Retailers of all Sizes Using Dropshipping for Online Orders

Posted on May 19th, 2019 by admin

Drop shipping is a hands-free, wholesale fulfillment option available to online sellers of any size, working under a variety of business models. In short, the manufacturer fulfills orders on behalf of the retailer and ships them directly to the customer. Arrangements are usually made to make it appear that the order has come directly from […]

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How to Choose the Best Products to Sell Online in Canada

Posted on May 16th, 2019 by admin

One of the most daunting tasks in online retail is deciding what products to sell. When you use drop shipping the pressure is far less than if you had to order hundreds of items for in-house inventory, but can still be a massive undertaking. Experts have ways to take the pain out of the product […]

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How to Tap Into the Exploding Canadian eCommerce Market

Posted on April 28th, 2019 by admin

The Canadian eCommerce market is exploding.  Canadians will be spending $39 billion by the end of 2019 (9.5% of all Canadian retail sales), according to an eTail Canada report.  Online sales growth in this country has surpassed the US, to a point that American companies are being encouraged to target the Canadian market.  There has […]

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Sleep Country Jumps Into Walmart Canada’s Online Marketplace

Posted on April 12th, 2019 by admin

Online marketplaces are huge in Canada, even though we have less of them.  While Amazon Canada is the one most frequented, Canadian online shoppers love having a few other choices available to them as well (such as Walmart Canada).  A UPS study found ninety-six per cent of online shoppers in Canada have made an online marketplace […]

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How to Start an Affiliate Program for a Canadian Business

Posted on April 8th, 2019 by admin

The most powerful, effective, efficient and economical way to market your Canadian products or services online is through an affiliate program (also known as Associate Programs or Partner Programs). Affiliate programs are based on performance, allowing you to advertise on countless websites around the world, yet only pay for it when a sale is made. […]

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eCommerce and Online Sales Fraud Prevention in Canada

Posted on March 6th, 2019 by admin

Fraudulent online transactions are the dark side of eCommerce. The Internet is the “wild west” of fraud in a world that is becoming more secure at the offline payment level. It has become a point of easier access, without signatures, PIN numbers and chips. March is Fraud Prevention Month and we’re observing it by addressing […]

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Finding Wholesale Suppliers for your Canadian Online Business

Posted on March 2nd, 2019 by admin

It can be frustrating and time consuming to find wholesale product suppliers for your business in Canada, particularly in specialty niches. Whether you’re sourcing supplies to make your own products or stocking your virtual shelves, finding the right supplier is usually a long and involved process. Many factors are involved in the decision, from quality […]

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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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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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Start Holiday Online Marketing While Respecting Remembrance Day

Posted on November 2nd, 2018 by admin

Most of us are aware of how Canadian consumers feel about beginning Christmas holiday promotions too early.  We do have a good reason for early promotion online, however, since our season ends earlier due to shipping.  While we can be forgiven for that, we still have an obligation to respect our fallen heroes, and those […]

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