College ‘accelerates’ youth entrepreneurship across GTA

“I would say to anyone wanting to become an entrepreneur, go out and seek mentorship, and find someone who is doing what you would like to do, or who is at where you would like to get to. Instead of trying to climb the ladder, why not think about creating your own ladder, or even owning the ladder?”

Target closure to leave empty retail space

After U.S. retailer Target announced on Jan. 15 it will close all of its 133 stores in Canada, landlords were about to be stuck with empty retail space, including two locations in East York: Shoppers World Danforth and the East York Town Centre. Edyth Karwecki, general manager of the East York Town Centre, which is […]

New fashion shop has designs on success despite stiff competition

Emily Ma is taking a big risk. The fashion designer recently opened Em.Me.Ma, her first retail store at the Shops on Yonge. With Christmas just around the corner, big department stores, shopping malls and online retailers draw consumers in with sales and expensive advertisements, which can be hard for a small shop like hers to compete with, she said.