Thank you both for putting this on. Hannah was very knowledgeable and professional on a topic that should be an urgent priority for our industry. We look forward to receiving her PowerPoint; lots to digest there.... Read More
The Canadian Office Products Association and RetailNet Group present:
The Future of E-Commerce/Digital
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Centre for Heath & Safety Innovation
5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga, ON
COPA Members: $99.00 + HST
Non-Members: $129.00 + HST
Click here to download the registration form
The ever-changing digital world continues to transform ... Read More
By RetailNet Group
Millennial attitudes and behaviour are unique compared to other generations shopping the store. They are less predictable and more responsive to new technologies and trends. Here are some strategies to win with this group:
Millennials are digitally dependent, interested in short-term gratification, and attached to experiences.
How to win: Strategically ... Read More
Loblaw Companies Ltd. says it will build 50 new stores and renovate or improve more than 100 existing stores in 2015, according to a Globe and Mail report. The additions will be across the country, and Loblaw estimates it will create about 5,000 jobs at its corporate and ... Read More
Staples, Inc. (U.S.) is now offering its small businesses customers Staples® Design Services. Staples Copy & Print Centers across the U.S. will now offer small business customers professional design services from concept to creation.
The new service allows customers to meet with a Staples design associate to select a logo design ... Read More
Amazon has opened its first-ever staffed customer order pickup and drop-off location at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Amazon@Purdue provides students with the option to receive textbooks and other college essentials right on campus at the prices they pay on Amazon.com, as well as a hassle-free way to return ... Read More
Staples, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with Office Depot, Inc. to acquire all outstanding shares of Office Depot for $6.3 billion. The joint announcement states that Staples began talks to acquire Office Depot in September 2014.
The transaction values Office Depot ... Read More
By John Fullerton, Fullerton Sales & Marketing
Where is retail heading in the digital age and what factors are contributing to its evolution? If you attended the latest COPA seminar on Monday, January 19th, you got a pretty good picture of not only the retail landscape in Canada, but the ... Read More
Target Corporation today announced plans to close its 133 retail stores across Canada. Target Canada stores will remain open during the liquidation process.
As part of the process, Target Canada has filed an application for protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). As a result of the CCAA filing, Target ... Read More