Innovation

Where the Next Big AI Breakthrough Could Come From

Tech giants are investing in a Montreal research lab that could lead to more startups and products

Lessons From the Dragons: Getting It Right With Product No. 1

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A single-SKU success story and some inventive ideas in Dragons' Den Season 11 Episode 6

Meet the Wunderkind Taking the Guesswork Out of Genetics

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Cathy Tie was still a teenager when she stared Ranomics. Now the company is looking to change the genetic testing industry

How to Develop an Innovative Culture

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PROFIT 500 Growth Tips: Great companies don’t grow complacent, and don’t operate without collaboration. Just ask the man who’s interviewed hundreds of leading CEOs

What You Can Learn About Modern Business From Loblaw

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The grocery giant illustrates that every company is becoming a software company. How it developed a knack for predicting—and shaping—Canadians’ retail habits

What It Takes to Build a Better Product in a Crowded Space

Ray Taaeb, CEO and Co-founder of Casalova, is making the renting process simpler and better for landlords and tenants

Ray Taaeb explains how Casalova developed a simplified renting process for stressed-out landlords and tenants

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

Why Blackberry’s Bold Pivot is the Right Move

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By ditching its handset line, the Canadian smartphone maker shows it has a mindset for success—rather like a successful startup

The Secret to True Business Excellence

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Management guru and bestselling author Tom Peters explains what separates stellar businesses from those that struggle

How to Keep Up With Changing Customer Expectations

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Marketing guru Mitch Joel shares the strategy smart businesses employ to make sure their messages hit the mark in the digital age

The Cure for Canada’s Mid-Sized Businesses

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BDC head Michael Denham on what the country's medium-sized firms must do to scale up

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Your business is only as good as the people that work within it. What one entrepreneur does to ensure new hires will fit into his company’s culture

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