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Opinion: For businesses, distancing themselves from Donald Trump was the easy part [Video]

Although Canadian businesses are not allowed to contribute to political parties or candidates, this movement away from Donald Trump still holds important lessons for all companies and organizations, wherever their head office resides

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Ecommerce

Small businesses share what it takes to move online [Video]

While customers have breezed through online shopping, delivery, takeout and curbside pickup, small business owners have been working around the clock, spending big bucks and retooling their entire operations to keep it all together

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Ecommerce

Opinion: Visa and MasterCard should lower e-commerce credit card processing fees for small businesses [Video]

The new fee structures are no longer fit for purpose in the digital era, which is why Ottawa and the payment networks must take action now to give Canadas small businesses a fighting chance

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Ecommerce

Not Amazon: Online initiatives encourage e-commerce shoppers to think small [Video]

Not-Amazon is just one of many initiatives across the country trying to make it easier for time-strapped shoppers to look beyond e-commerce stalwarts during the crucial holiday shopping season and beyond

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Ecommerce

Youre competing with the world: Small retailers starting from scratch in e-commerce during the pandemic [Video]

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business estimates 152,000 small businesses in Canada have begun selling online since March

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Ecommerce

Here’s how to keep yourself safe while online shopping for Christmas deals [Video]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… if you’re a scammer. With online retail becoming an even more enticing option during the pandemic, cyber security experts are warning Christmas shoppers to protect themselves.

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Black Friday may dampen efforts to ‘support local’ amid COVID-19, experts say [Video]

Despite increased calls for Canadians to buy from local businesses this holiday season, experts fear large international retailers will still dominate during Black Friday and Boxing Day events, leading to a surge in small business bankruptcies in the new year.