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Oct 20, 2017
10 key social media trends: report
By the Editors

For its 2017 Canadian Social Media Monitor, Vancouver-based market research firm Insights West looked at: The social media platforms that are gaining momentum and those that are losing ground Demographic differences in social media platform usage Positive and negative impact of social media Attitudes...

Oct 20, 2017
How Scott Menke's gamble on Parq Vancouver hit the jackpot
Nick Rockel

On a brilliant late-June afternoon, Scott Menke strides through the posh lobby of Vancouver’s Rosewood Hotel Georgia. “What’s up?” asks the co-founder and CEO of Paragon Gaming as he extends a hand. At first glance, his aquiline gaze appears haughty...

Oct 18, 2017
Retailers: Send these 4 automatic emails to make more sales
Antoine Bonicalzi

Email marketing is still one of the best ways to create customer loyalty, boost sales and, ultimately, grow your business. Many small businesses, especially those in the retail industry, have a good grasp of the basics of email marketing. They make an effort to grow their email list, and they regularly...

Oct 16, 2017
5 most popular Canadian biz books from the week of October 9 to 15
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Best-selling business titles provided by Munro’s Books, 1108 Government Street, Victoria, B.C.

Oct 16, 2017
Fish feud: Will changes to the West Coast salmon industry hurt or help independent fishermen?
Andrew Findlay

Classic rock blares from the wheelhouse radio. Skipper Quincy Sample layers on fibreglass in a waist-deep cockpit at the stern of his boat, making repairs to the 42-foot vessel in anticipation of a commercial salmon fishery opening in June. Gulls...

Oct 12, 2017
5 B.C. wineries head to court over shipping liquor between provinces
By BCBusiness

On Tuesday (October 10), the Supreme Court of Canada gave permission to five small B.C wineries to intervene in a case involving shipping liquor across provincial borders. The Province of New Brunswick is appealing a provincial court ruling that limiting...

Oct 11, 2017
BCIC Ignite Awards help bring innovative technology to market by funding industry-academic partnerships
By BCBusiness

The BC Innovation Council (BCIC) keeps doing its part to power the provincial economy. Last night (October 10) at the Vancouver Club, the third BCIC Ignite Awards gave a collective $735,000 to four B.C. technology research projects. BCBusiness was a...

Oct 10, 2017
5 most popular biz books from the week of October 2 to 8
Munro’s Books

Best-selling business titles provided by Munro’s Books, 1108 Government Street, Victoria, B.C.

Oct 5, 2017
BCIC Ignite Awards will honour technology innovators
By BCBusiness

The BCIC Ignite Awards are ready for liftoff. On Tuesday, October 10, the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) will recognize academic and industry partnerships to commercialize groundbreaking technologies in natural resources and applied sciences. BCBusiness is a media sponsor of the...

Oct 5, 2017
B.C.'s first Uniqlo now open
By BCBusiness

Amanda Ross, who wrote about Uniqlo’s B.C. store last summer, checked the store out in person this week. It will feature the Uniqlo and JWAnderson capsule collection, of which several pieces are already sold out online in the U.S. Launch celebrations include...

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