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Canadians’ Spending, Payments Still Pandemic-Impacted: Payments Canada

OTTAWA, ON–The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cast its long, dark shadow over Canadians, and that has impacted their spending and payments habits, though there is the hope of vaccines on the horizon. Payments Canada has released new data on Canadian payment trends since the onset of COVID-19, showing that Canadians …

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Cybercrime Report Reveals New Opportunities, Risks For Canada, U.S. During Pandemic

FIRST HALF OF 2020 FINDINGS HIGHLIGHT OVERALL DECLINE IN HUMAN-INITIATED ATTACKS, GROWTH IN BOT ATTACKS TARGETING FINANCIAL SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS LexisNexis Risk Solutions released its biannual Cybercrime Report, which tracks global cybercrime activity from January through June 2020. The report dives deep into how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the global …

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FreedomPay Introduces Touchless Commerce Program to Take Payments to the Safer Next Level

Enabling touchless commerce protects the safety of merchants and customers during the onset and aftermath of COVID-19 PHILADELPHIA, PA–FreedomPay, the world’s leading consumer-centric commerce platform announces its Touchless Commerce program, ensuring the safety of merchants and customers globally. Whether in a restaurant, airport, convenience store, retail outlet or hotel, enabling …


Canadian eCommerce community helps retailers thrive online

Merchant Mastery is a free resource retailers can turn to for guidance and advice EDMONTON, AB–The eCommerce industry is booming right now, and many retailers are looking for guidance on how to refocus their strategies online. Merchant Mastery — a Facebook group open to online retailers and brick and mortar …


eBay’s Up & Running program provides three-months of financial relief and support in wake of COVID-19 crisis

eBay Canada: Waiving Selling Fees and Launching Resources to Support Small Businesses Looking to Expand Online TORONTO, ON–eBay Canada is launching “Up & Running,” an accelerator program specifically designed to support retailers without an e-commerce presence transition to selling online. The initiative will also help existing online businesses create a …

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Keg Steakhouse + Bar partners with Blackhawk Network for Gift Card eCommerce Solutions

Canadian-owned chain selects Blackhawk for its award-winning B2B and B2C eCommerce Solution TORONTO, ON–The Keg Steakhouse + Bar has partnered with branded payments provider Blackhawk Network Canada to lead the chain’s digital gift card sales with its gift card ecommerce solution. Blackhawk’s end-to-end platform and managed services will help grow …


Data-Driven Commerce is the ‘Game Changer’ for Hospitality Businesses Worldwide English

“This new report provides real strategy to outperform the competition in a rapidly evolving market,” said FreedomPay Founder and CEO, Tom Durovsik Payments innovator, FreedomPay, the global leader in secure commerce technology for lodging, retail, restaurants and other hospitality merchants, today announced the publication of a new Report entitled Hospitality …