Looming Canada Post stoppage costing online merchants time and money

Update: Canada Post has agreed to a Canadian Union of Postal Workers 30-day extension to negotiate a new contract, meaning there will be no mail stoppage. The drawn out negotiations between Canada Post and

Published on: July 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson

PUDO aims to make delivery less costly for online retailers this holiday season

PUDO, a service that lets retailers and customers pick-up and drop-off packages at local locations, is enabling parcels to move as fast as Canada Post's courier service - at up to 30 per cent less. This service

Published on: November 27th, 2015 David Hamilton

Canadian SMBs know their e-commerce, but struggle with CASL

Small businesses in Canada may have figured out that online commerce is important to them – but when it comes to online communications, they’re still at a loss, according to a new survey.

Published on: October 6th, 2014 Candice So

France’s ‘Anti-Amazon’ law takes the wrong approach

By Hugo Beniada, Fueled After taking aim at U.S. Internet giants, including Yahoo Inc. and Google Inc., France’s new target is the online retailer Amazon.com Inc. Last month, the French Senate has approved the so-called

Published on: February 27th, 2014 Fueled

Canadian e-tailers trade tips on wooing online consumers

Run with this Goldilocks and the three bears analogy for Canadian e-commerce: the consumer is Goldilocks and three different e-commerce sites represent her options in the bear’s home.Goldilocks has them open in three

Published on: November 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

iPad mini launch day delayed by Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is raining on Apple Inc.’s parade when it comes for a big launch day for its new iPad mini tablet, with shipping delays to regions hit by the storm.Apple is fond

Published on: November 2nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canada Post delivers new online tools for e-tailers

Canada Post continues its push into the digital realm with the launch of some new e-commerce tools. The Canada Post Web Services tools are aimed at retailers and designedto be integrated into their

Published on: October 31st, 2012 Christine Wong

Update on Google Nexus 7 shipments to Canada

Canadians who pre-ordered the Google Nexus 7 tablet from the Google Play store are wondering why third-party retailers are receiving stock while they wait to hear about their own shipping status. Google has branded

Published on: July 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canada Post announces e-commerce awards

Canada Post has launched an e-commerce contest it says will stimulate growth in Canada’s Internet economy. The national postal service announced its E-commerce Innovation Awards today, which are intended to  help close the

Published on: July 12th, 2012 Brian Bloom

RFID to ensure timely delivery of world mail

One of the world's newest communications technologies soon will be used to track one of the oldest. The Universal Postal Union (UPU), an arm of the United Nations that coordinates international postal mail

Published on: August 14th, 2009 Stephen Lawson

Homeland Security begins tougher security measures for U.S.-bound air cargo

February will mark the start of new guidelines for air cargo. A congressional mandate issued in 2007 requires the Transportation Security Administration to screen 50 percent of all cargo on board passenger aircraft.

Published on: January 30th, 2009 Joan Goodchild

Purolator boosts business and customer outreach with online service

When you're getting ready to ship that Christmas present to a relative across the country you might go to Purolator's Web site and punch in two postal codes – yours and Uncle Bob's,

Published on: December 3rd, 2008 Brian Jackson