The most exciting and intimidating thing to happen in retail in the past couple of decades, is ecommerce. Canadian businesses and individuals now have the opportunity to sell online to a national or global market. The internet offers endless opportunities to start, grow and market at the retail level.
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 […]
By Roland Wilson-Barge The virtual universe of the metaverse is upon us. Facebook has rebranded itself as a metaverse company under the moniker Meta. JP Morgan has opened a bank branch in the metaverse. This new digital reality is being discussed everywhere.
The 2022 back-to-school shopping season is poised to be one of the most successful of recent years for Canadian ecommerce. Canadians are spending more online in Canada, and using the internet as a tool for comparison shopping and bargain hunting. In fact, 88 percent of Canadians made an online purchase in the past year, according […]
Canva has earned the reputation of being the design tool for non-designers. With it, you can quickly and easily create outstanding graphics and templates. If you can point, click and drag images, you can create beautiful graphics with Canva using either the free or pro version.
It’s no secret that ecommerce has seen tremendous growth in Canada over the past couple of years. In turn, there has been an increased interest in opening an online store. Some Canadian entrepreneurs are exploring ecommerce as a stand-alone business, while others want to bring their offline store into the online world.
Dragons’ Den UK (BBC) is the gift that just keeps going. With a staggering 16 series [seasons] since 2005, there has been an enormous number of high-profile investments that have gone on to become household brands that we know and love today – but which were the most successful?
When I first started working online way back in the 90’s, getting a fully-featured online store meant hiring a programmer (or a team of programmers) to build one. Additionally, you would need a designer because the programmer would only focus on the store functionality.
Online sellers are always looking for deals on products, be it at the wholesale level, retail arbitrage, or auctions. Recent news reports covering the lifecycle of returned products from companies like Amazon and Walmart, have inadvertently generated a lot of interest from resellers. Businesses of all sizes and individual sellers would like to know if […]
Connected computers have opened up a world of home-based business opportunities for the average Canadian who wants to start an easy business on a tight budget. Any service or product that can be distributed online, can be turned into a virtual company. Whether you’re considering a full time business or an easy side hustle, affordable […]