Shopify Markets gets Avalara’s duty and import tax compliance technology 

U.S.-based tax compliance automation firm Avalara yesterday announced that its cloud-based cross-border compliance capabilities will be used in the duty and import tax feature of Shopify’s newly launched end-to-end cross-border solution, Shopify Markets. 

Published on: November 3rd, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Shopify launches cross border e-commerce solution

Shopify has unveiled Shopify Markets, an end-to-end cross-border commerce solution that aims to help independent merchants sell to consumers around the world. The solution does that by enabling merchants of all sizes to

Published on: September 16th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Government of Canada invites applications for stream 1 of the Canada Digital Adoption Program

The Government of Canada has announced a call for applications for the first stream of the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP), Grow Your Business Online, which will fund not-for-profit organizations that can support

Published on: July 14th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Three of Shopify’s top execs are leaving the company, CEO says

Shopify says that three of its top executives are leaving the e-commerce giant. The company's chief technology officer, chief legal officer and chief talent officer are exiting Shopify because of "individual reasons," Shopify’s

Published on: April 16th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Embracing change to remain relevant

As a global IT distributor with a client base that includes companies like Apple, Cisco, Microsoft and Samsung, Ingram Micro Canada has a reputation for improving the productivity of business partners. According to

Published on: January 13th, 2021 Suzanne Robicheau

Shopify becomes Walmart’s first commerce platform partner

Shopify yesterday announced a new partnership with Walmart, allowing Shopify merchants in the U.S. to sell their products on the retailer’s platform.  Approved merchants will be able to connect their Shopify store to

Published on: June 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Don’t rush into e-commerce because of COVID-19, says expert

With the COVID-19 crisis forcing retailers and restaurants to close their doors, some are thinking of shifting quickly to selling products online to bring in at least some revenue. But an expert warns

Published on: April 21st, 2020 Howard Solomon

Shopify ranks among top e-commerce platforms, according to SoftwareReviews awards

Top e-commerce platforms were recognized by the 2020 eCommerce Data Quadrant Awards from SoftwareReviews recently and Canada's e-commerce giant ranked among the top award earners. With a composite score of 8.2, Shopify Plus

Published on: February 24th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Amazon dominates most trusted e-commerce brands in latest BrandSpark study

Many have touted this to be an era of consumer choice, but it can still be extremely difficult to cut through all the marketing slang, buzzwords and other jargon used to get down

Published on: August 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Most SMBs still terrible at developing an online presence despite obvious benefits, BDC study says

An online presence becomes all the more vital as more people shop on the web every year, but a recent study from The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) says, despite the obvious

Published on: July 11th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Shopify Unite Day 1: New languages, currencies, POS, and Shopify Plus

Shopify Inc. kicked off its Shopify Unite event today in Toronto, where it recently opened a new office, with announcements about updates to its Shopify Plus platform and point of sale (POS) system,

Published on: June 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Best Buy Canada continuing to thrive through an eCommerce revolution

Amidst Amazon's exploding eCommerce business, Best Buy Canada has continued to not only survive but also thrive. In recent years, the company has put a much heavier focus on its eCommerce platform and

Published on: April 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Mastercard acquires Toronto-based Ethoca to improve fraud detection

In an effort to step up its security for digital commerce fraud, Mastercard has acquired Toronto-based company Ethoca. Ethoca uses collaboration-based technology to bring together card issuers, ecommerce merchants, and online businesses to

Published on: March 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Google relaunches Test My Site, its mobile web page speed tool

Time is money when it comes to doing business on the internet, with sluggish sites often meaning the difference between getting that sale and not. And with a reported half of all web

Published on: February 25th, 2019 Derek Malcolm