Consumers Are Open to Location-Based Offers

A new study shows shoppers like the idea of receiving rewards and deals based on their whereabouts. Time to bring in the beacons

When to Bypass Retail Stores and Sell to Customers Directly


An army of consultants helped Peekaboo Beans’ Traci Costa build her kidswear brand

A Futuristic Canadian Product Steps Into a Global Patent War

Darren Pereira, whose company Huuver has begun to sell its Uuboard brand of self-balancing electric boards online. Photo: Marta Iwanek/CP

A pitched battle is raging over self-balancing boards is raging, but Huuver's Darren Pereira isn't fazed

Delivery Could Be the Next Big E-Commerce Differentiator


As more shoppers move online, logistics are becoming an increasingly important selling point

The 2015 PROFIT 500: Canada’s Fastest-Growing Software Companies

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Coding is a great way to make bank. Meet some of the industry's most successful firms

Why Canada’s Fastest-Growing Company Keeps Innovating in Tough Times


A relentless focus on new ideas helped Western Manufacturing to the #1 spot on the 2015 PROFIT 500

The 2015 PROFIT 500: Canada’s Fastest-Growing IT Companies

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The domestic technology sector has never been stronger. Meet some of the industry's fastest-growing companies

The 2015 PROFIT 500: Canada’s Fastest-Growing Retail Companies


These storefronts are buzzing. Meet some of the industry's most successful businesses

How to Build Your Own Market


Arash Fasihi of Cymax knows many consumers aren’t ready to buy furniture online—yet. But he’s making a big bet that one day they will be

Proof That Breaking the Mould Pays Off


An innovative product format boosted sales and earned KFI a spot on the 2015 PROFIT 500

Why Manufacturing in China Is Losing Its Appeal

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The country's economic woes are pushing Canadian importers to look for sourcing alternatives says one shipping company

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