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Business news covering smaller companies and the industry.

Canadian holiday shoppers moving to mobile

The popular Christmas Market in Toronto's Distillery District should be busier than ever this year, but many shoppers could be distracted by their phones. | Photo by Joseph Morris via Creative Commons.

November 4, 2016 - 4:35pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Dan Shapiro

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Few companies are confident in their digital defense: survey

Cyber security is a priority for many of today's businesses, but executives aren't especially confident in their execution according to a new survey | Photo by Blogtrepreneur via Creative Commons.

October 28, 2016 - 5:37pm

Employee happiness an elusive but valuable asset, study finds

A happy boardroom is a productive boardroom, a new study from Robert Half says. | Photo by Sofitel Dubai Downtown via Creative Commons. 

October 28, 2016 - 4:52pm

Herb rush: Ballot initiatives could set marijuana business ablaze

The harlequin cannabis strain is known for its high levels of cannabidiol, a compound that's been shown to have therapeutic applications.

October 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Jenelle Isaacson

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Michelle Farber Ross

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Lisa Druxman

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