Less funny money in circulation: Bank of Canada
Apr. 24, 2013, Ottawa — Love them or hate them, Canada's polymer banknotes appear to be a big success when it comes to fighting counterfeiters. The Financial Post reports. | READ MORE
BrazelBerries make Canadian debut in B.C.
Apr. 24, 2013, Vancouver — BrazelBerries, a revolutionary new super-breed of raspberry and blueberry plants, are this spring's most sought after food plants. The Vancouver Sun reports. | READ MORE
Cash registers give way to smartphones
Mar. 26, 2013, New York — The cash register may be on its final sale as stores across the United States ditch the old-fashioned machines in favour of ringing up sales on smartphones and tablets. | READ MORE
Mentor Like a Master
Contributing your time and resources to develop your employees’ skills and competence will increase morale and improve your bottom line.
Brands use online videos to reach consumers
Mar. 15, 2013, Toronto — With 92 per cent of Canadians tuning in to online videos and watching a total of 25 hours per month, businesses and brands are putting their advertising dollars where consumers' eyeballs are. | READ MORE
New Vision Forum examines the future of retail
Mar. 11, 2013, Nashville, TN — In January, retail consultants John Stanly and Sid Raisch facilitated the first-ever New Vision Forum for garden centre owners in Canada and the U.S.
Don't expect a record spring this year
Mar. 6, 2013, Toronto — One of the country's most prominent forecasters says Canadians waiting to feel some spring in their step will have to be patient. | READ MORE
Minister talks red tape with business owners
Feb. 20, 2013, Toronto — A joint roundtable hosted by the Canada Revenue Agency and the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) gave local businesses and CFIB members a chance to share their views on improving government services to businesses.