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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
is executive vice-president, consumer business group with 3M.
is senior vice-president, chief supply chain officer, with Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
is vice-president and chief accounting officer at Beacon.
is director of sales in Canada with Blanco.
is vice-president of sales and marketing at Burlington Merchandising & Fixtures Inc.
will become president and CEO of Bona, effective January 11, 2021.
is territory manager for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland with Bonaventure Agency Inc.
will be chief executive officer of Clorox Company, effective September 14.
is associate director, fencing category, at Fortress Building Products. Previously, he was fencing senior product manager.
is senior director of sales and operations with Home Hardware Stores Limited. Previously, he was senior director of retail sales and operations with Carter’s.
is senior vice-president and chief marketing officer at Masonite International Corporation.
is senior vice-president of engineering at Nexii Building Solutions Inc.
is CEO of SCHOCK North America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SCHOCK GmbH, a global manufacturer and inventor of quartz/granite composite kitchen sinks.
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