Innovation

The Growth Secrets of Canada’s Hottest Startup

With STARTUP 50 winner Shoes.com, 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

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

3 Simple Ways to Keep Your Small Business Fresh

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You don’t need a lot of technology or money to keep your company at the cutting edge of change. What you do need is creative energy

When the Marketplace Model Actually Works

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Digitized flyer app Flipp has been downloaded over 13 million times. How Wehuns Tan and his team built a business connecting retailers and consumers

How to Solve Problems Faster

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GV design partner Jake Knapp shares his five-day process for coming up with and testing new ideas and solutions

How to Cultivate Creativity

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Metric frontwoman and Broken Social Scene member Emily Haines on the value of collaboration and the art of telling good ideas from bad

How to Become the Ultimate Leader

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26 skills every entrepreneur and manager needs now, with tips from the pros—including Canada women's soccer team captain Christine Sinclair—on how to develop them

5 Things Your Business Should Do During the Summer Slowdown

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How to keep your organization efficient, productive and profitable in the "season of auto-reply"

The Artisanal Movement Finds a New Niche

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S’mores or creme brulee doughnuts? Canadians are embracing innovative varieties of the desert at gourmet shops

3 Tips for Coming Up With More Creative Ideas

PROFIT Business Cast

Brainstorming expert Marilyn Barefoot on how leaders can inspire their teams and companies to find amazingly innovative solutions to their problems

Where Great Ideas Actually Come From

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It's not outside-of-the-box thinking, according to a recent study

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