Deep discounts and free shipping offers kick holiday shopping into hyper-drive
The most popular shopping event in Canada is here: Cyber Week.
This time of year has long offered holiday shoppers an abundance of deep discounts. Traditionally, Black Friday in-store sales gave us a one-day shopping frenzy. A few years ago, Cyber Monday added a day of amazing online sales. Today? It runs an entire week – and our plants, depots and trucks will be packed with online orders. How many parcels will shoppers generate through our shipping network?
With Cyber Week soaring in popularity, stores are responding big time. Savvy retailers recognize that Canadians have also become savvy shoppers, who will search for the best deals and discounts to ensure they are maximizing their dollars. What can shoppers expect from retailers?
Don’t expect Cyber Week to slow down any time soon. It’s been growing every year in Canada by double digits since 2012, when for the first time Canada Post delivered one million parcels on a single day as a result of online shopping. Last year’s Cyber Week saw the biggest jump in parcel volumes yet:
When you’re shopping, remember this helpful tip:
If you’re buying gifts and want to keep them a secret from members of your household, you can use our FlexDelivery service. It allows you to have your parcels sent to one of our post offices, where they’ll be kept in a secure PO Box.
Head to canadapost.ca/flex to sign up – it’s free!