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The Vancouver Pen Shop | BCBusiness

"You will always, at some point, need a pen"

Margot McRae, owner of The Vancouver Pen Shop, has found a surprising new market for fountain pens: high school students

Small Business | Research
Button Button | BCBusiness

"Everyone laughed when I said I wanted to open a button store"

Inside the profitable small business that sells 12,000 buttons a month

Small Business | Research
All-Vacuum Store | BCBusiness

"It's good business, because everybody buys a vacuum"

Carlos Bresciani's business hinges on providing service and repairs for the product he sells

Small Business | Research
Tea Time | BCBusiness

"People move, and yet they come back for tea"

How does one run a successful tea-selling business? Jitendra Tanna, founder and owner of North Vancouver's Tea Time, shares his experience

Small Business | Food & Drink
Lululemon | BCBusiness

Chip Wilson selling half his stake in Lululemon for $845M

A truce of sorts has emerged in Lululemon's board battle, as Wilson will sell 50 per cent of his shares

Mergers & Acquisitions | Finance & Investing
Roger Hardy, ShoeMe.ca | BCBusiness

Roger Hardy Buys ShoeMe.ca and OnlineShoes.com

Coastal Contacts founder joins new consolidated online footwear retailer as chair and CEO

Start Ups | Mergers & Acquisitions | Entrepreneurs
Wantering | BCBusiness

Vancouver Startup Wantering Acquires U.S. Fashion Site

30 Under 30 alum Nicholas Molnar's company expands with an acquisition and new site launch

Start Ups | Mergers & Acquisitions | Entrepreneurs
Luvo founders | BCBusiness

Christine Day's New Venture

After a brief hiatus post-Lululemon, Christine Day is back in the CEO’s chair. But can she do for frozen foods what she did for yogawear?

Start Ups | Food & Drink
Lululemon | BCBusiness

Lululemon's Stumbles and Blunders

Lululemon may not have had a banner year for good press, but the numbers tell a different story

Research | Branding


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