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Company Updates

  • COVID-19

    Business owners like you are the heart of Shopify, and we will do everything in our power to support you. We understand that the road ahead may be stressful for you, your loved ones, your employees, and your business. We’re here with you 💚 We’re rolling out a set of product updates and resources to help you respond to this crisis. These Shopify updates include: 💳 Customer gift cards available to merchants on all Shopify plans 🚙 New local pickup/delivery options through Shopify POS 🆓 Extended 90-day free trial for all new sign-ups

  • Gladly accepting the top spot in retail and 7th of the #FCMostInnovative on behalf of more than a million independent businesses. Thanks for the love Fast Company 🙌.

  • Women looking to grow and scale their businesses face hurdles like gender-biased funding and a lack of representation and support in their networks. We partnered with The Wing to turn the tide on female entrepreneurship. With a community of business owners at your back, you’re never alone in your pursuit for independence.

  • We’re proud to join forces with the @Tent Partnership for Refugees to help open up opportunities for everyone 🙌. In Canada, we’re supporting refugees with professional development opportunities – including cover letter workshops, business development training for refugee entrepreneurs and mobile app development bootcamps. We’re also exploring opportunities to hire and train refugees, and ways they can leverage their online platform to support refugee-owned businesses. More here 👇

  • We’re thrilled to share that we’re setting up shop in Vancouver with plans to bring in 1,000 new Shopifolk through our doors. We're strengthening our R&D talent on the Pacific seaboard to help us solve unique challenges for business owners around the world, and all the while aiming to become the *best* place to work coast to coast. Sound ambitious? That’s what we’re going for. Check out more below 👇

  • How do you create a product for independent businesses everywhere? 🌏 You literally have to *be* there. Shopify businesses are found in every corner of the globe, and to create tools just for them we’re taking strides to be a true partner, up close and personal. In Berlin, we’re growing faster than ever with R&D teams at the helm of creating bigger and better products for Germany, Europe, and the rest of the world. What better way to understand the needs of our independent business owners than being their next door neighbour? Read more below.

  • If there's anything you should read today, it should be this 👇

    You don't have to work 80 hours a week to be successful, Shopify CEO says: 'There are 5 creative hours in everyone's day'

    "I've never worked through a night," Shopify CEO Tobias Lutke said on Twitter on Thursday. "The only times I worked more than 40 hours in a week was when I had the burning desire to do so. I need 8ish hours of sleep a night. Same with everybody else, whether we admit it or not."

  • Proud to represent our 🇨🇦home turf 🇨🇦as Toronto's top employer for the 3rd year running and to be ranked a Top 10 Employer Brand in Hired's 3rd annual Brand Health Report.

    2019 Global Employer Brand Health Report | Hired

    Which are best companies to work for in 2019? We surveyed more than 3,800 top tech workers from our platform to find out which companies rank as their most desirable employers and how other organizations can compete for their attention. Hired.

  • Have you ever considered making the move for an opportunity? This is the story of one UX Manager's experience relocating with his family from the US to our headquarters in Ottawa, Canada:

    Maybe we should move to Canada?

    In July 2017, I moved from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Ottawa, Ontario with my family to start a new phase in my career, as a UX Manager at Shopify. We've now lived and worked in Ottawa for a year-and-a-half, and have just been approved for permanent residency in Canada.

  • Engineering jobs at Shopify involve crafting the tools that equip our merchants to scale their businesses and take them to the next level. Figuring out the right approach to those problems? That's the interesting part.

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