Canada Online Market

Cyber Monday sales will top $2 billion this year, according to IBISWorld, but Canadian company are likely to take home a tiny slice of the Thanksgiving e-commerce pie. Most of the country’s retailers aren’t doing enough to attract consumers’ online shopping.

“We’re not bad, we’re terrible!” says Retail Prophet founder Doug Stephens. “Amazon is selling four times what their competition combined in Canada does online. That in itself is enough motivation to get Canadian retailers to recognize that they’re asleep at the wheel and they need to get into this game.”

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Jupiter and Orbital Technologies launching a space hotel for wealthy tourists

I was quite fascinated to learn that NASA's Juno spacecraft expected to arrive at Jupiter and Orbital Technologies launching a space hotel for wealthy tourists, 2016 may turn out to be a wild ride.

So too, for the e-Commerce industry, as mobile and multi-device shopping continues to skyrocket. Here are some hot trends for e-Commerce success in 2016:

1. Most shopping journeys will be multi-device - Almost half of all e-Commerce transactions are already made using multiple devices. As that figure crosses the 50% mark in 2016, retailers will need to redesign the online buying experience for this new reality.

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