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.
Drop shipping is a simple enough concept. You make arrangements with a wholesale supplier, manufacturer or distributor to sell their products direct online, as opposed to having an inventory of products in your physical location. You can offer these products on your own website, or via online auctions like eBay, or through a sellers’ market […]
Have you ever been searching for something in Canada and thought, “Somebody should start a business in that”? It happens to me all the time! I’ll share these niches with you as they come up, in the hopes of inspiring a business idea or two. Let’s start with a quick guide for starting an online […]
Canadian sales on Amazon.ca have exploded in recent years and sellers are taking notice. It’s hard to ignore over a billion dollars in Canadian third-party seller sales in this country alone (more than $2 billion globally). An impressive growth rate of 40 percent YOY confirms that selling on the marketplace is a sound decision.
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?
By Barry Campbell Independent Canadian vendors are important contributors to the fabric of Canadian culture; numbering over 1.2M strong. Unfortunately in the world of online shopping they are less than equally represented.
For many years, Canadian businesses were slow to adopt online business and marketing. The past ten years have seen more growth in internet adoption, but digital technology as a whole has continued to lag behind other developed countries.
Product Trends are identified by analyzing the latest consumer behaviours, and anticipating future demand with data & instinct. Trends are especially important to drop shippers, because they have a unique ability to test & change products rapidly. Mastering the art of trend spotting and related product selection makes drop shipping more profitable, and addresses competition […]
Canadian consumers who frequently purchase online indicate their favourite places to do so are online marketplaces, according to a recent survey by GetApp. Fifty-nine percent of Canadians surveyed said they shop online markeplaces often, and another 29 percent said they shop there sometimes.
Coupons have always been a popular and effective way to bring customers into stores and increase sales. I’ve watched them evolve into a digital option for the past 20+ years, as ecommerce and online delivery transformed to better utilize them. Today, with the right tools you can send a digital coupon even more easily than […]