Business development

How to use Trade Areas strategically?

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In your brand success toolbox, the trade area remains a benchmark to identify a commercial location’s geographic potential. This visual tool helps to understand how the geographical origin of your customers influences your business results.…

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The Secret to a Successful International Expansion

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We all know about Target, which lost $2 Billion over two years on Canadian soil. Many giants, leaders in their sector, have failed despite their size, resources, and their strategy.   The most recent one…

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Cannabis Retail Market Trends

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Although cannabis for recreational use has been legal for three months, dispensaries across the main provinces will have to wait until April 1, 2019, to set up shop. In the meantime, private independent cannabis companies…

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What’s the Use? Mixing up mixed-use developments

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Harmoniously assembling commercial, residential and entertainment elements in a given space is a meticulous balancing act and can leave realtors scratching their heads. William Logar, Vice President of Development Sett Capital, commented at the Canadian…

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How To Convince Ecommerce Retailers To Open In Your Location And How To Work With Them

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Three years ago, Frank And Oak made some noise by opening shops in several Canadian malls. The Montreal-based digital native apparel retailer which specializes in millennial fashion opened stores at CF Carrefour Laval in Laval,…

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Getting the Most Out of Your Time at MAPIC in Cannes

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The next edition of the MAPIC international trade fair will take place from November 14 to 16 in Cannes. It is organized by Reed MIDEM, a professional event planner in France, and is an annual…

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