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PayPal brings its One Touch web checkout service to Canada

PayPal recently brought users additional security by updating its iOS app with Touch ID support. Today, the payments company has continued down the path of offering Canadians ease of use by launching its One Touch Web checkout service. One Touch allows Canadians to easily checkout and buy online without having to continually enter login and…

DX3 2014 Interview: Checkout 51 and the high-value data of grocery coupons

Checkout 51’s primer is pretty simple: “Every Thursday morning, Checkout 51 updates with a new list of offers. All you have to do is pick the ones you like, purchase them at any store, and upload a photo of your receipt through our mobile app or website. When your account reaches $20, we send you…

Toronto-based Checkout 51 says their members ‘saved more than $2,300,000 in 2013’

Some good news coming out of Toronto-based Checkout 51. The app aims to save Canadians money on their grocery bill and they’ve announced that its members, which now exceeds over 500,000, have “saved more than $2,300,000 in 2013.” The busy holiday feast-fest must have been really great as this represents an increase of $300,000 from…

UberEats offering free pizza delivery in Toronto for National Pizza Day

If you’re a fan of pizza, or free food in general, UberEats and Delissio Rustico are teaming up to offer free frozen pizza ‘kits’ in Toronto in celebration of National Pizza Day. According to the deal’s press release, a ‘#pizzanight’ kit includes one frozen Deslissio Rustico Margherita pizza, one three pack of Haagen-Dazd Salted Caramel…

Smooth Commerce partners with Visa to launch streamlined sign-up functionality

Smooth Commerce recently announced a partnership with Visa to bring new functionalities to its SmoothPay app. Register with Visa allows users of the SmoothPay app to streamline the process of signing up for Mobile applications using their Visa checkout profile, email address, shipping address and payment information. “Today’s announcement showcases our commitment to deliver better customer…

Google’s 64GB Pixel C tablet is $100 off on the Google Store until January 7th

If you’re not quite shopped out following the holiday season and you’re in the market for a new Android tablet, Google has an ongoing deal that may interest you. The company’s 64GB Pixel C tablet is currently $100 off on the online Google Store. Once the discount is applied at checkout, the device comes to $700,…

CanCon Podcast Ep. 46: Pebble is dead, and robots are coming to steal our jobs

Pebble is dead. Last week it was announced that Fitbit would be acquiring Pebble, one of the first manufacturers to release a smartwatch, for a less-than-impressive $40 million USD. Seeing as just last year, Pebble was being offered $740 million by the watchmaker Citizen, the CanCon crew can’t help but wonder how the Canadian hardware…

Interac predicts December 23 to be the busiest shopping day of the year

Canadian consumers are expected to spend $1 billion CAD on December 23rd this year. Data released from Interac predicts that, with everyone running out for last minute gifts and perfecting their Christmas recipes, December 23rd will be the busiest shopping day of the year. On December 23rd , 2015, Interac’s point of sales data claims that…

RiftCat’s VRidge lets you play PC VR games through mobile headsets

Right now the barrier to entry to advanced VR is formidable. Systems like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift are too expensive for most, considering the pricey equipment (around $1,000 CAD) is combined with the cost of a high-end gaming rig. RiftCat is aiming to dismantle that barrier — or at least give users a…

Shopping report highlights difficulties with checking out over mobile

Online shopping isn’t nearly as scary to most consumers as it was a few years ago, with many cell phone users feeling generally comfortable with making purchases via their mobile phones. When a mobile purchase is abandoned these days, the problem is more related to a bad mobile shopping experience, issues during checkout, or confusing interfaces…

Shopify now allows users to buy products directly through Facebook Messenger

After already launching the ability to communicate with customers through Facebook Messenger, Shopify has followed up with a new merchant system that allows products to be sold directly within Facebook’s service. This new integration gives customers a “Shop Now” option when starting a conversation with any Facebook Business Page via Shopify’s Messenger Sales section. This…

PayPal and Mastercard expand past partnership to allow in-store payments

Following a major deal with Visa earlier in the year, PayPal has gone on to strike a second partnership with another major payments company, MasterCard. Since splitting from eBay last year, PayPal’s strategy has involved making the online payments company a universally accepted method of payment, the Wall Street Journal reports. This includes in-store checkout…

Google discounts Nexus 6P and Huawei Watch for back-to-school sale

With most high school and university students set to return to school in almost one month’s time (sigh, I know, students), Google has discounted two of its hardware products as part of a new back-to-school promotion. Starting today and ending on August 1st, the Huawei Watch, normally priced to start at $499, is discounted to…

Ikea Canada’s online store now accepts PayPal

Along with Visa and Mastercard, Ikea Canada is now allowing customers to select PayPal as a payment method when checking out of its eCommerce store. “We are constantly searching for ways to provide our customers with an even better shopping experience,” said Stefan Sjöstrand, president of Ikea Canada, in a statement sent to MobileSyrup. “By…

Toronto-based nanoPay Corporation will bring MintChip digital cash to Canadian consumers

As mobile payments become more popular, the variety of payment options accepted by retailers continues to grow. Today, nanoPay announced the first commercial deployment of MintChip across Canada. Beginning on June 21st, all Canadians can download the app on iOS and Android. MintChip is a payments technology developed by the Royal Canadian Mint that allows…

Shopify to allow over 275,000 online retailers to use Apple Pay

Today at Apple’s WWDC in San Francisco, the tech giant announced that Apple Pay is coming to the web. Shopify, the Ottawa-based multichannel commerce platform, has announced that it will allow 275,000 online merchants to offer Apple Pay as a payment option for its customers. Now, customers of Shopify-hosted retailers will be able to use Apple Pay…