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Toronto-Based ShopLocket Acquired By PCH International

January 24, 2014 – 12:39 pm |
Shoplocket

eCommerce platform startup ShopLocket has been acquired by PCH International for an undisclosed sum.  ShopLocket will continue to operate “staus-quo,” and be a sub-brand of its new parent company. Katherine Hague, Founder of ShopLocket was recently ranked on our “Canada’s …

In The Market For New Eyewear, Coastal.com Will Let You Use Bitcoin

January 20, 2014 – 11:10 am |
Coastal

Online glasses and contact lenses retailer Coastal.com , has announced they will soon accept Bitcoins as a form of payment for their products.  Coastal.com will be the first eyewear retailer to accept the digital currency as …

Will 2014 Bring Consumers A Full Digital Wallet?

December 31, 2013 – 9:58 am |
Mobile Wallet

Every year someone jumps on their soap box and proclaims “this is the year of mobile.”  Months come, months go and we do inch closer to being a truly mobile world.  Manufactures continue to battle …

Shopify Secures $100M In Latest Funding, Aims To Deliver Ubiquitous Commerce Solutions

December 12, 2013 – 10:16 am |

Ottawa-based Shopify has secured $100 million in the company’s newest round of venture capital financing as the they look to expand its current eCommerce or online retail offering, but as well now look to develop …

#blackfriday & #cybermonday Could Help Retailers Generate 10% Of Q4 Revenues [Infographic]

November 27, 2013 – 3:35 pm |
Black Friday Cyber Monday [Infographic]

Two of the biggest days for most retailers are coming up quickly – Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  The days take place on the Friday and Monday after Thanksgiving respectively, and in the past have …

Online Retailer Beyond the Rack Secures Additional $25M In Funding

November 26, 2013 – 11:46 am |
Beyond the Rack

Montreal-based online retailer Beyond the Rack announced this morning the company has secured a $25 million investment round led by Investissement Quebec, Iris Capital and Tandem Expansion Fund. Current investors Highland Capital Partners, Panorama Capital, BDC Venture Capital …

PayPal Canada & TouchBistro Bring New Smartphone Payment Systems To A Cafe Or Restarant Near You

August 28, 2013 – 10:00 am |
PayPal Canada & TouchBistro Bring New Smartphone Payment Systems To A Cafe Or Restarant Near You

A few months ago Darrell MacMullin, Managing Director, PayPal Canada told us that “23% of Canadians want a digital wallet,” and today PayPal Canada and Toronto-based TouchBistro have announced a new partnership to offer Canadians the ability to use their smartphone to check-in and pay with PayPal at cafés and restaurants at the point of sale.

FASHIONMagazine.com Launches Online Shopping Platform

August 20, 2013 – 10:45 am |
FASHIONMagazine.com Launches Online Shopping Platform

Everyone loves a good sale right? In an effort to connect their 1.9 million readers, FASHION Magazine has launched a new online shopping platform this week that brings a number of retailers to the magazine online content. The platform features more than 1,500 items including clothing, shoes, bags and accessories selected by the editors of the website from partnering retailers.

Survey Says: 38% Of Canadians May Buy Your Product If Offered Via Smartphone

July 19, 2013 – 10:00 am |
Survey Says: 38% Of Canadians May Buy Your Product If Offered Via Smartphone

SAS/Leger survey concluded a survey that looks at Canadians shoppings habits and their ability to be loyal via various channels such as smartphones. Canadians say they would buy more if presented with promotional offers on their smartphone while out shopping. When asked what they would do if they received

Six Degrees Of Digital Shoppers, Which Style Are You? [Infographic]

July 19, 2013 – 9:44 am |
Six Degrees Of Digital Shoppers, Which Style Are You? [Infographic]

Overall, we are being offered better convenience, and access to special deals that we do not get while shopping in brick-and-mortor stores.Havas Worldwide has created the below infographic which visually shows how consumers can be put into four distinct groups of digital shopping styles – digitally dissociated, digitally divided, digitally experimental and digitally integrated.