Web Rep Rebrands as TransSource

New name reflects the company’s evolution into an industry leading solutions provider in the high-risk merchant transaction processing space SAN JUAN, PR–Kevin Cunningham, president of The Web Rep LLC, an industry leader in payment processing solutions for the world’s premier high-risk merchants, announced the change of its corporate name to …

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Brands Will Prioritize Chat Commerce to Improve the Consumer Experience

Clickatell’s 2022 prediction companies to engage through chat to easily make purchases, track orders, and resolve issues REDWOOD CITY, CA–Clickatell, a leader in mobile communications and Chat Commerce, collaborated with senior executives across the CPaaS, CCaaS, and Digital Commerce industries to predict the stand-out trends for 2022. The responses point …

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How eCommerce Brands Can Conquer the 2021 Holiday Shopping Season

By Darwin Liu In 2020 the eCommerce industry saw an increase in consumer spending by 44 percent year over year because of the pandemic. While many government restrictions have relaxed, 2021’s holiday season is still expected to see exceptional growth in online sales. Like so many things in 2021, Black …

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Easier Cross-Border eCommerce: PUDO, Frontier Distributing partner on 3PL

TORONTO, ON—Cross-border eCommerce, particularly returns promises to be easier as a result of a new agreement between PUDO and Frontier Distributing of Fort Erie, ON and Buffalo, NY. It will utilize Frontier’s warehouse space and customs-clearing expertise to expedite eCommerce parcel traffic, most particularly returns, crossing the Canada-U.S. border in …

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Staples Canada Survey Unwraps How Canadians are Planning Their Holiday Season

RICHMOND HILL, ON–A recent survey conducted by Maru/Blue and commissioned by Staples Canada revealed that Canadians will be seeing less family and friends in-person this holiday season, opting instead to have their gifts shipped this year, among other shifts in behaviour to help them stay safe. Canadians are looking for …

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Canadians Plan to Shop Locally and Online: Visa

TORONTO, ON– Just in time for the season, the Visa Back to Business Study, Holiday Edition has been released and outlines key Canadian consumer and small-midsized business (SMB) trends. These include: –More than four in five (85 percent) Canadians will be shopping this holiday season and the majority (51 percent) …

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Hudson’s Bay and PayBright Team For Buy Now, Pay Later Option

TORONTO, ON–Hudson’s Bay customers shopping the latest apparel, accessories, home and beauty on thebay.com now have the option to buy now and pay over time in four easy, interest-free, biweekly installments, thanks to the retailer’s partnership with PayBright. This new payment method is launching just in time for the holiday …

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Canadian SMB Amazon Sellers Achieve Strong Growth

TORONTO, ON—The 30,000 Canadian sellers on Amazon, many of which are small and medium-sized businesses, and from all across the country, have been growing strongly. They grossed more than CAD1 billion on Amazon.ca in 2019, growing 40 percent year-over-year, and brought in more than CAD2 billion on Amazon’s stores around …

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Small Businesses Make It Easier, Safer to Shop Black Friday and Small Business Saturday

TORONTO, ON—86 percent of small businesses say that it is critical for small business survival that people make an extra effort to shop local this year, according to the latest survey data by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). According to CFIB’s estimates, Canada could lose nearly 24,000 retailers …

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Heyday Launches Shopify App: in Time for Holiday Shopping (and Store Closures)

MONTREAL, QC–Heyday has launched its self-serve Sales & Support Chat application on the Shopify App Store. It is a code-free starter version of Heyday’s full suite of features, built to help merchants sell and support their customers online. It includes an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Product Search for customers to browse …

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