Global digital payments to reach $3.6 trillion this year: report

Digital payments, including online, mobile and contactless payments will reach $3.6 trillion this year, a 20 per cent increase from 2015, market analysis firm Juniper Research has projected. Last year's numbers totalled $3

Published on: March 22nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Sobeys is rolling out online grocery shopping with delivery

Update: A Sobeys spokesperson said that the company has not announced a date for the service launch. After a long day at the office, the last thing anyone wants to do is fight

Published on: February 5th, 2016 Dave Yin

Hitachi acquires Long Beach-based Microsoft Dynamics ERP provider

Hitachi has taken another step in its quest to becoming a top Microsoft Dynamics Partner. The Japanese company, whose American branch has offices in North York, ON, has acquired Ignify, a solution provider for

Published on: December 14th, 2015 CDN Staff

Oracle announces digital storefront solution Commerce Cloud

Oracle has unveiled Commerce Cloud, a new Software-as-a-Service solution on the company's public cloud service, designed to create responsive storefronts on desktop and mobile devices. According to the software vendor, users of the

Published on: June 30th, 2015 CDN Staff

Synnex revamps ECExpress platform in 7.0 update

IT distributor Synnex announced Wednesday a revamp of its ECExpress e-commerce platform for its North American partners. "Based on customer feedback, the new intuitively designed platform has been refined to reduce the time

Published on: April 29th, 2015 CDN Staff

Canadian e-payments provider makes billion-dollar acquisition

Online payments are still an area of growth if Optimal Payment's new acquisition is any indicator. Canada's own company offering services akin to PayPal today announced plans to buy Skrill, an e-wallet maker

Published on: March 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin

Future of retail study highlights sharp decline in cash use

Just how are consumers paying for goods these days? The most interesting findings of a recent Future of Retail Study released by Walker Sands Communications may not be how much mobile payments have grown

Published on: March 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

Canada playing catchup in retail predictions and analytics: IDC

Canada is lagging behind in the adoption of big data and more innovative use of analytics in event and trend predictions, especially compared to the US, according to market research firm IDC. Tony

Published on: December 22nd, 2014 Dave Yin

Tech Data Americas president outlines value strategy

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - Tech Data Americas president Joe Quaglia was in Canada last week to meeting with senior executives at the Canadian subsidiary. He also made time for CDN to provide the details of

Published on: November 5th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data to bring SaaS/IaaS platform to Canada

Tech Data’s StreamOne platform for cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) has arrived in Canada. As part of a global launch rollout, Tech Data Americas president Joe Quaglia told CDN that StreamOne will be made

Published on: October 31st, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Apple could make it easy to adopt miCommerce

Everyone in the tech fields has been throwing a whole lot of time and effort into convincing you that there’s a better way to buy things than with hard cash or rigid plastic.

Published on: October 31st, 2014 Max Spindle

#Follow Friday: Focus on e-commerce, marketing and mobile apps

This week, we're focusing on people who know their products and market them well. Here's a quick round-up of three Twitter users, coming from Shopify's e-commerce platform, Alex and Ani's digital marketing agency,

Published on: July 17th, 2014 Candice So

Will Amazon Fire ignite consumer passion?

That’s the big question of course on everyone’s mind once the online retail giant announced yesterday that it was making a play for the lucrative but very crowded smartphone market. In truth, despite

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Tangentia delivers WebSphere integration to Canada Post e-commerce biz

Canada Post has recently completed a project with Tangentia Inc, a Toronto-based boutique IT consulting and outsourcing firm which integrated the crown corporation’s shipping services systems with IBM’s WebSphere Commerce platform. The company

Published on: May 27th, 2014 Nestor Arellano