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Call for Entries: The 2017 PROFIT 500

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Want to join the ranks of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies? Nominations are now open for 2017!

What Today’s Small Businesses Can Do to Beat Giant Competitors

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"Craft brands" are winning market share from the big guys by focusing on what makes them unique

Lessons in Running the Family Business From Charles Bronfman

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The second-generation leader of Seagram, one of Canada's most iconic companies, on writing his memoirs, selling the Montreal Expos and why he doesn't drink

The 4 Legal Matters Startups Should Settle Early

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Too many founders fail to pay attention to these crucial issues at the beginning, leading to huge costs later on

The Hidden Value of Inspiring Your Customers

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Stores are losing foot traffic as shoppers increasingly find outfit ideas online. Why customization and connection matter more than ever

What You Can Learn About Creativity from Emma Donoghue

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The "Room" author and recent Oscar nominee on originality, multitasking and ceding control

7 Ways the 2017 Federal Budget Affects Small Business Owners

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What the Liberal government's second budget means for entrepreneurs and proprieteors

Has This Marketing Gimmick Reached Its Limit?

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With an open letter to Subway franchisees, Freshii founder Matthew Corrin takes a second run at a tactic that previously brought a $10 million lawsuit

6 Things to Watch For in Federal Budget 2017

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The government is betting big on investment in innovation, science and R&D. Here are some specific policies to watch for

Can You Afford to Let Customers Wait in Line?

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Today's consumers don't have the patience to stand around. So theme parks, where queuing is its own special attraction, are replacing real-life lines with virtual ones

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