Askuity launches platform to bridge gap between suppliers and retailers

When Eric Green co-founded Planet People Co., a company creating and packaging eco-friendly cleaning products, he learned very quickly how difficult it is to get information from the retailers selling his products on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2014 Candice So

Linking to partners isn’t as easy as you think: IBM exec

TAMPA - John Mesberg, IBM Corp.’s vice-president of commerce solutions, oversees a broad a portfolio of products and services for procurement, supply chain and e-commerce buyers of technology that companies can match. It’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Micro-ecommerce solution Shoplocket acquired by Irish firm

Toronto-based ecommerce firm Shoplocket has been acquired by Cork, Ireland-based global product development and supply chain company PCH International, the two firms announced this morning. When the graduate of accelerator Extreme Startups launched

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

3 predictions for B2B e-commerce in 2014

For any businesses doing commerce with other businesses, 2014 is the year to get fully engaged – at least, that’s according to Basware Corp., a company providing software to organizations that want to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Sophisticated ‘Elderwood’ hackers targeting defence industry, Symantec warns

A group of highly skilled and organized attackers, likely backed by some serious computing power, have been conducting targeted attacks against North America’s defence industry supply chain for the past three years, according

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Retailers revive RFID for better ROI

For the retailing industry, the adoption of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology this decade has been one long, strange journey: Periods of irrational exuberance followed by times of great frustration and confusion; expensive pilot

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 29th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum

POS, supply chain systems top Canadian retailers’ IT purchase choices for 2010

  Majority of Canadian retailers prefer sticking to the tried and true when it comes to software purchases, according to a recent survey of the industry. In a poll of 34-mid-to-large sized retailers, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 20th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Former IT leader Walmart loses its path in Web 2.0 world

Sam Walton didn't care much for technology. The legendary patriarch of Wal-Mart Stores was well-known for his lack of excitement about "computers," as he called the company's IT systems. "Truthfully, I never viewed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 31st, 2009 Thomas Wailgum

Manitoba and IBM to track food “from farm to fork”

The Government of Manitoba is working with IBM Canada to develop a food tracking system that could help improve market recalls, food quality, and reputation as a safe food source to export markets.The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Fraud, deceit rampant across global networks

The world may be flat, as Thomas Friedman posits in his book, but this complex and interconnected planet of commerce can be one scary and risky place to conduct business. Enterprises have discovered

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2008 Thomas Wailgum

Supply chain bodies partner for increased data access

The Canadian branch of a global supply chain standards body has signed an agreement with its U.S. counterpart's subsidiary that will allow its members to access a database of 4,100 suppliers and retailers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 20th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki