Business closure in Vancouver due to Broadway subway construction – BC

A Vancouver business on Broadway Street will close permanently at the end of the month due to impacts from the construction of the new subway line. Surinder Sangha, owner of a Subway restaurant, says she will close as business has dropped more than 75% since construction began on the project. She has been running her … Read more

The bartending profession – Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade News

Residence Analysis and outlook Through Clinton Cawood Published: January 11, 2023 The evolution of the bartender during Covid and beyond continues to define a role that requires not only impeccable drink and cocktail making skills, but also business acumen. Clinton Cawood Reports The hospitality industry is dynamic and constantly changing, but its adaptability has arguably … Read more

Do you have an exercise resolution? Fitness experts share injury prevention tips – Edmonton

So you’ve joined the countless other people who have made a New Year’s resolution to exercise more and take care of your body. It might be popular to make fun of making resolutions this time of year, but Shara Vigeant, who has worked in the fitness industry in Edmonton for nearly two decades, says it’s … Read more

Montreal company aims to reduce waste with reusable take-out containers

Reducing waste has become a popular New Year’s resolution and will soon become a requirement in Montreal. A local business aims to help people respect this resolution with an initiative that keeps thousands of food containers out of landfills. Making beautiful and delicious pastries is a priority for chef Marc-Olivier Gendron, as is his carbon … Read more

Downtown Edmonton Looks Up: Trade Association – Edmonton

The situation downtown is improving, but many Edmontonians remain reluctant to visit downtown. That’s according to Puneeta McBryan, executive director of the Edmonton Downtown Business Association (DBA). Read more: Fun things to do in Edmonton this winter Read more Fun things to do in Edmonton this winter “Perception takes a long time to catch up … Read more

Why Gen-Z is our next wave of business owners

Generation Z entrepreneurs AdobeStock_476447966 Small business owners have faced a number of challenges this year, including supply chain issues, inflation and labor shortages, but there have also been a number of milestones for small businesses to celebrate. In fact, the number of SMEs in the United States increased by 12.2% from 2017 to 2022 and … Read more

Businesses need to gift wisely this holiday season

Holiday gifts AdobeStock_214150213 We’re in the middle of the busiest shopping season of the year with the holidays approaching, which means gifts are on everyone’s mind, including business owners. Corporate gifts have become an integral strategy for businesses and how they build rapport and retain employees and customers. I recently spoke with Jonathan Legge, CEO … Read more

What is Small Business Saturday? The annual post-Thanksgiving push for consumers to buy from small businesses

Small Business Saturday: Local businesses gear up for the annual business event Big retailers are often in the spotlight when it comes to holiday shopping, but the Saturday after Thanksgiving, it’s time for small businesses to shine. FOX 10’s Anita Roman has more on Small Business Saturday. PHOENIX – In a world where people often … Read more

Winter festival will significantly increase foot traffic for businesses along Edmonton’s 124th Street – Edmonton

While Edmonton’s 124th Street All is Bright Festival aims to bring light and vibrancy to the area, some local business owners say they hope it comes with more foot traffic. While business has picked up, some are still feeling the effects of the pandemic and are now facing inflationary pressures. For months, Kloy Parker, owner … Read more

How Good Data Ethics Improve Business Outcomes

Data Privacy AdobeStock_186885581 Today’s world is data driven. Every industry recognizes the potential of data analytics to improve business performance, whether it’s informing customer experiences or re-engineering internal processes. However, with this powerful tool comes the responsibility of every organization to not only use the data to their advantage, but also to use it in … Read more