Tag Archives: Canada

Marketing Juice — 7 Blogs For 7 Days

Mitch Joel and Robin Sharma start the weekly roundup with insights that just might change the way you look at your business. Then we’ve got an in-depth look at email opt-ins. Don’t underestimate this one — Michael Zipursky will give you real food for thought (I changed my mind twice about opt-in boxes while reading […]

Just Released: Canadian Labour Force Survey

Employment was little changed for the second consecutive month in August and the unemployment rate edged up 0.1 percentage points to 7.3%. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/110909/dq110909a-eng.htm

Western Provinces Set To Drive GDP Growth in Canada

Canada’s stable economy and relatively strong forecast are attractive to growth-oriented organizations seeking new markets. Here is an overview of the anticipated GDP growth by province along with key drivers.

Canada’s Staffing Index Up

Signs of cautious optimism from the Canadian staffing industry: Canada’s Staffing Index up, pre-recession levels in sight – Press Release – Digital Journal.

Margin Squeeze – Are You in a Race to the Bottom?

Pricing concessions are the first step toward commoditization and margin squeeze. The problem with commoditization is it leaves little room for differentiation or innovation. How prepared are you?

Vancouver’s Green Capital Business Mission

Vancouver is working hard to grow its reputation as a green city (pardon the pun).  There are many ongoing initiatives – one of which is the green building program.  The latest is a mission to China where Mayor Gregor Robertson and an entourage of 22 local businesses will seek to leverage good relationships begun during the […]

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