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In the fourth quarter alone, Shopify recorded total revenue of $977.7 million, a 94 percent year-over-year increase.
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Tech startup Ruckify delays public listing after discovering misappropriation of funds (THE GLOBE AND MAIL)
Co-founder Bruce Linton calls the incident ‘regrettable but resolved’ and said the company will eventually resume its push to join TSX-V.
Amazon has acquired Australia-based Shopify competitor Selz (BNN BLOOMBERG)
Amazon.com Inc. has acquired Selz, a Sydney-based e-commerce platform that helps small businesses create their own websites much the way Shopify Inc. does.
TikTok is testing out a seller marketplace (MODERN RETAIL)
The company recently published a page called TikTok Shop: Seller University, which outlines how brands and third-party sellers can set up their own stores, accept payments and interface with customers all inside the app.
Toronto’s General Assembly Pizza has closed an oversubscribed $13 million CAD Series A round, exceeding its $3.5 million target.
California’s vote to classify Uber and Lyft drivers as contractors has emboldened other employers to eliminate salaried positions — and has become a cornerstone of bigger plans to “Uberize” the U.S. workforce.
Amazon favored big sellers on its India platform – and used them to maneuver around rules meant to protect the country’s small retailers from getting crushed by e-commerce giants, internal documents show.
Using a loophole in an old Android version of DoorDash, more than 26,000 DoorDash drivers are collectively declining cheap orders to make more money on the platform.
Even ugly groceries got a boost during the pandemic.
Postmates drivers have become easy prey for scammers. And drivers say the company’s not helping (THE MARKUP)
Gig workers, who report to a phone app instead of a human, are unusually vulnerable to phishing scams that drain entire paychecks.