Lessons From the Dragons: Thinking Small Can Pay Off Big

Two businesses using independents to their advantage and an unlikely bidding war on Dragons' Den Season 11 Episode 3

3 Questions to Help You Disrupt Your Industry

PROFIT Business Cast

Nicole Tapscott explains how Casper upended the business of selling mattresses, and what other companies can learn from its example

How to Get Your Clients to Accept Surge Pricing

Uber’s variable “surge pricing” can be controversial with consumers

Varying rates may be good for your company's bottom line, but they can enrage your user base. Four ways to do it right

Does Canada Really Need Another Fast-Fashion Retail Chain?

The first Uniqlo retail clothing store in Toronto. Photo: Mark Blinch/CP

Japanese apparel brand Uniqlo is set to make its debut in the country's cutthroat retail sector

The Growth Secrets of Canada’s Hottest Startup CEO Roger Hardy and founder Sean Clark at the footwear retailer and STARTUP 50 topper’s Vancouver head office

With STARTUP 50 winner, Roger Hardy and Sean Clark are once again working to build the perfect e-commerce company, one big, bold, potentially risky but possibly lucrative step at a time

How to Create Amazing Customer Experiences

Saje Natural Wellness CEO Kate Ross LeBlanc in one of the PROFIT 500 company's Vancouver stores

Few businesses see service improve with growth. Then again, few businesses are structured like PROFIT 500 winner Saje Natural Wellness, a company with customer delight in its DNA

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


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

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

The Latest Retail Category Facing Digital Disruption

A Toronto pop-up installation from the mattress company Casper, which is encouraging the public to use these "nap rooms" equipped with their mattresses. Photo: Chris Young/CP

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

What’s Next For Canada Goose

Canada Goose CEO Dani Reiss at the company's new, larger Toronto factory in 2014. Photo: Frank Gunn/CP

Dani Reiss on building an authentic brand, the importance of bricks-and-mortar, and the risks and rewards of expanding beyond the iconic winter parka

Why Retailers Should Focus on Back-to-School Shopping Season

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It's ‘economy insensitive’ and set to grow, say experts. How brands and businesses can take advantage

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Build the Perfect Small Business: You’re only as good as your people, so bringing the right ones into your company is key. Here’s how to attract top talent

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