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There’s something to be said for people destined to do good in the world based on their life experiences and mission.That’s the case for entrepreneur and fashion activist Kim Smiley, the Toronto-based designer whose jewelry collection is not only beautiful, but positively impacts the world as well — thanks to her mission-driven brand.Kim Smiley’s eponymous handcrafted line of lace and Swarovski crystal-embellished cuffs, earrings, necklaces, and rings are made with love, but her “why” goes be...

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Augmented reality is being used by an increasing number of retail brands. It’s changing how consumers shop, how brands connect with consumers, and how retailers gather data to understand consumers.More retail brands are leaning on AR technology to upgrade their customers’ shopping experience in their stores. From making store navigation simple to making it easy to test out products, the retail industry is producing more augmented reality examples for other brands to emulate.Another way retail...

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Used correctly, Instagram can be a highly-targeted, visual advertising channel for your brand. In fact, in a recent study it was discovered that Instagram provides brands with 25% more engagement over other social platforms. This mean that Instagram is a prime channel to build your brand for your ecommerce business
Like any social network out there, there are right ways to use it, wrong ways to use it, and clever ways to use it.
In this post, we will show you how to…

The age-old question for most business owners is how to reduce expenses.It’s an important, but not necessarily straightforward, issue to tackle. On one hand, there are endless ways to cut costs. But the flipside is sacrificing quality.For many retailers, product quality is non-negotiable, even when cutting costs is necessary. And that’s a fair philosophy to stick to, considering customer satisfaction and loyalty are highly dependent upon product quality.In fact, product quality is actually on...

Kit — the artificially intelligent marketing bot recently acquired by Shopify — has today announced a major new feature: Goals. And, if Kit has its way, Goals will change the way small …

Shark Tank first premiered in 2009 and has taken the start-up world by storm as fans watch pitch after pitch of incredible (and not so incredible) businesses, all hoping to land a deal with an investor. The panel of shark’s includes Kevin O’Leary, Barbara Corcoran, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec and in later seasons, Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner.Over the many years of the show, the sharks have seen several amazing pitches that struck many deals, but these five were some that have stood…

What's the profile of an entrepreneur? What’s the required skill set? A pinch of fearlessness, a lot of drive, the ability to self-start, a knack for business? It’s a mixed bag, partially learned and somewhat innate. And these many-hat-wearing folks, for the most part, gleaned their knowledge through an eclectic history of experiences, and things picked up from past jobs.Can your day job help you kick start your dream job, too? I spoke to ten Shopify merchants who started their careers as zoo...

To travel is a genuine blessing. You get to explore new areas of the world, observe different cultures, and meet interesting people.It’s for those reasons that so many entrepreneurs choose to run their businesses from the road.And yet – although we can now fly to the other side of the earth in just a matter of hours – travelling is still a stressful ordeal. Bookings need to be made, currency needs to be exchanged, and language barriers need to be overcome.To make your…

Being a new entrepreneur can be overwhelming. The fear of the unknown is real, and sometimes you feel like you’re completely lost. Pick yourself up in the dark moments with these motivating tips and remember that you don’t have to be in this alone.1. Find a MentorDon’t be afraid to ask for help or seek out someone who has entrepreneurial experience and let them guide you. It’s important to have someone in your life that is trustworthy for sharing business ideas with, can…

I know first hand how difficult it is to work a day job and still manage to be a “sidepreneur”. There is a significant lack of time to run an ecommerce business while working a 9 to 5, and you still need to commit yourself first to your employer.I’m here to tell you that the good news is that it’s very much possible to grow and create a successful ecommerce business on the side. Many others before you have done it and I’m…

Ok, so probably I'll never have a bathroom that looks like this... but it's ok to dream, right

Organ donation registeries in 10 states reported as many new volunteer donors Tuesday, on the first day of a new initiative that allowed Facebook users to sign up to become organ donors, as they typically see in one month.