Business

  • Whole Foods To See Lower Prices As Amazon Finalizes Grocery Chain’s Takeover Amazon will close its US$13.7 billion (C$17.2 billion) buyout of Whole Foods Market Inc. on Monday and plans to cut prices on grocery staples. Starting Monday, Whole Foods will offer lower prices on bananas, eggs, salmon, beef, and other products. Looking ahead, the Seattle company hopes to give Amazon Prime members ...
  • Hey, Managers: It’s Your Job To Be Easy To Work With Do you find that your staff is not friendly? That they all spend time having fun and chatting with each other, yet you don’t feel that you would be welcomed if you joined the group? It’s great to work with someone who makes you feel important. Someone who remembers your name, ...
  • Essential Stuff To Know Before You Start A Business Running a successful business takes drive, innovation, passion and … wait for it … organized bookkeeping! That wasn’t what came to mind, was it? Most Canadians don’t dream of owning their own business so they can handle payroll and complicate their income tax return. Perhaps too many TV shows glorifying entrepreneurship ...
  • Freelancers Need To Learn This Skill To Save Money I counted. Last month I collected income from nine different sources. I’m a freelance journalist, so when a media outlet calls for work, I go. I don’t have the luxury of saying no or asking if I can do it later. I’m part of a growing number of people who work ...
  • Loonie Touches 2-Year High As Canada’s Economy Silences Doubters It might soon make sense to go cross-border shopping once again. The Canadian dollar spiked by nearly a full cent on Friday after new data showed unexpectedly strong economic growth for the month of May. The loonie touched a high of 80.55 cents U.S., its highest level in two years, after Statistics ...