Fortune Hunters Online Business Trends

Episode 2 of CBC's exciting new series on business trends looks at the resurgence of online money-making. After the ’90s dot-com bubble burst, the web was a dangerous place to invest. But online business is on the rise again, inspiring thousands of inventive entrepreneurs. But just how easy is it to find a fortune on the web? As people all ...
  • 2008
  • 00:21:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Fortune Hunters Runway to Retail: Business Trends in Fashion

There's a huge trend towards instant gratification in our culture, and that trend has hit the world of fashion. We used to wait a year for style to move from concept to consumers, but now the fashion business is moving fast. Thanks to quicker production cycles and cheaper manufacturing, high fashion can go from the catwalk to your closet in ...
  • 2008
  • 00:21:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Fortune Hunters Exotic Foods: The Business Behind Global Tastes

Meat and potatoes no more. Nowadays it's samosas, tzatziki, and szechwan! As North America has become more ethnically diverse, so have our palates. And with Canadians traveling the world more than ever, we're coming home hungry for new-found flavours. Call it gastronomic globalization! Big companies are taking aim at the exotic trend: Pringles now offers Thai sweet chili flavour and ...
  • 2008
  • 00:21:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Fortune Hunters Mompreneurs: Mothers with Newborn Businesses

Mompreneurs are a feisty new breed of female entrepreneurs who started their own businesses after being inspired by their experiences with motherhood. Find out how starting their own business is giving moms the flexibility they want! Toronto’s Darlene Martin wants to expand bijouxbead, her line of hand crafted designer necklaces, earrings and bracelets. She’s invested thousands into the line, but ...
  • 2008
  • 00:23:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Government Mismanagement: Minister Besieged

Government Mismanagement: Minister Besieged

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  • 2000
  • 0.16 Mb
  • Added on: 04/15/2000
Jorg Haider: Austria Veers Right

Jorg Haider: Austria Veers Right

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  • 2000
  • 0.17 Mb
  • Added on: 04/15/2000
Ujjal Dosanjh: B.C.'s Indian-Born Premier

Ujjal Dosanjh: B.C.'s Indian-Born Premier

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  • 2000
  • 0.16 Mb
  • Added on: 04/15/2000

Fortune Hunters Eco-preneurs: Business Goes Green

Episode 1 of Fortune Hunters, the cutting-edge new business series focused on "trends" — the powerful shifts in human behaviour and in economic activity that define today’s world. Ever since Al Gore sounded the alarm bell, people are refocusing on the crisis of climate change. Smart entrepreneurs know that more and more, consumers are willing to pay to help clear their ...
  • 2008
  • 00:20:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Private Prisons: The Profit Motive

Private Prisons: The Profit Motive

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  • 2000
  • 0.15 Mb
  • Added on: 03/15/2000
Devco: What Price Loyalty?

Devco: What Price Loyalty?

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  • 2000
  • 0.18 Mb
  • Added on: 03/15/2000

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