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Canada Post goes drive-thru as they open first of new concept stores

Canada Post concept stores aim to redefine post office “of tomorrow” Canada Post’s vision of the future services are taking physical shape in the form of a new concept store that now has three live, working locations in Richmond Hill, Edmonton and Vancouver. The firm’s strategy of investing in innovative …

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New report suggests a path to postal banking in Canada

MPs to vote on motion to study postal banking next week OTTAWA–A new research report shows how Canadians would benefit from banking and financial services at the post office, and how these services would revitalize Canada Post. The report, “It’s Time for a Postal Bank for Everyone” was prepared by …

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Canada Post starts the search for a visionary new leader

Ottawa–As expected, Canada Post is now officially on the search for a new president and CEO. The new appointment, when hired, will lead the company and its three subsidiaries, Purolator, SCI and Innovapost. As the largest Crown corporation in Canada, Canada Post provides physical and electronic delivery solutions and services valued …

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Preparing for retail’s virtual future

The unexpected but important link between payments security and VR/AR adoption that retailers must understand The ability to secure transactions and safeguard data serves is a true differentiator for any business or technology. In the case of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), the consumer intrigue and appetite is …

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Postal Code Targeting Q&A

Janet Brearton and Mike Badour share the story behind Canada Post’s first new mail delivery product in 30 years DM: Congratulations on the launch of Postal Code Targeting (PCT)! What was the impetus for PCT?  How did you perceive the gap in the market and figure out what sort of …

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PayPal and Canada Post announce integrated payment and shipping solution

TORONTO — As champions of small businesses, PayPal Canada and Canada Post today announced a new integrated payment and shipping solution for solopreneurs, small businesses and casual sellers. This integration aims to make e-commerce more easily accessible for entrepreneurs and small businesses including 83% of Canadian small and mid-sizes businesses that …

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Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards now open for applications

Prizes include 0,000 in shipping credits for large retailers, ,000 for small retailers TORONTO — Now in their sixth year, the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards celebrate retailers large and small, saluting excellence in omni-channel strategy, customer engagement initiatives and community impact. Winners receive prizes designed to further propel their success, …

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Canada Post, Mastercard introduce multi-currency prepaid card

TORONTO — Mastercard and Canada Post, with collaboration from Payment Source Inc. and Peoples Trust Company, today announced the launch of Cash Passport, the latest payment solution for smart and simple travel. The contactless (tap) card, which allows users to load up to seven currencies at a time, is a …

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Canada Post introduces Postal Code Targeting

OTTAWA — Canada Post is introducing a new Smartmail Marketing solution that allows marketers to target at the postal code level by combining existing customer knowledge with address-level data. With Postal Code Targeting, marketers can target prospects whose demographics most closely resemble their best customers. “Postal Code Targeting is a leading-edge, customer-focused …

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Canada Post partners with Shopify to offer Canadian retailers a seamless online shipping solution

OTTAWA – Canada Post, the country’s No. 1 parcel company, today announced a strategic partnership with Shopify, the leading cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. With this new partnership, Shopify merchants are able to purchase shipping labels at up to 40% off the usual Canada Post …