E-Commerce

Amazon could very well win an antitrust case, Paul Harris says

Amazon’s (Amazon News, Stock Quote, Chart NASDAQ:AMZN) share price has done well over the past month to bounce back from a downturn early in June when news broke that the US Federal Trade Commission was looking into a potential antitrust case against the e-commerce giant. But if history serves co ...

Shopify Unite day 2: Buying clothes by playing virtual dress up

Shopify kicked off the second day of Shopify Unite with a keynote from its chief technology officer, Jean-Michel Lemieux, who compared e-commerce to the open and free passageways of the Silk Road trading route and said international politics could ruin that open and free passage. “Commerce needs ...

Shopify gets new (US) $350 price target at National Bank Financial

National Bank Financial Markets continues to remain bullish on Canadian e-commerce company Shopify (Shopify Stock Quote, Chart NYSE:SHOP), with analyst Richard Tse coming away from the company’s Shopify Unite 2019 annual partner conference seeing SHOP making a full-court press when it comes to gr ...

Kobo: 10 years of Canadian innovation

By late summer 2011, Kobo had an e-reader and 5 million users worldwide, but was burning through cash at an alarming rate, and Indigo was suffering from its own financial woes. That's when Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten stepped in. ...

Mediagrif Interactive has a 28 per cent upside, says Laurentian Bank

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies (Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Stock Quote, Chart TSX:MDF) produced quarterly results which were enough for analyst Nick Agostino of Laurentian Bank Securities Wednesday to maintain his “Buy” rating and $12.00 target price. E-commerce solutions provider M ...

Shopify is now fairly valued, this analyst says

Shopify (Shopify Stock Quote, Chart TSX:SHOP) has posted other-worldly gains so far in 2019 but is there more gas in the tank? Not likely, says analyst Ken Wong of Guggenheim Partners, who thinks the Canadian e-commerce sensation could make good on all that growth packed into its sky-high share pri ...

Shopify is benefiting from Amazon’s purge of small suppliers, this investor says

Canadian e-commerce company Shopify (Shopify Stock Quote, Chart TSX:SHOP) is wowing investors with its sparkling gains in 2019, but while the stock may be a little too hot at the moment, there are good reasons to believe that SHOP will meet much of those lofty expectations for forward earnings, say ...

Shopify is the anti-Amazon, this portfolio manager says

Canadian e-commerce darling Shopify (Shopify Stock Quote, Chart TSX:SHOP) has been on an incredible run in 2019, having doubled in value since December 31. But how fast is too fast? Portfolio manager Brett Girard says that even though everything looks to be going SHOP’s way, investors would be wi ...

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 13: Digital Charter or Chart: A Conversation With Teresa Scassa on the Canada Digital Charter

Years of public consultation on Canadian digital policy hit an important milestone last week as Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains released the government’s Digital Charter. Canada’s Digital Charter touches on a wide range of issues, covering everything from uni ...

Episode 102: Even with AI, Great is the Enemy of Good Enough with Adam Drake

We’re all tempted by the newest, shiniest technology when looking for a solution to a problem. But often the best results come from proven techniques, so it’s wise to find a fast, pragmatic solution to your problem, whatever the technology. How do you know what’s the right choice for your bus ...