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Canada’s economy to drop out of global top 10 by 2020: report

Canada’s economy to drop out of global top 10 by 2020: report

TORONTO – A U.K.-based think-tank says Canada will have the world’s 10th largest economy in 2017, but will be overtaken in a few years by South Korea. The analysis from the Centre for Economics and Business Research, published in co-operation…

Obesity’s toll on the workplace – and how to fix it

Obesity’s toll on the workplace – and how to fix it

This column is part of Globe Careers’ Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Obesity rates are continuing to rise in the Canadian workplace. However, more often than not, obesity is…

Jagler: Retailer’s family-friendly policies make good business sense

Jagler: Retailer’s family-friendly policies make good business sense

If you’re in the market for a new sofa, recliner or bed, don’t bother going to Biltrite Furniture in Greenfield on this Christmas Day — or almost any other Sunday in 2017, for that matter. The owners of Biltrite decided this fall to…

On Resilience: How Kat Cole Rose From Hooters Hostess To President Of Cinnabon

On Resilience: How Kat Cole Rose From Hooters Hostess To President Of Cinnabon

Kat Cole is a retail executive, investor, humanitarian and advisor. That sounds fancy, but her early years were anything but. Her mother escaped a toxic relationship, only to find herself on her own with three daughters and had to take…