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Montreal-based point-of-sale and e-commerce company Lightspeed has appointed Marty Reaume as its first chief people officer (CPO).
Chaordix helps world’s biggest brands engage with consumers(CALGARYHERALD)
More and more strides are being taken by Calgary’s high-tech industry toward helping diversify our economy and increase employment opportunities. Chaordix is a good example, using its innovative technology to revolutionize how brands engage with consumers, fans and other stakeholders.
COVID-19 concerns may boost ecommerce as consumers avoid stores(INSIDERINTELLIGENCE)
The click frenzy is likely to bring in more paid search dollars, but as supply chain issues mount, third-party sellers are looking for ways to limit the impact, including by reducing their ad spending.
IBM is suing Airbnb over four patents linked to e-commerce. And the suit could be timed to tie in with Airbnb’s expected IPO offering that’s expected sometime this year.
Why ecommerce adoption in Quebec still lags(INSIDERINTELLIGENCE)
French speakers in Quebec are still slower to adopt aspects of digital like ecommerce and video, something digital marketers must account for when targeting consumers in the province.
Evidence of consumers pulling back on spending, particularly in brick-and-mortar stores, has implications not only for retail but also for the economy more widely, the analysts noted in their reports.
In a move to compete with Amazon in the competitive consumer delivery space, UPS plans to use drones and other tactics to complete shipments faster, according to reports.
The Ottawa-based e-commerce giant says it’s moving to a remote-first starting Monday, March 16.
Burlington to shutter its ecommerce site(DIGITALCOMMERCE)
The off-price retail chain says ecommerce only brought in 0.5% of sales. Instead, Burlington plans to refocus its resources on growing store sales.
If it weren’t for a certain pandemic that is dominating most news, the two biggest stories in retail over the past week would have been stunning at any other time.