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Investors cool to record Shopify quarter as company cautions outsized gains may not continue [Video]

Companys stock fell after it said that the pandemic has created distorting effects on the economy and that demand for its services depends on changing external factors

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Ecommerce

Streetwise newsletter: Laurentian names Rania Llewellyn as its next CEO; first woman to head major Canadian bank [Video]

Laurentian names Rania Llewellyn as its next CEO; first woman to head major Canadian bank: Laurentian Bank of Canada has chosen Rania Llewellyn as its next chief executive officer, making her the first woman to lead a major Canadian-based bank. Ms. Llewellyn formally starts her role on Oct. 30 after a 26-year career at Bank of Nova Scotia, where she most recently served as executive vice-president of global business payments. (James Bradshaw)

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Shopify shuffles top ranks as chief product officer departs; Harley Finkelstein to become president [Video]

In a letter posted on the companys website, chief executive Tobias Lutke says he will add the role of chief product officer to his existing duties

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Ecommerce

Amazon to add another 3,500 employees to its Canadian work force [Video]

Vancouver towers to be site of 3,000 new jobs, with remaining in Toronto in divisions such as cloud services, Alexa voice assistance, advertising, retail and operations technology

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Shopify yet to inform federal privacy commissioner of data breach involving rogue employees [Video]

Under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, it is mandatory for companies to report breaches to the privacy commissioners office

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Ecommerce

Indigos Heather Reisman on balancing e-commerce development with bricks-and-mortar [Video]

Indigo has seen e-commerce sales increase significantly, but bricks-and-mortar stores are being hit by fewer people lingering in them than before the pandemic