online shopping

Canadians Reluctant to Shop for Groceries Online: Survey

Good news for brick and mortar stores: while Canadians love to buy their books and music online, they are reluctant to embrace online grocery shopping, according to a recent survey cited by the Globe and Mail. About 92% of the surveyed 1,000 Canadians said they are shopping online, but only 15% of them buy groceries...

PayPal Launches ‘Return Shipping on Us’ Service in Canada

Today, PayPal announced the launch of a new “Return Shipping on Us” service in Canada. By directly addressing a major concern of online shoppers, the company says this service will help boost confidence and assist in driving online retail by refunding return shipping costs on eligible online purchases within Canada and around. According to a...

Canadians Increasingly Comfortable with Smartphone Shopping: Ipsos

More than half – 55% – of Canadian smartphone owners have used their devices to comparison shop while in-store, up 13% from last year, according to the latest findings of the Commerce chapter of the Ipsos Canadian Inter@ctive Trends Report. Shopping via mobile device is gaining momentum in the country, as 25% of "online Canadians"...