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A Roadmap to Attract Foreign Direct Investment Using LinkedIn

The competition for economic development organizations and investment promotion agencies aiming to attract foreign direct investment is stiff. In a world where large corporations are incentivised [...]

Don’t Plan Alone and Set Attainable Goals

Having been in executive leadership and sales management for many years, I was quite accustomed to someone higher up asking for more of something. Most of the time it was more revenues, but it [...]

Digital Main Street Launches Grant Program

Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) and the Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA) announced today the official launch of Digital Main Street’s exciting Grants Program [...]

New Survey Finds 83% of Consumers Use Smartphones In-Store, Preferring to be Left Alone By Sales Associates

In an effort to control their own retail journey, 83% of consumers use their smartphone while shopping in-store, according to a new study by leading strategic retail advisory firm HRC Retail [...]

Canadian Franchise Association

Franchising in Canada represents about $96 billion per year for the country’s GDP, equaling 5% of the nation’s economy. At last count there were 75,765 franchise units operating under 1,300 [...]

Canada Needs New Data For a New Economy Time to focus on assessing skills in workforce development

When the federal Liberals took power in 2015, they made evidence a key priority in policy making. Michael Barber, known for his ground-breaking work in “Deliverology,” the science of getting [...]

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