Square Expands Omnichannel Offerings with New Square Online Store for Canadian Businesses
Toronto, ON - April 9, 2019 – Today, payments and point-of-sale company Square announced the availability of the revamped Square Online Store that offers Canadian small business owners the tools they need to start or grow an omnichannel business. Square’s new offering is the first product to be fully integrated with Weebly, a powerful platform for building a website or online store, since the company was acquired by Square last year.
“It’s crucial that businesses are able to reach their customers on any channel, whether in person, online or in apps,” said David Rusenko, head of eCommerce at Square. “With the new Square Online Store, we’re excited to integrate Weebly technology and bring the Square omnichannel experience to every type of business.”
The new Square Online Store allows sellers to grow their business with a professional eCommerce website and integrated tools including shoppable Instagram galleries, in-store pickup and more. Square Online Store also brings extra functionality to quick service restaurants, allowing businesses to offer seamless online ordering from their website, customized pickup times across multiple locations and the option to easily pay ahead for online orders.
“Square Online Store will make it easy for all Canadian businesses, from professional services to retail to quick service restaurants, to create a professional website and start selling online for free,” said Cathy Vigrass, Head of Canada, Square. “The ability to use one integrated system to sell in person and online helps Canadian business owners create a great experience for customers, reduce overhead costs and ultimately grow their brand.”
With flexible layouts optimized for mobile, customizable imagery and the ability to make updates instantly, businesses can have a beautifully designed website that fits their business and brand with Square Online Store. Businesses have the option of a free starter plan with no monthly subscription fees. For more information on how to connect, visit Square Online Store.
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run and grow their businesses. Square enables sellers to accept card payments and also provides reporting and analytics, next-day settlement and dispute management. Square’s point-of-sale software and other business services help sellers manage inventory, locations and employees; build a website or online store; and grow sales. Square was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Ireland and the UK. Square operates in Canada through its wholly owned subsidiary, Square Canada Inc. More information about Square is available at square.ca.
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