What’s in store for retail.

It's a good day to look at what's in store for retail (pun unintentional). COVID-19 has given the retail sector quite the drubbing, although it hasn't meted that out equally. The virus has been a gift to the grocery sector, where panic buying and online shopping took food retail to new heights.  Hardware e-commerce has … Continue reading What’s in store for retail.

Don’t be afraid to host a webinar.

Because Thomas Insights has you covered. The business world already had its toes in the online water but thanks to COVID-19, we've all been forced to plunge right into the deep end. There's really no need to worry about failing (or flailing), however - the Internet has so many resources available, your webinars are sure … Continue reading Don’t be afraid to host a webinar.

Pitching in during COVID-19.

These are stressful days for everyone - businesses, workers, families. Everyone. It's hard to avoid being consumed by worry and fear due to COVID-19. But adversity can bring out the best in all of us and with that in mind, today's blog post will examine the Canadian companies that have stepped up to help the … Continue reading Pitching in during COVID-19.

Tips for effectively managing a remote team.

Many managers and business leaders are finding themselves in unfamiliar territory - trying to keep a team productive and happy, without being able to meet physically on a regular basis. Grow Trade Consulting Inc. has been a virtual office for more than a decade, and we know that it is possible to manage a well-functioning … Continue reading Tips for effectively managing a remote team.

Always check your sources.

A pandemic is a trying time for everyone. And the sad reality is that there will always be fraudsters trying to make money off society's collective fear and uncertainty. Scams have included fraudulent - and potentially deadly - cures and treatments, email/phone scams, and e-commerce account takeovers and shipping fraud. It's disheartening, to say the … Continue reading Always check your sources.