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Ecommerce

Porch piracy on the rise due to more online shopping amid pandemic [Video]

One out of three online shoppers in Canada say they have had a package stolen off their doorstep, according to a recent survey by delivery service company FedEx.

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Ecommerce

Porch pirates target homes in a Kanata neighbourhood, several packages stolen on Wednesday [Video]

On Wednesday, residents at several homes in a Kanata Lakes neighbourhood reported stolen packages from their front doors.

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Ecommerce

Cyber Monday feels more like ‘Survival Monday’ for many small businesses during COVID-19 [Video]

With so many people heading online to shop because of the COVID-19 pandemic, pivoting to a new reality has become more important than ever to succeed as a small business.

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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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Ecommerce

Tips to protect your delivery packages from porch pirates this holiday season [Video]

While they are not offering any numerical projections, FedEx Express Canada is expecting this holiday shopping season to be record breaking in their books.

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Ecommerce

Shoppers plan to spend more on Canadian goods and themselves this holiday season [Video]

Online shopping remains the retail source of choice for most Canadian shoppers as consumers head into the holiday shopping season and a new survey shows more people want to buy Canadian.

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Shopify

Ottawa company delivers help to businesses with same-day drop-off [Video]

Trexity CEO and co-founder Alok Ahuja says their rapid delivery service integrates easily with Shopify and other e-stores

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Ecommerce

Amazon breaks down barriers for the hard-of-hearing at Ottawa distribution centre [Video]

One of Ottawa’s largest employers says it is taking extra care to make its workplace more inclusive for people of all abilities.

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Ecommerce

Mayor urges Montrealers to shop locally this holiday season [Video]

At a news conference Thursday morning, Mayor Valerie Plante announced six new measures and $6 million in funding aimed at enticing Montrealers to visit shopping arteries and buy from local merchants when checking off their shopping lists.

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Ecommerce

1 of 7 stores may not survive COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian business group says [Video]

A Canadian business group has serious concerns after a new survey found that Canadian shoppers plan to spend 66 per cent of their holiday shopping budget at big box stores and through online giants like Amazon.

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Shopify

Shopify vacating Elgin Street HQ as company goes ‘digital by default’ [Video]

An Ottawa-based tech giant is planning to vacate it’s huge Elgin Street headquarters in favour of a smaller space.