We did some "street interviewing" to find out what is most helpful to men when they're shopping for gifts online. If you combine a frightened rabbit with a lost puppy, you'd have what we saw in the eyes of most men when they were asked about holiday shopping. The anticipated frustration is enough to turn men into the Grinch. Following are 15 suggestions they have for improving their online shopping experience.
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.
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...
Canadians and their federal government would save money by raising tenfold the amount consumers can spend on cross-border
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.
Ultimately, retailers need to make a decision on where they want to stand in relation to their consumers. Do they want to be perceived as a static entity in the changing landscape of modern retail, or instead lead the way towards a new high street experience?
As someone who works in the business of eCommerce, I have noticed some interesting online shopping trends that put the buying habits of the online consumer front and centre. More specifically, the online shopper often falls into different profile categories, a handful of which I'll outline below.
Overall, Canada's tech sector has just finished an excellent year and the prospects for 2013 look at least as good. That's
There's buying consignment, and then there's buying consignment online. When you shop for items in a store, you can use your
Sex sells, duh. And, apparently, during an economic recession, sex-related sales--from Trojan condoms to wine and chocolate