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Some retail data has found that Canadian consumers are more closely mirroring American holiday shopping patterns, shifting their Boxing Day shopping to shopping on Black Friday.   MARK RALSTON / AFP/GETTY IMAGES...
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The Competition Bureau claims HBC offered mattresses and foundations sold together at grossly inflated regular prices so that it could then claim deep discounts on the sleep sets.   Dreamstime    Wed., Nov....
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The chain employs 547 staff in 50 stores and a manufacturing site in Thetford, Norfolk. Employees were told of the collapse on Wednesday afternoon and the management team will stay...
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Maria Contreras Sweet once led the U.S. Small Business Administration under Barack Obama s presidency. She has submitted a bid to acquire the Weinstein Co. that would establish a majority female board...
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Canada has been stuck struggling to advance traditionally under represented groups such as women, visible minorities, those with disabilities and Indigenous people, a Deloitte report says.   Dreamstime    Wed., Nov. 22, 2017 MONTREAL—Canadian...
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For most drinkers the Budget was good news your glass of wine, whisky or pint of beer and even most ciders won t cost you a penny more. But...
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The energy sector helped boost stocks in Toronto as Canada’s main stock index gained ground in late morning trading. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 20.02 points to 16, 096.67, after 90...
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The retailer says in a filing with the Competition Tribunal that it has invested more than 6, 500 person hours to produce 37, 000 documents in response to the Competition Bureau s...
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The government is to take steps to stop VAT avoidance by multinationals that shelter their income abroad and also by sellers on online websites. From April 2019, companies such as...
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Growth forecasts for the UK economy have been cut sharply following changes to estimates of productivity and business investment. The Office for Budget Responsibility OBR now expects the economy to...
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Dara Khosrowshahi’s appointment as head of Uber Technologies last summer was supposed to mark the beginning of a new chapter. The company had been racing from one disaster to the...
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TORONTO A bill that would bring major labour reforms, including a controversial minimum wage hike, to Ontario is expected to pass a vote in the provincial legislature today. The Liberal...
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From April, rates will rise in line with the lower Consumer Prices Index CPI measure of inflation, not the Retail Prices Index RPI . The move is worth £2.3bn to businesses...
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BAGHDAD Iraq and General Electric have signed a deal to develop Iraq s power infrastructure, which would help bring much needed electricity to areas facing significant shortages across the country....
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and released today found that 65 per cent of Canadians polled planned to shop online this year, while 55 per cent said they did so last year. Six per cent...
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MONTREAL Canadian business leaders need to take courageous actions to make sure their companies are more diverse and inclusive in order to remain competitive amid demographic and technological changes...
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The City of Kingston says that while it already has a Municipal Fee Assistance program for those in need, the approach it s considering would raise the qualification threshold so...
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OTTAWA Alberta Premier Rachel Notley issued warnings to all political parties to take off their partisan blinders or both the environment and Canada s energy industry will fail. You...
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A woman walks past the electronic board showing Nikkei stock index, left, at a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. AP / Shuji Kajiyama Published Wednesday, November 22,...
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Earnings at its UK division fell by 40 in the year to 30 September to £52m and the company s share price sank by as much as 13 in early...