Go North e-commerce

Go North e-commerce


Canada. Your next great opportunity

Canadians are expected to spend $42 billion online this year. Over half of them have placed orders with e-merchants based in the U.S. Do you want to sell to Canadians or learn to sell more?

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36 million potential new customers

  • $42

    billion spent

    shopping online

  • 64%

    of Canadians

    have disposable income

  • 76%

    of Canadian

    households shop online

Sources: Statistics Canada, How Canada Shops. Canadian Online Retail Forecast, 2014 To 2019, Forrester Research Inc. Consumer Delivery Preferences, CP 14-206, Emarketer Ecommerce in Canada 2018.

End-to-end solutions for doing business in Canada

  • E-commerce solutions


    E-commerce tools to make the shopping, shipping and returns process easier for businesses and customers.

  • Shipping solutions to Canada

    Shipping solutions
    to Canada

    Ship directly, drop ship or use in-Canada fulfillment. We can help you decide which makes sense for your business.

  • Customer happiness solutions

    Customer happiness

    We give your Canadian customers the most flexible delivery options with the most convenient locations. Plus parcel tracking, notifications and more.

  • Find Canadian customers

    Find Canadian

    Direct mail is the new secret weapon for finding online shoppers. We make it easy for you to target your best prospects with gold-standard data bases linked to Canadians demographic info, income and buying habits.

Learn more about selling to Canadians. Call us at 1-866-282-7171.

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Big country. Big spenders.
Big opportunities.

Canada's strong economy is creating avid online shoppers with a growing demand for U.S. goods – maybe it's the long winters. Now is the time to focus on your Canadian opportunity.

  • Canadian online retail sales expected to grow to $39.9 billion by 2019.
  • In 2014, e-commerce parcel volume increased 21% over the previous year.
  • 76% of Canadian households shopped online – and 62% of them shopped online more than once last year.

Sources: Consumer Delivery Preferences, CP 14-206. Data retrieved from 3505 Canada Post e-commerce customers, 2013 – 2014. Canadian Online Retail Forecast, 2014 To 2019, Forrester Research Inc.

An expert partner keeps
customers happy

When you take your business north, Canada Post makes a great partner, smoothing your way into a profitable new customer base.

  • Choose from a full suite of shipping, marketing and logistics services designed especially for e-commerce merchants.
  • We deliver more parcels than any other carrier – and are the only one delivering to every Canadian address.
  • Find new customers with data that incorporates spending habits, demographics and geography.
  • Your shoppers enjoy the choice of home delivery or to their most convenient post office.
  • Nearly 6,300 delivery locations – more than any other company. A 15 business-day hold means fewer non-deliveries.
  • We’ve done the research for you. Take advantage of our e-commerce studies into Canadians’ online shopping behavior.