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How Loblaws created an in-house ecommerce startup – and won an award along the way

Why the Canadian grocery giant won a 2018 ITWC Digital Transformation Award.

Ontario to begin legal marijuana sales with online-only model

Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative Ontario government has announced that it will be rolling out online sales of marijuana when it becomes legal in October.

Prime Day brings in record sales for Amazon

Despite website struggles, this year’s Amazon Prime Day broke sales records around the world. Within minutes of the sale opening on July 16th, Amazon’s website...

Here’s how online retailers other than Amazon approached Prime Day

If you were an Amazon Prime customer, July 16, 2018 was the "Boxing Day of July." If you were an online retailer that wasn't Amazon?...

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft bets on education, Apple introduces new emergency feature, Google invests in Chinese e-commerce

Microsoft jumps headfirst into the education space, Apple will share your location when you call 911, and Google invests in Chinese e-commerce. First up from...

Now retailers can use Instagram Stories as an ecommerce platform

Instagram wants to help businesses use its Instagram Stories feature as a new retail platform. This week the social media network unveiled a feature that...

Shopify streamlining retail marketing and admin with Ping, secures payments with Fraud Protect

Shopify Inc. wants to make it easier for online retailers to market themselves and ensure their transactions are secure. To that end, among the numerous...

Shopify responds to critical take on drop shipping in Reply All podcast

Many Canadians might have heard of Ottawa-based Shopify as a successful ecommerce software startup that's attracted a large international client base, but the most...

Nearly 9 out of 10 consumers willing to give up more personal info for better online shopping experiences

Consumers are okay with companies knowing more about them if it leads to a better online shopping experience. Some, in fact, are willing to...

Canadian company becomes world’s largest Oracle ecommerce platform provider

Toronto-based Tenzing has become the world’s largest provider of Oracle Commerce solutions. The milestone is the result of a February merger between Tenzing, Thinkwrap Commerce,...

Sage Payment Solutions rebrands as Paya

What’s in a name, anyway? Sage Payment Solutions Inc. provides integrated payment processing and business solutions in North America, and as of Jan. 30, will...

Amazon boosts developer support in Canada following Alexa launch

Canadian developers no longer have to use American Amazon accounts to build an Alexa Skill or integrate Alexa into their smart home hardware. Following yesterday's...

Let your online customers check out in two steps with Shopify Pay

Few steps in the online shopping process annoy consumers more than the number of fields they need to fill out before confirming their order...

Open your online store to international customers with Stripe’s new offering

Online businesses in Canada can now accept payments in more than 130 currencies from anywhere in the world, thanks to San Francisco-based fintech startup...

PayPal Canada head sees “opportunity” for us to become an ecommerce leader

TORONTO - Considering he graduated from the University of Guelph and serves as PayPal Canada's general manager, you could be forgiven for thinking...

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