Gen Z Driving Canada’s “Returns Economy” this Holiday Season

One in Six Canadians Expected to Return Gifts After the Holidays MISSISSAUGA, ON–Canadian Gen Z’s are taking things into their own hands this holiday season, with 21 per cent admitting to typically returning some of their holiday gifts – nearly double the amount of Boomers who report returning gifts (11 …

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Survey: Shopping in peace, time savings driving more Canadians to turn to online shopping

Yet 7 in 10 are worried about stolen packages delivered to their home MISSISSAUGA, ON–Forty per cent of Canadians say they are more likely to shop online for holiday gifts this year compared to last year. Among those shopping online, time saving (62%), better stock and selection (59%), and the …

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Purolator increases Canadian footprint to service unprecedented customer growth this holiday season and beyond

Purolator announces major expansion as the company expects to process an unprecedented 35 million packages this holiday season TORONTO, ON–With the holidays just around the corner, Purolator announced plans to step-change its network capacity, speed and consumer convenience in anticipation of its busiest week of the year, Black Friday and …

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Brandt Signs Deal to Acquire Nortrax Canada Operations to Provide Consistent Customer Support Coast to Coast

REGINA–The Brandt Group of Companies is pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to acquire the businesses of Nortrax Canada Inc. and Nortrax Quebec Inc., subject to due diligence and regulatory and other approvals. The landmark deal will unite all John Deere Construction & Forestry dealerships in Canada …

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Ricoh teams up with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment

Empowering enhanced collaboration and digital workplace transformation; Professional sports and entertainment company embraces the future of work with new, agile office solutions powered by Ricoh TORONTO–Ricoh announced its partnership with Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top-quality sport and entertainment experiences, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. (MLSE). This partnership is centered …

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Staples Canada unveils new concept store in the heart of Toronto

New Coworking space provides state-of-the-art technology,  meeting and office accommodations and solutions for businesses Staples Canada, The Working and Learning Company, will launch its new concept store this week situated at 375 University Avenue, downtown Toronto. The new location offers a completely new inspirational experience for customers, featuring over a …

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Toronto Butler Service Alfred Partners with PenguinPickUp

TORONTO–Alfred, Toronto’s 24 hour on-demand butler service announced a new partnership with PenguinPickUp, that will expand its eco-friendly dry-cleaning, wash fold laundry, shoe care and alteration services to select PenguinPickUp locations across the GTA. The partnership will expand Alfred’s footprint in the GTA to nearly 300 locations, which are mostly …

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Canadian, global organizations taking blockchain seriously

Blockchain adoption is on the rise globally as useful applications come into view TORONTO–The fog around blockchain is beginning to lift as an increasing number of organizations, both in Canada and around world, are leveraging distributed ledger technology (DLT) to provide faster and more secure transactions, streamline and automate back-office …

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Is customers’ stress of holiday shopping costing you sales?

Survey shows online shopping, buying fewer gifts among preferred “coping mechanisms” MISSISSAUGA–While the holiday period is long considered one of the most joyous times of the year, one-third of Canadians find holiday shopping more stressful than they did five years ago. Although more people are turning to online shopping and …

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Ikea extends return policy to a year

IKEA customers at the heart of the new policy, which extends returns from 45 days to 365 days BURLINGTON, ON–IKEA Canada announces a 365 day return policy to “make the shopping experience more convenient and flexible for customers”. The new, no-nonsense policy allows returns for unused product up to one …

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