Emerging Markets

The bright continent

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Charles Field-Marsham CEO, Kestrel Capital Management Corp. Toronto “There’s an emerging middle class in sub-Saharan Africa. Within the next five to 10 years, there are going to be more households ...

Our Youth, Our Future

Overcoming the economic challenges of tomorrow requires investing in young people today. Because we’re going to need a lot more great entrepreneurs

Canada’s hottest export markets

Saudi Arabia: Up 164%* Over the next five years, the Saudis will spend $400 billion as part of a massive infrastucture program. It includes not only $230 billion in oil ...

Instant MBA: Selling to the poor

Selling to the poor There’s huge potential for companies to do big business in developing countries, but it requires a different approach than in developed markets, according to research by ...

Podcast 48 Transcript: Economic Update with Sherry Cooper

Ian:  Welcome to the Business Coach Podcast, an advice-oriented series that tackles the top issues and opportunities facing Canada’s small businesses.  I’m your host, Ian Portsmouth, the Editor of PROFIT ...

Kelly the Intern

Just how common is it to be asked to pay bribes and kickbacks when doing business in economically developing countries? — Douglas V., Burnaby, B.C. Short answer: it’s very common. ...

The problem with India

When journalists received a press release January 10 warning of another evening of gridlock on Toronto highways, they might have been nonplussed if not for the purported cause: an airport-bound ...