Yellow Pages to help accelerate SMBs’ digital transformation with MyTime

It's about to become a lot easier for Canadian small- and medium-sized business (SMB) owners to implement online booking and payment support. Montreal, Quebec-based Yellow Pages Group announced Tuesday that it has secured

Published on: July 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Four fresh innovation tips Canadian retailers can steal from the food industry

We all have to eat. Our constant craving drove Canada’s grocery and restaurant sectors to combined sales of $217 billion last year. Like every other industry on this planet, food retailing is being disrupted by

Published on: March 10th, 2017 Christine Wong

West coast skin care company leverages cloud to support U.S. expansion

Expanding into new markets is a challenge in and of itself, but when it’s a complex business and your financial management software can’t keep up, it’s time to make some changes. Vancouver-based Skoah

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Gary Hilson

New Square services allow retailers to save payment information both in-store and online

For years, a major advantage online retailers have wielded over their bricks-and-mortar brethren is an ability to save their customers' payment information - until now. Today, San Francisco-based Square Inc., a financial services,

Published on: January 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New Moneris offering automates foreign currency purchases for Canadian retailers

Merchants using Toronto-based Moneris Solutions Corp. point of sales (POS) will have a new feature to help customers visiting from across the border this long weekend, as the payments processor launches its new Dynamic Currency Conversion

Published on: June 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Square pushes new online store and API support in Canada

Square, the San Francisco-based firm best known for enabling merchants to accept credit card payments with their smartphones, is expanding its business into the ecommerce space, it announced on Wednesday. The company's new

Published on: March 31st, 2016 Brian Jackson

4 IT lessons learned from Target Canada’s failure as documented by Canadian Business

A lengthy exposé about the failure of Target Canada by Canadian Business has been getting a lot of attention, and for good reason. But the people that should be paying the most attention

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Lightspeed POS buys Dutch ecommerce provider SEOshop

Lightspeed POS, a cloud POS platform for retailers and restaurants, has bought Amsterdam-based eCommerce software company SEOshop, which it will use as the basis of its new ecommerce platform. Montreal-based Lightspeed, which provides sales

Published on: November 23rd, 2015 David Hamilton

Mobile payments: a history of [in]security presentation

Using mobile devices to complete payment transactions in stores is on the brink of mass adoption in North America. What's not clear yet is what technology will be the most popular and how

Published on: October 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Quetzal offers iPad-based POS for clothing boutique shops

When Toronto children's clothing store Whistle Kids set up shop a year ago it was considering a point of sales (POS) system that its much larger competitors use, figuring it would need that

Published on: October 2nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

PayPal to Toronto: coffee’s on us

Online payments processor PayPal Inc. is launching a mid-summer's marketing campaign in Toronto that will introduce its mobile app as a way to pay for items in-store, the company says. A multi-channel campaign

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Square Canada office set to expand as new solutions migrate north

Square Inc.'s Waterloo, Ont.-based office is set to expand as the team dedicates itself to rolling out Square Cash, a peer-to-peer mobile payments solution, to the Canadian market, according to a company executive.

Published on: May 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How Windows XP can affect the cash register

Businesses have been getting warnings for months about the end of support date for Windows XP. On April 8, Microsoft Corp. will stop releasing patches for XP, and by now, many businesses will

Published on: April 4th, 2014 Candice So

Delta Airlines creates in-flight POS with Nokia Lumia, Microsoft Dynamics

ATLANTA - Delta Airlines is already using Surface 2 tablets in the cockpit and Nokia Lumia devices in the cabin, but will soon upgrade to the Lumia 1520 across its workforce of flight

Published on: March 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson