Along with the projected increase in holiday spending this season, especially ecommerce, major carriers are all expecting significant double-digit growth in parcel volume between Thanksgiving and the end of the year. Ecommerce sales are expected to hit $94.7 billion this peak season, representing almost 11% of retail sales in November and December, an all-time high, according to eMarketer. Total retail sales are expected to rise 3.3% to $884.50 billion, eMarketer estimated. click Read More below for more of the story
The Wall Street Journal’s award-winning business news and analysis is coming to Canada!
Effective Tuesday, June 12, Torstar daily newspapers and websites across the country will begin publishing a limited sample of articles from The Wall Street Journal, the world’s pre-eminent source of financial news and information.
Also starting Tuesday, June 12, the Toronto Star, Torstar’s flagship newspaper, will launch Star Business Journal, a major new initiative with both print and online editions featuring articles on business, the economy, technology and markets from The Wall Street Journal.
Coming soon, customers will be offered greater access every day to a larger, more wide-ranging package of Wall Street Journal articles, including access to curated newsletters as part of a digital subscription package.
“The world of business is becoming increasingly global and this exclusive partnership with The Wall Street Journal offers our customers, particularly aspiring and established business leaders, a unique and informative perspective on news they can use,” said John Boynton, President of Torstar Corporation and Publisher of the Toronto Star.
“This collaboration with The Wall Street Journal is an important element in Torstar’s overall transformation initiative – with a lot more to come,” he said.
more at: https://www.torstar.com/html/whats_new/index.cfm?view=article&wnID=207