Retail

Why Canadians Don’t Love Mobile Payments—Yet

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

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

Prepare for More Online Shopping this Holiday Season

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Consumers are expecting to spend more with e-tailers, according to a new survey

Inside the Pre-Tail Revolution

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Crowdfunding can be a great way to gather market intel. Here's what you can learn from products that succeeded (and those that failed)

5 Steps to a Total Brand Reinvention

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Corporate-makeover wizard Joe Jackman reveals what it takes to inject new life into an old business

How to Sell to Affluent Empty-Nesters

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Forget Gen Y: The millions of Canadian Boomers with no kids at home have serious money to spend

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