Canadian ecommerce sales increased 66% as technology and subscription services rise

  Ecommerce sales increase by roughly two thirds over the course of the summer, as more Canadians move to buying not just groceries online, but technology and lifestyle products too The statistics, provided by StatCan, also show that 34% of Canadians have spent more on home and mobile internet connectivity. The rise in ecommerce in…

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FedEx moves to capitalize on ecommerce boom with new Ontario facility

  FedEx Express Canada has opened a new multimillion dollar facility in Etobicoke as the company moves to capitalize on ecommerce boom The facility is designed to process small ecommerce packages at a rapid rate, reaching up to 20,000 packages an hour, 7 days a week. The delivery company has said the expect to create…

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Ecommerce continues to help steady retail regrowth following early year fall

  Retail sales continue to steadily grow in Canada, thanks in part to the huge success of ecommerce, with new statistics from August showing another rise Growing 0.4%, to C$53.2 billion, retail saw goods such as building materials, gardening equipment and food and drink provide the largest sales, whilst apparel sales are still 12% down…

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Payments Canada sees record growth in electronic payments

  In a report by Payment Canada, looking at spending habits of Canadians in 2019/2020, contactless, ecommerce and in-app purchases have risen drastically Analysing the 22 billion transactions made in 2019, which totalled C$9.9 trillion, it saw a drastic rise in online payments, with predictions that the further growth of ecommerce in 2020 will see…

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New PayPal study shows acceleration of ecommerce among small Canadian businesses

  A study conducted by PayPal has shown the rapid rate of ecommerce growth in Canada and how it has accelerated with small businesses across the country Titled ‘Business of Change: PayPal Canada Small Business Study’, the findings show that two in three (67%) surveyed accept payment online, and just under half (47%) have only…

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