Purolator adding 1,100 jobs to meet increased demand

The new jobs are located across Canada, and the company expects to hire another 1,000 employees in a few months to help satisfy peak season demand

Purolator adding 1,100 jobs to meet increased demandA surge in e-commerce and the rise in home delivery has Purolator responding by creating more than 1,100 jobs to meet the increased demand. "Everyone has experienced dramatic change over the past few months and we are accelerating our growth and innovation plans to help businesses recover, to help people and families adapt and stay…

Digital channels a key for Canadian shoppers

Canadian consumers visit three digital channels on average before buying. 61 per cent conducted at least one online shopping activity prior to purchasing

Digital channels a key for Canadian shoppersCanadian consumers visit three digital channels on average before buying, says a new report released Monday by Eagle Eye, a performance marketing company that helps retailers and brands create digital connections with customers. The key findings from the report include: 61 per cent of Canadian consumers conducted at least one online shopping activity prior to…

Online shopping in Canada now a $57 billion industry

ATB reports that more than eight in 10 Canadian internet users age 15 and older shopped online in 2018

Online shopping in Canada now a $57 billion industryThe online shopping frenzy just keeps getting more intense. ATB Financial’s Economics & Research reported today that more than eight in 10 Canadian internet users age 15 and older shopped online in 2018. Online shoppers spent $57.4 billion in 2018 compared to $18.9 billion in 2012 for an increase of 204 per cent.  “About 31 per…

More Canadians shopping online for holiday gifts

Time saving, better selection, and the ability to shop in peace without interaction with others were identified as the top three reasons

More Canadians shopping online for holiday giftsForty per cent of Canadians say they are more likely to shop online for holiday gifts this year compared to last year, according to a survey released Monday by FedEx Express Canada. The 2019 FedEx Holiday Shopping Survey found that time saving (62 per cent), better stock and selection (59 per cent), and the ability…