Massive shifts in demographics, the millennial push for quality of life and advanced technologies are combining to create a brand-new retail opportunity in experience-based selling (by Deepak Chopra, President and CEO of Canada Post, for the Globe & Mail)
The last quarter of 2017 presented few surprises around consumer spending when compared with the rest of the year, according to Moneris Solutions Corporation ("Moneris"), one of Canada's largest processors of debit and credit payments. The year's final quarter showed an increase of 4.26 per cent in dollar volume over the same period last year. This result is consistent with the rest of the year, with 2017 posting an overall increase of 4.14 per cent compared with 2016...
Deal valued at about $200-million is latest example of consolidation in Canada’s fragmented restaurant industry (Marina Strauss, Globe & Mail)
David Aisenstat, the Keg’s chief executive, will join Cara’s board as vice-chairman and run a premium restaurant division (Hollie Shaw, Financial Post)
With all the controversy over H&M's "Coolest monkey in the jungle" ad, Kevin Bourne lists three ways brands can better relate to people of colour.