The benefits of third-party sales platforms.

Using a third-party sales platform offers opportunities to increase sales revenue. These systems are designed to save time and money, a business’s two most essential assets. Canada is an incredibly vast landscape, with a population of more than 37.5 million people concentrated primarily in four provinces – Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta. In fact, … Continue reading The benefits of third-party sales platforms.

A good week to look at retail.

Leger held its 2019 WOW Customer Experience Retail Monitor awards here in Toronto last Thursday morning, and we were there to learn the winners' names - and more about the ever-evolving Canadian retail landscape. Retailers from many categories (such as grocery, pharmacy, convenience and dollar) were rated on markers including service, selection, price, store, and customization … Continue reading A good week to look at retail.

Investment trends in Canada’s poultry sector.

Key investment trends (with enriched housing systems for poultry operations) are changing the supplier landscape in Canada. The food industry is committed to sourcing 100 per cent cage-free eggs by 2025, and Canadian egg farms have made a commitment to transition. The growth of poultry housing systems comes from increased new building construction and new … Continue reading Investment trends in Canada’s poultry sector.

Exciting times – and big headaches – for neural technology.

It's mind-blowing for those of us who were born before microwave ovens and cellular phones. Both Facebook and Neuralink are building technology that literally reads your mind. Facebook is funding research on brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) that can pick up thoughts directly from neurons and translate them into words in real time. And Elon Musk's Neuralink … Continue reading Exciting times – and big headaches – for neural technology.

Sidewalk Toronto: potential opportunities in waterfront development.

Firms may have an opportunity to be involved in the engineering, construction and information and communications technology (ICT) areas in this major redevelopment of the Toronto waterfront area. In 2017, Waterfront Toronto issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) that identified the need for “new and innovative partnerships, funding and investment models” in an era of … Continue reading Sidewalk Toronto: potential opportunities in waterfront development.