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Laybuy Launches Partner Programme to Help Retailers Capitalise on Buy Now, Pay Later Demand

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 6:00am

Buy now, pay later provider, Laybuy, has today launched a global partner programme to help retailers provide more flexible, interest-free payment options at the checkout.

Key Points: 
  • Buy now, pay later provider, Laybuy, has today launched a global partner programme to help retailers provide more flexible, interest-free payment options at the checkout.
  • Laybuy is now offered by over 6,000 merchants and its partner programme is designed to ensure retailers of any size can capitalise on the increasing demand for its services.
  • Major global e-commerce platforms confirmed to be part of Laybuys partner programme at launch include BigCommerce, Shopify, Wix, nopCommerce, Aurora Commerce and others.
  • By offering Laybuys buy now, pay later service, Laybuy partners can help their retail clients improve the performance of their e-commerce offering.

Canopy Growth Announces Results of Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 11:45pm

At the Meeting, Canopy Growth shareholders approved the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's auditors for the 2021 fiscal year and authorized the board of directors to fix its remuneration.

Key Points: 
  • At the Meeting, Canopy Growth shareholders approved the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's auditors for the 2021 fiscal year and authorized the board of directors to fix its remuneration.
  • Canopy Growth shareholders also approved advisory (non-binding) resolutions on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers and to hold "say-on-pay" votes each year.
  • A report of voting results on all resolutions voted on at the Meeting will be available on both the Company's EDGAR and SEDAR pages at www.sec.gov/edgar and www.sedar.com , respectively.
  • Canopy Growth operates retail stores across Canada under its award-winning Tweed and Tokyo Smoke banners.

One Rockwell (1R) Expands Portfolio of Leading Lifestyle Brands as Digital Forges Ahead

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 2:00pm

As a result of the pandemic, a bright light was shined on all companies and any existing slowly moving efforts around innovating digital.

Key Points: 
  • As a result of the pandemic, a bright light was shined on all companies and any existing slowly moving efforts around innovating digital.
  • "The paradigm has shifted forever and e-commerce channels have become the cornerstone of any brands future success.
  • In the fashion/beauty space, Trish McEvoy chose 1R to rebuild the brands website with a Shopify Plus integration.
  • Powered by a decade of experience and a sharp understanding of what makes digital brands thrive, 1R has designed and implemented over 60 digital stores within the fashion, beauty, lifestyle, home, food & beverage, and luxury verticals.

Scotiabank Launches Advice+ to Help Canadians Navigate Their Financial Plans During COVID-19

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 12:46pm

Canadians can visit the new ScotiaAdvice+ Centre or contact a Scotiabank advisor today to discover the power of a simple conversation.

Key Points: 
  • Canadians can visit the new ScotiaAdvice+ Centre or contact a Scotiabank advisor today to discover the power of a simple conversation.
  • "Now more than ever, Canadians are looking for targeted, personalized financial advice to help them navigate through these uncertain times.
  • 62% of Canadians with a financial plan have intentions to update or revisit their planbecause of COVID-19, just 12% without a financial plan intend to build one.
  • Scotiabank's team of financial advisors is ready and available to help Canadians navigate through these uncertain times.

SNC-Lavalin awarded global Engineering and Consultancy Services framework to support bp Production & Operations globally

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 12:45pm

MONTREAL, Sept. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) has been awarded a global framework contract to provide engineering consultancy services to bp's Productions and Operations (P&O) business group to assist the Integrated Energy Company in delivering maximum value from its assets.

Key Points: 
  • MONTREAL, Sept. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) has been awarded a global framework contract to provide engineering consultancy services to bp's Productions and Operations (P&O) business group to assist the Integrated Energy Company in delivering maximum value from its assets.
  • SNC-Lavalin will draw on its global engineering experience, and industry experts in specialist technical consultancy, asset integrity and low carbon solutions to execute the work.
  • The scope of work covers engineering support across the operational assets for bp.
  • The multi-discipline services will include general engineering and specialist technical development to support bp to sustain maximum safety, efficiency and reliability in its operations, while also reducing carbon emissions.

Russ Girling to retire as President and CEO

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 12:30pm

Franois Poirier, currently Chief Operating Officer, President, Power & Storage and Mexico, will succeed Mr. Girling as President and Chief Executive Officer and will join the Board January 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Franois Poirier, currently Chief Operating Officer, President, Power & Storage and Mexico, will succeed Mr. Girling as President and Chief Executive Officer and will join the Board January 1, 2021.
  • Russ has been a pleasure for the Board to work with and we wish him all the best in his retirement.
  • It has been a privilege and honour to lead TC Energy over the past 10 years and to be part of the extraordinary TC team, says Girling.
  • Franois was Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development and the Companys Chief Risk Officer from 2017 to 2019.

CIBC Alerts that Help Clients Keep On Top of Finances Take Centre Stage in New CIBC Campaign

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 11:00am

CIBC is launching a new brand campaign today highlighting digital tools that can help.

Key Points: 
  • CIBC is launching a new brand campaign today highlighting digital tools that can help.
  • If an unauthorized transaction is suspected, clients can quickly and easily lock their card on CIBC Mobile Banking or CIBC Online Banking.
  • All clients can receive fraud alerts by phone, email or text if unusual activity occurs on any of their accounts.
  • CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with 10 million personal banking, business, public sector and institutional clients.

DHgate Launches MyyShop to Build a Decentralized Ecosystem

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 10:14am

It creates a unique decentralized ecosystem in global trade, enabling everyone to participate in international trade easily.

Key Points: 
  • It creates a unique decentralized ecosystem in global trade, enabling everyone to participate in international trade easily.
  • The decentralized e-commerce model is a consumer-centric ecosystem combining e-commerce infrastructure and multiple private domain channels, such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, TikTok, and offline stores.
  • Users can quickly build their online websites or seamlessly connect products on MyyShop to their existing stores on Shopify and eBay quickly.
  • With the booming decentralized shopping scenarios such as independent websites, social media communities, and live streaming, decentralized e-commerce has rapidly grown.

Product Recall: Select Units of PC® Blue Menu Artichoke Asiago Dip, 227g

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 12:22am

BRAMPTON, ON, Sept. 18, 2020 /CNW/ -Out of an abundance of caution, Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling select PC Blue Menu Artichoke Asiago Dip, 227g packages with incorrect UPC code: 0 60383 03697 3 and best before code of October 31, 2020, as the product contains an undeclared allergen (eggs).

Key Points: 
  • BRAMPTON, ON, Sept. 18, 2020 /CNW/ -Out of an abundance of caution, Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling select PC Blue Menu Artichoke Asiago Dip, 227g packages with incorrect UPC code: 0 60383 03697 3 and best before code of October 31, 2020, as the product contains an undeclared allergen (eggs).
  • The products were sold between September 8, 2020 and September 17, 2020 at the following stores:
    All affected units have been removed from store shelves.
  • Customers can return the product to the place of purchase and the customer service desk will provide a full refund.
  • We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this recall may have caused.

Shopify Completes Offerings of Class A Subordinate Voting Shares and Convertible Senior Notes, Including Full Exercise of Over-Allotment Option for Convertible Senior Notes

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 4:06pm

Shopify expects to use the net proceeds of the Offerings to strengthen its balance sheet, providing flexibility to fund its growth strategies.

Key Points: 
  • Shopify expects to use the net proceeds of the Offerings to strengthen its balance sheet, providing flexibility to fund its growth strategies.
  • The prospectus supplements, the Base Shelf Prospectus and the Registration Statement contain important detailed information about the Offerings.
  • Shopify is a leading global commerce company, providing trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size.
  • Words such as expects, continue, will, plans, anticipates and intends or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.