E-commerce

The 5-minute shopping spree. How robots are turbo-charging your online orders – National

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7:54 Is Canada keeping up with automation? Is Canada keeping up with automation? Grocery giant Sobeys has bet on big tech with a massive new warehouse in Vaughan, Ont. Its robotic, automated warehouse is the only one of its kind in Canada, and it’s the launching pad for automated online …

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Black Friday-Cyber Monday sales surge during COVID-19 pandemic, Shopify stats show

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Businesses selling through the Shopify platform set a collective sales record over the 2020 Black Friday–Cyber Monday weekend, illustrating what the Ottawa-based tech company’s executives have dubbed a shift in retail’s “centre of gravity” amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Shopify’s merchants collectively made $5.1 billion in sales from Nov. 27 …

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