Shoppers Drug Mart provides same-day home delivery throughout Ontario

Instacart is now delivering from Shoppers Drug Mart stores in as fast as one hour TORONTO–Shoppers Drug Mart is making shopping more convenient with the launch of home delivery services, in partnership with Instacart. Customers across Ontario now have access to same-day delivery of groceries, everyday essentials and over-the-counter medications …


Mogo Partners with Major Canadian Retailer to Battle Identity Fraud

Mogo Finance Technology Inc., a financial health app, today announced a new program with Trans Global Insurance (“TGI”) to help customers of The Brick, Canada’s largest home furnishings retailer, understand and combat identity fraud. TGI is a leading provider of credit insurance and other protection products in Canada, and is …

Customer ServiceE-commerce

Financeit enters partnership with Carrier Canada

Exclusive partnership to provide integrated, end-to-end workforce solutions to Canadian consumers TORONTO–Canada’s leading point-of-sales platform, Financeit has just announced a new partnership with Carrier Enterprise Canada, the Canadian distributor of the global HVAC provider, Carrier. This partnership allows Carrier Enterprise Canada to offer Financeit’s comprehensive sales solution on one single …

April 2019 IssueE-commerce

Images: The Currency of eCommerce

By Sergey Kostikov What a brand says—visually—is more powerful than what it tries to say verbally. But for a brand to express itself in images rather than words, for it to use the fewest words possible, to know what words to say and what images to display requires data: instant …

April 2019 IssueE-commerce

The Case for Omnichannel Marketing

By Rytis Lauris Digital marketing is evolving, and it’s not hard to see why. The digital consumer of today is more demanding than ever before, and they aren’t willing to negotiate on the kind of experience they’re looking for. We see customers reaching out on several different channels and expecting …

E-commerceIndustry News

Government Responds to Auditor General report on Taxation of E-Commerce

OTTAWA–Following the tabling of the 2019 Spring Reports of the Auditor General of Canada, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, and the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement in response to Report 3 entitled “Taxation of E-Commerce,” which included two …

E-commerceGifts & Rewards

Qwikcilver drives 80% repeat transactions on Woohoo with CleverTap

The gift card technology leader builds on its omnichannel user engagement and retention strategies CleverTap, the customer lifecycle management platform, today announced that Qwikcilver, the Gift Card Technology leader, has been able to drive repeat transaction on its B2C platforms www.woohoo.in and Woohoo Gifting App with over three-quarters of its …

E-commerceMarketing Automation

Venzee Technologies Completes Integration, Commences Client Onboarding

VANCOUVER–Venzee Technologies Inc. has completed integration of its Venzee Mesh API content distribution platform with one of its five previously announced Product Information Management (PIM) channel partners and has commenced onboarding manufacturers and distributors of the channel partner. This well-established PIM company provides digital supply chain solutions to mid-size and …


WeChat Pay Supports Merchants Expanding Businesses by Bringing its Ecosystem to the World

HONG KONG–WeChat Pay today unveils its latest strategy for cross-border payment business at the WeChat Pay Overseas Partner Conference 2019. Themed on ‘One for Billion’, the conference encourages service providers and merchants across the world to expand their businesses by reaching out and engaging the Chinese travelers through WeChat ecosystem. …

Disruptive TechnologyE-commerceIndustry Trends

Airlines are about to become cross-selling marketing machines

Investment expands 777’s presence in the aviation sector, while enabling Air Black Box to broaden its travel connection capabilities for global airlines, airports and other travel brands Air Black Box—the first global travel technology company founded to solve the complexities of cross-selling products and services within the aviation sector—has been …