holiday season
Thu, 30th Nov 2017
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
It is important you research the market to ensure that you can beat the competition and sustain long-term growth.
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5 ways your eCommerce site can drive value this holiday season
Thu, 30th Nov 2017
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cloud services
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cx
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martech
E-commerce sites can boost Xmas sales with festive designs and promos, experts say.
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Gen-i: 5 things to check before you go on holiday…
Mon, 16th Dec 2013
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telco
Like many businesses, Gen-i will be operating with reduced staff over the Christmas period – hopefully to enjoy a hot Kiwi summer but there are 5 things to think about before you turn on the ‘out of office’...
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Kiwi resellers charity diary – part 5
Tue, 11th Dec 2012
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cure kids
So you've committed to training over the holiday season for the 2013 Great Adventure Race to Cure Kids, Jen Rutherford shares some New Year preparation tips for the race.
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Android App of the Week - The Elf Adventure Calendar
Thu, 6th Dec 2012
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apps
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Christmas time means Christmas apps! YAY! The Elf Adventure Calendar is the cutest app ever and makes the countdown to Christmas even more exciting!.
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Top 5: Tips for xmas online shopping
Mon, 3rd Dec 2012
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christmas
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shopping
How to keep money in your pocket by the end of the holiday season.
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Vodafone cuts calling for Christmas
Fri, 30th Oct 2009
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sim
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telco
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prepay
Vodafone brings Christmas cheer with $2 unlimited calls to 30 countries, encouraging customers to stay connected.
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A battle won in the spam war
Thu, 1st Jan 2009
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cloud services
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email security
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spam
Allied action against McColo Corp reduces spam, but experts warn it won't last long #spamkingpin #internetsecurity.
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Micrososoft recommends retailers prepare for Xbox holiday season
Mon, 1st Sep 2008
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With a total of 65,000 Xbox 360 consoles sold in New Zealand, and a projected 100,000 by July 2009, the gaming console of choice is set to make a big splash again this upcoming holiday season.