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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.

Open For Business: RetailMeNot, Offers Canadians Digital Coupons To Save A Buck Or Two

June 27, 2013 – 4:21 pm |
Open For Business: RetailMeNot, Offers Canadians Digital Coupons To Save A Buck Or Two

Digital coupon marketplace RetailMeNot is making its first international expansion and has selected Canada as the first country as they look to service the more than 6,000 retailers who do business in Canada.

Crowdfunding Service Indiegogo Expands In Canada With New Payment Options

June 24, 2013 – 11:35 am |

Earlier in the week crowd funding platform Indiegogo announced it has a new payment option for Canadians. Indiegogo campaigners who run campaigns in Canadian dollars are now able to accept credit card payments, in addition to PayPal, and receive funds in Canadian dollars (CAD), whether these funds are coming in from Nova Scotia, New York or New Delhi.

Breaking: Joanna Track Out At eLUXE, Duke McKenzie Takes Over As CEO

June 19, 2013 – 11:54 am |

Toronto-based fashion eCommerce retailer and publisher, eLUXE, has just announced a major change in the company’s management team as Founder Joanna Track is being replaced by one of the startups advisers Duke McKenzie. Joanna Track launched in the fall of 2010, she has previously founded Sweetspot.ca which she also founded in 2004 and later was sold to Rogers, but then shut down in 2012.

PayPal Says, "23% Of Canadians Want A Digital Wallet"

May 27, 2013 – 8:29 am |
PayPal

PayPal today revealed the findings of new global study recently that helps to shed some light on consumers interest in digital wallets. The study found that almost nine in ten (87%) Canadians indicated they wished they did not have to carry a wallet followed by a vast majority (83%) of respondents across five countries (Australia, Canada, Germany, the U.S. and the U.K.) wishing they were wallet-free.

Asaria Out, Rebecca McKillican Tapped As New CEO Of Well.ca

April 5, 2013 – 2:03 pm |
Asaria Out, Rebecca McKillican Tapped As New CEO Of Well.ca

We just got a note from one of the venture capital firms, Ali Asaria, Founder and CEO of Well.ca is stepping down and being replaced by Rebecca McKillican.