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

By Dave Forde / December 12, 2013

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 “offline” commerce revenue streams. The new funding round comes from new investors, but also includes existing investors  OMERS Ventures and Insight […]


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

By Dave Forde / November 26, 2013

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 IT Fund and iNovia Capital also participated in the round. This financing round will be used to further accelerate the […]

Share Launches Online Shopping Platform

By Dave Forde / August 20, 2013

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.


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

By Dave Forde / July 19, 2013

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.


Crowdfunding Service Indiegogo Expands In Canada With New Payment Options

By Dave Forde / June 24, 2013

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

By Dave Forde / June 19, 2013

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 which she also founded in 2004 and later was sold to Rogers, but then shut down in 2012.

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