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)®.
TORONTO, June 23, 2021 /CNW/ – Even as Canadians emerge from lockdown, the shift to online shopping is dominating consumer trends. A new survey from PayPal Canada shows Canadians have overall increased their monthly online shopping spend by more than $2 billion compared to pre-pandemic.
Opening your website to the public will be one of the most nerve-wracking steps you’ll take, as you launch your business online. It’s easy to forget something critical, especially if the world of online business is new to you or if you’re doing most of the website work yourself. Even if your website is being […]
By Diana Zheng There are many areas in a business that need strategizing. For instance, in today’s booming ecommerce industry, advertising campaigns and store optimization strategies are among the priorities for sellers like you. You know that the right strategies can determine the success of your business.
TORONTO, May 25, 2021 /CNW/ – The fashion resale revolution is starting today in Canada with the arrival of Vinted, Europe’s leading online C2C marketplace dedicated to second-hand fashion. After great success in Europe and with the purpose of empowering more people to shift their habits towards circular fashion, Vinted takes a step outside its home continent and launches its second-hand fashion platform in Canada. […]
By Josh Walter To put it mildly, 2020 was an interesting year. With the sudden impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, business as usual was anything but. Stay-home orders and social distancing meant traffic to brick-and-mortar stores decreased — and in some cases disappeared entirely. Yet, commerce always finds a way, even if that means shifting […]
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, […]
The most powerful, effective, efficient and economical way to market your Canadian products or services online is through an affiliate program (also known as Associate Programs or Partner Programs). Affiliate programs are based on performance, allowing you to advertise on countless websites around the world, yet only pay for it when a sale is made. […]