Industry

Is Canada Ready for Drones?

As more and more businesses consider the commercial applications of unmanned aircraft, safety issues and red tape are keeping them grounded

What Makes the Gaming Industry So Hot Today

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An industry exec shares her thoughts on why Canada's $2.3-billion game-development sector is growing so quickly

Inside the Pre-Tail Revolution

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Crowdfunding can be a great way to gather market intel. Here's what you can learn from products that succeeded (and those that failed)

5 Steps to a Total Brand Reinvention

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Corporate-makeover wizard Joe Jackman reveals what it takes to inject new life into an old business

Why Salesforce Loves Buying Canadian Startups

Salesforce COO George Hu speaking at the company’s Dreamforce conference in 2011. (Jakub Mosur/Salesforce)

"There's a crazy amount of innovation happening right now in Canada," says COO

How to Sell to Affluent Empty-Nesters

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Forget Gen Y: The millions of Canadian Boomers with no kids at home have serious money to spend

What You Need to Know About BlackBerry’s Passport

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The Waterloo giant's brand-new smartphone was built with the business world in mind. Does the business world want it?

Are You Using Today’s Hottest Productivity Tool?

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You may not have heard of Slack yet, but shrewd design and a blossoming user base mean you will soon

For the Next Trend in Wearable Tech, Look Down

Lechal smart shoes (Photo: Ducere Technologies Pvt. Ltd.)

Don't laugh: new "smart shoes" have a big advantage over smart watches and Google Glass

Inside the App That Could Revolutionize Retail

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"Visual product search" is changing the way people shop, and a Toronto firm's technology is leading the way

The Right Way to Run a Pop-Up Shop

Vega's pop-up "blender bike" in action. (Photo: Vega)

5 proven tips from a veteran marketer who's mastered the art of temporary retail

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