Many people who start a small business online in Canada are new to dealing with wholesale suppliers. Sadly, this can result in expensive, bad decisions or frustration levels that make Canadian entrepreneurs give up entirely. It isn’t difficult to master, however, if you’re armed with accurate information.
PRESS RELEASE – 27% of Canadian adults, or roughly an estimated 8.2 million people, plan to shop this year’s Amazon Prime Day sales, up from 24% in 2021, according to ‘Finder’s Amazon Prime Day Shopping Report’.
It’s no secret that ecommerce has seen tremendous growth in Canada over the past couple of years. In turn, there has been an increased interest in opening an online store. Some Canadian entrepreneurs are exploring ecommerce as a stand-alone business, while others want to bring their offline store into the online world.
The most exciting and intimidating thing to happen in retail in the past couple of decades, is ecommerce. Canadian businesses and individuals now have the opportunity to sell online to a national or global market. The internet offers endless opportunities to start, grow and market at the retail level.
WordPress is one of the most popular website platforms in the world, including Canada. A report from CIRA found more than half of Canadian businesses with .ca domains use WordPress.
Drop shipping is becoming a popular fulfillment method in Canadian ecommerce, for businesses large or small. It offers a unique opportunity for Canadian entrepreneurs to start selling online without inventory or shipping. It’s also used in combination with traditional inventory to round out product selection or test the market. Additionally, Canadian merchants can access foreign […]
Most people are shopping with care as we brace for a long recession in Canada and around the world. They’re using the internet to find the best deals, both online and offline.
When I first started working online way back in the 90’s, getting a fully-featured online store meant hiring a programmer (or a team of programmers) to build one. Additionally, you would need a designer because the programmer would only focus on the store functionality.
Online sellers are always looking for deals on products, be it at the wholesale level, retail arbitrage, or auctions. Recent news reports covering the lifecycle of returned products from companies like Amazon and Walmart, have inadvertently generated a lot of interest from resellers. Businesses of all sizes and individual sellers would like to know if […]
Online marketing is in a perpetual state of evolution. What works this week may not work next week. However, influencer marketing has grown consistently over the past several years and its projected growth is astounding. Consumers look to the Internet for guidance in virtually all of their buying decisions, but they’ve grown immune to traditional […]