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Flexiti Financial announces online financing to grow e-commerce sales for Canadian retailers

Easy to integrate online lending platform offers credit to customers at low cost to retailers TORONTO, ON — Flexiti Financial announced today that its award-winning POS consumer lending platform is now available for online transactions. Retailers across Canada now have access to a powerful, online financing platform that easily integrates …

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Canadians Turning to Digital to Shop Year-Round for the Holidays: Accenture Survey

TORONTO — The days of writing letters to Santa, perusing gift catalogues and holiday shopping day countdowns are quickly fading: Canadian consumers are increasingly turning to digital tools such as voice-recognition powered technological concierge services as they shop year-round for holiday gifts, according to Accenture’s 2017 Holiday Shopping Survey. Now …

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What you need to know about the future of e-commerce apps

The hard part about investing in app technology is knowing where to spend your dollars, deciphering if a new feature is a trend or a long-term asset and understanding your audience well enough to know what they want. Although we don’t have a crystal ball to see what the future …

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Namogoo raises $8M to help retailers win back stolen revenues hijacked from their online stores

Series A funding led by GreatPoint Ventures BOSTON — Namogoo today announced that it has raised $8 million in a Series A round led by GreatPoint Ventures with Blumberg Capital and Inimiti Capital also participating in the round. The funds will primarily be used to open the company’s U.S. headquarters …

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Four out of five Millennials purchased from Amazon in the past month

In advance of Prime Day, New Yes Lifecycle Marketing data reveals Millennials shop more frequently on Amazon than any other generation CHICAGO — Millennials are buying from Amazon at a higher rate than their older or younger generational counterparts, with 79% reporting a purchase within the past month, according to a new …

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Three steps to prepare for the future of e-commerce

  E-commerce companies today face different challenges from even five years ago. As mobile technology has become entrenched in every aspect of consumers’ lives, companies that rely on e-commerce to generate revenue must learn how to continue to grow in a world where e-commerce now stands for “everywhere commerce.” As …

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American online shoppers turn to international retailers: UPS study

Online shoppers are more mobile, global and marketplace driven Avid online shoppers purchasing on marketplaces up 12 points to 97% Nearly half (47%) bought from international retailers and Canadian retailers ranked third at 15% 48% of smartphone users purchased on their device, up 4 points from 2016 MISSISSAUGA, ON — …

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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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Canadians retailers have evolved from being disrupted to becoming disruptors: PwC report

TORONTO — The Canadian retail ecosystem has gone from disrupted to disruptor, according to PwC’s The new retail ecosystem: From disrupted to disruptor report. As the pace of digital change continues to accelerate, reinvention has become a necessity. Be it online retail, ride-sharing services or streaming services, disruptors have already begun …

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LesPAC is now free for Québec consumers

MONTREAL — LesPAC now offers free ad publishing for consumers in most categories. Starting today, LesPAC users can post ads for free directly on the website or by using the LesPAC apps for iOS and Android. LesPAC provides a simple, secure and 100% Québec-based platform for buying and selling online in …

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