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The federal government has revealed what the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy could look like until the end of its tenth period in December.
Surging online sales drive growth for Shopify’s fulfillment service (WALL STREET JOURNAL)
The expanded business for handling physical goods is part of the growing demand Shopify has seen for its main business providing the digital tools for retailers to reach consumers online.
Food delivery services like Uber Eats and Skip the Dishes are adjusting the fees they charge restaurants to process and handle orders, after pressure from politicians to do more to help an industry that has been devastated by COVID-19.
Miniso Canada investors protest Chinese parent company (RETAIL INSIDER)
Canadian investors in Miniso stores are suing Miniso’s Chinese parent company as well as those involved in the Canadian division. The investors are also protesting the Chinese company’s actions amid struggles following COVID-19 shutdowns.
Latin American commerce platform Nuvemshop raised $30 million in Series C funding to help small and medium-sized businesses develop and promote their own online presence.
Pandemic or no, shoppers poured more money into Amazon.com’s 2020 annual Prime Day shopping bacchanal than they did during last year’s sale.
Social media influencers were the fourth-most cited reason for someone making a toy purchase.
Among the pool of Shoppers who are making less, the average grocery trip is netting them 11% less than it would have under V1 pay.
It’s a difficult time for small businesses — to put it mildly. And Fivestars CEO Victor Ho said that many of the big digital platforms aren’t really helping.
The main driver of the economy – that would be consumer spending – remains intact.