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Walmart Canada to hire 10,000 new staff in ecommerce boom 9 oct

Walmart Canada announced today that it will hire 10,000 new “associates” as it looks to quickly expand its Canadian operations amidst a massive growth of ecommerce for the company The positions, which the Walmart Canada says it is looking to fill “immediately” will be in its ecommerce operations, staffing warehouses, delivery drivers and fulfilling orders…

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Trudeau encourages nation to shop local as Small Business Week begins

Justin Trudeau has urged Canadians to shop locally this week, as Small Business Week begins. The event which lasts until Saturday is designed to boost smaller stores and help promote them. This year it has taken on greater significance as the effects of the pandemic have caused many small business to suffer financially or close.…

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Tik Tok commits $100 million to small businesses who advertise with them

The video sharing app announced that small businesses who pay for advertising on Tik Tok will receive additional advertising free as part of an initiative to help promote smaller companies Tik Tok, who only this week managed to pull themselves away from a political dispute between the U.S. and China, have said the scheme will…

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Ecommerce accelerate growth and brings financial resilience in times of crisis, says new report

A new study by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) surveying ecommerce and what hurdles lie in the way of success, has reported its findings Among the key statistics were businesses that conducted 50% of their trade online outperformed others during lockdown  with 39% saying revenue increased in that time Currently, only 46% of…

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Small businesses adapting to provide alternate shopping options to customers

A recent study by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has found that 86% of small businesses have adapted to using a new business model for alternate shopping options such as online delivery or pickup Many small businesses have adapted to ecommerce this year as lockdown measures have forced brick and mortar stores to…

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