Hashtag Trending – Cyber Monday sets records, Jeff Bezos hits $100 billion, Bitcoin surges

Cyber Monday 2017 could set new records, Jeff Bezos breaks the $100 billion barrier, and Bitcoin surges – both in price and energy consumption. First up from Twitter is the frenzy of Cyber

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality dead?; AWS re:Invent, Cyber Monday

The fight over net neutrality heats up, Amazon is spending the week in Las Vegas, and it’s the biggest online shopping day of the year. Net neutrality was a trending topic last week

Published on: November 27th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Don’t expect workers to be productive on Cyber Monday, Robert Half says [infographic]

Canadians might have officially celebrated Thanksgiving in October, but that doesn't make them immune from the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales that accompany Turkey Day south of the border - and Robert

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

E-tailers got a better deal from Cyber Monday than Black Friday, Adobe finds

Black Friday might get the lion's share of press, but this year's Cyber Monday was the better deal for online retailers, Adobe Systems Inc.'s marketing research division has found. Data collected by Adobe

Published on: December 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Black Friday is for the kids, SAS Canada finds

It looks like most Canadians are still doing a lot of their Christmas shopping in-store, but digital technology is shaping the expectations they have for their bricks-and-mortar experiences, a new report by SAS

Published on: November 24th, 2016 Gary Hilson

How we shopped: analyzing Black Friday and Cyber Monday trends

The U.S. Thanksgiving weekend has come to symbolize the beginning of the holiday shopping season with the much-hyped Black Friday and Cyber Monday offering deals aimed to lure consumers into their stores. Lucky for retailers,

Published on: December 1st, 2015 David Hamilton

Fewer Canadians to head south for Black Friday this year – even online: study

New research shows that bargain-hunting Canucks will likely shop on this side of the border for holiday deals this year - and many prefer to shop at Canadian retailers online. The study, commissioned by

Published on: November 25th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Canadians expected to spend less this holiday season: survey

‘Tis the season to spend — or that’s the accepted philosophy for retailers during the crucial holiday spending season. However, a new study predicts that shoppers aren’t as willing to part with as

Published on: November 10th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Amazon set to test drive ‘Prime Day’ July 15

Look out online shoppers… Amazon is bringing you a 'Black Friday' style sale in July. July 15 has been set aside for ‘Prime Day,’ with Amazon promising unbeatable deals for members of the

Published on: July 8th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

CMO Digital: Black Friday versus Cyber Monday 2014

This week Jim Love & Fawn Annan talk about Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2014. Why did Black Friday flop? Why did Canadian online shoppers order from the U.S. for Cyber Monday? Tune in

Published on: December 10th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Don’t buy these cheap tablets rife with security problems

This weekend's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals will tempt many Canadians to add to their technology collection with slashed prices on tablets - but what compromises might you be making to save

Published on: November 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How Canadians plan to nab deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Americans won't be the only ones deal-hunting on the weekend that marks the beginning of the Christmas consumer frenzy, according to eMarketer - Canadians are planning their shopping strategies too. Research from IPG

Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Not embracing mobile? If you’re a marketer, you should be

If you're a CMO who hasn't tapped into the power of mobile yet, you're in trouble - at least, that's what creative content strategist Steve Olenski is saying in his post for Forbes.

Published on: December 10th, 2013 Candice So

Post Black Friday, small businesses trying to find ways to compete

In the wake of what promises to be a frenzied Black Friday, an email marketing outfit is launching a free emailing bundle to help small businesses ask their customers not to forget them

Published on: November 29th, 2013 Candice So