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Don’t Let Canada Post Strikes Be a Lump of Coal in Your Stocking

By |2018-11-13T11:46:16+00:00November 12th, 2018|Global Commerce, News|

It's beginning to look a lot like... Canada Post's rotating strikes will continue through the holidays. Canada is one of the largest cross-border markets for U.S. eCommerce retailers. 56% of foreign purchases made by Canadians come from the U.S. as estimated in PayPal’s Cross-Border Transactions Merchant & Consumer Comparison USA Report[1]. As one would [...]

Canada Post Rotating Strikes Mean Delays. Now What?

By |2018-11-09T16:59:48+00:00November 2nd, 2018|News|

Servicing more than 16 million addresses[1] in Canada, Canada Post is facing delays in delivering mail and parcels as a result of a labor strike over wages that began last month.[2] While strikes are rotating throughout different Canadian cities[3], the impact on the mail and eCommerce parcel supply chain has a number of businesses [...]

Gen Z Goes Shopping. Young Online Shoppers Demand Freedom to Choose.

By |2018-10-26T07:33:48+00:00October 24th, 2018|Global Commerce|

Until now, Gen Z, the group of people born between 1996 and 2010, have not had enough disposable income to be a priority for most marketers. But this group is growing quickly in size and buying power. Today, about 63 million members of Gen Z live in the US, making up 25% of the U.S. population. In [...]

Shop ‘Til You Drop! The Top 3 Global eCommerce Shopping Events

By |2018-11-09T16:18:38+00:00September 12th, 2018|Global Commerce|

Some of my friends shop online like it’s a paying job. With sales and promotions being offered year round, who can blame them? But at what time of year do shoppers find the very best deals? Traditionally it’s been November and December when most retailers lower prices to rake in over 20% of their [...]

US Earns Silver for Online Shopping but Which Country Takes the Gold?

By |2018-11-09T16:34:39+00:00August 27th, 2018|Global Commerce|

Ever wondered which country reigns supreme as shoppers around the world are busy clicking and buying on their desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones? Online shopping is on the rise worldwide: 63 percent of people shop online at least once a month 23 percent shop online at least once a week And, almost two-thirds of [...]