Any smallbusiness owner knows that keeping up to date with the latest trends is a fundamental part of their role. Knowing exactly what the consumer wants helps them not only decide which products and services to sell but how to market them too – and therefore get ahead of the competition. Here's a look at our top trend …

Jan 17, 2017 – Growth in Service Based Businesses. According to Statistics Canada, 80 per cent of BC small businesses are service-based, up 10 per cent from 15 years ago. And in keeping with provincial trends, they dominate the types of businesses that we help start at Small Business BC. As technology and …

Nov 13, 2017 – The Bank of Canada's Business Outlook Survey is a quarterly summary of interviews conducted between the bank and approximately 100 senior managers from businesses across Canada. The report's purpose is to gather the perspectives of business leaders on topics such as demand, capacity pressures, …

Why You Should Cater to the Cruise Ship Crowd · The massive cruise ship Anthem of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean International, berthed. Canadian port cities are anticipating an influx of boat-borne tourists this summer, and the economic boost could benefit local businesses. January 9, 2017 …