Online shopping for Halloween is expected to grow in Canada in 2021 (by share of online vs. offline purchases), thanks in part to the pandemic and more savvy online marketing. However, due to limited socializing and fewer participating in trick-or-treat rituals this year, Halloween sales may drop overall.
By Darwin Liu In 2020 the ecommerce industry saw an increase in consumer spending by 44% year over year because of the pandemic. While many government restrictions have relaxed, 2021’s holiday season is still expected to see exceptional growth in online sales.
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.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 12, 2020 /CNW/ – Following an unprecedented year, the holiday shopping season is poised to follow suit, with 35 per cent of Canadians who report never having shopped online for holiday gifts indicating they intend to skip physical line-ups this year and shop online.
Experts agree that 2020 will be a record-breaking year for online sales. The entire customer journey has gone digital, from marketing to direct sales.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Boxing Day and the entire holiday season can be a challenge, especially when you aren’t sure what to expect. Fourth quarter online transactions are expected to skyrocket this year, but how will it impact your sales specifically?
In most Canadian shopping circles, women rule. They’re a huge target market as the person in the household who does most of the shopping, both for themselves and their families. Internet shopping is a bit different though, especially when it comes to holiday shopping online. For example, an Ipsos holiday shopping survey found Canadian men […]
It’s going to be a record-breaking year in online sales 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. We now know online […]
The value of content marketing for both Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) companies has been proven to a point of universal acceptance, yet it is still underutilized in Canadian eCommerce. Using content to its fullest extent and developing a working strategy is even more rare. The holiday season offers plenty of […]
Back-to-school 2020 will be unlike any year the world has ever experienced. The uncertainty has students, parents and retailers antsy and concerned.