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Shop Online to Help the Environment

Ian Lifshitz | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Impact
Ian Lifshitz

As retailers expand their online sales capabilities in response to consumer demand, there are five key ways they can educate their customers in understanding the reduced environmental impact from shopping online.

Here Are My Five Favourite Things

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Thank goodness there is more to talk about than Rob Ford and Miley this week -- I refuse to give either one of them air time (even though I just did, right there). I found a really cute Etsy video, a delicious quinoa snack (to buy, not make), some amazing gift-wrapping ideas for the holidays, a revealing video and suggestions on how to help people in the Philippines.

Ease and Simplicity: The Saviors of Independent Retail

Ana Wang | Posted 06.06.2013 | Canada
Ana Wang

The world is changing and so is the way we shop: boutiques have closed up and wholesale business for the most part has dropped significantly over the past few years. A new breed of entrepreneurs are cropping up, and they want to do it differently. They're going direct to the customer, cutting out the middleman, and building lean and mean vertical enterprises.

5 Business Tips For The Aspiring Designer

Alex Jowett | Posted 07.07.2013 | Canada Living
Alex Jowett

Pre-internet designers would traditionally either need a large company behind them or would have to settle for selling locally. These days the internet has leveled the playing field while also forcing designers to become multi-talented small business owners. The rules have changed.

10 Weirdest Taylor Swift-Related Crafts For Sale On Etsy

HuffPost Canada Music | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

Music fandom is well represented on the online craft and vintage marketplace known as Etsy. If you’re a musician of any stature at all, chances are ...

Breast Milk Jewelry: Gross Or Touching Memento?

CP | Leanne Italie, The Associated Press | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Style

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Strands from baby's first haircut. The first tooth. Tiny footprints sunk into clay. Some parents even tuck away the dried stump of th...

Now You Can Visit the Louvre and the MoMA in One Day

Nikolas Badminton | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada
Nikolas Badminton

The digital world is being used to bring amazing art to anyone that has a computer or mobile device. Google Art Project is a platform through which the public can access high-resolution images of artworks. The platform now features more than 32,000 artworks from 46 museums. This is amazing when you consider that people can now access the world's most important visual cultural heritage from anywhere.

Are These The Ugliest Shoes Ever?

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

You've heard the rants about Uggs and have mulled over how Crocs got to be so popular (no, seriously, how?). Yet, to some people, neither Uggs nor...

We've Got The Secret To Being A Successful DIY Queen Online (PHOTOS)

CP | Jennifer Forker, The Associated Press | Posted 04.22.2012 | Canada Style

Today's artists and crafters use the Internet not only to promote themselves, but to sell their wares. Good-quality images sell a product; inferior im...