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Daiya Foods shakes up executive team

Daiya Foods shakes up executive team

Hajime Fujita replaces Michael Watt as CEO
Do your research for Black Friday, because not every deal is a good one, experts warn

Do your research for Black Friday, because not every deal is a good one, experts warn

The barrage of Black Friday advertisements might have many tempted to whip out their wallets, but experts caution against unnecessary discretionary purchases this year amid inflation and the skyrocketing cost of living.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday shoppers to focus on quality, timing this year: experts

Black Friday, Cyber Monday shoppers to focus on quality, timing this year: experts

TORONTO — For Harley Finkelstein, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are akin to the Super Bowl. Staff at his e-commerce software company Shopify Inc.
Christmas shoppers warned of holiday cyberscams

Christmas shoppers warned of holiday cyberscams

"Fraudsters and identity thieves don’t take time off for the holidays."
Parkland gas stations roll out Aeroplan loyalty program

Parkland gas stations roll out Aeroplan loyalty program

MONTREAL — Aeroplan members can now earn points at a slew of Parkland Corp.'s gas stations. The loyalty program run by Air Canada has been rolled out at more than 1,100 Ultramar, Chevron, Pioneer, Fas Gas, On the Run and Marché Express locations.
Statistics Canada reports manufacturing and wholesale sales up in September

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing and wholesale sales up in September

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada reported manufacturing sales rose 0.4 per cent to $72.8 billion in September, as higher prices helped sales in the petroleum and coal product subsector move higher.
Canadian Tire cuts about 3% of workforce as customer spending slows

Canadian Tire cuts about 3% of workforce as customer spending slows

TORONTO — Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. has cut about three per cent of its workforce in its fourth quarter as tougher economic times weigh on consumer's willingness to spend.
Holiday job postings down from last year amid slowing economy: Indeed

Holiday job postings down from last year amid slowing economy: Indeed

TORONTO — Canadian postings for seasonal holiday jobs are down 30 per cent from a year ago so far, according to Indeed, amid a softening economy and cooling labour market.
Ikea Canada leaning on automation as it overhauls fulfilment network: new CEO

Ikea Canada leaning on automation as it overhauls fulfilment network: new CEO

TORONTO — When people north of Toronto visit Ikea's store in Vaughan, Selwyn Crittendon says it will be hard to tell there's a transformation underway in the bowels of the building, away from the maze-like aisles leading customers through the showroo
Province invests $1.2 million in northern B.C. manufacturing

Province invests $1.2 million in northern B.C. manufacturing

Companies in Mackenzie, Vanderhoof and Terrace to benefit
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