Topic: brian vendramin

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Sears Canada looking to liquidate its remaining stores

Sears Canada wants permission from the courts to start liquidation. If it happens, more than 100 outlets across the country would close. We spoke about the Sears plan with business professor Brian Vendramin.
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Business with Brian - planning an event

Planning an event can be similar to running a business. A lot of ducks have to line up. Out business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us in studio to talk all about event planning.
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Business with Brian - listener questions edition

Our Business columnist Brian Vendramin answered listener questions. Topics included the impact of the increase in the minimum wage, big box stores in Sudbury, taking over a business, and high school students looking to business as a career.
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Business with Brian: is consumer protection bad for businesses?

Guest host Jason Turnbull speaks with business columnist Brian Vendramin about consumer protection laws: what they mean for the public and for businesses.
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Business with Brian: the first ever 'Business with Brian Awards'

A special local business that needs recognition? Nominate your favourites for the 'Business with Brian Awards'
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Here are the nominees for the Business with Brian Awards

So far, you’ve offered Morning North a few of your choices for local businesses who have exceeded your expectations.
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Business with Brian: kids as consumers

Is it all about the kids? Sometimes the economy tells us it is...
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Business with Brian - preparing for the Christmas rush

Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us with some advice for businesses as they prepared for the influx of Christmas shoppers. You can hear all the details in this edition of Business with Brian.
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Cambrian College - electronic text books

This should make your average students backpack a little lighter. Electronic text books are being tested in a marketing class by professor Brian Vendramin and his students. Brian and one of his students, Chris Gatenby, joined us to tell how it's going.
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Business with Brian: the gig economy

This fall on Business with Brian, Brian Vendramin and Markus have spoken about the shared economy - businesses like Uber and Airbnb - and the service economy. This week Brian is talking about the 'gig economy.'
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Business with Brian - the gig economy

Are you part of the gig economy? Many workers are these days. Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us in studio to explain what it's all about for this edition of Business with Brian.
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Business with Brian: new business models

Businesses need to nimble to adapt to changing times. In this edition of Business with Brian, our business columnist Brian Vendramin talks about how some businesses are having to tweak the traditional business model to survive in today's economy.
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Business with Brian - new business models

Businesses need to nimble to adapt to changing times. In this edition of Business with Brian, our business columnist Brian Vendramin talks about how some businesses are having to tweak the traditional business model to survive in today's economy.
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Business with Brian - the shared economy

It doesn't operate under the traditional business model, but the shared economy is finding its place in the business world. Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us in studio to talk about it.
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Business with Brian

Business with Brian is back from summer holidays. Our business columnist Brian Vendramin looks at what's been happening in Sudbury's business community over the summer.
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Business with Brian - answering your business questions

In this edition of Business with Brian, our business columnist Brian Vendramin provides answers to your business questions.
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Business with Brian - gamification

In this edition of Business with Brian, our business columnist Brian Vendramin joins us to explain what gamification is and why businesses should be interested.
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Business with Brian - attracting tourists

In this edition of Business with Brian... How businesses attract tourists... especially Americans and their money. Our business columnist Brian Vendramin offers up some tips.
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Business with Brian - dealing with emergencies

The wildfires in Fort McMurray have left many people homeless, but businesses are also affected. How do businesses deal with emergencies and disasters? Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us with some advice.
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Business with Brian - green business

In this edition of Business with Brian... How green is your business? Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined to talk about environmentally friendly entrepreneurs and the motivation for going green.
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Business with Brian - data mining

Ever fill out one of those online surveys after a shopping trip? That's a form of data mining. Our Business columnist Brian Vendramin tells us more on the subject in this edition of Business with Brian.
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Business with Brian - store brands versus name brands

Ever wonder how well store brands compare to name brand products? Are they really a good deal? Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us in studio with everything you need to know on the subject. It's all in this edition of Business with Brian.
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Business with Brian - Answering your questions

Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us with answers to listener questions. Some of the questions dealt with push back from acquired staff after buying a business, eliminating voicemail at the office, benefits and looking for work.
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Business with Brian - Millenials

Marketing to millenials... Our business columnist Brian Vendramin has some tips that might help you attract those 18 to 35 year olds known as millenials. The details in this edition of Business with Brian.
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Business with Brian - Holidays

When stores are closed for statutory holidays, they don't make any money. Our business columnist Brian Vendramin says businesses can still cash in on the holidays. You can hear more in this edition of Business with Brian.
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Business with Brian - crisis management

Emergency preparedness is always a good idea. For businesses that usually means crisis management. Our business columnist Brian Vendramin addresses the issue in this edition of Business with Brian.
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Business with Brian - benefits

In this edition of Business with Brian, our business columnist Brian Vendramin looks at the benefits of offering benefits to company employees.
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Business with Brian - resolutions for your business

Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us with some resolutions your business might want to make for 2016. It's all in this edition of Business with Brian.
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Business with Brian - listener questions

In this edition of Business with Brian, our business columnist Brian Vendramin answers your business questions.
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Business with Brian - Advertising

It's practically everywhere... advertising. Our business columnist joined us to talk advertising and how businesses can make it work for them. It's all in this edition of Business with Brian... brought to you by...
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Business with Brian - your business questions

We invited you to send us your business questions for our business columnist Brian Vendramin. You can hear the answers to some of those questions in this edition of Business with Brian.
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Business with Brian - buying a franchise

Ever wonder what it takes to become a franchise owner? Our business columnist Brian Vendramin lays it all out for you in this edition of Business with Brian.
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Business with Brian - outlet stores

Brian Vendramin joins us again this season to talk about business issues and share some business news. You'll be able to hear him every second Monday. This time, Brian spoke to us about outlet stores.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - volunteerism

Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us in studio to talk about volunteerism... How working for free can pay off.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - mystery shopping

Ever hear of mystery shopping? Our business columnist Brian Vendramin just happens to be a mystery shopper, so he's in a great position to explain what it's all about.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - the weather

Weather is an important consideration for many businesses. That's why our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us to talk business... and weather.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - tourism

Tourism is an important part of the northern economy. Our business columnist Brian Vendramin looks at tourism and how we can all play a role in making the experience better for those who travel to our area.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - co-branding

As a consumer, you've likely been exposed to co-branding. What is it? Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us in studio to explain in more detail.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has become quite popular as a method to raise funds for all kinds of endeavours. Our business columnist Brian Vendramin tells us what crowdfunding is and how best to use it.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - customer service

Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us for a chat about customer service.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - multi-level marketing

Multi-level marketing... Some real word examples are Tupperware, Mary Kay cosmetics, Pampered Chef and Scentsy Candles. Our business columnist Brian Vendramin explains how it all works.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - dollar stores

Our business columnist Brian Vendramin takes a look at dollar stores this week. New ones seem to be popping up all over the place lately.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - CyberMonday and online shopping

Our business column with Brian Vendramin looks at CyberMonday and what businesses need to do to make money online.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Shoppers are gearing up for Black Friday and then Cyber Monday. Our business columnist Brian Vendramin shares his thoughts on the annual shopping frenzy.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - popup stores

Here today, gone tomorrow... We look at the pros and cons of running a popup business with our business columnist Brian Vendramin.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - family business

Keeping it in the family... Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joins us for a look at the pros and cons of running a family business.
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Business with Brian Vendramin - store hours

Our business column with Brian Vendramin looks at store hours. Should stores be forced to close on Boxing Day, or the Civic Holiday in August? Should they be allowed to open 24 hours? Sudbury voters will have a say in the upcoming municipal election.
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Brian Vendramin - businesses and election campaigns

Cambrian College business instructor, Brian Vendramin joined us for a conversation about the role of local businesses in election campaigns.. like the municipal one that's currently underway.
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Target stores struggling in Canada

Canada's newest department store doesn't seem to be hitting the mark with customers. We spoke with Cambrian College business professor Brian Vendramin for some thoughts on the future of Target in Canada.
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Lululemon opening popup store in Sudbury

There's some buzz around a Lululemon popup store coming to Sudbury's downtown. We got reaction from the executive director of Downtown Sudbury, the franchise owner of another yoga wear store and a professor at the School of Business at Cambrian College.