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Canada’s Retail Sector May Be Coursing for a Hard Crash Landing

For years – make that decades – hearty Canadians would often venture across the border to the United States and make various pre-planned stops at the many retail shops available in [...]

A Prescription for Better Hospitals

Saving energy through responsible energy use in Canadian healthcare institutions just got easier thanks to the addition of hospitals to the Government of Canada’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio [...]

Breakthrough B2B Marketing Plans

By Ian Gordon and Mark Borkowski Marketing plans have been in use for many years, of course, but great plans remain rare. This article highlights 11 suggestions to achieve more from B2B marketing [...]

Wasting Time at Work

By Angus Gillespie While there’s no doubt we are still very much in the infancy of the technological revolution that is sweeping the way enterprises conduct business, despite enormous [...]

What’s Better – Selling or Marketing?

Having spent the first 12 years of my career in marketing and then the next 16 in sales, and having worked at various companies, the ones that were the most successful were the ones that knew [...]

Crony Capitalism

When Judge Richard Posner, the prolific conservative intellectual, released his book A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis of ’08 and the Descent into Depression last year, you might have [...]

The Economics of Elections: Low Voter Turnout and Rising Costs

The 41st Ontario general election will be held on June 12, 2014. As campaign ads hit the airwaves, politicians of all stripes need to think about how many Ontarians will actually turn out to [...]

Women in the Workplace – From Catfights to Fearing Success

As women of several generations try to co-exist in the workplace, research in a new book shows that women can be their own worst enemies. “Most of the vicious attacks, passive-aggressive [...]

How to Consolidate Tax Losses of a Related Corporation

Canadian corporations looking to maximize their resources in these challenging economic times may want to consider what opportunities are available for using the tax losses of a related Canadian [...]

Where to Find Your Ideal Customers on Social Media

As new statistics show 62 per cent of adults worldwide are using social media, the dust has officially begun to settle on the debate of its relevance as a marketing tool in the business world. [...]

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