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Mar 1, 2013
Colliers International: Product Showcase

Colliers is not only the longest established commercial real estate firm in Vancouver, it is also the leading provider of commercial real estate services in Canada.

Feb 25, 2013
Robust Growth—McGregor & Thompson Hardware

Door and hardware specialist McGregor & Thompson Hardware Ltd. enjoys exponential growth while embracing new technology.

Feb 13, 2013
Doing Business in China

Handshakes: Don’t be too aggressive with your hand pump—use a lighter touch. Introductions: Practice your host’s name and title. As a sign of interest in the business relationship, introduce yourself with a Chinese name. Card Exchange: Always give and receive cards with two hands. Look at your host’s card carefully and put it...

Feb 4, 2013
The Mark Brand Strategy

From the body ink and hipster wardrobe to the f-bombs and East Coast charm, Mark Brand exudes charisma – and, not surprisingly, courts controversy. For him or against him, few would deny that the 37-year-old restaurateur has been a game changer in the Downtown Eastside since moving in five years...

Jun 4, 2012
How to Ace an Out-of-Town Interview

Constantly on the hunt for corporate candidates, executive recruiters seek out talent locally and, increasingly, nationally and internationally. It’s a tall order: find the best and brightest candidates for their clients, regardless of geography. Naturally, an interview is the best...

May 7, 2012
Power Suit: Ainsliewear Design

As a professional ballerina, Ainslie Cyopik was accustomed to making incredible leaps, but the one from ballet dancer to businesswoman was no small feat. Fortunately for Cyopik, founder and president of high-end dancewear company Ainsliewear Design Ltd., it’s a good time...

Oct 2, 2009
Vancouver 2010: The Business of the Games

The 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver: the biggest story in BC's history. The BCBusiness editorial package Vancouver 2010: The Business of the Games gives you a business slant on the human drama of the Games, using the strength of new media to convey the physical immediacy of our city, and...

Jan 2, 2008
Round Table: Small Business, Big Concerns

To be sure, there have been signs of improvement. The provincial government has reduced its share of corporate and personal income taxes, and it claims success in its goal of reducing red tape. But that’s little relief to typical small-business...

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