TORONTO – As the Canadian food retail war rages on, Sobeys Inc. has a plan to woo the next generation of consumers into its stores: Teach them how to cook.
Canada’s second-biggest grocer launched a new program Wednesday leveraging off of its marketing partnership with U.K. celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, a vocal advocate for healthy school meals and nutrition education for children.
“We need more leads.” – a familiar cry from business owners the length and breadth of the country. Having a steady flow of people interested in what you sell is essential for a growing business.
Are you on the Yo-Yo diet?
The solution people often go for is a quick burst of sales activity, like hitting the phones, or a big bang marketing campaign, like direct mail or an increase in advertising spend.
This can certainly do the trick… in the short term. But, then the effect wears off.
KOLKATA/MUMBAI: The Tata Group will launch the country's first hybrid online retailing venture, a combination of a portal that will list brands and handle payment transactions and brick-andmortar stores that will set prices, deliver products and provide customer support. Group firm Tata Industrial Services, which changed its name to Tata Unistore Ltd, will spearhead the venture that's likely to be piloted before the Diwali shopping season. The venture's brand name is yet to be finalised.
While the sugary, caffeinated soda I’m guzzling to get through this Friday morning has all manner of ingredients listed on the can, the beer in my fridge might just reads “beer,” and not because I’ve watched Repo Man too many times.
Drugs are illegal ... except on the internet. Or rather, drugs are illegal on the internet but the ingredients that make them are not. And they're widely available. A lot of them can be made pretty easily in your kitchen with ingredients you can buy online.
One would assume when buying a product marketed as “all-natural” or “100% natural” that said product wouldn’t contain synthetic ingredients like phenoxyethanol or polyethylene, right? Wrong. At least, that’s the cases for five companies facing action by federal regulators for allegedly making false claims about their products’ ingredients.
The Mole submits: Despite a pickup in M&A activity US Stocks posted modest losses Monday with financials leading the slide into the close. The sector shed 1.2 percent, which makes for the worst loss of any major sector. Regional banks were under some of the most pressure; they dropped 2.2 percent. Note of Irish interest MT&T slid 7 percent.