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Shopify has laid off internal operations staff as the Canadian tech giant shifts to a permanent remote work model, BetaKit has learned.
With COVID-19, it has never been more important to understand how Canadian firms innovate. The Conference Board of Canada is publishing an in-depth study on how innovation translates into growth.
Canadian tech firms and ecosystem partners are invited to join the survey. You will be first to receive the full report.
Who should pay for the big shift to online grocery shopping? A fierce battle is breaking out and suppliers say consumers could suffer (THE TORONTO STAR)
Walmart Canada was the first to download some of the cost of expanding its e-commerce onto suppliers, and that seems to be setting a precedent for other Canadian grocery giants to do the same.
Amazon has cut ties with several small delivery firms across the U.S., spurring layoffs and causing them to pull out of Amazon facilities.
Walmart has partnered with Instacart to offer same-day delivery to customers in select U.S. markets, an Instacart spokesperson confirmed to Retail Dive.
In a news release, the Bureau said it is “inviting market participants to provide input to inform its civil investigation into conduct by Amazon.”
The report noted the pandemic has “amplified structural barriers,” and has impacted women entrepreneurs to a greater degree than men.
The company, which counts Jay-Z, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and singer Katy Perry among others as its investors, said it would use the money to expand research, develop new products and for internal operations.
Retail spending hit pre-pandemic levels in July — but big threats remain (FORTUNE)
A recent Coresight Research survey found that only 5% of Americans planned to spend part any stimulus money on clothing and shoes, compared to 35% for food and 11% for home improvement.
More than a dozen trade groups are launching a new coalition aimed at forcing e-commerce companies such as Amazon.com Inc. to take stronger measures to fight stolen or counterfeit goods sold on their platforms.
Flipkart and Amazon’s interest in delivering alcohol in India marks a bold move to make inroads into an alcohol market that is worth $27.2 billion, according to estimates by IWSR Drinks Market Analysis.