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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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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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