Strategy & Operations

The Real Problem with Greenwashing

Enviro-scolds have spooked companies into silence about sustainability, even when they're doing well

The potential pitfall of a Tim Hortons-Burger King merger


A merger between Tim Hortons and Burger King makes sense financially. But merging corporate cultures is far more difficult

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know at Startup


It's not all sunshine and rainbows in the early days. Here are 4 hard-earned lessons from someone who's been through it

Do Loyalty Programs Actually Work?

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Customers today can be fickle, and that creates a big problem for brands looking to secure repeat business

The Hidden Cost of M&As


The company you've just bought might have a very different benefits plan than what you offer. Unless you plan carefully, it could cost you

Why Canadians are Going Cash-Free

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Only 10% of consumer spending today is made with notes and coins. And that number is dropping fast

What Does it Take to Crack Quebec?


We're looking for your best advice on expanding into Canada's second-largest provincial economy

How the Experts Handle Really Tough Calls

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A Rogers Cup chair ump weighs in on tricky choices, and more news about work to discuss at work in this month's Watercooler

The Smart Way to Prepare for a Merger


Deals don't always work out as planned. As one firm has learned the hard way, it's essential to have a Plan B

The Secret to Stress-Free Business Travel


6 proven ways to make your next trip more productive, energetic and enjoyable

What Does It Really Mean to Run a Family Business?


We're looking for your insight into what makes for a successful family-owned or family-run business in 2014

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