In recent years, the United States has experienced high eCommerce growth rates, one of the fastest and most promising growth areas for retailers looking to expand has been international markets.
Canada has high influence of eCommerce stores from United States and is an Ideal market for cross-border commerce.
“40% of Canadians are already spending money online with foreign retailers because homegrown stores are arriving late to the party.”
We all agree with the fact that mobiles apps have revolutionized online retail, but did you know that they can also improve sales for in-store retail, enhance customer experience and drive loyalty.
According to a recent statistics, frequent mobile shoppers spend 25% more in traditional store than people who don’t use mobile often to help with the shopping.
And 8 in 10 smartphone shoppers use mobile in-store to help with the shopping.
Similar trends are shown in Canadian markets as well. Sales completed on Canadian smartphones increased 74% year on year. And sales on tablet grew 58%.
According to the Retail Council of Canada, almost 25% of online retail transactions are happening on mobile or tablet devices.
The strong and growing presence of mobile and tablet devices in Canada has led to more application and responsive design initiatives by brands compared to other countries.
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