A Shining Example of Resilience: George's Greek Village in Niagara

Submitted by Business Link Web on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:08

Can you give a brief introduction about yourself?  

I’m the owner of George’s Greek Village here in St Catharines.  We just celebrated our 4th Anniversary October 05.  It’s been an interesting four years, especially during the last six months. It been overwhelming to say the least.  We have an unbelievable location here along the Welland Canal.  It’s always a treat to see the many ships that pass us daily.

How has Covid-19 impacted your business?  

Running a Business Can Take a Toll on Your Mental Health

Submitted by Business Link Web on Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:55

By Dr. Alok Trivedi 

Due to COVID and widespread job loss, many people have decided to become entrepreneurs and start their own business. It’s a great idea to go to work for yourself and build your own dream, but unfortunately, many of these people don’t know what they are getting into and quickly find themselves stressed out, depressed and overwhelmed.  

 What if it didn’t have to be this way? How can these new entrepreneurs build their new businesses while staying mentally healthy? It is very doable if done right.    

Hedge the downsides 

Amazon Announces Plans to Create 3,500 Jobs at Vancouver and Toronto Tech Hubs

Submitted by Business Link Web on Mon, 10/19/2020 - 12:00

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced plans to create 3,500 new corporate and tech jobs at its Canadian Tech Hubs in Vancouver and Toronto. The new roles will support existing teams across Amazon, including AWS, Alexa, Amazon Advertising, and Retail and Operations Technology. 

The jobs created as part of announcement will include software development engineers, user experience designers, speech scientists working to make Alexa smarter, cloud computing solutions architects, sales and marketing executives, and more. 

Digital Main Street: Future Proofing Niagara

Submitted by Business Link Web on Thu, 10/15/2020 - 09:49

Are you a main street business looking for the right digital tools and technologies to help you survive and thrive in a digital world?  

It’s no secret that in recent years, consumer patterns have shifted to include more online spending. While many consumers prefer to support local businesses and Canadian products, the modern urban lifestyle often prioritizes the convenience of an online experience. Compounded by COVID-19 closures and ongoing restrictions, the need to have a robust online presence has never been more urgent.  

Fashion with An African Rising Designer - Rebecca Zoro

Business Link Web Tue, 10/06/2020 - 09:28

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Central bankers play down soaring cost of living

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Officials insist inflation won't last, and on Wednesday the U.S. Federal Reserve Board's Jerome Powell hinted he'll join the Bank of Canada's Tiff Macklem in cutting back on stimulus. But unless wages catch up, rising prices continue to make most of us poorer.