Canada Post announces up to 40% shipping discount for Shopify customers

Canada Post might not have a reputation as the most tech-savvy company around, but it knows a good opportunity when it sees one. The venerable 150-old mail carrier - which, strike threats and

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Shopify supporting Ladies Learning Code on Sept. 24

This Saturday, more than 1500 Canadians will have a unique opportunity to learn computer programming from the experts. For six hours on Sept. 24, not-for-profit organization Ladies Learning Code will be running its

Published on: September 20th, 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

‘P.S. I love you’ and other marketing hacks to grow your business

Shopify Inc. is one of the biggest growth stories in Canadian business right now. Since entrepreneur Tobias Lutke launched the ecommerce platform startup in 2006, the company has achieved astonishing growth. It raised

Published on: March 4th, 2016 Christine Wong

The top-performing Canadian tech stocks of 2015

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Shopify and QuickBooks join forces with new integration

A pair of technology companies focused on supporting the small business sector will now be doing so together. Ottawa-based ecommerce platform Shopify and Mountain View, Calif.-based Intuit have announced plans to integrate Shopify,

Published on: December 9th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian tech companies more concerned about talent than economy: study

New research from BDO Canada shows that it isn’t the lagging economy that’s keeping tech companies up at night — it’s the country’s talent pool. The second annual report, titled “BDO Canada Technology

Published on: November 25th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Shopify wants to bring Twitter’s ‘buy now’ button to Canada

Social media giant Twitter launched its 'buy now' button for retailers on Wednesday but, as usual, Canada will have to wait. Shopify is looking to change that though. Twitter first dipped its virtual

Published on: September 30th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Got some customer love on social? Kudobuzz can help you plug that into your ecommerce storefront

For any online storefront owner, getting some good feedback and honest praise is a huge boon to their business. However, trying to display every tweet or post from social media users is difficult

Published on: December 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Why you should ask your customers to do a good deed and pass your business on

It’s a conventional piece of marketing wisdom: Make your customers happy, and they will share your business with their friends and family. That sounds great, but the only trouble is ensuring people will

Published on: November 18th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian cloud services with skyrocketing revenue

Published on: November 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How SMBs can win e-commerce sales during the holidays

Halloween had just barely wrapped up when the pumpkins were whisked away, the candy all eaten, and stores started putting up trees and tinsel ahead of Christmas. It may seem a little early,

Published on: November 4th, 2014 Candice So

4 web infrastructure tools to boost your online business

Reliable web hosting is essential for businesses and serious website owners. Choosing a superior web hosting provider can make your website less vulnerable to security issues, prevent down times in the server, and

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Joseph Stark

Shopify’s ‘gangbusters’ growth draws international ecommerce developers

What was originally created  as a way to sell snowboards on the Internet is quickly becoming the go-to e-commerce solution for small merchants worldwide. As Ottawa-based Shopify Inc. passes the 100,000 merchant mark, the

Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson