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eBay Urges Businesses To Write To PM Over Canada Post Dispute

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.29.2016 | Canada Business

"Negotiations are ongoing, but we don't see a solution coming down the pipe."

5 Traits Of Successful Online Entrepreneurs

Andrea Stairs | Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada Business
Andrea Stairs

According to Alberta's Centre for Innovation Studies, Canada has the second-highest level of entrepreneurial activity in the world. Having been with eBay Canada for more than a decade, and having spoken to eBay sellers across the country, I have firsthand proof that the entrepreneurial spirit is incredibly strong in Canada.

V-Commerce: Virtual Reality Shopping Is Closer Than We Think

Awane Jones | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Business
Awane Jones

As people continue to adopt VR in the mainstream, many of our daily activities will be done in VR, as well. One of those activities, retail shopping, could easily make the transition. Brick and mortar retailers have already embraced online and mobile outlets. It won't be long before we hit the next logical step: the VR outlet.

Summer Is Heating Up With Deal Frenzy Retail Moments

Andrea Stairs | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Business
Andrea Stairs

Summer -- generally a slow season for retail -- is becoming a popular time of year for deal events to catch consumers' attention and create urgency for purchases with seasonally-relevant, limited-time offers. A consumer may not have planned on opening their wallet, but if the deal is truly too good to pass up, then...

Take Your Holiday Party To The Next Level

Andrea Stairs | Posted 12.10.2015 | Canada Living
Andrea Stairs

For 2015 the top holiday themes all have a classic or nostalgic twist. Think Charles Dickens, Hollywood in the 1950s or even a rustic cabin from the turn of the century. My favourite theme for the holidays is 1950's retro. But honestly, trends aside, just pick a theme that you love and think will be fun for your guests.

Canadian Retailers Can Do More To Satisfy Cyber Week Demand

Andrea Stairs | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Business
Andrea Stairs

Canadian retailers can still do more to live up to the hype of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. With nearly every major Canadian retailer taking part in Cyber Week, to come out a winner, retailers need to up their game.

eBay Bans Confederate Flag From Site

CP | Joseph Pisani, The Associated Press | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Business

A "contemporary symbol of divisiveness and racism."

Is Online Shopping the Future of Retail?

Andrew Tai | Posted 03.23.2015 | Canada Business
Andrew Tai

Like it or not, online shopping is a big deal, and to dismiss it as something trivial is short-sighted at best. The question is, will there be a point in time when shopping will become a completely digital experience? Maybe not too soon, but the possibility is definitely there. Here's why:

4 Ways to Make Your Company Shine on Cyber Monday

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.18.2015 | Canada Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Cyber Monday should be fun for eCommerce businesses. After all, people get to shop in a TASER-free environment (unlike on Black Friday). Many small-businesses aren't setup to win on Cyber Monday. Are you? Follow these tips and win big on Cyber Monday.

What Happens When Social Media Landscape Leaders Fight For Dominance

Nikolas Badminton | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada Business
Nikolas Badminton

In business and technology, it is common to see the underdogs suddenly rise up and knock the incumbent out of the top spot which, in turn, shakes up the industry and changes consumer perceptions and the business landscape. This Fast 50 shows Pinterest, Apple, Microsoft and Alibaba all making moves, some game changing and disruptive, jostling for a top position.

How eBay Can Help You Pay the Bills

Andrew Tai | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Business
Andrew Tai

Selling on eBay can be an exercise in futility -- especially if you don't know what you're doing and why. However, if you just stop looking at the website as just some after-work hobby, you might actually be able to turn it into a real business with good money behind it.

This Loom Band Dress Is Worth How Much?!

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Style

Loom bands were all the rage even before the Duchess of Cambridge was spotted wearing a rainbow bracelet while on the royal tour. Since then, however,...

Kate Middleton's Most Popular Royal Tour Dress

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.01.2014 | Canada Style

While Prince William thought Kate Middleton looked like a banana in her bright yellow Roksanda Ilincic dress, the public couldn’t disagree more! Sin...

Shop Online to Help the Environment

Ian Lifshitz | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Impact
Ian Lifshitz

As retailers expand their online sales capabilities in response to consumer demand, there are five key ways they can educate their customers in understanding the reduced environmental impact from shopping online.

Man Finds His Lost Canada Post Parcel On eBay

CBC | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Alberta

A Calgary record collector who spent months pursuing Canada Post for a lost parcel containing 40 records from a French band says he found them himself...