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

Why has China Banned Meat Imports from Canada?

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Why has China Banned Meat Imports from Canada?

On Tuesday June 25th, China called a halt on all meat products being imported from Canada. But why you ask? This blog will explain everything.  Chinese officials say that the feed additive ractopamine was found in Canadian pork shipments. This additive is permitted for certain uses in Canada and the US, but is prohibited in China. The discovery of ‘ractopamine residues’ was found in a batch of pork sent by Canadian company Frigo Royal earlier … Read More

REMITR Guide: How to Find the Best Chinese Suppliers on Alibaba

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Alibaba is China’s – and the world’s –  largest online commerce company, hosting millions of merchants and businesses. Alibaba helps connect wholesalers based in China with businesses around the world. It allows companies to identify a manufacturer abroad, and have products made and shipped. These products can be availed off at a fraction of North American prices, helping companies here make big savings in their production process. If you’re looking to import products from China, … Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Importing from China

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Everything You Need to Know About Importing from China

China has been ranked as the world’s biggest exporter of goods since 2009, with official estimates putting annual Chinese exports in the region of $1.904 trillion. Importing from China has worked wonders for many businesses across the globe, with lower-priced supplies giving them the competitive edge they need to be successful. China is a major exporter of a variety of products including shoes, clothing, electronics, tea and rice. However, importing from China is not a … Read More

REMITR Guide: How To Become An Exporter In Canada

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How To Become An Exporter In Canada

In 2017, Canada exported a total US$420.6 billion worth of products. In 2018, Canada exported $449.8 billion worth of products. Exporting clearly plays a crucial role in the health of the Canadian economy, a role that is becoming increasingly more important. Here’s a breakdown of Canada’s top 10 exports: Mineral fuels (including oil) – 20.1% Vehicles – 14.8% Machinery (including computers) – 7.7% Gems & precious metals – 4.4% Wood – 3.3% Electrical equipment – … Read More