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Walmart announces new payment partnership as it looks to expand ecommerce options

  Walmart Canada is set to partner with payment services firm Interac, as the company moves towards further expanding its ecommerce business The partnership, which will allow customers the option to purchase services and merchandise on proprietary wallets, adds to a number of agreements Walmart has reached in providing shoppers with more options for paying,…

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Metro looks to home deliveries as it shifts its ecommerce strategy

  As more and more Canadians look to online shopping in 2020, Metro has updated its strategy to tap further into ecommerce orders Metro has announced it will spend roughly CA$15 million to open an online order-only store next year. This marks a large shift for the Montreal based reatiler, who until now had emphasised…

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Google sees ‘significant’ drop in search terms across adverts types

  Since Google’s change to limit search queries it reports to advertisers, it has been reported that adverts have had less visibility, with a large drop in search queries relating to ad formats and device types A report released by performance agency Tinuiti saw a ‘significant drop’, with desktop text ads falling from 98% in…

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UPS opens new delivery hub as it readies for Christmas ecommerce surge

  UPS Canada has opened their largest sorting and delivery facility in the country as it looks to prepare for a surge of ecommerce deliveries The 850,000 square foot centre in Caledon, Ontario, is part of a C$500 million Canada investment plan UPS announced in 2018. Its aim is to cover the increase in online…

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Walmart Canada looks to accelerate ecommerce with $110 million investment

  Walmart Canada is to invest C$110 million to help give customers more options with ecommerce, brick and mortar and pickup sales The company wants to offer an ‘omichannel’ shopping experience, looking to improve ecommerce and expand delivery capacity As part of the expansion, Walmart Canada is set to open 10 ‘hybrid’ locations. These will…

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Google adverts under fire as small businesses say they cannot compete

  Google finds its self in hot water as small businesses are coming forward to say they cannot compete due to how prominent Google makes certain adverts Smaller businesses are saying prominence is being given to larger companies as they can spend more on advertising. Google currently holds 90% of global internet searches and is…

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