Growth

Call for Entries: The 2017 PROFIT 500

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Want to join the ranks of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies? Nominations are now open for 2017!

The Michael Hyatt Method for Growing and Selling Companies

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The Toronto entrepreneur and his brother bagged two big-ticket exits with this smart, patient strategy

A Soaring Stock Market Debut for Canada Goose

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The multi-year PROFIT 500 winner had a successful first day as a publicly-traded company

A New Funding Option for Companies With Big Growth Aspirations

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The federal government and the country's big banks announced a fund of up to $1 billion for SMEs

Lessons in Getting Back to Growth From Lululemon’s Laurent Potdevin

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Having returned the once-troubled fitness apparel brand to health, the CEO is now focused on doubling revenues in the next five years

Inside Ron White Shoes’ Strategy to Break Into the U.S. Market

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The entrepreneur spent years building his upscale footwear brand in Canada through sheer force of personality. Can he do it again south of the border?

How to Hire For the Company You Want

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To scale fast, you need to have the right talent in place. Nurse Next Door co-founder John DeHart explains why he's recruiting for the future with new venture Live Well

Why Canadian CEOs Are More Chicken Than They Think

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There's a troubling disconnect between how leaders perceive their companies and the objective reality. The facts show they're more cautious than courageous

Inside Shop.ca’s Failed E-Commerce Revolution

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Once one of Canada's hottest tech startups, the marketplace went bankrupt after a series of strategic missteps and clashing visions. Can it rise again?

How to Scale Without Imploding

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Getting bigger doesn't always mean getting better. Without smart planning, growth can break a business