Industry

When an Iconic Brand Reinvents an Already-Popular Product

Tilley Endurables, maker of celebrated sunshades, swapped seasons to produce it's first-ever toque

5 Tech Trends Worth Watching This Year

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From social media to renewable energy, Canada's leading technology execs told us about the most promising developments in their sector

How to Make Sure Your New Product is Ready for Launch

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Nothing ruins a big release like an overlooked flaw. Expert advice on avoiding a fiery failure

The Two Kinds of Millennial Consumers

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The idea of "millennials" as a monolith was always tenuous. It's getting even more so as those on the demographic's leading edge flirt with middle age

Why the Future of Real Estate Agencies is Digital

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Online brokerages and splashy startups are using technology to improve the often hellish act of buying property. How they're doing it, and what it means for the role of Realtors

The Problem With Canadian Innovation, According to Jim Balsillie

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The former BlackBerry co-CEO and current chair of the Canadian Council of Innovators says our policies are stuck in the 20th century

How Should Retailers Respond to the Trump Boycott Campaign?

A worker cleans the windows of the Ivanka Trump Collection in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. More shoppers, even those in Canada, are joining a campaign to push back against Trump's divisive rhetoric and policies with their wallets, taking aim at a growing hit list of companies that support the first family's business ventures. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP/CP

Some consumers are avoiding stores that carry products associated with the family's businesses

Inside Shop.ca’s Failed E-Commerce Revolution

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Once one of Canada's hottest tech startups, the marketplace went bankrupt after a series of strategic missteps and clashing visions. Can it rise again?

Could Canada Become a Leader in Artificial Intelligence?

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The federal Liberal government is set to support AI research as a way to boost economic growth

Meet the Entrepreneur Whose Clothing Brand Boosts Tween Self-Esteem

Linda Maslechko of Triple Flip

Former Bay Streeter Linda Maslechko started Triple Flip to help girls find their size

Lessons in Retail Reinvention From Indigo’s Heather Reisman

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Many had their doubts when the founder of Indigo sought to move beyond book selling and create a retailer for the digital age. But the strategy is starting to pay off

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