Online Grocery Shopping

Over a fifth of Canadians are using online grocery shopping more this year according to new research

  Latest research from Mintel has found that 4 out of 10 Candians (37%) were shopping more online by mid April as the Covid-19 pandemic accelerates ecommerce growth 22% of those asked also said that they were shopping more online because of the pandemic, in an effort to avoid physical stores Mintel’s research also shows…

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Online Shopping

Canada Post sees huge increase in deliveries due to online shopping rise

  Canada Post has said that through April and May the agency was struggling to deal with the massive increase in deliveries as people turned to ecommerce for products Jon Hamilton, spokesperson for Canada Post said “We saw parcel levels that we would normally only see around Christmas — we would deliver up to two-million…

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Alternate payment start-up Affirm partners with Shopify 23 Jul

  Affirm allows for customers to pay for products in instalments. “Shop Pay Instalments” will be rolled out later this year and allows for payments to be broken into four equal bi-weekly segments. Affirm CEO Max Levchin, who is also one of the founders of PayPal, said that they had seen “unbelievable traction on Shopify…

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Canadian Ecommerce Sale

Canadian ecommerce sales up 70% compared to last year in June

In findings released by Statistics Canada, the year over year total for June was at an increase of 70.6%, whilst ecommerce sales had yet to drop to below the pre-pandemic levels However, when compared to prior months, online retail revenue has dropped 13%, when adjusted for basic seasonal effects Overall, ecommerce sales reached C$3.2 billion…

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