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The world is truly at your fingertips. The online industry in groceries is only one per cent, but that’s $6 billion and it's expected to jump to $60 billion in the next few years.

The world is going online — and that includes the grocery store

Only a small percentage of people currently buy groceries online, 
but the sector is poised for explosive growth

Reading Time: 3 minutes Where do you buy your groceries? The answer to that question is getting more attention these days because more consumers now say they buy online. The growth of e-commerce has stretched beyond books, movies, parts and retro finds and is now filling the food basket. As folks shift to online buys it means an increase […] Read more

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Three key questions every entrepreneur should ask about their customers

While there are market tools out there, there's one sure-fire method to get market information

Reading Time: 2 minutes Who are your customers? This simple question is often one of the most challenging for most entrepreneurs, says a new venture specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. “Not everyone is a potential customer,” said Christine Anderson. “The more specific you can be in clearly identifying who your ideal or target customer is, and the […] Read more