31 May 2013

Small-business owners seek loyalty program benefits

The economic potential for repeat business generated from a customer loyalty program is only as good as its perceived value to customers.According to a recent IT Business article, there is a new customer rewards program on the block. Released by Rogers Communications, the Vicinity Rewards program is a cloud-based platform designed…

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31 May 2013

A recent panel discussion between venture capitalists and business leaders focused on small businesses and startups in Canada.According to the Financial Post, Anthony Lacavera, CEO of WIND Mobile, cited unrealistic expectations curb too many Canadian…

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31 May 2013

Knowing what to do, and what not to do, as a small-business owner can be a dynamic challenge.As reported in a recent Advisor article, BMO Harris Bank offers a few savvy tips for small business…

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31 May 2013

Trade shows still provide sound support to small businesses no matter where you are or what your business concept.According to a recent Canada Business Review article, industry-specific trade shows are more relevant now in a…

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24 May 2013

As more small businesses tackle the paper war with human resources software and document storage, questions are raised concerning the documents that cannot be digitized, like incoming notes from clients, customers and employees, as well…

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22 May 2013

As Toronto continues to support an entrepreneurial, small business environment, many young entrepreneurs may need office space but cannot secure adequate financing for a long-term lease. At Jiffy Self-Storage, we offer affordable office space that falls…

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16 May 2013

Annik Faucher, the spokeswoman at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, recently announced that officials are reviewing whether or not uninsured mortgages of over 25 years within the country will pose a risk…

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10 May 2013

Most professionals collect all sorts of papers and files no matter if they work from home or in an office. Since a large portion of the day is spent sitting at the desk, it is easy…

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30 Apr 2013

Over the past few years, Canadian residents have been looking into ways to make sure they are taking full advantage of the benefits that come along with their storage units. According to Extra Storage Space,…

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30 Apr 2013

Storage units across North America hold a number of treasures. Whether they're family heirlooms or other items that hold value, consumers choose to trust these units for a variety of reasons. One profession in particular that…

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30 Apr 2013

There are several items to consider when a business decides to change locations. For those in the retail industry, one of the top questions is where to temporarily store all of those goods during the…

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26 Apr 2013

Over the past few years, self storage professionals have been making an impact not only within their own industry, but benefiting others as well. While more people are beginning to put their trust in storage…

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25 Apr 2013

The self storage industry is quickly becoming one of the most popular industries in North America. Although the United States has approximately 46,500 self storage companies throughout the country, the industry has been booming in…

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18 Apr 2013

One of Toronto's beloved small business will be shutting down once the owners retire. According to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Leonard and Mae Fine are choosing to close the doors of Marni Knits after more…

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15 Apr 2013

On April 15, Toronto Mayor Tom Ford met with 13 members of his executive committee to discuss his proposal to build a new casino. According to the Toronto Star, Ford announced that he won't back…

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25 Mar 2013

Small businesses in the Toronto area recently went dark, as the Entertainment District powers down during World Wildlife Fund's annual Earth Hour. The several businesses and landmarks that planned to participate in Earth Hour includes…

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19 Mar 2013

The Toronto Region Board of Trade recently proposed four revenue-generating measures to fund the expansion of transit systems, which would help alleviate regional congestion. According to the Globe and Mail, Toronto Region Board of Trade president Carol Wilding said in order…

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19 Mar 2013

The Toronto Region Board of Trade recently proposed four revenue-generating measures to fund the expansion of transit systems, which would help alleviate regional congestion. According to the Globe and Mail, Toronto Region Board of Trade president Carol Wilding said in order…

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19 Mar 2013

On March 19, United States-based retail giant Target will be opening two stores in Toronto. According to Torontoist, the stores will be located at the Centrepoint Mall and East York Town Centre. A third one will open…

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