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Greenland Garden Centre takes top honour
Jan. 29, 2010 - The Canadian Nursery Landscape Association has awarded Greenland Garden Centre of Sherwood Park, Alta. as the winner of the 'Canadian Garden Centre Inspection Program.'
Scotts strikes sponsorship deal with baseball
Jan. 28, 2010 - ScottsMiracle-Gro Co has signed a multiyear, multimillion-dollar sponsorship with Major League Baseball that includes licensed products such as grass seeds and fertilizers, baseball-themed advertising, in-park signage and partnerships with several teams. Reuters.com reports. | READ MORE
Small biz to Gov: Ten red tape-trimming targets
Jan. 27, 2010 - Recently, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business held it's first ever Red Tape Awareness Week. They've specified 10 areas that governments need to address to lighten the red tape load.
Small business owners to shoppers: stay put
Jan. 25, 2010 - The "buy local" movement is popular among small-business owners, but does it really work? The Wall Street Journal reports. | READ MORE
Credit card companies, small biz groups react
Jan. 21, 2010 - Monday, Jan. 18 marked the last day for banks, credit card companies, consumer groups, retailers and others to make their submissons for the government on the proposed credit card and debit code. Here's some of the reactions.
PAC comment on credit card draft code
Jan. 21, 2010 - The Payments Accountability Council (PAC) applauds government's efforts to bring clarity, transparency and merchant choice to the debit and credit card market in Canada through the government's Code of Conduct for Credit and Debit Card Markets.
Give yourself a customer service makeover
Jan. 19, 2010 - Customer service is truly the lifeblood of any small business. Small businesses generally can't compete with big box stores and bigger corporations on price, but customer service can provide small businesses with a competitive edge - if you do it right. About.com reports. | READ MORE
How you can develop a great PR strategy
Jan. 11, 2010 - Right now is the perfect time to let the media know what sets your business apart from others. To get good PR, you need to determine where you fit within your industry and then step out and stand out. The Globe and Mail reports. | READ MORE
The top eight gardening trends for 2010
Jan. 6, 2010 - Each new calendar year brings its own changes, some of which are more conspicuous than others. Here's a look at what Canadian Gardening has on its radar for 2010. CanadianGardening.com reports. | READ MORE
Why you should fire yourself
Jan. 4, 2010 - As you flip the calendar over to 2010, now's the perfect time to start the new year as if you're in a new job. HarvardBusinessReview.com reports. | READ MORE