Amazon was begun in 1994 in Seattle Washington by Jeff Bezos, and was initially little more than an online bookstore. From those humble beginnings, Amazon has become the largest online ecommerce retailer, and one of the most powerful brands in the world. Not only has it expanded its offerings of goods and services, but it also participates in the streaming video marketplace, the cloud computing marketplace, and most recently Amazon has entered into banking. Amazon.ca went online in 2002.
Amazon is the most valuable retailer in the world, having surpassed Wal-Mart back in 2015. It is also the fourth most valuable company in the world, topped only by Alphabet, Apple and Microsoft. Estimated monthly traffic: 125 Million visits.
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eBay is an online shopping site that’s best known for its auctions and consumer to consumer sales. It’s also extremely popular for online merchants to use as a sales channel. Founded in 1995, eBay has expanded to more than 20 countries, organizing the sale of products ranging from cars and vehicles to electronics and fashion, home and garden to sports and toys, and even business and industrial products. eBay Canada started in 2000. Estimated monthly traffic: 35 Million visits.
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The largest discount retailer in the world. The company started out as a small chain of stores in rural towns. The store chain was founded by Samuel Walton in 1962 and currently is one of the largest employers in the United States. Its online shop sells a diversified range of products, from food to electronics, from fashion to pharmacy, from home equipment to auto-parts. Estimated monthly traffic: 322 Million visits.
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Best Buy Co., Inc. is a provider of technology products, services and solutions. The Company offers products and services to the customers visiting its stores, engaging with Geek Squad agents, or using its Websites or mobile applications. It has operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In 19991 Best Buy opened the first Canadian Best Buy-branded store in Mississauga, Ontario.
Having developed its e-commerce shop, you can get from Best Buy electronics, computers, appliances, cell phones, video games & more new tech. Estimated monthly traffic: 17 Million visits
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From Canadian Tire you can get anything from auto parts to home décor, outdoor living products, fitness/ sports equipment, tools and more. Through its e-commerce store, Canadian Tire sells a wide range of automotive, hardware, sports and leisure, home products, toys, and food products. Canadian Tire’s history goes back to 1922, when they established their business and almost 80 years later in November 2001 they introduced an online retail operations. Estimated monthly traffic: 15,5 Million visits
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Costco Wholesale Corporation is an American multinational company operating a chain of warehouse clubs in more than ten countries, including Canada where they opened their first business center in 2017. Through its website, Costco sells a wide range of products: electronics, computers, furniture, outdoor living, appliances, jewelry and more. Estimated monthly traffic: 14,5 Million visits
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Home improvement and building supply retailer that provides a number products and services to consumers. Home Depot is considered the largest home improvement retailer in the United States. The company was founded in 1979 and now has location in the United States, Mexico, China, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Shop online for all your home improvement needs: appliances, bathroom decorating ideas, kitchen remodeling, patio furniture, power tools, bbq grills, carpeting, etc. Estimated monthly traffic: 142 Million visits. Estimated monthly traffic: 10,5 Million visits
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Etsy is a platform that connects people looking for unique goods with independent sellers around the world. When you shop on Etsy.ca, you can choose from millions of handmade, vintage, and craft supply items created and curated by millions of independent sellers. It enables people and companies to sell a wide range of art and photography products, clothing and accessories, food, bath and beauty products, toys and diverse other items. Estimated monthly traffic: 8 Million visits
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Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), founded in 1670, is North America’s longest continually operated company. Today, HBC offers customers an unparalleled range of retailing categories and shopping experiences internationally. In Canada, HBC operates Hudson’s Bay, Canada’s largest department store with 90 full-line locations and one outlet store as well as thebay.com, unsurpassed in its fashion, beauty, home and accessory designers and brands. Estimated monthly traffic: 6,6 Million visits
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Newegg Inc. is a leading e-commerce company committed to becoming the most loved and trusted marketplace on the web by offering you an unsurpassed shopping experience, rapid delivery, and stellar customer service. You can purchase following products from their online store: Computer Hardware, PC and Laptops, Networking, Electronics, Cameras, Software, Gaming, Home & Outdoors, Accessories. Estimated monthly traffic: 4.3 Million visits
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