Getting serious about E-Commerce?
Many businesses have started online selling, and manufacturers are among those looking to get in on the action. This year should be the time that manufacturers kick-start the e-commerce process.
Shopify revenues nearly double in Q2 amid COVID-19 shift to e-commerce
The Ottawa-based tech company said July 29 that its revenues surged by 97% in its second quarter
Cascades launches new packaging line for e‑commerce
Sustainable products and services to ensure quality and delivery reliability for online products.
Amazon bans sellers from using FedEx for some deliveries
Amazon and FedEx have a testy relationship.
Shopify reports US$72.8M third quarter loss, revenue up 45% [UPDATED]
Revenue totalled $390.6 million for Ottawa-based e-commerce firm.
EBay CEO clashes with board, steps down
Ebay, facing increasing competition from Amazon and other online stores, has been pressured to sell off some of its sites.
Shopify to open U.S. fulfilment centres as part of expanded offerings
Firm plans to spend over $1 billion on network.
Ousted Namaste CEO threatens legal action to set record straight
Company concluded there were breaches of fiduciary duty by Dollinger, its largest shareholder.
Amazon plans to open new distribution centre in Edmonton area; hire 600 workers
It will be the company’s 11th distribution facility in Canada.
About 150 Ikea jobs in Canada to be impacted by response to customer changes
The retailer expects to cut 7,500 jobs worldwide as it addresses urbanization, new technology and digitalization.
Office of Ontario ombudsman reviewing cannabis delivery complaints
Ontario Cannabis Store hampered by labour action at Canada Post and “unbelievably high demand”.
Walmart makes improvements to third-party marketplace
The retail chain will begin to roll out the improvements in mid-November.
Walmart Canada spending $175M to improve stores across the country
Retail chain seeks to improve integration between its e-commerce business and physical locations.
Shopify opens first brick and mortar spot with goal of helping entrepreneurs
Los Angeles location will host workshops, talks and offer merchant support.
Intertape acquiring protective packaging firm Polyair for $146M
Their combined product bundle provides “significant cross-selling opportunities
Updated Canada-Israel free trade deal includes new chapter on gender, e-commerce
Controversial article recognizes merchandise from occupied territories such as the West Bank as products of Israel.
Prepare a cyber defence
Manufacturers need to be aware of the threat to their businesses and place cyber security high on the action list.