Daily Archives: May 28, 2012


According to Industry Canada, small businesses (with fewer than 100 employees) contribute to about 30% of Canada’s GDP[1]. They are vital to our economy. In fact, there are about 1 million small businesses in Canada, and about 13% of all small businesses are in the retail sector. It is a cut-throat environment, and 15% of small businesses fail within the first year of entering the marketplace[2]. How do you get ahead in such a competitive market? It is important to find a niche, either in terms of concept, price, product or......

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