Industry

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

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

A Soaring Stock Market Debut for Canada Goose

Canada Goose IPO day at the New York Stock Exchange, in March 2017. Photo: Mark Lennihan/CP

The multi-year PROFIT 500 winner had a successful first day as a publicly-traded company

Meet the Doctor Reinventing the Pharmacy for the Age of Mobile

Ali Esmail and PopRx are improving pharmacist-patient relationships by digitizing their interactions

Ali Esmail and PopRx are improving pharmacist-patient relationships by digitizing their interactions

Where in the World to Sell Online

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The popularity of e-commerce platforms allows Canadian SMBs to access growing international markets. Here's how to connect with foreign buyers without leaving your desk

How to Boost Impulse Buys Online

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With no supermarket checkout aisles to tempt them, shoppers tend not to pick up extra goodies. What brands and retailers are doing to encourage them

Why Sunrise Records Thinks It Can Succeed Where HMV Failed

A closing HMV music store in Kingston, Ont., in January 2017. Photo: Lars Hagberg/CP

Vinyl is having a moment, and Ontario-based Sunrise Records is basking in it. But is the market big enough to sustain 70 new retail locations?

How Businesses Can Actually Use Virtual Reality

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Yes, virtual reality and holograms are buzzy, but they are changing the ways companies work and creating a whole new support industry

Could Canada Become a Leader in Blockchain?

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The federal government is taking an interest in the emerging technology, which could form the basis for a strong local innovation ecosystem

Meet the Entrepreneur Helping Shoppers Pick Better Beauty Products

Lily Tse of Think Dirty. Photo: Erik Putz

Lily Tse created Think Dirty, an app that alerts consumers to potentially harmful chemicals in cosmetics

Lessons in Getting Back to Growth From Lululemon’s Laurent Potdevin

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Having returned the once-troubled fitness apparel brand to health, the CEO is now focused on doubling revenues in the next five years

Who Does HR Really Work For?

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Uber's latest crisis reveals a common misconception: Many employees think HR will act as their shield against mismanagement, but they sometimes learn painfully late that's not the case

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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

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