While some brewers are eager to sign up for selling beer for a loonie, others are worried about rising costs, including the aluminum tariffs now in effect.
The U.S.-China tensions have increasingly become a subject of concern and as more tariffs are slapped onto goods, investors are closely monitoring the trade war’s impact on the stock market.
When Taylor* began her job at a major Canadian apparel manufacturer in 2011, she was thrilled to be working her dream job at a major corporation. She was in her early thirties, and saw potential for career growth in the corporate role.
While some companies are falling off the grid, many of Canada’s homegrown talent are rising in the retail market. “The consumer now lives in a world of abundance and every brand needs to reckon with this,” says Doug Stephens, a retail expert and author of The Retail Revival. “The consumer’s problems
haveThe retail industry continues to suffer and the number of U.S. retail stores that closed in 2017 alone was well over 6,000 . 2018 has already got a running list of retailers thought to follow suit with names like Bebe and Walgreens among the bunch of companies expected to close more stores. Then
Between medal bonuses , sponsorship deals and endorsements, some Olympic athletes make a pretty sweet living performing the sport they love. For many athletes, their reality is working other jobs to make ends meet, like American curler Nina Roth who works as a registered nurse in addition to her responsibilities
The Pyeongchang Winter Games sees 2,952 athletes competing for top honours, all wishing to win big and make their country proud. While they may not be getting paid to participate, Olympians from some countries receive more than just podium notoriety, they’ll take home cold hard cash too. “ Medal bonuses
When the Harlem Globetrotters were embarking on a new tour, they sought the approval of Sharon Vinderine and her powerful network of Parent Tested Parent Approved bloggers.
Now in its 14th year, the Housing Affordability Survey, issued by Demographia International, explores 293 metropolitan housing markets in nine countries: Australia, Canada, China, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States. Assessed in the third quarter of 2017,
YouTube creators are continuing to rake in money just like celebrities, and followers aren’t shying away from subscribing. Forbes released its yearly breakdown of the digital platform’s highest earning stars, with the majority of the 2017 personalities having content focused on comedy and video games
Shopping isn’t like it used to be, and as jobs continue to get axed and the mishandling of businesses lessens customer trust, a retailer’s reputation becomes all the more important. Consumer sentiment is also key as it helps drive sales, so if a retailer is missing the mark in creating a memorable experience
Canadians love to gripe about skyrocketing rental prices, especially in cities like Vancouver and Toronto , but compared to the rest of the world, turns out it’s not that bad. A new study by Nestpick , a meta search engine which aggregates renting information on unfurnished and furnished apartments,
Now in its twentieth year, Deloitte’s Technology ‘Fast 50’ Program recognizes companies based on “innovation, rapid revenue growth, entrepreneurial spirit, and the world-class achievements of the Canadian technology industry.” A company’s “fast growth” has been measured over the last four years with
Choosing the right employer that both challenges and cares for its workers can be as difficult as finding the right person for the job. We all have our personal set of standards and so too do companies; finding a soft footing where both the employee and employer are happy isn’t any easy task. For nearly
Whether venturing to a new city or enjoying your own, the downtown core is an important area to enjoy. Typically, a city’s downtown is attractive, welcoming and highlights cultural or historical elements of its city. It can be lively or quaint or both–as long as it keeps you occupied and safe, right?
As we roll into the final weekend of October, the lure of the holidays nears and so too does the promise of 2018. For many people, their plans for the new year include some travel. Travel reference site Lonely Planet has a database of writers, influencers, nomads and staff that continue to voice their
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released its 2017 report , detailing the best and worst cities for Canadian women to work across the country. The findings were gathered based on ratings in five categories: Economic Security, Education, Health, Leadership and Security. The report
KAYAK ‘s 2017 holiday data was recently unveiled, highlighting the most searched places for holiday travel this year, as selected by Canadians. Findings are taken from flight searches conducted between January 1, 2017 through to September 28, 2017, and the searches coincide with travel planned between