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Why Canadians Don’t Love Mobile Payments—Yet

Despite all the buzz surrounding smartphone-enabled shopping, the public still finds the technology clunky and risky

How This Robot Manufacturer is Changing the World

Clearpath Robotics CEO Matt Rendall, with some of his company’s robots (Photo: KC Armstrong)

Clearpath Robotics has built a booming business selling state-of-the-art automatons that make dangerous work safer. But its most valuable asset isn't its machines—it's a staff that's on a mission

What it Takes to Land Your Dream Investors

Rent Frock Repeat

On the heels of a major funding round, Rent frock Repeat's CEO shares how her business secured the cash it needs to grow

3 Ways to Disrupt a Crowded Market

PROFIT Business Cast

Want to launch something unique in a market that seems saturated? Try following these tips from a successful serial entrepreneur

How to Make Any Job Sizzle

(Photo: Liam Mogan)

In an industry plagued by long hours, low pay and high turnover, The Keg has mastered employee engagement. Here's what it does right

Welcome to the Hoverboard Age

(Photo: "Hover board" by LoveBoat - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons)

A Silicon Valley startup is working to turn the futuristic, once-fictional mode of transport into consumer reality

The Secret World of Domain Names

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Online presence has never been more important, yet too few entrepreneurs understand what goes into getting a good domain name

The Simple Step That Protects Your Company’s Data

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Encrypting your website is neither expensive nor difficult, and it can be your best protection against malicious hackers

Why Credit Card Fees are Finally Going Down

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After heavy lobbying, Visa and Mastercard are reducing merchant transaction fees—but not by much

Does the World Need Stoplights for Bathrooms?

Public restroom in the center of city

An evaluation of "Tooshlights" and 11 other business ideas, products and strategies in the latest Ingenuity Index

Would You Pay for Employees to Freeze their Eggs?

(Photo: Lex Van Lieshout/AFP/Getty)

Why firms like Apple and Facebook are spending big to attract female talent

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Longtime Simpsons producer Joel H. Cohen on the art of refining and restructuring your products and services

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