I did a lot of research as I prepared to move to a more robust, reliable host for our Canadian websites. In doing so, I came up with a list of considerations involved with reviewing each hosting option (based on over 20 years of experience and learning the hard way). I’ve expanded upon that here, […]
Fraudulent online transactions are the dark side of ecommerce. The Internet is the “wild West” of fraud, in a world that has otherwise become more secure at the offline payment level. It has become a point of easier access, without signatures, PIN numbers and chips. While security measures are beginning to catch up, the dynamic […]
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.
If you’re going to sell your products online, you will need good, clear photos. The quality of your product pictures reflect the quality of your product and the professional status of your company. If you’re selling in a marketplace or auction setting, the photograph has to be eye-catching and professional to get the click before […]
Drop shipping is becoming a popular option for Canadian and international online sellers. In many countries, wholesale suppliers and distributors have recognized the opportunity and found success after implementing a drop shipping program. Entire businesses have been built around the demand, in fact, from distribution networks to apps.
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 3, 2021 /CNW/ — Jungle Scout, the leading all-in-one platform for Amazon sellers, today released the results of its international survey of nearly 5,000 entrepreneurs, brands, and businesses on Amazon. Results included data from Canadian Amazon sellers on Amazon.ca. The 2021 State of the Amazon Seller Report reveals that more than half of Amazon sellers […]
As Canadian entrepreneurs embrace third-party product fulfillment, drop shipping and print-on-demand (POD), the call for domestic fulfillment options has grown louder. Similar to the classic drop shipping model, print-on-demand means that wholesale items are made-to-order at the request of an online merchant, and then delivered directly to their customer.
Whether you’re looking for popular products to add to your physical inventory or drop shipping, selecting products that have a good chance of being profitable best sellers is a perpetual challenge. Luckily, there are a variety of marketplaces online that can guide your decisions, based on what’s currently trending at the consumer and wholesale level.
Canadians are world leaders in love and sentimentality, and the amount we spend on it is growing five times faster than our international counterparts. Naturally, we’ll be buying Valentine’s Day gifts for our sweethearts, family members (including pets), and also ourselves.
As online sales and eCommerce continue to grow in Canada, products and services offering to support that growth have also popped up across the country. Third party logistics (3PL) companies have recognized the challenges that come with the exponential growth of online sales, and jumped on the opportunity to help meet the fulfillment demands of […]