Purolator partners with Best Buy on holiday shipping

Company’s shipping drop-off and pick-up services now available at 101 Best Buy locations across Canada TORONTO, ON–Purolator has new a nationwide partnership with Best Buy as part of Purolator’s plan to provide exceptional service to its customers this holiday season. The company also grew its workforce, added new agent partners …

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2022 Excellence in Retailing Awards: WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Retail Council of Canada’s prestigious recognition reflects retailers’ most significant innovations during a period of unprecedented change TORONTO, ON–Over the last year, retailers across Canada have continued to demonstrate remarkable leadership and have implemented important innovation. Fifteen of those retailers took home top accolades tonight at the 2022 Excellence in …

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DoorDash, Loblaw announce new, innovative offering to bring express delivery of grocery and convenience items to customers in Canada

Customers will also be able to order from their favourite Loblaw Companies retail stores for delivery from the DoorDash Marketplace app TORONTO, ON–DoorDash, Inc. and Loblaw Companies Limited announced a collaboration that will bring a new and innovative grocery delivery service to customers in Canada. Starting this August, PC Express™ …

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GTA Walmart Canada customers can now receive online orders in as fast as 30 minutes

Retailer pilots 30-minute delivery; More than 40 percent of Greater Toronto Area households can participate MISSISSAUGA, ON–Walmart Canada customers in the Greater Toronto Area can receive their online orders in as fast as 30 minutes through Walmart Now, a new virtual convenience offering featuring Walmart’s quickest delivery speeds. Walmart Canada …

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Environics Analytics Launches All-New Spotlight Platform

Quick Canadian Consumer, Market Insights TORONTO, ON–Environics Analytics (EA) announced the launch of its self-serve data analytics reporting platform, SPOTLIGHT. Offered as software-as-a-service, this easy-to-use tool is powered by EA’s industry-leading data and provides in-depth consumer and market insights for small businesses, financial advisors, realtors and others to help optimize …

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Canadian Franchise Association Announces Winners of the 2022 CFA Recognition Awards

TORONTO, ON–The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) released the winners of the 2022 CFA Recognition Awards, which will be presented during a special awards luncheon on Sunday, April 10 at the CFA National Convention in Ottawa, Ontario. CFA Recognition Awards honour individuals and CFA member companies for their outstanding achievements, philanthropic …

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Scotiabank, Cineplex Launch Scene+ Loyalty Enhancement

Rewards program welcomes new partners, more ways to earn and redeem points through one simplified offering TORONTO, ON–Scotiabank and Cineplex launched Scene+TM, an evolved loyalty program with the foundation of SCENE and Scotia Rewards. The revitalized program dramatically enhances its offering for millions of members, including the exciting new addition …

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Amazon Counter Launches in Canada

The package pickup network empowers Canadian businesses via access to Amazon’s customer base and technology to help bring additional foot traffic in-store TORONTO, ON–Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Counter in Canada, a new network of staffed pickup points that gives customers the option to pick up their Amazon packages …

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Lightspeed helps Bloomingdale’s evolve buying approach

NuORDER by Lightspeed technology enabled Bloomingdale’s to conduct digital buy for the launch of Bloomie’s concept store MONTREA, QC–NuORDER by Lightspeed highlights its positive collaboration with retail client Bloomingdale’s. The partnership has delivered meaningful impact for Bloomingdales buying processes during market appointments, order writing and style outs. With NuORDER by …

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Afterpay reveals how its customer-centric business model is driving growth in Canada

Interview Afterpay is the leader in “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) payments, helping millions of users get the products they want fast and with responsible spending in mind. More than this, Afterpay has proven to be a valuable marketing tool for retailers when it comes to reaching young and engaged …

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