He says with the North American Free Trade Agreement facing an uncertain future, Canadian small businesses would benefit greatly by getting online and diversifying their customer base away from the U.S. and selling more to China.
Saputo mulls a move into the plant-based drink business
“If there would be a great opportunity for us to make an acquisition in that space that could be something that could interest us quite a bit,” said Lino Saputo Jr., chairman and CEO of Saputo, in an interview with BNN.
Porsche looks to the future after selling its one-millionth 911 sports car
This year saw Porsche sell its one-millionth 911 sports car. BNN speaks with Alex Pollich, CEO of Porsche Canada, about what the future holds for the venerable performance brand.
Cadillac Fairview CEO makes Olympic-sized partnership in moves to diversify
BNN's Greg Bonnell joins John Sullivan, CEO, Cadillac Fairview at his CF Toronto Eaton Centre for a look at why the real estate landlord is teaming up with the Canadian Olympic Committee, why this partnership could potentially be a model for more similar deals down the road, and his latest views on the retail real estate landscape.
"I think if you look at the legislation in its whole context, it can have some devastating, very damaging effects on that part of the economy that other elements of the government are trying very hard to stimulate.”
Mastermind continues expansion as other toy retailers falter
Jon Levy, co-founder and CEO of Mastermind Toys, joins BNN to talk about how the company is navigating the changing retail landscape. Mastermind opened its 56th store this week.
Celestica rebrands, CEO says he'd welcome Amazon in Canada
Celestica CEO Rob Mionis discusses why the company decided to rebrand now. He also says he'd welcome Amazon's presence in Canada, especially in Toronto, and discusses how small business tax policy could risk stifling innovation in the tech sector.
Alimentation Couche-Tard's chief executive officer told BNN his company is keeping the door open to stocking recreational cannabis.
Not just higher oil needed to spur new projects, but Ottawa's support: Former TransCanada CEO
Former TransCanada & Talisman Energy CEO Hal Kvisle says we won't see new mega projects brought forward until we see the long-term price of oil reach above 70 dollars per barrel. We also get his broader outlook on the future of Canadian energy.
Purolator CEO builds out infrastructure as holiday online sales expected to soar
BNN's Paige Ellis joins John Ferguson, president & CEO, Purolator at a Purolator location for a look at why retailers are confident that this holiday season is expected to take off compared to last year, why the stronger Loonie is a boon for his business and a look at the major infrastructure upgrades taking shape.