LIVE BLOG: COVID-19 Support and Resources for Small Businesses

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LIVE BLOG: COVID-19 Support and Resources for Small Businesses

Companies all across the world are operating remotely, playing their part in slowing down the spread of COVID-19. But not all are so lucky, with some being forced to temporarily close, or reduce their offerings. One thing is clear – we’re all in this together, and we’re going to need to rely on each other to get through this. Whether it’s medical updates, employer resources, or info on available financial support – we’ve got as … Read More

Working From Home: A Guide for Small Business Owners

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Working From Home: A Guide for Small Business Owners

Most small business owners are used to working in offices and shared spaces. Members of your team may work from home as needed, with little to no impact on your team’s morale or productivity. But things are a bit different right now. In an effort to halt the spread of the COVID-19 virus, businesses around the world are shutting down their offices and asking employees to work from home. However, few business owners are used … Read More

How the Coronavirus is Impacting Small Businesses Worldwide

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How the Coronavirus is Impacting Small Businesses Worldwide

*For the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, check out the World Health Organization’s website.  Wall Street is having a terrible time, Boeing is reporting massive losses, and companies like Google are asking staff to work from home. These are all results of the global spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), but it’s far from just the huge, global businesses that are affected. Small businesses are feeling the impact too. Here’s how: Supply Chain Breakdown Businesses … Read More

How To Become An Exporter In Canada

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How To Become An Exporter In Canada

Exports play a crucial role in the health of the Canadian economy, accounting for nearly 33% of GDP in 2019 – that’s around $450 billion worth of products! Here’s a breakdown of Canada’s top 10 exports, per World Exports: # Export USD (Billions) 1 Mineral fuels (including oil) $98.4 2 Vehicles $61.4 3 Machinery (including computers) $34.8 4 Gems & Precious Metals $21.3 5 Electrical Equipment $13.5 6 Plastics $12.7 7 Wood $11.7 8 Aircraft … Read More

Real Advice for Entrepreneurs from 5 Toronto Startups

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Being an entrepreneur can often be a solitary journey. Are you considering taking the leap into entrepreneurship? Have you already leapt, but feel mired in uncertainty? Or are you finding yourself firmly on the hamster wheel thinking “what next?” Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Here are some learnings from people that have been there, done that and are still doing it. They don’t have it all figured out just yet, but they’re on a solid … Read More

9 Ways to Reduce Your Business’ Carbon Footprint

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9 Ways to Reduce Your Business' Carbon Footprint

As the environmental impact of unchecked human activity becomes harder to deny, green initiatives are becoming more commonplace (and critical). Reducing your business’ carbon footprint can help save money and the environment, all while improving employee morale and cultivating a socially responsible company culture. Here are 9 ways your business can make a difference.  ECO ROOKIE New to green? Try these quick and easy wins. 1) Unplug Your Chargers  Look, we get it – it’s … Read More

The Top 10 Electronic Wholesalers and Manufacturers in China

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Wholesale electronic suppliers in China have made a significant contribution to the global economy in recent years, with a deliberate focus on improving the quality of their products, not just the quantity. China’s technology wholesale market reached an all-time high in 2017, with over $20,747.10 million USD in exports, and is expected to increase further in the coming years. No longer will you feel disappointed, but empowered, when you see that “made in China” label … Read More

REMITR Guide: The Top 10 Countries for Global Business

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Top 10 Countries for Global Business

Thanks to continued advancements in technology, the world is more connected than ever before. Sharing information, shipping products, communicating and travelling has never been easier. Thanks to all of this, the entire world is now open for business.  Entrepreneurs and investors have never had so much freedom to decide where to start their business or invest their money. Many countries all around the globe are thriving with opportunities to start a new business. But, some … Read More

What are the Most Commonly Outsourced Products from China?

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What are the Most Commonly Outsourced Products from China?

China is a leading global manufacturer and continues to advance international businesses each and every day. Many of the world’s biggest brands avail of China’s low production and labour costs to maximise thier profits. From cars to high-tech electronics to clothing and footwear, outsourcing products from China has benefited nearly every country in the world, and can most likely benefit you too! Here’s a list of the products that are most commonly outsourced from China.  … Read More

Maximise Your Budget: 5 Budgeting Tips For Startups

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5 Budget Maximising Tips For Startups

Starting a business is an exciting time for any entrepreneur, but it comes with tough financial challenges. In your early days, it’s crucial that you lay the foundation for a sustainable business. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of five tips to help maximise your startup’s budget, and to help you avoid some common financial mistakes entrepreneurs make when starting a new business. Access An Incubator Startup incubators are set up to reduce the chance … Read More