Opportunity

8 White-Hot Tech Platforms You’ve Never Heard Of

The most popular, yet little-known in North America, web services you can use to reach customers around the world

Can You Chase a Fad Too Far?

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The death of U.S. cupcake chain Crumbs offers a cautionary tale about following trends

Why You Should Move to Online Customer Service

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New research shows that clients are happiest when the support comes not in person, but rather through a screen

Why Canadians are Getting Richer

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Even in the face of higher-than-normal unemployment, Canadians saw their net worths rise by an average of eight percent last year

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

Inside the Great Graphene Rush

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The so-called "miracle mineral" is exciting Canadian resource startups and investors alike. Are the prospects really so bright?

The Opportunity in Potholes and Broken Elevators

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If one Ottawa developer has its way, cars will automatically tell cities about bumps in the road. And that's just the beginning

Growth Market: The Wild Frontier of Outdoor Retail

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Leading chains show what you need to succeed in this white-hot sector—and where there's still room to expand

Is Africa Officially a Growth Market?

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Long plagued by conflict and corruption, sub-Saharan Africa is seeing a major resurgence. Here's what you need to know about it

One Solution to the Robot Car Debate

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The lingering issues surrounding autonomous vehicles could be solved by looking to an unlikely source: the vaccine industry

Why the Collections Industry is Thriving

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More than a third of U.S. consumers have had debts reported to collections agencies. And that's creating huge demand in a lucrative niche

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