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“There was so much more for the company to do.”
By 2032, more than a half million small and mid-size business-owners in Canada will transfer ownership to a buyer, sell their shares, lease their business to a new operator, or close their doors.
In preparation for the rush of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, VaynerMedia and Shopify Plus have cooked up a binge-worthy podcast miniseries with one goal: to help brands and entrepreneurs nail down and level up their holiday ecommerce strategy just in time.
Apple may unveil its first-ever AR headset in 2019.
The company’s latest financing includes investment from H&M CO:LAB, ADG, and SoGal Ventures.
The ultimate pop-up within a pop-up called Sleepover — which thisopenspace is hosting until Dec. 31 at its flagship Toronto location on Queen St. — is a collection of 40 mostly small brands with a sleep-related theme.
Calgary tied with suburban Maryland at 55th, Montreal took the 56th place, and Ottawa is at 61st.
Purple says the locations will be used to pilot the sale of Purple’s mattresses, which employ the company’s Hyper-Elastic Polymer technology that is optimized to “disperse pressure and cradle the hips and shoulders.”
The future of retail in the age of Amazon (FASTCOMPANY)
As Jeff Bezos’s juggernaut continues to grow, forward-thinking competitors are finding creative ways to succeed—and be what Amazon can never be.