Canadian Entrepreneurs and Businesses Step in to Help Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugees on the Serbia-Hungary border. Photo: Thomas Campean/Anadolu Agency/Getty

Companies and executives are chipping in with accommodations, airfare and cash

The Problem With Trying to Emulate Amazon

An Amazon fulfillment centre in DuPont, Wash. Photo: Ted S. Warren/AP/CP

Retailers are rushing to match the e-commerce giant’s same-day delivery—but it isn’t easy, or cheap

Why Some Marketing is Better Done on Paper

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Brands are using direct mail to complement their digital efforts and keep with tradition during the holiday season

Where Successful Entrepreneurs Draw the Line


The PROFIT 500 Video Series: Work-life balance strategies from the leaders of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies

What Big Business Will Pay for in a Downturn


Faced with falling oil prices, energy companies are turning to startups to make their rigs more efficient

The New Boundaries of Food Retailing

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Grocers are changing to reflect the needs of an increasingly diverse customer base. What FreshCo is doing to connect with South Asian shoppers

A Standout Entrepreneur Finally Stands Down

Pete Luckett

Maritimer Pete Luckett just sold his eponymous grocery empire to Sobeys. How he built it and what he'll do next

Where Consumers Would Like to Do Their Holiday Shopping


Bricks-and-mortar still rules, but shoppers want mobile options to supplement the retail experience

Why You Need a New Plan to Handle Firings


Ready, aim, hold fire—at least until they're in the building. In the digital age, letting people go is more complicated than every before

How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar

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It may be priceless to you, but not everyone agrees. Six ways to ensure you get what you deserve when you decide to exit

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