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Posted by equilease_admin on November 28, 2017

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Three Ways Small Businesses Can Win The Online Retail Game This Holiday Season

Posted by equilease_admin on November 27, 2017

Three ways small businesses can win the online retail game this holiday season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … for retail. The two-month span of November and December can make or break business performance for major brands and retailers, so they need to leverage every sales avenue possible to reach consumers whenever, wherever they are ready to spend.

Online channels are now table stakes for retailers during the holidays. Case in point: A recent survey by Leger, commissioned by eBay Canada, reveals that the majority of Canadians (54 percent) plan to shop online for some or all of their holiday items this season. Further, two-thirds of Canadians believe that shopping online helps them avoid the holiday grind, and saves them time, stress and money.

But the online holiday game isn’t just for the big players – Canadian small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can also capitalize on this retail trend. In fact, with easy-to-use and cost-effective e-commerce platforms available, SMBs have unprecedented opportunities to reach holiday shoppers – they just need to play the game a little differently. Here are three ways retail SMBs can maximize their online holiday game to make this season their best one yet: Read Mo‪re...

And remember: Equilease can lease all of the equipment and software required to help your retail business grow and succeed -- both online and in store! 

Export Tips From Some of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Posted by equilease_admin on November 23, 2017

Export tips from some of Canada’s fastest-growing companies

Many Canadian companies never sell a thing outside their own borders. Exporting presents challenges, but those who’ve done it say it’s worth it.

If there’s one criticism about Canadian businesses that crops up time and again, it’s that they aren’t eager enough to pursue opportunities in foreign markets. As a Senate report noted in 2015, “An aversion to risk may…prevent Canadian businesses, particularly SMEs, from pursuing international trade opportunities.” Of course, risk aversion isn’t the whole story. The same report from the Senate standing committee also observed that other factors seem to deter Canadian companies from being more export-oriented. Whether it’s language barriers, a lack of information on specific opportunities abroad or uncertainty about details on tariffs, there are a wide variety of reasons many Canadian businesses remain too close to home. Read Mo‪re...

And remember: Equilease can lease all of the equipment and software required to help your business grow and succeed in foreign markets! 

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney Discusses NAFTA and President Trump with W5's Lloyd Robertson

Posted by equilease_admin on November 20, 2017

W5's Lloyd Robertson sits down with former prime minister Brian Mulroney to discuss NAFTA

W5's Lloyd Robertson sits down with former prime minister Brian Mulroney to discuss the key factors that could determine the fate of NAFTA and free trade. Read Mo‪re...

Ontario Cuts Small Business Taxes to Ease Transition to Higher Minimum Wage

Posted by equilease_admin on November 17, 2017

Ontario cuts small business taxes to ease transition to higher minimum wage

The corporate tax rate for small businesses will fall from 4.5 percent to 3.5 percent effective Jan. 1, 2018

With an eye to next spring’s election, Ontario’s Liberal government will slash small business taxes as part of $500 million in new investments aimed at easing the transition to the province’s increasing minimum wage.

Finance Minister Charles Sousa unveiled the government plan in the province’s fall economic statement Tuesday afternoon. The corporate tax rate for small businesses will fall from 4.5 percent to 3.5 percent effective Jan. 1, 2018, the same day the province will increase its minimum wage from $11.60 to $14.

Critics of the government’s sweeping labour reform package introduced in May have called for the tax offsets for months to allow businesses to absorb the cost. The government plan will eventually see minimum wage jump to $15 an hour by Jan. 1, 2019. Read Mo‪re...

Boston Pizza’s Jim Treliving: The Seven Keys to Franchise Success

Posted by equilease_admin on November 14, 2017

Boston Pizza’s Jim Treliving: the seven keys to franchise success

As chairman and owner of Canadian restaurant chain Boston Pizza International, Jim Treliving, a venture capitalist and a regular on CBC’s Dragons’ Den 12 years running, knows what makes a franchise successful. That’s not only because of what he’s done right over five decades, but also what he’s done wrong – and lived to tell about.

Treliving first walked into the original Boston Pizza restaurant in Edmonton as an RCMP constable in 1966. He franchised his first restaurant in 1968; today, the chain boasts almost 400 outlets in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.

Appearing in Vancouver on Oct. 17 at a TD-sponsored event, he spoke to an audience of small business owners on strategies to improve the likelihood of success for franchisees. Here are his keys to franchise success Read Mo‪re...

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