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In 2013, the Province of British Columbia overhauled local liquor laws allowing craft brewers and distillers to build tasting rooms and on-site lounges. Since then, over 70 new breweries have opened their doors across the province, including thriving mini-communities in Victoria’s ‘Beer Mile’ and Port Moody’s ‘Brewery […]
There comes a point in every successful small business when it’s time to expand. There are only so many hours in the day. And, as an entrepreneur, you can’t be expected to do everything on your own. Hiring staff is often the first challenge a business owner faces that they […]
Recently, I held a business plan consultation with a client in the food industry, helping them with start-up financing. They needed a loan to purchase vital equipment as well as working capital. The owners presented me with their business plan draft. Although their concept was sound, I soon realized there […]