The Retail Times is a weekly newsletter covering retail tech news from Canada and around the globe.
Subscribe to R|T using the form at the bottom of this page to ensure you don’t miss out on the most important retail tech news every week!
Shopify’s CEO Tobias Lütke has announced the company will be committing at least $6.6 million CAD ($5 million USD) each year through a new initiative called the Shopify Sustainability Fund.
Statflo – Scrum Master
KUBRA – Product Manager
HiMama – VP of Sales
See more jobs and post your own on Jobs.BetaKit (powered by Jobbio).
Syte, a Tel Aviv startup that works with fashion retailers like Farfetch and River Island, as well as those that sell a wider variety of goods like Argos, Sainsbury’s and Kohl’s, has raised $21.5 million in funding.
It is the largest-ever Series A raised by a Pakistani startup.
Toronto-based Inabuggy, whose main offering includes grocery delivery, has launched its delivery service in Edmonton.
DHL has expanded its DHL Africa eShop business to 13 additional markets, upping the presence of the global shipping company’s e-commerce platform to 34 African countries.
Swiftly raised a $15.6 million seed round to help grocery stores and other retailers up their technology offerings to keep up with Amazon and Walmart.
Founded in 2015, 6 River Systems offers cloud-based software and mobile robots called Chuck, which assist humans working in fulfillment centres.
After two decades building Alibaba into a $460 billion business, Ma is now pivoting full time to philanthropy.
Following Bunz’s reduction of merchants that can accept its BTZ currency, Bunz Facebook groups have defected from the Bunz brand, rebranding to Palz.
Pomelo has raised $52 million in a Series C funding round to fuel the expansion of its omnichannel fashion brand across Asia, according to an announcement.
The company is one of several looking to automate the process of providing retail inventory.
Stripe Inc. is launching its own corporate credit card less than one week after the payments processing giant introduced a new lending product.
Toronto-based Lift & Co. has released a new platform with the goal of being a single source of truth for consumer insights in the cannabis industry.
Subscribe to The Retail Times
Don’t forget to subscribe to The Retail Times using the form below to make sure it hits your email inbox every week!