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

Google Canada says it will expand ShopHere program across Canada

Google Canada says it's committing $1 million to expand Digital Main Street’s ShopHERE program nationally in an attempt to help get 50,000 small businesses online by 2021.  The tech giant announced the expansion

Published on: May 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Shopify announces money management solution Balance and a ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ option

At its virtual event Reunite, Shopify announced the launch of major products and updates, including a new money management solution called Shopify Balance. Scheduled to launch in early access later this year in

Published on: May 21st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Shopify launches its own mobile shopping app

Shopify today announced the launch of its consumer app, simply named Shop.  The new shopping assistant combines features such as the discovery of local businesses, customized recommendations, purchase payment and tracking, the company

Published on: April 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Shopify invites developers to participate in app challenge to help businesses fighting COVID-19

Shopify is inviting all app developers to lend their technical and problem-solving skills to build solutions for merchants whose businesses are affected the most by COVID-19 through the Shopify App Challenge. The challenge,

Published on: April 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

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

Shopify terminates its chief marketing officer

Shopify’s chief marketing officer, Jeff Weiser, is out as the company restructures its marketing strategy and department, according to an internal email to employees obtained by BetaKit. In the email, co-founder and chief

Published on: February 4th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Shopify introduces Shopify Email, a new email marketing tool

Shopify has introduced Shopify Email, a new email marketing tool that aims to make email marketing easy for its  “new-to-marketing” merchants or those without any technical or marketing expertise, the company announced today.

Published on: November 6th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Small businesses outside of big cities driving Shopify’s merchant base in Canada

There are over 34,000 Shopify merchants in Canada living outside of the six major urban centers, representing more than 64 per cent of all Shopify merchants in Canada, reveals Shopify’s first global impact

Published on: October 31st, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Shopify Marketing adds Microsoft Search Network

Adding to its range of advertising options, Shopify Inc. has announced the addition of Microsoft Search Network (including Yahoo! and AOL) to the digital ad networks available on its Shopify Marketing tool. Shopify

Published on: September 30th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Shopify announces first native chat feature

Shopify Inc. today launched Shopify Chat, a native chat function for online web portals built on its online web store services. Shopify Chat, which was announced today in a blog post from Shopify,

Published on: August 14th, 2019 Buckley Smith


Shopify Ping now compatible with Apple Business Chat

After launching Shopify Ping last year, Shopify Inc. has announced that merchants will now be able to manage and respond to any messages from Apple Business Chat directly from the Shopify Ping app.

Published on: June 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Shopify Unite day 2: Buying clothes by playing virtual dress up

Shopify kicked off the second day of Shopify Unite with a keynote from its chief technology officer, Jean-Michel Lemieux, who compared e-commerce to the open and free passageways of the Silk Road trading route

Published on: June 21st, 2019 Tom Li