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Thank you Starbucks… Small independent Cafes should say!

Yesterday an official announcement came from Starbucks saying that 400 company-owned stores will close in US and in Canada (200 in Canada). Whereas Starbucks announced as well that some of them will be re-positioned for store pick-up or Curbside pick-up. But why should you still pay a premium price for cup of coffee that costs …

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Nova Scotians are less compliant during COVID-19 – Can the Government & Google control us?

Yesterday, Google announced that they are sharing their anonymized data with the government about Social Mobility during the COVID-19 crisis. Read about Google Mobility Report for Canada by following the link below. The most obvious result is that Nova Scotians are much less compliant than the national average. Can we afford it? Do we really …

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All For A Better New Tomorrow!

After COVID-19 will never be like before the crisis. Businesses and individuals are affected like no other time before. We will be all reassessing our priorities, reviewing our Strategic Plan and Commercial Strategies. However, there is a Better New Tomorrow waiting for us. Health and Safety should be your utmost priority! Businesses who will rise again from the COVID-19 crisis, …

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Smart-Carts, the re-birth of retail

Last week our CEO Marc Zirka attended a private gathering where Dr. Sylvain Charlebois (a prominent figure of Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS and a reference within the Agri-Food industry), gave a stunning presentation about the hot topics which are on the mind of the retail and food industries. Among the topics which were discussed, Dr. Charlebois covered the …

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Why we shouldn’t worry much if Oil fields are destroyed… 1 MILLION miles with Tesla!

We were all kept perplexed and worried about the oil fields which were a target of a terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia last week. Everyone rushed to increase production, the US tapped into its reserves just to try to maintain the status quo. Don’t rock the boat… it is generating lots of money for all …

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Reinvent Yourself – Grow beyond your market

A life experience from Gad El-Maleh. INSPIRING! How to reinvent yourself in new markets. Any enterprise or personal initiative enters a certain the life cycle pattern from idea to execution, to success (hopefully) and to decline. Many people start thinking about the next steps when they start facing the decline stage. Before that, we are all …

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What you don’t know about the 10 years Facebook Challenge

What’s the fuss about the 10 years Facebook challenge? We’ve recently witnessed a wave Facebook users all going Gung Ho and sharing their pictures of today vs. 10 years ago. Indeed Facebook’s attempt to get this initiative go viral was a huge success. But do you know why Facebook did it? Do you know what …

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