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Mass Customization: The Future of Manufacturing

New technology and changing customer demands are shifting entrenched production systems. And that's great news for SMEs

Good News: Consumers Want to Spend

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A new study finds buyers are cautiously confident about their own finances—and about what lies ahead

Innovation of the Month: A Wooden Skyscraper

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How one firm imagined and developed a 42-storey structure made of timber

6 Surprisingly Hot Export Sectors

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There's strong demand abroad for Canadian goods in categories you wouldn't expect. (Cardboard boxes, anyone?)

One Company’s (Very Literal) Growth Market

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How a firm from Olds, Alta. is leading China's "forage revolution" by selling that country's farmers what they crave: Canadian hay

6 Simple Ways to Serve Islamic Customers

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Muslims are increasingly affluent and globally minded. Here’s how to reach this US$1.8-trillion consumer market

How to Introduce a Proven Hit to a New Market

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Meet Victor Cui, the man fighting to bring mixed martial arts to Asia—a market in which UFC is a brand of ketchup

It’s Your Last Chance to Enter the 2014 PROFIT 500!

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Want to join Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies? You have until 11:59 EDT to declare your candidacy

Growth Market: Be the Anti-Bay Street

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Entrepreneurs with new business models and disdain for “the way it’s done” are transforming corporate law. And customers love it

What Proposed Crowdfunding Laws Mean for You

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Two sets of pending legislation will seriously affect how companies can solicit funds from the public. Here's what you need to know

5 Ways to Sell to the Lucrative Young Asian Market

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Young consumers in China, India and beyond are increasingly affluent. Here's how to get a piece of the billions they're spending

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By listening to its customers’ needs during a downturn, a beleaguered plastics company uncovered a promising new product—and a lucrative market

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