Staying at the forefront of the evolution in menswear

Larry Rosen talks about the eclectic fashion mix he sees in Calgary and how Harry Rosen Inc. strives to meet those needs

Staying at the forefront of the evolution in menswearLarry Rosen is chairman and CEO of Harry Rosen Inc. What are the most popular trends in menswear this year? Rosen: There's a lot of interesting things happening. I guess what I would define as the most interesting continuing trend is with the casualization of the workplace with many offices going casual for larger portions of the week.…

Calgary Herald building listed for sale at $20 million

The building’s 2018 assessment was for $38.96 million, says commercial real estate firm Avison Young

Calgary Herald building listed for sale at $20 millionA listing for the Calgary Herald building, which has been for sale since 2014, was re-launched last week by commercial real estate firm Avison Young – and for the first time a price has been publicly attached to the listing. The 344,843-square-foot building is listed for sale at $20 million. According to a brochure by…

Calgary resale housing market remains sluggish

But despite a high number of listings and slow movement, prices have remained relatively stable

Calgary resale housing market remains sluggishWe're two weeks into October and not much has changed for Calgary's resale housing market. The pattern that has defined the market for the better part of this year continues as MLS sales remain sluggish and active listings remain elevated compared with a year ago. Despite an economy on the upswing, albeit slowly, the city's…

Alberta, B.C. to lead Canadian economic growth, again

Scotiabank report says Alberta will have employment gains of 1.8% this year, 1.2% in 2019 and 1.2% in 2020

Alberta, B.C. to lead Canadian economic growth, againAlberta and British Columbia have been the country’s economic growth leaders since 2000 and will continue to be so this year, says a new report released on Monday by Scotiabank Economics. The bank’s latest Provincial Outlook said both western provinces will see economic growth of 2.4 per cent this year, eclipsing the Canadian average of…

Things looking up for Canadian economy

Rotating away from consumption and housing to investment and exports: Scotiabank report

Things looking up for Canadian economyA marked improvement in the Canadian economic outlook is underway, as NAFTA-related uncertainty falls and the massive Kitimat LNG plant is set to raise growth as of next year, says a new report by Scotiabank Economics. “The still-strong global and U.S. economies are helping the Canadian economy rotate away from consumption and housing to investment…

Small business owners need to digitize now: BDC

Businesses with higher digital maturity are 62% more likely to have high sales growth than others, says report

Small business owners need to digitize now: BDCThe Business Development Bank of Canada has launched BDC Small Business Week this week with a simple theme – Digitize now: Transform your business. “In today's connected, automated and data-driven world, it's vital for Canadian businesses to embrace new technologies to keep up with the competition,” said Pierre Cléroux, vice-president of research and chief economist…

CAPP urges feds to review regulatory changes

Wants framework for an efficient process that maintains high environmental standards and encourages energy investment

CAPP urges feds to review regulatory changesThe Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is asking the federal government to pause and review its plans for Bill C-69. The association, in a news release on Monday, said proposed changes to the National Energy Board Act and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act “will make the regulatory process more complicated, time consuming, legally vulnerable…

Report highlights Alberta’s continued economic vulnerability

Fundamental to diversification of Alberta’s economy is the contribution of small business innovation: ABCtech

Report highlights Alberta’s continued economic vulnerabilityUncertainties in the oil and gas industry and government deficits have weakened industry sentiment that Alberta is economically resilient, according to a report released Monday by the Alberta Council of Technologies (ABCtech). The report also said there’s an associated decline in the sentiment that the province’s innovation ecosystem is effective for supporting small business innovation…

Canadian businesses invest $14B in cyber security prevention

In 2017, 21% of Canadian businesses reported they were impacted by a cyber security incident: StatsCan

Canadian businesses invest $14B in cyber security preventionCanadian businesses reported spending $14 billion to prevent, detect and recover from cyber security incidents in 2017, which represented less than one per cent of their total revenues, according to Statistics Canada. The federal agency reported on Monday that about $8 billion was spent on salaries for employees, consultants and contractors who worked on cyber…

Calgary downtown office market on upswing

Lower rents, amenities, transit and proximity to clients are compelling suburban tenants to consider relocating into the core: CBRE

Calgary downtown office market on upswingThe Calgary downtown office market experienced 193,640 square feet of positive absorption – the change in occupied space – in the third quarter. That was the most positive absorption recorded in a quarter since 2014, says a new report from commercial real estate firm CBRE. The report said class AA product continued to outperform the…
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