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Great Gift Ideas For New Dads

Shopping for dad is two-fold: the gift requires the right amount of meaning combined with practicality/function. When dealing with a new dad -- whether that refers to your brother, son, husband, cousin or friend -- the gift tends to carry even more weight. It's an exciting time in his life and you want to mark it with something perfect!
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Canadian Tire Gas Sales Fizzle

TORONTO - Everything you thought you knew about e-commerce is in flux and the head of Canadian Tire says retailers better get used to it.Michael Medline said Thursday that the days of offering limited...
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Why Canada Needs More 'Free Range' Kids

Much is being made these days of the need for children to put down the tablets, remotes and other tech devices and get outside and play. Medical experts and media pundits are keying on health issues, such as childhood obesity and diabetes, as the key driver for increased play. And they are correct; but there are other important reasons: future jobs and economic growth.
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Canadian Tire's Very Good Year

TORONTO - Canadian Tire Corp. (TSX:CTC) saw its profit climb by 11 per cent to $145.5 million in the third quarter, as strong sales across all its retail banners helped it handily beat analyst expecta...
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How to Think Like an 'Innovator'

Within our team we spend a lot of time talking about the concept of the 'willing innovator'. At a time where practically every industry needs software, it helps us think about the people we want to partner with -- those who align with our culture and view of the world. To us, this isn't necessarily about having been innovative in the past.
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Can an Altruistic Business Model Also Be Profitable?

"Imagine if companies started thinking about the social impact they wanted to create in the world and tied it to bottom line performance. The potential impact could be incredible," explained Mr. Haid. As an example, he cites TOMS, which donates a pair of shoes for each one purchased or Warby Parker, which runs a similar model but for sunglasses.