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  1. Shopify is Helping Bring Apple Pay to Over 200,000 Online Stores This Fall

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    Earlier this month at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), it was announced that Apple Pay will come to the web this fall. Canada’s Shopify Inc ., the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, will be bringing the ability...
  2. Will Canada Post Use Drones to Deliver the Mail?

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    According to recent reports, Canada Post is currently looking at the possibility of using drones to deliver the mail. Their use is far off, if at all officials say, but the post office admits  they are considering their use to remain competitive. Amazon is said to be working on Prime Air, a...
  3. Amazon Now Has its Own Live Show Airing Daily: 'Style Code Live'

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    Earlier this month, Amazon announced the premier of its first daily live show, Style Code Live . Amazon says the show is dedicated to fashion and beauty, and features useful tips from style experts and viewers, new looks the audience can easily shop, and an interactive viewing experience that...
  4. Shopify Adds ‘Buy Now’ Button to Twitter

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    Consumers will soon be able to shop online with a new “Buy Now” button that is being added to Twitter by the e-commerce company, Shopify. The partnership will allow U.S-based businesses to sell products directly on Twitter, as any product tweeted from by a merchant will include the buy button...
  5. Shopify and Google Set To Expand in BlackBerry’s Hometown

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    As BlackBerry makes cuts to its workforce with around 200 employees from its hardware and design teams laid off last week, tech giants like Google and smaller companies like Shopify are increasing their presence in BlackBerry’s hometown of Waterloo, Ontario. Shopify is being dubbed Canada’s...
  6. Longo's & Unata Add New Digital Shopping Apps

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    Longo's Fruit Markets and digital marketing firm Unata have launched a suite of mobile apps to improve in-store shopping experience. Longo's shoppers can now create a shopping list from the store's product catalogue, with access to prices and specials by using the Longo's iPhone app, Android...
  7. HappyBidDay Expands Penny Auction Service to Canada

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    Discount penny auction website, HappyBidDay.com is inviting Canadians to join in on competitive online auction shopping. Consumers have been bidding on a variety of top brand-name products for significant discounts since the site started in November 2010 and it's experiencing tremendous growth...
  8. Canadian Tire Steps Up Digital Strategy

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    Who says you can't teach a 90-year old retailer new tricks? Canadian Tire announced that it will be significantly enhancing its digital technology practices in the next few months and to show it means business it has partnered with Communitech, a startup accelerator based in Kitchener-Waterloo...
  9. Grocery Gateway Goes Mobile

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    If you want to order your groceries on your iPhone, Grocery Gateway now has an app for that. Shoppers may order groceries using the new iPhone app or mobile web app, which is compatible to most BlackBerry and Android devices, by visiting GroceryGateway.com. Longo's, owner of the online grocery...
  10. RONA Launches New Website & Mobile App

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    Home improvement retailer, RONA has just unveiled a brand new website and mobile application to provide customers with a more user-friendly shopping experience. The new rona.ca also attempts to be more interactive and informative while guiding customers through their renovation or decoration...
  11. Mega eCommerce Portal, SHOP.CA to Launch in May

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    SHOP.ca is slated to be Canada's largest eCommerce website featuring millions of products from thousands of brands when it launches in May. Canadians will not have to pay duty, customs charges or experience return hassles and can immediately qualify for loyalty rewards with purchases and social...
  12. Ten Tips for secure online shopping

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    This holiday season many Canadians wanting to avoid the hassle of visiting crowded shopping malls will look to the web as a quick and easy to purchase gifts for friends and loved ones. Although the number of Canadians shopping online continues to grow, there are still many consumers who won't...
  13. Make your PayPal account more secure

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    Did you know that PayPal has more than 8 million registered accounts in Canada and that Canadians purchase more than $2 billion online annually through PayPal? If you are a regular PayPal user but are concerned about the integrity of your account, then you may want to consider an extra layer of...
  14. Canadian online shoppers hoping to grab Black Friday Deals

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    Many online Canadians will be taking advantage of the official start of the American holiday-shopping season from the comfort of their own home, according to a new Ipsos Reid poll. Among Canadians who have done some online shopping in the past year, one quarter (23%) say they’re "very or...
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