New Cool Tool: Algopix Automated Market Research

New Cool Tool: Algopix Automated Market Research

Algopix is designed to automate the process of market analysis and product sourcing. The platform allows for Canadian or international research in virtually any product category. As a result, merchants can streamline the product selection process and make informed decisions to optimize sales and maximize profit. This tool is still in beta and only partially […]

Featured Company: Algopix

Featured Company: Algopix

Algopix is a new company that is revolutionizing the way people and businesses conduct market research for online sales. The company was founded in 2015 by Ori Greenberg and Dani Avitz, who for years had been running an eCommerce agency helping companies big and small perform market research and run their eCommerce stores. Through their […]

Canadian Stat’s and Online Marketing Tricks to Make Halloween a Treat ©

Canadian Stat’s and Online Marketing Tricks to Make Halloween a Treat ©

Online shopping for Halloween is expected to grow in Canada in 2016, thanks in part to more savvy online marketing.  You still have time to lure people to your website as consumers become nervous about US shipments arriving too late. The low Canadian dollar will also encourage consumers to keep their money in Canada.

Canadians Are Back-to-School Shopping Online in 2016 (Statistics)

Canadians Are Back-to-School Shopping Online in 2016 (Statistics)

Canadians will be shopping online and using mobile more during the 2016 back-to-school season. A new report from EY indicates it has never been more important to use the Internet and omni-channel strategies to reach Canadian shoppers of all ages. Consumers are expected to embrace eCommerce and use mobile devices to find the best deals. […]

Canadian Digital Retail is Growing, But Continues to Lag (Statistics)

Canadian Digital Retail is Growing, But Continues to Lag (Statistics)

Canadian digital retail (eCommerce) is growing as more stores recognize the Internet as a necessary tool for success. Unfortunately, local stores continue to fall short of global standards, often with fatal results. A recent Ipsos Yellow Pages study has examined retail behaviour (both online and offline) in Canada, resulting in an insightful statistical snapshot of […]

How to Choose the Best Products to Drop Ship Online in Canada ©

How to Choose the Best Products to Drop Ship Online in Canada ©

One of the most daunting tasks in online retail is deciding what products to sell. When you use drop shipping the pressure is far less than if you had to order hundreds of items for in-house inventory, but can still be a massive undertaking. Experts have ways to take the pain out of the product […]

Things Are Looking Up For Affiliate Marketing in Canada

Things Are Looking Up For Affiliate Marketing in Canada

Contributed by Greg Shepard It’s no secret; Canada is making up serious ground in the online marketing space. For much of the internet age, Canada has remained several years behind the U.S. in the area of eCommerce. Much of this stemmed from the high costs of less-than-ideal internet services and product shipping. Despite that, things […]

Canadian eCommerce and Social Sales (Q1 2016 Data)

Canadian eCommerce and Social Sales (Q1 2016 Data)

Online sales in Canada are expected to be stronger than ever in 2016. eTail Canada predicts that eCommerce sales in this country will top $34.04 billion this year. In their Q1 report, Demac Media suggests the typically slow first quarter is the perfect time for businesses to focus on social sales and segments experiencing growth. […]

Canadian Growth of B2C and B2B Online Shopping Continues (Statistics)

Canadian Growth of B2C and B2B Online Shopping Continues (Statistics)

Canadian small businesses have struggled to keep up with eCommerce and multi-channel customer management. In fact, a 2015 Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) report found that 40% of Canadian small businesses didn’t have a website at all. Meanwhile, consumers in this country have fully embraced online shopping and product research.

eCommerce and Online Sales Fraud Prevention in Canada

eCommerce and Online Sales Fraud Prevention in Canada

Fraudulent online transactions are the dark side of eCommerce. The Internet is the “wild west” of fraud in a world that is becoming more secure at the offline payment level. It has become a point of easier access, without signatures, PIN numbers and chips.