Selling your products online comes with many opportunities to reach consumers in a global market. Many Canadian eCommerce businesses ship to the US and beyond. That said, Canadian small businesses have only recently begun to embrace eCommerce in general, let alone selling to international markets. Individual sellers often find it that much more intimidating. Sadly, […]
TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2021 /CNW/ – Retail Council of Canada’s (RCC) 4th annual Holiday Shopping Survey of over 2,500 Canadians from coast to coast shows that while COVID continues to impact our lives, people have adapted well and are looking forward to returning to their pre-pandemic holiday traditions wherever possible: in-person celebrations, shopping at brick-and-mortar […]
Busy Canadians often go online to find gifts, only to spend even more time wading through options and making comparisons. Websites that do everything they can to make the process more efficient and successful will often win the sale, but how do you do that?
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.
It’s going to be a record-breaking year in online sales again 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.
One of the most intimidating parts of online business and ecommerce is understanding how to accept payments, and finding the best online payment processors in Canada. As soon as you begin to research, you’ll be hit with unfamiliar terms and frightening legalities that can leave you feeling unqualified to navigate the process. Luckily, with a […]
Canadian businesses have been thrown into a world where a digital strategy has gone from ‘nice to have’ to an absolute necessity. The timeline to adopt digital has accelerated, leaving many entrepreneurs overwhelmed.
Some of the most commonly-used search terms among Canadian shoppers are Canadian, Canada, and/or the name of a province, such as “buy business supplies Alberta Canada”. This is also true of shoppers searching for local stores, restaurants, etc. Search engines use keywords and other methods to determine the physical location of business websites, be that […]
There are two questions that we hear most often from retailers who are exploring multi-channel and omni-channel retail: What’s the difference? Which one is the best fit for my store?
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 […]