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How to analyse a value proposition

Lesson Plans   |   November 19, 2020

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This is an excellent article with which to explore the real estate sales market and compare and contrast value propositions.... read more

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How to plot the life cycle of a product

Lesson Plans   |   November 16, 2020

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This article discusses a buyout undertaken in order to acquire a brand and also illustrates how the pandemic can impact an industry.... read more

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“A pinch-me moment”: Spin Master buys Rubik’s Brand for $50 million

In the News   |   October 27, 2020

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On paper, the Rubik’s Cube doesn’t sound like a whole lot of fun: It was first patented as a “spatial logic toy,” and the puzzle was so frustrating that its own inventor was unable to... read more

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New real estate players try to gain foothold in Canada’s hot market

In the News   |   October 26, 2020

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New real estate players are trying to grab a piece of Canada’s booming real estate market, taking on traditional brokerages in the latest battle for a share of the lucrative business. Properly Inc. and lower-commission... read more

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When does e-commerce beat store shopping?

Lesson Plans   |   October 19, 2020

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The article illustrates the push and pull between e-commerce and bricks-and-mortar stores.... read more

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How workplace culture operates

Lesson Plans   |   October 14, 2020

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This article explores workplace culture. Workplace culture includes the values and behaviours within a workplace that create its unique social environment for staff and customers.... read more

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Indigo’s Heather Reisman on balancing e-commerce development with bricks-and-mortar

In the News   |   September 22, 2020

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There is a line Heather Reisman likes to repeat, a compliment the CEO of Indigo Books & Music Inc. says she hears from customers: that the store is their “happy place.” “Our business, unlike some... read more

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Fighting racism is a win for everybody

Lesson Plans   |   September 21, 2020

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The Black Lives Matter movement began in 2013 but gained global momentum in 2020 after George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Front and centre of the movement is the aim of... read more

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How we benefit when an entrepreneur succeeds

Lesson Plans   |   September 17, 2020

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The article outlines some of the initiatives governments have taken to support small business during these challenging times. The global pandemic has hit small business particularly hard as many were unprepared to transform from bricks... read more

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Why Netflix’s uncomfortable office culture works

In the News   |   September 5, 2020

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One new hire refused to unpack his boxes for months, unwilling to settle in when he could be fired any time. Another describes working through the night in a fruitless bid to allay her fear... read more

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Black Professionals in Tech Network partners with Canadian companies to fight racism

In the News   |   July 30, 2020

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Canada’s largest network of Black tech professionals is partnering with some of the country’s biggest companies to better advance the careers of Black employees and combat systemic racism. The Black Professionals in Tech Network (BPTN)... read more

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Pledge to end systemic racism at Canadian companies picks up steam

In the News   |   July 20, 2020

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More than 200 CEOs have signed a pledge to commit to ending anti-Black systemic racism within their companies as part of the BlackNorth Initiative that is quickly winning wide support throughout Corporate Canada. The initiative,... read more

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Veteran recruiter launches firm aimed at finding diverse candidates for executive roles

In the News   |   July 17, 2020

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A veteran executive recruiter has launched a new company focused on finding candidates who are Black, Indigenous and people of colour for executive positions across corporate Canada. Jason Murray, founder and president of the BIPOC... read more

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Ottawa, Ontario announce funding to help small businesses set up shop online

In the News   |   June 11, 2020

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The federal and Ontario governments will spend nearly $58-million to help small businesses move online as they grapple with diminished revenues during the pandemic and prepare to reopen. The funding will primarily help to expand... read more

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How online platforms attract customers

Lesson Plans   |   May 15, 2020

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The article discusses how a company is valued for the public domain and the reasons behind that.... read more

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