Social Media Use in Canada

Posted on June 30th, 2019 by admin

Almost 90 percent of Canadians have an internet connection, according to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA).  Nearly all of them use social media to some extent, and 61 percent engage on social media every single day. Marketers and business owners are learning how to reach them and engage them, but first they need to […]

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2019 Statistics, Insights and Infographic

Posted on April 2nd, 2019 by admin

19.8 million Canadians shop online, and they’re expected to spend $39 billion online in 2019 (nearly double what was spent in 2016). While businesses in this country have improved their online presence, they continue to struggle with grabbing online shoppers, convincing them to buy, and turning them into loyal customers. VL OMNI, an Ontario-based provider […]

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What Canadian Online Shoppers Want

Posted on January 25th, 2019 by admin

It’s been 20 years since the first Canadian eCommerce transactions, but it has only been in the past five years or so that Canadian consumers and businesses have really embraced it. As their online shopping increased, so did their demands. Fortunately, it isn’t difficult to meet those demands when we know what they are. This […]

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English and French Use of Voice Search

Posted on December 4th, 2018 by admin

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Mindshare Canada has released a new report uncovering what Canadians say to their smart speakers. Voice search is touted as a valuable tool for consumers looking for information and for shopping. However, the report findings suggest that Canadians are only scratching the surface of the capabilities – and holding back over […]

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15 Ways to Make Men Merry as they Holiday Shop Online

Posted on December 1st, 2018 by admin

In most Canadian shopping circles, women rule. They’re a huge target market as the person in the household who does most of the shopping, both for themselves and their families. Internet shopping is a bit different though, especially when it comes to holiday shopping online. For example, an Ipsos holiday shopping survey found Canadian men […]

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Canadian Website Hosts and the Legal Reasons to Use Them

Posted on September 21st, 2018 by admin

Did you know you could be in violation of privacy laws, simply by hosting your website on servers that are physically located outside of Canada? Do you really know where your website and customer data is stored? If not, you’re in good company.  Most Canadian businesses aren’t aware of the legal risks they’re taking by […]

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