Toronto ecommerce scheme sees investment from Google Canada as it expands

  ShopHERE, launched in May of this year, will recieved C$1 million in funding from Google Canada as it expands across Canada. Originally set up as a City of Toronto initiative, the scheme is designed to help local independent businesses and artists setup online storefronts so that they can continue to operate despite lockdown measures.…

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Ecommerce boom fuels job growth as Amazon look to expand

  Amazon has announced it is to open two new fulfilment centres in Ontario as it seeks to keep up with the demand of ecommerce growth. The centres, located in Ajax and Hamilton, will employ 2,500 people and adds to Amazon’s expansion, which alresdy includes delivery stations in Scarborough, Stoney Creek and Etobicoke. Fueled by…

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Sobeys launches cutting edge ecommerce facility as it capitalizes on online growth

  Sobeys has begun operations in its new 25,000ft facility that will see robotics used to fulfill orders. The company has been spurred forward by the rise in ecommerce grocery and the centre is the first of it’s kind in North America Michael Medline, President and CEO of Empire, Sobeys parent company, said that inspiration…

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Retail ecommerce to “evolve” as continued growth expected for final quarter 28 oct

  Experts have predicted that ecommerce in Canada will continue to grow, but at a slower pace through the end of this year and the start of 2021, with it expected to go down to 7.7% growth With the expected growth, reports suggest that ecommerce will continue evolving as companies experiment with new ways to…

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Canadian businesses turn to Google for ecommerce as product listing goes free with the search engine

  As Canadian ecommerce continues to strengthen in the absence of brick and mortar sales, Google has made its product listing free for companies, with the majority of results on the Google Shopping tab coming from free listings This comes as Google, like many companies, are trying to capitalize on the remarkable growth of ecommerce…

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