Staples Canada launches national same-day delivery with Instacart

Hundreds of amazing new products, unmatched delivery options and extended store hours round out Staples’ holiday plans RICHMOND HILL, ON–Staples Canada is “taking the stress out of gift giving” for Canadians with expert advice, extended store hours, hundreds of exclusive new products, industry-leading shipping services, curated gift guides and an …

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Purolator increases Canadian footprint to service unprecedented customer growth this holiday season and beyond

Purolator announces major expansion as the company expects to process an unprecedented 35 million packages this holiday season TORONTO, ON–With the holidays just around the corner, Purolator announced plans to step-change its network capacity, speed and consumer convenience in anticipation of its busiest week of the year, Black Friday and …

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Achieving sustainable e-commerce

By Jackie Sebesta The emerging core market of e-commerce is coming to the forefront at Lowe-Martin. We are now faced with the challenge and the often-competing priority of delivering products faster and in perfect condition, while still maintaining our commitment to protect the environment: including reducing our carbon footprint. When …

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Going the last mile (km) for customers

By Cami Zimmer According to a 2018 Retail TouchPoints study, last-mile (or kilometre) services have risen by 50% in the last 18 months, with most of the increased demand coming from the business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce segment1. This has numerous implications for both customers and brands and is changing the way …

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The Key to Fulfillment

By Greg Brown E-commerce continues to transform global retailing, and in Canada it is picking up steam. Online retail sales grew 30.6% (C$15.65 billion) in 2017: twice that of U.S. merchants1. International sales are likely an important key to this momentum. Canada’s geography also makes e-commerce a natural as much …

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Liquor & grocery delivery app Deliverr launches in Calgary

CALGARY–Deliverr.ca launches in Calgary – On August 1st, Canada’s on-demand marketplace for daily essentials – Deliverr launched its fast liquor delivery, grocery delivery & takeout delivery service to residents of Calgary. With service already in Regina, Deliverr’s latest expansion into Calgary makes it the second city to launch in. Deliverr.ca …

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IKEA Canada launches $5 Click & Collect, enhances service offer nationwide

Home furnishings retailer grows service offer to make the shopping experience more affordable, convenient and sustainable IKEA Canada introduces more affordable and flexible services to meet the needs of time-crunched customers, including a new lower price for Click & Collect. Whether purchasing a single item or an entire kitchen, customers …

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ParcelPal Continues National Expansion Strategy by Launching in Toronto

VANCOUVER–ParcelPal Technology Inc. has plans to continue its national rollout to Ontario, aiming at Canada’s financial capital, Toronto, as its initial launching point. Following the announced partnership with Cowbell Brewing Co.  last month, ParcelPal plans to start servicing clients in Ontario starting with the Greater Toronto Area and later rolling out …

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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 …

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Staples Canada Partners with Instacart to Offer Same-day Delivery in the GTA

First-of-its-kind partnership brings one-hour delivery to busy Staples customers across Toronto Staples Canada continues its commitment to become The Working and Learning Company by partnering with Instacart, a North American leader in online groceries, on a pilot to offer same-day delivery to customers in select locations in the Greater Toronto …

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