Online shopping for Halloween is expected to grow in Canada in 2022 (by share of online vs. offline purchases), thanks in part to the pandemic and more savvy online marketing. Participation in the creepy holiday is expected to be near normal this year.
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 […]
It’s time for our annual report on the use of social media by Canadians! We’re heading into 2022 with a record 31.8 million Canadians who use an average of 6 different social networks, spending one hour and fifty-three minutes there every day, on average.
A variety of events have threatened the Canadian economy lately, from the pandemic to trade agreements. The resulting economic spiral has left Canadians scrambling to secure an income, and businesses desperately trying to remain profitable.
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 […]
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, […]
It has never been easier to start and run an online business in Canada. The amount of money you make online correlates with the amount of work you are willing to do, but virtually anyone can learn how to do it. Whether you want to start a home business or become the next ecommerce behemoth, […]
It’s time to update this list of our hottest online niches for 2022!
We’ve all learned how important it is to have more control of our income, as well as a flexible backup plan. That has left many Canadians wondering if they should start a home business.
It can be frustrating and time consuming to find wholesale product suppliers for your business in Canada, particularly in specialty niches. Whether you’re sourcing supplies to make your own products or stocking your virtual shelves, finding the right supplier is usually a long and involved process. Many factors are involved in the decision, from quality […]