As provincial lockdowns and stay-at-home orders continue to keep many non-essential businesses closed, more and more shops are pivoting to online platforms. The rise of e-commerce is nothing new, but the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted just how crucial it is in order for small businesses to survive. READ MORE: Canada on track for record online shopping year due to coronavirus pandemic According to Statistics Canada, from February to May 2020, total retail sales fell by 17.9 per cent; However, online purchases surged by 99.3 per cent Brick and mortar shops have been forced to adapt, and a shift in […]

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