Shopify releases work chat app for online store owners

Shopify has officially released its mobile instant messaging app for business owners. Announced in May, Shopify Ping allows small business owners to communicate with employees and customers, run their businesses, and manage marketing

Published on: June 22nd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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 new and improved products announced Tuesday at the

Published on: May 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How Shopify, Hootsuite and others topped LinkedIn’s first Canadian Top Companies list

LinkedIn has released the first Canadian edition of its Top Companies list, and while tech and tech-adjacent firms are unsurprisingly dominant, the reasons cited are decidedly old-fashioned. "The companies at the top are

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Shopify now allows merchants to sell on Instagram

Shopify merchants are in luck. Today, the Canadian company announced that merchants based in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and Brazil can now start selling on Instagram. With this

Published on: March 20th, 2018 Alex Radu

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 recent episode of Gimlet Media's Reply All mentioned Shopify in

Published on: March 8th, 2018 Brian Jackson


Ontario chooses Shopify to run online cannabis sales

Ontario has chosen Shopify Inc.’s e-commerce platform for in-store and online cannabis sales. The Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation (OCRC), a subsidiary of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), announced this morning that

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

Top Hat, Shopify rethink recruitment strategies for top sales talent

Two fast-growing tech startups based in Ontario launched new, unique approaches to recruiting talent this past week - one created its own "Sales University," the other launched a careers page that applies to you.

Published on: February 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Latest Shopify app update lets SMB owners use their phones to fulfill orders

Shopify customers can now use their smartphones to manage their business's shipping operations. On Wednesday the company revealed that it had added its Shopify Shipping features, along with the ability to create and

Published on: January 31st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood


Shopify issues statement following allegations that up to 90% of customers aren’t legitimate

Shopify Inc. appears to have responded to allegations that up to 90 per cent of its customers may not be legitimate companies. The Ottawa-based tech darling issued a 156-word statement through its Investor

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Why it’s time for Shopify to stop supporting Breitbart’s online store

On the heels of the Nazi protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, many are calling for companies to step up and stop supporting and profiting off of those promoting white supremacy. Apple Pay announced this

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Nicole Simone

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 3, 2017 – Shopify’s new hardware, Apple beats estimates

Shopify’s new products are for in-person sales, Apple’s got a ton of cash, and a cable TV crackdown. Trending on Product Hunt is Shopify’s new Chip and Swipe Reader. It’s a wireless device

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Twitter highlights 40 Canadian execs who stand out on social media – and how you can too

Social media can be a valuable tool for executives looking to boost their company's public profile - and Twitter Canada managing director Rory Capern has a list that proves it. In a June

Published on: June 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood