Expect more brands to turn to Facebook Shops as stores look to start with social commerce

Expect more brands to turn to Facebook Shops as stores look to start with social commerce

Starting in 2020, Facebook Shops, like many other social commerce platforms, saw large amounts of users turn to both sell and buy from in 2020 and 2021. Big and small businesses alike have turned to it, with over 250 million active stores worldwide by June of last year. As more brands look to get online,…

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Harnessing new payment methods online can help draw in customers and provide greater choice and convenience

Canada saw year-on-year growth for online sales reach between 175% to 625% between March and May of last year. The surge of ecommerce has seen many turn to online to offer new ways to connect audiences with their stores. Canadian consumers have been shown to have a willingness to adopt alternative and new payment methods,…

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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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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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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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Canadian Tire sees 400% increase in ecommerce but records second quarter loss

  The company recorded online sales up 400% to C$600 million, beating the entire total ecommerce sales for all of 2019 Canadian Tire also recorded increased retail sales for the second quarter of this year, up 1.7% to nearly C$4.4 million. Excluding petroleum sales, overall retail sales rose 9.3% Despite this though, the company suffered…

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