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Unleashed Software Awarded Excellence in Customer Delivery in Auckland

The Westpac Best of the Best Business Awards Gala Dinner was a night of celebrating innovation and creativity in Auckland’s business sector and we were in fantastic company. The event was attended by Auckland’s savviest, strongest and strongest businesses like Glidepath, Pushpay, The Meat Box and many more. Last year, we won the Excellence in [ ... Read More

  March 18, 2019     

Solve Your Clients’ Inventory Woes After This Webinar

That’s a wrap for this year’s Xero Roadshow Australia! This year, we visited six cities across Australia and had a great time talking many accountants and bookkeepers who were keen to learn how their practice could benefit from integrated cloud-based apps. Greg Murphy and Daniel van der Heyden, our Partner Channel Managers, will be hosting [&he ... Read More

  February 28, 2019     

Welcoming our new CFO!

This year, the Unleashed team welcomes Cameron Ford as our new Chief Financial Officer! With over ten years of experience managing the financials for software and technology companies, Cameron and his team are focused on supporting the growth of our business globally. Why did you join Unleashed? It’s an exciting organisation that has a whole [&he ... Read More

  February 12, 2019     

How to Grow Your Transactions by 250% like Good Buzz

Alex Campbell, co-founder of Good Buzz, stopped consuming alcohol eight years ago but his wife, Amber, wanted to give him an alternative that he could take to barbeques and social functions. They found that kombucha, a fermented sweetened tea, had the same flavour profile as beer but without the alcohol! Four years later in 2014, […] ... Read More

  February 11, 2019     

Wrapping Up the Year with a Hackathon

Following our successful Hackathon last year, we held another Hackathon on 13 Dec. The aim of this was to explore creative solutions through technology. Why a Hackathon? We recognise that Hackathons are a great way to stimulate the creative muscles and problem-solving skills while introducing a healthy dose of competition. Our Hackathons are a grea ... Read More

  December 20, 2018     

Our Search for an Unleashed Development Intern Superstar

Last week, we met with all the candidates for our Development intern programme for the day. It was a full day of activities and it sure went by quickly! Our Development Internship Programme will run for 12 weeks. This period will see our intern working closely with other developers in Unleashed, bring their ideas to […] ... Read More

  December 14, 2018     

Future eCommerce Fulfilment Trends – What Will 2019 Bring?

For an industry that didn’t exist 50 years ago, eCommerce has rapidly taken off and continue to evolve. When the words eCommerce is mentioned businesses are quick to mention B2C trends and but what about B2B trends which are arguably just as important to understand? In this article, we will explore upcoming trends in eCommerce […] ... Read More

  October 30, 2018     

7 eCommerce Trends NZ Businesses Should Know

Make sure you stay ahead of the curve this financial year. Find out about the fastest growing eCommerce trends in New Zealand. New Zealand consumers increasingly use online shopping Each year, more and more New Zealanders are shopping online – as much as 12-15% per year for the last few years, according to the Bank […] ... Read More

  July 14, 2018     

Keeping Up with e-Commerce Trends in New Zealand

The world of retail e-commerce can be volatile and unpredictable. The way retailers are pitching, pricing and selling their products to consumers is always changing, and retailers must keep an eye on these trends to survive. Consumers have always loved the option to “layby” products in store. Especially in the build up to peak periods [… ... Read More

  July 2, 2018     

How the Face of Retail is Changing

The face of retail is fundamentally changing. The days of brick and mortar stores are not yet over, but they have a number of other shopping avenues to compete with in today’s market. Online shopping giants like Amazon and eBay have substantially turned our attention and demand to the world of digital purchasing. This has […] ... Read More

  April 28, 2018     

Millennials and The Alcoholic Beverage Industry

Industry data shows that millennials are not only drinking less alcohol than older generations, but that they are more likely to reject beer in favour of wines and spirits. Brewers however, shouldn’t panic about brewery inventory sitting idle on the shelf. Craft beer continues to dominate the category with global studies showing the craft beer [& ... Read More

  January 13, 2018     

What’s Stopping SMEs in New Zealand?

SMEs are important part of the New Zealand economy. According to the latest data from Statistics New Zealand, they account for 97 per cent (487,602) of all enterprises, 29 per cent (599,880) of all employees and an estimated 26 per cent of New Zealand’s Gross Domestic Product. Let’s take a look at some of the […] ... Read More

  January 10, 2018     

Looking at SMEs in New Zealand

Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) play a major role in the development of the New Zealand economy. SMEs dominate New Zealand industries, generate employment and contribute to the country’s GDP. This article examines the key trends for SMEs in New Zealand as well as prospects for the future. The article also addresses challenges that [&hel ... Read More

  December 27, 2017     

The Dance of Technology and Business

Conducting business is no longer as simple, and dare we say primitive, as being present in the store at the point of sale, making said sale, recording said sale and replenishing inventory stock – all in a very hands-on manner. The technology sector, which has grown in and of itself in the last decade at […] ... Read More

  December 19, 2017     

The State of New Zealand’s Manufacturing Industry

While there is strong growth in the construction, meat and dairy industries, New Zealand is experiencing an overall decline in traditional large-scale consumer manufacturing. This is largely due to overseas competitors with greater efficiencies in scale and lower labour costs. That’s not to say that New Zealand’s manufacturing industry is becom ... Read More

  November 18, 2017     

New Zealand manufacturing plays pivotal role

New Zealand’s manufacturing industry plays a pivotal role in the improvement of the economy as a whole. Manufacturing in the construction industry and the dairy and meat sector perform particularly well, with research demonstrating promising growth in each sector. Aside from contributing to overall GDP growth, the manufacturing industry also cont ... Read More

  October 20, 2017     

Unleashed Software awarded Xerocon Industry Specific App of the Year

Unleashed Software is thrilled to announce we’ve nabbed the Industry Specific App of the Year at Xerocon London this year! We’d like to extend a huge thank you to the Unleashed team and our supporters! Our lovely UK team is hard at work at Xerocon London this year so if you’re there, do drop by […] ... Read More

  October 5, 2017     

Unleashed Software secures $7.0 million investment funding to accelerate growth

Unleashed Software is excited to announce that we’ve secured a Series C investment of NZ$7.0 million from Movac, New Zealand’s most experienced technology investment company. CEO of Unleashed Software, Gareth Berry, comments: “We have been building our core product and markets for eight years now and the market now feels like it is really ... Read More

  October 4, 2017     

At The Cutting Edge: the State of New Zealand Manufacturing in 2017

Manufacturing is big business in New Zealand. Manufactured goods make up approximately 85% of our merchandise exports, with the manufacturing sector contributing over $23 billion of real GDP into the New Zealand economy in 2016. The New Zealand manufacturing sector is also on the rise; over the last several years, New Zealand’s manufacturing sect ... Read More

  September 28, 2017     

A snapshot of manufacturing in New Zealand in 2017

Sales, seasonally adjusted for the March 2017 quarter compared with the December 2016 quarter, show that total manufacturing in New Zealand fell 0.3 percent; excluding meat and dairy product manufacturing, sales rose 1.7 percent. Meat and dairy product manufacturing fell 7.8 percent. In light of this, the value of total manufacturing in New Zealand ... Read More

  September 21, 2017     

Supply Chain Management: The Supply and Demand of Beer

The basic tenet of a market economy is arguably the concept of supply and demand. The quantity of which a product or service is demanded by your customers will dictate the amount of a product or service delivered by you as the supplier. In addition to this, supply and demand variables can be impacted according […] ... Read More

  August 5, 2017     

Providoré Gifts NZ rely on accurate data for their retail business with Unleashed

Jason Suckling, managing director of Providoré Gifts NZ, bought into the company in 2013. With his team, they provide top level gifts for customers who want to leave an impressive and memorable impression. Catering to both individuals and businesses, their customers range from CEOs to someone who wants a memorable gift for their friend’s birthda ... Read More

  July 13, 2017