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Shopify pens commerce deal with TikTok (BETAKIT)
Shopify and TikTok have signed a deal that is set to make it easier for merchants to advertised and sell products on the video-sharing social media site.
Canadian investors among big winners in Nestle purchase of U.S.-based Freshly (THE GLOBE AND MAIL)
Nestle had acquired a minority stake in the healthy ready meals company in 2017.
Some of the fresh capital is expected to go towards growing Faire’s team, including its Kitchener-Waterloo office.
Cadillac Fairview covertly collected images of 5M shoppers across Canada: privacy commissioners (GLOBAL NEWS)
An investigation into Cadillac Fairview’s use of facial recognition technology at a dozen Canadian malls found the real estate company collected the images of five million unsuspecting shoppers from across the country.
Uber Eats faces discrimination allegations over free delivery from Black-owned restaurants (TECHCRUNCH)
Uber says it has received more than 8,500 demands for arbitration as a result of it ditching delivery fees for some Black-owned restaurants via Uber Eats.
Postmates hopes to tap demand for contactless holiday shopping during the coronavirus pandemic.
The company attributed its strong third-quarter performance to the broader shift to e-commerce amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canadian entrepreneur launching T. Kettle tea chain from the ashes of 45 shuttered DavidsTea locations (CBC)
A Canadian entrepreneur with a track record of retail turnarounds is launching a chain of tea shops across the U.S. and Canada, out of recently closed DavidsTea locations.
Two of the world’s richest men are duking it out over a brick-and-mortar retail chain on the verge of default. But when it comes to the fight for India’s growing e-commerce market, every battle counts.
BetaKit spoke with Takara Small about her Tech Town podcast, innovation in Innisfil, and the ripple effects of COVID-19.
Grubhub Inc. was accused in a lawsuit of responding to growing competition in the food-delivery business by adding 150,000 restaurants to its platform without their permission.
Erin Bury, CEO of Willful, and Jeremy Hedges, President of The Canadian Shield join for a BetaKit Live conversation Wednesday, November 4.