E-commerceIndustry News

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 — …

READ MORE →
Canada PostE-commerceIndustry News

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 …

READ MORE →
E-commerceIndustry NewsRetail

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 …

READ MORE →
E-commerceIndustry News

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 …

READ MORE →
E-commerceOperations and Logistics

The evolution of an expert fraud investigation team

Fraud investigation teams are an essential part of managing e-commerce fraud, but with the proliferation of fraud tools they have become somewhat of a taboo topic in the industry. Many of the new fraud solutions suggest that fraud investigator reviews can be completely eliminated and merchants can instead rely solely …

READ MORE →
E-commerceOperations and Logistics

‘Tis the season for e-commerce

Proven tips to help you get through the holidays T’was the month before Christmas, when all through the house, Everybody was scrambling, looking to buy a blouse. Company A waited and waited, now their site’s in repair, While Company B made the sale, they planned ahead to avoid the scare. …

READ MORE →
E-commerceEngagement & Analytics

How smartphone numbers can help e-commerce retailers improve their marketing

Gathering customer phone numbers and advertising their own phone numbers are two points rarely on the radar for marketers in e-commerce, yet both offer additional solutions to the main challenges for marketers: driving traffic to the website, increasing the number of conversions from browsing, preventing cart abandonment and remarketing. If …

READ MORE →
E-commerceOperations and Logistics

Canadians expect dynamic digital payment solutions and experiences

How Interac is adapting to deliver exceptional, innovative experiences for your customer We have truly entered an age of digital transformation. We are, increasingly, a digitally connected people engaging in ever more sophisticated tasks through technology—and this will only continue to escalate. This wave of technological change squarely impacts payments …

READ MORE →
E-commerceEngagement & Analytics

Data-driven e-commerce

Using Google Analytics to learn about and market to your customers Data has always been a part of online marketing and the data-first model should be no stranger to online marketers. Data-first means instead of running campaigns or strategies and then looking at the data to determine success or not, …

READ MORE →
E-commerceOperations and Logistics

Never miss out on a sale

Businesses large and small never want to miss out on a sale. In 2009, Jim McKelvey was operating a glass-blowing business and lost out on a sale because he was unable to accept credit cards. You may know the story: out of that experience McKelvey and Jack Dorsey founded Square, …

READ MORE →