By Medicine Hat News on November 21st, 2018
Now that Small Business Month has come and gone, and as 2018 winds to a close, it seems like a good opportunity to present some of Medicine Hat’s top small business investment stories from 2018. In Medicine Hat, a steady economy has prompted small businesses to invest in real estate, retail, services and manufacturing. The ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on November 14th, 2018
Providing value to your customer is everything in business. Most small business owners believe that the value they provide to their customers is the products and services they deliver. In fact, a well-defined value proposition outlines to the customer how the company’s products and services solves a problem and improves their daily life. A value ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on November 7th, 2018
On Nov. 29, APEX Alberta, with the support of Alberta Labour, will be hosting a full day session at the Medicine Hat College. This session is the final of a three-part series entitled “Emerging Industries & The Future of Work.” Each session has been designed to help increase awareness and knowledge of emerging industries developing ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on October 31st, 2018
There is a lot of confusion around off-site levies and rightly so. Stakeholders, including the Chamber of Commerce, met from April 2012 to June 2013 to review the scope, plans, infrastructure projects, allocations and costs, and have gone through continual research and advocacy on the issue since that time. I can appreciate that without extensive ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on October 24th, 2018
Beyond Meat, a vegan food company, is preparing for an initial public offering. The company is one of many that is selling a new breed of vegetable-based products designed to mimic the taste and texture of real meat. The company has tapped into strong demand. Since launching the Beyond Burger in 2016, they’ve managed to ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on October 17th, 2018
How do you define your future in an undefined market? The cannabis industry in Alberta is laden with opportunities for Canadian licensed producers (LPs) and affiliated companies. It’s a critical time and an opportune moment to ask important questions about the future. Players in this industry face an uncertain operating landscape that challenges even the ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on October 10th, 2018
APEX Alberta (with the support of Alberta Labour) continues its “Emerging Industries & The Future of Work” three-part informative sessions targeted for business and community members held at the Medicine Hat College. The keynote speaker for the second event on Oct. 25 is Eric Termuende, who is the co-founder of NoW Innovations, a bestselling author, ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on October 3rd, 2018
With the minimum wage hike on Oct. 1, there have been a number of opinions surfacing on both sides of the spectrum. There are strong opinions around minimum wage because it affects people personally by impacting their livelihoods — both those living in poverty and those in business. We recognize those in poverty have rising ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on September 26th, 2018
It’s official. Canada’s biggest cryptocurrency mine is up and running in Medicine Hat. Construction of Aurora Sun, meanwhile, is well underway. Add in all of the commercial construction going on around town, and you can’t help but feel optimistic about Medicine Hat’s future prospects. Is the optimism warranted? What does the data say? Lacking real-time ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on September 19th, 2018
One of the business books on my shelf has a ragged, dog-eared page or two containing a definition of “brand” and “branding.” I drag that book out now and then not because I think the information is useful, but because I think it is dead wrong. The book asserts that a “brand” is the logo ... Read More »Be the first to comment!