Walmart to Bolster E-Commerce in Canada with Significant Investments Online and in Stores: Interview

The retailer says it is pivoting and investing in technology for its omnichannel network as it also invests heavily in its fleet of stores.

Economists Optimistic for a Better Second Half of 2021 for Retailers in Canada Pending Severity of Pandemic’s Fourth Wave [Feature]

If the COVID-19 virus can be contained and containment measures are removed, so too are barriers to spending.

Balance of Physical and Digital Retail Offering Required to Deliver Experiences Consumers Demand: PwC Report [Feature]

Growing optimism about the future and pent-up consumer demand could trigger retail spending boom.

Canadian Local Product Search Engine ‘SokoLocal’ Surpasses 1.5 Million Products as it Supports Small Businesses: Interview

The platform is seeing incredible growth after a recent launch as part of an effort to support small businesses struggling during the pandemic.

Etsy Provides Small Businesses with a Booming E-Commerce Platform but Who Reaps the Benefits?

Despite the debate on who is really reaping the benefits of Etsy's massive success, there is no denying that the move toward supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses is the way forward.

Five Industry Trends Helping Shape the New Retail Environment in Canada

The discussion revolves around the five industry trends helping shape the new retail environment amid an unprecedented pandemic.

Why Canadian Retailers Must Own the Customer Experience in the Last Mile: George Minakakis

The industry veteran lays out challenges and opportunities pertaining to last mile deliveries, including the impact of Amazon and other innovators.

JLL Report Shows How Retailers and Foodservice Businesses in Canada Have Pivoted with Delivery and Curbside Pick-Up

The report shows resilience in the industry as businesses move to address changing consumer preferences.

GetintheLoop Helping Canadian Businesses Drive Local Omnichannel Experiences

Innovative digital marketing platform allowing business owners to connect and engage with local customers.

Canadians to Continue with Ecommerce Shopping Habits Post-Pandemic: Angus Reid Survey

The study shows 50 percent of consumers said they will be doing more shopping online compared to 2019, signalling a significant shift in behaviour.
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