ChannelNext 2016
Headlines for Consumer
Google and Verizon connecting Japan and Ecuador earthquake victims with loved ones

Taxis more than ready to compete with Uber given identical regulations

Canadians relying on the web to answer cancer questions, leaving them overwhelmed and worried

Most Canadians prefer buying from Canadians when shopping online: CIRA Internet Factbook

Nike Unveils Its First Self-Lacing Sneaker
“Innovation at Nike is not about dreaming of tomorrow. It’s about accelerating toward it,” says Tinker Hatfield.
Energizer Introduces World First AA and AAA Rechargeable Batteries Made with Recycled Batteries

Computers for Success Canada coordinating the delivery of computers for Syrian refugees

Online shopping: luxury brands at a fraction of the cost on Mcouture. com

Uber launches low-cost service in Pakistan amid broader Asia push

Digital Skills Help Narrow the Workplace Gender Gap, Accenture Research Finds

Amazon raises free shipping minimum for most orders to $49

Walmart Canada Keeps GTA Customers Warm and Dry: Expands Online Grocery Pickup Service to 12 Greater Toronto Area Stores Launches Business, Industrial & Scientific Supplies Store
Customers will find more than one million items in the new category
Microsoft Philanthropies announces commitment to donate $1 billion in cloud computing resources to serve the public good
Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella announced a new three-part initiative to ensure that Microsoft’s cloud computing resources serve the public good.
2016 Customer Service Trends: Empower Every Employee to Serve the Customer
We’ve all heard the saying “customer service is the new marketing,” but with 89% of companies expected to compete mostly on the basis of customer experience in 2016 (compared to just 36% in 2010)*, it’s not just marketing where customer service makes an impact.
Tech-driven food delivery Celebrates Busiest Holiday Ever Launches 2015 Boxing Day Deals Store

Gartner Says By 2018, 50 Percent of Consumers in Mature Markets Will Use Smartphones or Wearables for Mobile Payments
Customers Behaviors Are Evolving Alongside Ever-Changing Technology  
Ninety per cent of Canadians wont be spending more this holiday season
Sun Life Financial survey finds most will spend the same or less than last year