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Consumers Confused About Fuel Product Offerings

Consumers remain confused about the multiple fuel product offerings in the marketplace, says a study by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI). The U.S. study, which has been conducted annually for seven years, shows lack of education, ina...

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Uncertainty Lingers Among Canadian Business Leaders

A significant number of Canadian business leaders are pessimistic about the prospects of the national economy over the next 12 months, says a survey by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada). Roughly three-in-10 (29 per...

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CFIB Wants Tax Changes For Small Business

With Parliament back to work and pre-budget season in full swing, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is urging all parties to put forward policies that make it more affordable to own, operate, and pass on a small business, in...

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Canadian Small Retail Businesses Optimistic About Growth

Despite 2018 bringing new challenges and uncertainties to the Canadian small- and medium-sized business (SMB) community, eBay Canada's annual ‘SMB Optimism Index’ report reveals that optimism among small retailers is on an upward...

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Six Barriers To Becoming A Digital Business

As organizations continue to embrace digital transformation, they are finding that digital business is not as simple as buying the latest technology — it requires significant changes to culture and systems, says a survey by Gartner, I...

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Experienced Employees Improve eCommerce Productivity

Research from the Wisconsin School of Business suggests that companies like Amazon, Zappos, and other eCommerce companies looking to control costs and improve productivity, should be doing more to reduce employee turnover and keep experienced wo...

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Home Improvement Retailing is a leading provider of news and information for home improvement and hardware retailers, LBM dealers, home centres, specialty stores, and affiliated businesses. Published six times per year, HIR is a national publication that provides business news, breaking news, in-depth features, and a host of resources and services to help entrepreneurs and managers run a more profitable and efficient business. HIR circulation is audited by the Alliance for Audited Media.

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