Snapchat Partners with Amazon Fashion for AR-Based Eyewear Retail [Interview]

Augmented reality will be part of the future for retail according to many, giving consumers the opportunity to try things on virtually.

‘The Post’ Redevelopment Milestone in Vancouver Celebrated by Amazon Canada [Images]

The highly anticipated redevelopment of a Canada Post processing facility will see new retailers added.

On-Demand Webinar: How Canadian Retailers Are Succeeding with the Cloud and AWS Amazon Web Services 

The informative webinar includes learnings on how the cloud can be utilized for retailers in Canada.

Amazon Announces Significant Expansion in Canada, will Hire 15,000 Employees and Increase Wages

The Seattle-based retail behemoth continues to gain market share in Canada as it significantly bolsters its employee base.

Amazon Announces First Canadian ‘Career Day’ on September 15

Over 1,800 corporate and technology roles currently available in Canada. 

Small and Mid-Sized Canadian Retailers Are Innovating with the Cloud and Amazon Web Services

Insights from a recent roundtable discussion provide insight into AWS benefits.

Amazon Prepares to Bring Employees Back to Canadian Offices and the Impact on Downtown Retail: Interview

Tamir Bar-Haim, site lead at Amazon’s Toronto Tech Hub, discusses the economic impacts of the return of thousands of office workers to the downtown core.

Amazon Cancels 2021 Prime Day in Canada due to the Pandemic

The retail behemoth plans to relaunch Prime Day in 2022 noting health and safety concerns for its employees, customers and partners.

Amazon Announces Robotics Warehouse Near Edmonton

The Seattle-based retail behemoth will open its third robotics warehouse next year that will also employ more than 1000 people.

Expert: The Canadian Grocery Sector Will Look Very Different in the Post-Pandemic World

Industry guru Sylvain Charlebois says that despite recent success, there are many questions for Canadian grocers to answer going forward

Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in Canada See Rapid Growth by Selling on Amazon During the Pandemic: Interviews

The virtual marketplace is proving to be an ideal platform for small and medium-sized business growth.

Amazon Announces Canadian Operations Expansion with Hiring at Tech Hubs: Interviews

The online behemoth is seeing explosive growth as consumers shift online during the pandemic.

Amazon Announces Significant Investment in Vancouver Market

More than 2,000 jobs will be created including at a robotics fulfillment centre, a sort centre, and delivery stations.

Amazon Climate Pledge Adds Canadian Businesses

Amazon is bringing companies on board as signatories as part of a global initiative.

Amazon Launches Intellectual Property Accelerator for Canadian Retailers and Businesses: Interview

Amazon said the initiative will help SMBs secure trademarks and protect their brands in partnership with a network of local IP law firms.

BRIEF: All National Sports Stores Shutting, Off-Price Retailer Century 21 Looks to Enter Canada

Other News: Costco shuts in-store photo departments, grocery banners merge into Pattison Food Group, Amazon climate pledge grows, former Hard Candy Gym space comes to market in Toronto.

Competition Bureau Using Amazon Canada as a ‘Scapegoat’ Amid Incredible Online Growth

Amazon’s phenomenal growth in Canadian market share is concerning to many according to experts.

A Tailored Plan for Retailers to Successfully Combat the Disruptors

Antony Karabus discusses how this disruption represents a fundamental shift in consumer behaviour that will accelerate as a new generation of digital and value-savvy consumers become an even greater economic engine.

Amazon Launches ‘Amazon Business’ in Canada and Competitors Should be Concerned[Analysis]

The e-commerce behemoth could gain significant market share from retailers such as Staples and Best Buy while potentially putting online players such as Grand & Toy out of business altogether.

Amazon Dominates Minds of Canadians Purchasing Online: Expert

The ecommerce behemoth is seeing rapid growth in Amazon Prime subscribers as the retailer gains market share at the expense of competitors.

BRIEF: Decathlon to Open Ottawa Location, J.Crew Closes Store, GRAIL Shoe Concept Shuttered

Other News: Richemont Opens Montblanc and Vacheron Constantin in Vancouver, Rudsak Opens Concept Store, Dior Opens 1st Canadian Fragrance Boutique, First Ballet School to Open in a Canadian Mall, Amazon Announces Significant Retail Successes in Canada.

Amazon Reveals that ‘Amazon Prime’ Orders in Canada Doubled in 2018 [Infographic]

The retail behemoth has captured the attention, not to mention wallets, of Canadians in a big way by offering a wide range of products as well as music, video and other services.

Amazon Opens First-Ever Alexa Smart Home Retail Space in Canada [Photos]

This interactive and immersive experience centre, located at North America’s busiest retail centre, allows shoppers to experience what it is like to live inside a fully integrated Alexa-powered smart home.

Canadian Retailers Prepare for Monday’s Amazon Prime Day 

Small and medium businesses are gearing up for an event that, in some instances, has become their top-selling day of the year.

Why Amazon Go is a ‘No-Go’ for Most Retailers

As much as check-out lines are the bane of retailing, cashier-less checkout is not a panacea for the challenges brick-and-mortar retailers in Canada are facing. By Mark Ryski, Founder & CEO HeadCount Corporation.
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