Busy Canadians often go online to find gifts, only to spend even more time wading through options and making comparisons. Websites that do everything they can to make the process more efficient and successful will often win the sale, but how do you do that?
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.
Ecommerce platforms are a popular choice for those who need an all-in-one solution for online sales. They’re relatively easy to set up and they have everything you need to start and grow your ecommerce store. However, there are circumstances that may make a self-hosted, stand-alone shopping cart a better choice.
It’s going to be a record-breaking year in online sales again this holiday season. From research to purchase, most of the customer journey will be online. Thirty-two percent of Canadians said they plan to buy more online this year, according to Canada Post, and that survey was conducted before the pandemic hit.
One of the most intimidating parts of online business and ecommerce is understanding how to accept payments, and finding the best online payment processors in Canada. As soon as you begin to research, you’ll be hit with unfamiliar terms and frightening legalities that can leave you feeling unqualified to navigate the process. Luckily, with a […]
Canadian businesses have been thrown into a world where a digital strategy has gone from ‘nice to have’ to an absolute necessity. The timeline to adopt digital has accelerated, leaving many entrepreneurs overwhelmed.
There are two questions that we hear most often from retailers who are exploring multi-channel and omni-channel retail: What’s the difference? Which one is the best fit for my store?
The 2021 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 […]
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 […]
TORONTO, June 29, 2021 /CNW/ – The excitement for technology continues to rise among Canadians, as 35% of households say they are more likely to buy tech products due to the pandemic, according to new research from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®.