Bunnings Rolls Out iPod Touch

Written by Computer Daily News      23/10/2014 | 09:29 | Category: MEDIA PLAYERS

Wesfarmers/Coles hardware offshoot Bunnings is pushing not only sausage sizzles but also mobile apps for its retail employees, following a deployment of 1500 iPod Touch devices to store staff last Christmas.

Bunnings Rolls Out iPod Touch
The order to deploy the 1500 iPods at Bunnings - now facing new competition from Woolworth's Master chain - came from the top of the business, with the idea that it would drive more sales at the busiest time of the year: namely Christmas, said Chris Rizzo, who leads the retailer's mobility team.

Bunnings now has about a dozen internal apps in development for store employees, he said. They are meant to assist with everyday functions including HR, safety, inventory and delivery logistics, he said, adding: "Nothing's off the cards."