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The United Kingdom boasts the world’s leading e-commerce market

Silicon Valley may be the global hub of innovative internet thinkers. But when it comes to internet shoppers, the United Kingdom can’t be beat. On June 20, officials reported much better-than-expected UK retail sales for last month in large part because of online spending: non-store sales grew 19% …


The daunting challenges facing Brazil's growing middle class

The deteriorating infrastructure in the country's major cities are sparking unrest as politicians fail to adequately fund public transportation and medical care

Why business plans aren’t a waste of time

On a regular basis, I am approached by entrepreneurs who assert that business plans are a waste of time. They cite sources like a recent BusinessWeek story, "Real Entrepreneurs Don't Write Business Plans" and this NY Times article. From my perspective as a professional investor and long-time …

I want to teach at university. What will my salary be?

You'll need lots of education first, and you need to be passionate about your job and subject of study

Three decades of Canada's corporate stars

It all started in 1984. Every year Report on Business magazine ranks Canada's most profitable companies in a list called the Top 1000. See our covers from the past 29 years and find out which companies dominated the top of the list.<p><b>Top 5 companies on The Top 1000 list in 1984</b><p><b>Top 5 companies on The</b> …

34 stocks that value gurus love

<i>Brian Pinchuk is a portfolio manager at Lorne Steinberg Wealth Management in Montreal.</i><p><b>What am I looking for?</b><p>The most compelling companies that prominent value investors have recently added to their portfolios.<p>While peering over the shoulder of the "smart kids" may not be a wise approach to doing …