Small business study shows the pandemic accelerated the move to online for more then 70% of stores

A study by market research company International Data Corporation found that the effects of Covid-19 caused over 70% of small businesses to accelerate the move to online selling The data, which was taken from small businesses in Canada, France, Germany, UK and the US among others, showed that Canadian businesses have been quick to make…

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Local markets move online to bring home delivery for small business goods

St. Lawrence Market has teamed up with Toronto-based delivery service Inabuggy to give customers new ways to shop with the small businesses that make up the market Kitchener Market has made a similar move, announcing last monday that it was opening a online store offering over 500 products, including fresh fruit, cheeses and meats Both…

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Small businesses dealt with more cyberattacks in 2020 says new report

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has published their newest report, looking into cyberattacks towards small businesses in 2020 and steps that should be taken to protect against attacks Since March 2020, 5% of businesses have been the victims of a successful attack, which could mean roughly 61,000 small and mid-sized businesses across Canada…

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Walmart looks to grow media and advertising business as it plans accelerated expansion

Walmart is accelerating the expansion of the Walmart Media Group, as it looks to become the main destination for omnichannel advertising in Canada Now renamed as Walmart Connect Canada, it is looking to continue its growth that it saw through 2020 and reflect its evolved mission of connecting customer with brands This follows Walmart’s large…

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