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Jessica Finch

Jessica Finch is a writer and editor based in Toronto. She holds a BA in English and Psychology and is a graduate of Ryerson University’s Publishing program. She has extensive managerial experience in the food service industry, and is interested in exploring innovations within this sector and other retail environments.

Etsy Provides Small Businesses with a Booming E-Commerce Platform but Who Reaps the Benefits?

Despite the debate on who is really reaping the benefits of Etsy's massive success, there is no denying that the move toward supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses is the way forward.

Canadian Fashion Brand ‘Ellie Mae’ Prepares to Open New Rosedale Flagship in Toronto [With Photos]

The upscale brand, which recently dropped wholesale to focus on direct-to-consumer, will also feature a café space with outdoor seating in an effort to attract a wealthy local demographic.

Partnership Announced Between Digital Main Street and Lightspeed to Help Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

The partnership extends on the ShopHERE initiative which helps build and optimize online stores for independent businesses and artists amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

DX3 Canada Conference 10th Anniversary Edition: March 2-5

The highly-anticipated digital conference, which will be online this year, is welcoming registrants.

BarterPay Partners with Retail Council of Canada on Trading Platform to Help Businesses

The RetailBarterPay trading platform provides retailers with access to goods and services without requiring cash, while facilitating trading of excess or slow-moving inventory.

Indian-Themed QSR Concept ‘Butterchick’ Plans to Expand from 1 Storefront to Many Amid Franchising Push

A bold vision with proof of concept will see Butterchick expand significantly despite pandemic challenges.

McGill University Bensadoun Retail School & Couche-Tard Launch Unique Retail Innovation Laboratory

The future of retail innovation and customer experience is being tested in Canada amid significant changes to the industry.

Lightspeed Revolutionizes Supply Chain of Independent Retailers with Launch of Supplier Network

Global commerce leader pioneers direct integration of small and medium-sized businesses with industry-leading suppliers.

Digital Main Street Partners with Facebook Canada to Support Small Businesses

'Love Your Local Flyer' includes a Holiday Gift Guide featuring more than 250 Canadian small businesses.

Montreal Design Marketplace SOUK Goes Digital for the 1st Time

Thanks to its close partnership with Lightspeed, SOUK has been able to launch a fully-integrated digital platform to provide its virtual attendees with the same engagement as before.

Hammam Spa Reopens Downtown Toronto Storefront After Significant Renovation [Photos]

The 7,000-square-foot location has operated for almost 15 years and saw 900 guests weekly pre-COVID.

BRIEF: J. Crew Shuts All But 1 Store in Canada, Lululemon Expanding Flagship

Other News: Nordstrom shuts main floor designer boutiques in Toronto, Saks Food Hall shut until 2021, Balenciaga opens in Montreal, Zadel Jewellery Studio opens Granville Island workshop.

Self-Serve In-Office Technology ‘KitchenMate’ Aims to Get Office Workers Back Onsite

Ex IBM and Google engineers invented the technology that is expanding rapidly in Canada.

YOUTH MediSpa Opens its Doors in Toronto’s Historic Corktown

A major attraction to the spa for many is its Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Unique Automated Coffee Concept Launches Aggressive Canadian Expansion

The flagship location was inspired by a vintage coffee house, with plans in place to grow the 24/7 concept to more than 100 locations by next year.

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