Investigation Exposes Canada’s Lack of Truly Omni-Channel Retailers

Investigation Exposes Canada’s Lack of Truly Omni-Channel Retailers

Omni-channel data is usually based on surveys, where companies are asked about their practices. However, what we think we’re doing and what we’re actually doing can be two entirely different things. With an overall lack of understanding of omni-channel, the results of such surveys can be particularly unreliable. Order Dynamics took a different approach, investigating […]

Canadians Are Crazy About Online Shopping (Infographic)

Canadians Are Crazy About Online Shopping (Infographic)

Canadians have fully embraced online shopping. Many Canadian businesses fear they can’t compete with international eCommerce, but 65% of Canadians have shown a clear preference for shopping online within Canada, at least when the option is available to them.

Social Media Use in Canada, 2017

Social Media Use in Canada, 2017

Social media in Canada has reached a point of saturation, according to the latest data from Pollara.  Virtually all Canadians who are online use at least one social media network (91%), primarily Facebook (76%). The majority (60%) access social media using their smartphone or tablet, while 35% use a computer or laptop. 63% follow companies, […]

How Canadian Social Media Use Compares to Other Countries

How Canadian Social Media Use Compares to Other Countries

Sometimes it feels like social media networks are taking over the world. Many Internet users visit social media sites more often than they use the telephone, although the use of smartphones can make that point moot. Canada is in the top five countries for social media usage, according to a survey by Pew Research Center, […]

Get Your Digital Marketing Priorities Straight (Benchmark Data)

Get Your Digital Marketing Priorities Straight (Benchmark Data)

It doesn’t seem like too long ago that digital marketing priorities consisted of a website, email marketing, banner advertising and maybe some ads in a search engine. Now there is a long list of marketing tactics and strategic planning involved in every effective online campaign.

The State of eCommerce in Canada, by the Numbers

The State of eCommerce in Canada, by the Numbers

Canadians are among the most active eCommerce consumers, with statistics indicating 76-80% of us shop online. Excluding travel, eMarketer estimates $38.74 billion will be spent online by Canadian consumers in 2017 and sales are expected to reach 43.95 billion in 2018. Of those sales, Internet Retailer estimates $17.97 billion will be spent at Canadian online […]

Canadian and French Canadian Device Usage for Internet Access

Canadian and French Canadian Device Usage for Internet Access

We have found statistical differences in how French Canadians use the Internet before. Most of the differences are assumed to be due to a lack of French content online, including on social media networks. This IAB Canada research reveals differences at a more tangible level with device usage statistics for 2015.

Canadian Influencer Content Marketing

Canadian Influencer Content Marketing

Influencer content on blogs and social media is one of the most trusted types of advertising, say Canadian consumers in a recent Izea survey. In fact, Canadians are more suspicious than Americans of other types of advertising. Our heavy use of social media and blog reading ensures an impactful, and often viral, social marketing campaign. […]

Remote Hiring, Virtual Employment and Telecommuting in Canada ©

Remote Hiring, Virtual Employment and Telecommuting in Canada ©

From ‘The Cloud’ to business phone collaboration systems, it has never been more practical and profitable to facilitate telecommuting (AKA virtual commuting, mobile commuting, teleworking, remote working).  Part-time or full-time virtual teams have many proven benefits for employers, staff, and the environment. A 2012 Reuters Ipsos worldwide poll indicated one in every five employees work […]

Hot Canadian eCommerce Market Captivates Merchants Globally

Hot Canadian eCommerce Market Captivates Merchants Globally

Data from a number of sources paints a bright picture of Canadian online retail. Sales and marketing insights, combined with Canadian web usage statistics, facilitate a sound strategy for 2017. An internet retail presence is more important than ever, as international retailers set their sights on the growing online shopping market in this country.

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