Retail

Kick to Click: the End of the Computer Mouse?

A new way to move your cursor and 10 other business ideas, products and strategies in the latest Ingenuity Index

Why Canadians Don’t Love Mobile Payments—Yet

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

The Bold New Frontier of Vending Machines

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Smart brands have discovered that kiosks can be used to sell a lot more than cans of pop

What it Takes to Land Your Dream Investors

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

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

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?

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

Does The World Need Another Social Shopping Site?

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Toronto's Bestie wants to crack a crowded market with its curated buying platform. What will it need to succeed?

Is Canada Ready for Drones?

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As more and more businesses consider the commercial applications of unmanned aircraft, safety issues and red tape are keeping them grounded

The Huge Opportunity of Mobile Payments

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With Apple Pay taking off in the U.S., smartphone-enabled purchases are hitting the mainstream. Get ready for faster, more convenient transactions

Why Showrooming is More Popular Than Ever

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Brace yourselves, retailers: consumers are increasingly using their smartphones as an in-store shopping tool

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