Ikea Canada sales grow 5.9% to $2.17 billion in 2017

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Ikea Canada reported on Tuesday retail sales of $2.17 billion in Canada for the financial year ending August 31, up 5.9 percent from the previous year. Marking its 40th anniversary in Canada in Fiscal Year 2017, the furniture retailer has seen retail sales increase by 33.5 percent over the last three years largely due to a greater store count and better online presence.    […]

Shares of retailers rise as shoppers hunt for deals on Black Friday

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Shares of U.S. retailers rose on positive Black Friday shopping reports of online and brick-and-mortar stores such as Amazon.com and Macy’s, signaling consumers are spending more than the last two holiday seasons.   Photo: Wikimedia A strong labor market, stock markets hitting records and the rising values of homes in the United States have offset […]

Business Networking

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Business networking is an effective low-cost marketing method for developing sales opportunities and contacts, based on referrals and introductions – either face-to-face at meetings and gatherings, or by other contact methods such as phone, email, and increasingly social and business networking websites. The shortened term ‘networking’ can be confused with computer networking/networks, which is different […]

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares flat, stay on track for a winning week

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* Spreadbetter sees European bourses opening lower * Nikkei edges higher, on track for 0.9 pct weekly rise * Dollar edges down, but DXY poised for a winning week * U.S. crude edges up, pulls further away from this week’s lows Read More : Global Business Conference 2017 TOKYO, June 23 Asian shares flatlined on Friday […]