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Hot Niche: Food Trucks for Dogs?

A new option in canine chow, and more current business ideas, products and strategies, ranked

Why Canadians Don’t Love Mobile Payments—Yet

NFC - Near field communication, mobile payment

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

The Bold New Frontier of Vending Machines

(Illustration: Remie Geoffroi)

Smart brands have discovered that kiosks can be used to sell a lot more than cans of pop

Meet the Woman Cleaning Up Oil and Gas

(Photo: Ania & Tyler Stalman)

Suzanne West believes it's not only possible to build an environmentally friendly oil company—it's necessary

Will Wearable Tech Revolutionize Your Business?

(Photo: Samsung)

Consumers are less than impressed with smart glasses and watches, but innovative companies are starting to get the potential

How to Corner a Niche Market Today

(Photo: Pochetti/Facebook)

Toronto-based Pochetti is aiming to meet surging demand for both subscription services and formal pocket squares. Here's a look at its go-to-market strategy

What Political Instability Means for Your Business

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As regimes topple and and conflicts intensify around the world, it's never been more important for exporters to know the risks

Welcome to the Hoverboard Age

(Photo: "Hover board" by LoveBoat - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons)

A Silicon Valley startup is working to turn the futuristic, once-fictional mode of transport into consumer reality

The Real Opportunity in Renminbi

(Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty)

Canada's new reciprocal deal with China is poised to cut trading costs in a big way. Here's what you need to know

The Secret World of Domain Names

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Online presence has never been more important, yet too few entrepreneurs understand what goes into getting a good domain name

Does the World Need Stoplights for Bathrooms?

Public restroom in the center of city

An evaluation of "Tooshlights" and 11 other business ideas, products and strategies in the latest Ingenuity Index

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The sale of your business should be a call for wild celebration. But serious regret is the real outcome for a significant number of sellers. Here’s what can go wrong, and how to avoid it

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