Bricks-and-mortar continues to play a role in holiday shopping, Accenture finds

More Canadians than ever will be doing their holiday shopping online this year, but the majority still plan to visit physical stores, a new survey by consulting firm Accenture PLC has found. According

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Online sales, mobile traffic expected to rise this holiday season: Adobe

It's going to be another jolly holiday season for Canada's online retailers, according to the latest holiday shopping predictions by Adobe Systems Inc. The company's Digital Insights division expects Canadians to spend around

Published on: October 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

The most hackable holiday gifts [Infographic]

With the holiday season fast approaching, consumers should be careful about what tech gifts they might be unwrapping. Intel Security has released an infographic of the "Most Hackable Holiday Gifts" to help ensure Canadians stay secure while

Published on: November 12th, 2015 David Hamilton

How SMBs can win e-commerce sales during the holidays

Halloween had just barely wrapped up when the pumpkins were whisked away, the candy all eaten, and stores started putting up trees and tinsel ahead of Christmas. It may seem a little early,

Published on: November 4th, 2014 Candice So

PayPal launches site of tips and tricks for global e-commerce

PayPal has launched a new site aimed at helping small businesses looking to sell internationally, finding customers outside of Canada. Earlier today, PayPal announced it was launching PassPort, a site meant to educate

Published on: October 24th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian online holiday spending topped $2.8 billion: report

For many Canadians, online shopping is increasingly a part of their pre-Christmas routine. According to the MasterCard SpendingPulse report Canadians spent $2.8 billion online in December of 2012.That's an increase of 26 per

Published on: January 17th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

How to buy the right iPad 2 model

Maybe last year, the iPad seemed too new and exotic to be on your holiday wish list. Maybe you were hesitant to buy the first generation of a new type of device. Maybe

Published on: November 28th, 2011 Philip Michaels

10 tech devices you’ve been paying too much for

The holiday shopping frenzy is in full swing, and gift buyers everywhere are picking up the hottest high-tech items on their lists--from digital cameras to laptops, and everything in between. What some buyers

Published on: December 24th, 2010 Todd R. Weiss

CDs, DVDs top iPads as favourite Christmas gift choice

Forget the iPad. It’s not the Samsung S Captivate or the HTC Sound 7 phone either or the Kinect sensor for Xbox.  While sales of Apple’s iPad is expected to hit the roof

Published on: November 28th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Holiday Shopping: Finding the right desktop PC

The holidays are upon us, and it's a fine time to consider replacing your aging desktop PC. Much has changed in the past year, with new processors and graphics cards from AMD, Intel,

Published on: November 25th, 2010 Nate Ralph

At Canada Post’s virtual shopping mall you can shop…and never drop

When it comes to Christmas shopping is it possible to have your cake and eat it too? Is there a way Canadians get their shopping done, while avoiding crowded shopping malls, slushy winter

Published on: December 19th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Holiday gift guide: Six laptops that rock

With the wide variety of laptops available, your lifestyle -- or the person you're shopping for -- should be the starting point in determining what you buy. Do you travel a lot? Ultraportables

Published on: November 17th, 2007 Carla Thornton