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How to Invigorate a Humble Business

For 15 years, C.R. Plastic Products was a moderately successful furniture maker. Thanks to some big risks, big hires and big investments, it’s a burgeoning global brand and PROFIT 500 winner

Secrets of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Company

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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

PROFIT 500 2016: Canada’s Fastest-Growing Professional Services Companies

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Meet the 29 industry firms that made our annual list of rapidly-expanding businesses

PROFIT 500 2016: Canada’s Fastest-Growing Information Technology Companies

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Meet the 49 industry firms that made our annual list of rapidly-expanding businesses

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

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Meet the 24 industry firms that made our annual list of rapidly-expanding businesses

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

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

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

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Meet the 95 industry firms that made our annual list of rapidly-expanding businesses

The Parents of the Touch-Screen Generation Need Your Help

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Kids are blithely racking up huge bills online, making parental controls the biggest thing in apps since Angry Birds

Why a Coffee Company is Getting Into the Content Business

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Riding the "experiential" retail trend, Starbucks is looking to tell stories via text, video and podcasts

How to Take a Niche Product to the Mainstream

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Kailey Gilchrist found that even meat-lovers will buy into vegan foods—with the right message

The Latest Retail Category Facing Digital Disruption

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Online furniture startups are trying to appeal to customers with lower prices and greater selection

Readers Choice

Resilience might not be exciting, but it’s what separates businesses that survive tough times from those that don’t. Just ask the owners of PROFIT 500 winner Ryan Murphy Construction, a Calgary company thriving amid a brutal local downturn

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