Former Sears Canada CEO Mark Cohen weighs in on reports that Hudson's Bay is in takeover talks with Neiman Marcus, and the big challenges in retailing.
Rising housing prices aren't due to speculation: Royal LePage CEO
Phil Soper, president and CEO of Royal LePage tells BNN why he disagrees with Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa's request for a capital gains tax hike. Sousa wants to see the measure in the federal budget to curb real estate speculation.
Canopy Growth added to TSX Composite Index
Investors will now be able to buy Canopy Growth on the S&P/TSX Composite. Management expects this to drive liquidity and increase the percentage of institutions holding Canopy Growth positions. According to CEO Bruce Linton, investors will be buying and holding WEED more than ever.
Peter Simons, CEO of Simons, joins BNN's Tara Weber for a look at his new store in Calgary, why he sees headwinds ahead for lower-end consumers and how his strategy is distinguished from the likes of Hudson's Bay and Saks.
The Canadian business story behind cult product 'Instant Pot'
You might have heard about the "Instant Pot," a multi-purpose cooker that's gained a cult following without any traditional advertising. BNN looks at the business story behind the product with Robert Wang, founder and CEO of Double Insight Inc and inventor of Instant Pot.
“We’re looking for more acquisitions,” said Bill Gregson, CEO of Cara Operations in an interview on BNN. “By 2022, we’d like to get up to $3.7 billion in sales. To get there, we’ll probably need more acquisitions.”
Ex-TD CEO Ed Clark: Don't ask sales forces to do things they shouldn't do
Former TD Bank CEO Ed Clark talks to BNN about the Wells Fargo fake account scandal.
Toronto foreign buyers' tax won't work: OREA's Tim Hudak
Tim Hudak, CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association, tells BNN foreign buyers are not the culprit for the rapid rise in Toronto home prices, arguing the imbalance of tight supply is to blame. He also talks about the red tape developers face in getting new homes built.
Active investing performs better in down markets than passive investing, says Dean Connor, Sun Life CEO. The company's wealth management division, like many investment firms, has seen outflows grow as ETFs increase in popularity. But as Connor tells Paige Ellis, MFS expects investors will eventually return to the firm and its active strategy.
No carbon tax unless the U.S. has one: Painted Pony CEO
Painted Pony Petroleum CEO Patrick Ward told BNN that Ottawa's proposed levy on carbon would hurt Canada's competitiveness against its southern neighbour's energy sector, which U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to deregulate.