Business Trends

What Today’s Small Businesses Can Do to Beat Giant Competitors

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"Craft brands" are winning market share from the big guys by focusing on what makes them unique

What SMEs Are Worried About Right Now (And What to Do About It)

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Four strategies for dealing with economic and political uncertainty at home

Why the Future of Real Estate Agencies is Digital

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Online brokerages and splashy startups are using technology to improve the often hellish act of buying property. How they're doing it, and what it means for the role of Realtors

What Some of Canada’s Top Entrepreneurs Learned in 2016

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We asked 12 of the country's most successful and innovative founders to share the most important lessons they learned this year. Here's what they said

What Some of Canada’s Top Executives Learned in 2016

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We asked eight corporate titans to share the most important lessons they learned this year. Here's what they said

What Martin Shkreli’s Year Can Teach You About Being Greedy

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The extreme behaviour of the reviled pharma exec shows just what doesn't work in business any more

What Some of Canada’s Top Business Visionaries Learned in 2016

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We asked 10 lobbyists, pundits, policy-makers and champions of innovation to share the most important lessons they learned this year. Here's what they said

Why Being “Boring” Is the Best Strategy for Your Business

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We all crave excitement, but it's possible to get rich by being dull. How to be totally unglamorous, surprisingly innovative, and wildly profitable

Is Atlantic Canada the Country’s Next Tech Hub?

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The young people of the eastern provinces shouldn't have to leave to find jobs, says one executive. Why you might want to set up shop near them

Can a Street Have Too Many Restaurants?

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Concerned that eateries are crowding out other storefronts, a Montreal neighbourhood is restricting where they can open. Why anti-gentrification sentiment is on the rise