E-Commerce

Blockchain ETF’s could give you exposure to the next Amazon, National Bank analyst says

Daniel Strauss Investing in a blockchain ETF could mean getting in on the ground floor of the next Amazon, says National Bank Financial’s Daniel Straus, who argues that because blockchain is so new, it’s anybody’s guess which of today’s companies will be best at taking advantage of the tec ...

GoverMedia Plus Canada CEO Roland Bopp talks to Cantech Letter

Roland Bopp Niche markets aren’t what they used to be. While Facebook measures its penetration against nothing less than Earth’s population, anything else can seem small. Your site allows gamers to stream their latest moves to their peers? Niche. Your app lets people listen to their music for ...

Don’t believe the hype about Amazon, this investor says

Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) dominance in the e-commerce space may be unparalleled but there’s only so much more growth available for the online behemoth, says Darren Sissons of Campbell, Lee & Ross, who claims the law of large numbers will keep investors from making big gains on this stock from here ...

Shopify’s stock is worth the premium price, Paradigm Capital says

After attending Shopify’s (TSX, NYSE:SHOP) Unite 2018 conference, analyst Kevin Krishnaratne from Paradigm Capital feels “as bullish as ever” on the company and its expansion plans for the e-commerce sector. In a research note to clients on Thursday, the analyst reiterated his “Buy” ratin ...

Cargojet has 24% upside, Echelon Wealth Partners says

Strong results from its overnight and charter businesses led to first-quarter jumps in revenue and profit for Cargojet (TSX:CJT), which continues to exert its natural monopoly and competitive advantage in Canada’s air cargo sector, says Ralph Garcea of Echelon Wealth Partners. On Monday, the anal ...

Hashtag Trending – Chrome now blocks autoplay videos; Facebook fires employee who brags about access to private info; Amazon bids $12B for Indian e-commerce site

The latest version of Chrome can stop annoying videos from autoplaying, Facebook has fired an employee that bragged about access to private info, and Amazon makes a bid to buy a majority stake in its biggest competition in India. From Reddit – Chrome users should be happy – Google’s latest upd ...

China could beat America in AR/VR/XR long-term

America delivered more AR/VR revenue than China last year, but Chinese growth in the next 5 years could see it dominate AR/VR long-term – and not by a small margin. Digi-Capital’s new Augmented/Virtual Reality Report Q2 2018 shows that China has the potential to take more than $1 of every $5 ...

Ignore the noise about Shopify, Mackie Research says

Even with the lukewarm reception investors just paid to Shopify’s (TSX:SHOP, NYSE:SHOP) first quarter 2018 financials, the e-commerce company has plenty of runway for revenue growth going forward, says Nikhil Thadani, analyst for Mackie Research Capital, who on Wednesday maintained his “Buy” ...

Shopify’s competitive position is “almost unassailable”, Macquarie says

Gus Papageorgiou on BNN Bloomberg These days, Shopify (TSX:SHOP, NYSE:SHOP) doubters seem to be coming out of the woodwork, as the e-commerce company’s share price fell today on news of its first quarter results. But with its solid business model and sky-high growth potential, there are plenty ...

Google and Digi-Capital announce Reality Network for AR/VR/XR Leaders

Digi-Capital is partnering with Google to host its next Reality Network on Tuesday, May 29th from 6pm to 9pm at Google in Mountain View. Reality Network is by invitation only for AR/VR/XR CEOs, corporate VPs, and VC Partners, with numbers limited to keep the signal to noise ratio high. The focus o ...