Canada PostE-commerce

Finalists announced for 2018 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Winners will receive up to $100,000 in free shipping and be named one of Canada’s top retailers OTTAWA–Canada Post is excited to announce the 30 retailers from across the nation that have been named finalists for this year’s Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards. The finalists range from large traditional retailers that …


Mogo expands marketing of its digital financial products to more provinces

Increases product offering in five provinces, making full product suite available to more than 20 million Canadians VANCOUVER–Mogo Finance Technology Inc., one of Canada’s most aggressive and prolific financial technology marketers, is at it again. The firm that helps Canadians get in control of their finances through innovative products has …

E-commerceEngagement & AnalyticsLoyalty

Loblaw works with Eagle Eye to power the PC Optimum program

New PC Optimum loyalty program uses the Eagle Eye AIR platform to deliver personalized, valuable and convenient rewards to millions of Canadians Feb. 27, 2018–Eagle Eye, a leading SaaS technology company that allows businesses to create a real-time connection with their customers, has announced that its Eagle Eye AIR digital …

Direct MailE-commerceIndustry Trends

E-commerce sales boosted by direct mail, says 2017 IPC Cross-border E-commerce Shopper Survey

Ottawa–According to the last edition of the IPC Cross-border E-commerce Shopper Survey, half of regular cross-border online consumers have received direct mail from an e-retailer, and 44 percent of these consumers made an online purchase as a result. In the survey, almost 29,000 respondents were asked whether they received direct …

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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 …

E-commerceHoliday MarketingIndustry NewsRetail

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 …


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 …

E-commerceIndustry News

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 …


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 …