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Black Friday has gone global

An international survey taken among 3,400 participants in eight developed countries on online shopping during the holiday season, shows that Black Friday is becoming a major shopping event outside the U.S. In the U.S. approximately 26% of the respondents stated they plan to buy online on Black Friday while around …

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RewardStream announces Referral Marketing integration and Innovators Program for Shopify

Innovators Program to provide early access to RewardStream’s Referral Marketing app for Shopify stores in the U.S. and Canada VANCOUVER, B.C. — RewardStream Solutions Inc., (“RewardStream”) a leading provider of referral marketing software for telecommunications, financial services and e-commerce companies, has announced the launch of the Innovator’s Program for Shopify e-commerce …

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New e-commerce tools help small businesses fight fraud during busy holiday season

CardinalCommerce unveils shopping cart plugins to improve card authentication practices, reduce fraudulent transactions and protect independent retailers from losing an est. $35B in online sales Cleveland, OH – In preparation for one of the busiest online shopping seasons in history, CardinalCommerce (www.cardinalcommerce.com) today announced it is making eCommerce authentication available …

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YO! Sushi rolls out new restaurant technology with NCR

Proven NCR cloud and hardware solutions are enabling growth and increasing profitability for popular international Japanese fast food restaurant brand London, U.K. — YO! Sushi, the UK’s wildly popular international Japanese fast food restaurant brand, has completed the roll out of a new restaurant technology solution with NCR Corporation, a …

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Mobile payment technology is accelerating the consumer shift to digital payments and away from cash

TORONTO — By 2030, cash purchases will make up only 10 per cent of money spent in Canada, according to a prediction by Moneris Solutions Corporation (“Moneris”), Canada’s leading credit and debit card processor. Compared to 35 per cent of overall transactions in 2014, the 70 per cent decline will …

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LCBO.com launches online shopping + home delivery

Delivery to any LCBO store or right to your door TORONTO — Today, LCBO officially launched its new expanded online shopping platform, bringing a world of products to customers’ fingertips – no matter where they live in Ontario. LCBO customers will now be able to browse and shop from an online selection …

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BrandSpark International announces Canada’s Most Trusted Online Retailers as voted by Canadian shoppers in a national study

Canadian shoppers most trusted online retail brands named across 12 categories TORONTO — Leading market research firm BrandSpark International today announced the 2016 BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards winners for Canadian Online Retail. The results were based on the annual BrandSpark Canadian Shopper Study. “Seven in 10 Canadians identify themselves as online …

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Scotiabank recognized for best digital strategy

TORONTO, ON — Scotiabank has been recognized by Retail Banker International as the Global Bank with the Best Digital Strategy for 2016. This is the first time Scotiabank has received this recognition. “We are very proud to be recognized by Retail Banker International for our strategy to digitize and simplify …

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Strained negotiations continue between CUPW, Canada Post

On April 4, 2016 Canada Post advised the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) that it had filed Notices of Dispute with the Minister of Labour in ongoing negotiations with CUPW-Urban and Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMC). These notices ask the Minister to appoint a conciliator in each negotiation. …

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Australia Post begins delivering small parcels by drone

Australia Post has begun to trial new technology to deliver small parcels by Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) or drone. This closed-field trial is an important next step in testing the new technology which will potentially deliver small parcels safely and securely to customers’ homes, allowing for faster transportation of time-critical …

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