PROFIT 500 2016: Canada’s Fastest-Growing Software Companies

Meet the 59 industry firms that made our annual list of rapidly-expanding businesses

What It Takes to Build a Better Product in a Crowded Space

Ray Taaeb, CEO and Co-founder of Casalova, is making the renting process simpler and better for landlords and tenants

Ray Taaeb explains how Casalova developed a simplified renting process for stressed-out landlords and tenants

Lessons From the Dragons: The Refined Art of Trend Hopping

Bartesian's Bryan Fedorak and Ryan Close pitch the Dragons on CBC's Dragons' Den

A couple of tasty pitches and an idea in search of a foundation on Dragons' Den Season 11 Episode 2

What Consumers Want From a Mobile Shopping Experience

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Retailers need to step up their smartphone commerce game, a new study suggests

3 Questions to Help You Disrupt Your Industry

PROFIT Business Cast

Nicole Tapscott explains how Casper upended the business of selling mattresses, and what other companies can learn from its example

Why Canada’s Tourism Sector is Set to Take Off

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Hotels, airlines, tour operators and restaurants are set to reap the upside of a low loonie and low oil prices, as more and more travellers flock here on holiday

Lessons From the Dragons: Focus on the Fundamentals


Joe Mimran explains why this pitch sparked a bidding war on the Season 11 premiere of Dragons' Den

How to Get Your Clients to Accept Surge Pricing

Uber’s variable “surge pricing” can be controversial with consumers

Varying rates may be good for your company's bottom line, but they can enrage your user base. Four ways to do it right

Does Canada Really Need Another Fast-Fashion Retail Chain?

The first Uniqlo retail clothing store in Toronto. Photo: Mark Blinch/CP

Japanese apparel brand Uniqlo is set to make its debut in the country's cutthroat retail sector

Why Blackberry’s Bold Pivot is the Right Move

A person uses a Blackberry bold mobil phone in Kingston, Ontario on June 28, 2012.

By ditching its handset line, the Canadian smartphone maker shows it has a mindset for success—rather like a successful startup

Secrets of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Company


The remarkable story of how a technophilic car salesman from Salmon Arm, B.C., created a website, changed the way Canadians buy vehicles and built the No. 1 company on the 2016 PROFIT 500—Canada Drives

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