March 3, 2017 Wayne Gretzky famously stated that he didn’t skate to where the puck was but to where it was going to be. This week we’re looking at future trends and five themes to help businesses and economic developers determine where the puck is going.J Walter Thompson Intelligence produces The Future 100, an annual report on consumer trends … Read More
February 24, 2017Today we feature five links and resources for Buy Local programs. These programs are focused on keeping local dollars in the local economy.The benefits from supporting local businesses are significant. More revenue goes back into the local economy with local businesses. Local business typically buy more goods locally further strengthening the local economic base. They … Read More
February 17, 2017Today we discuss five takeaways from the 2017 Economic Developers Council of Ontario Conference including the impact of the Trump Administration on the global economy, an economic development website primer, the economic impact of local food and the evolution of the economic development profession. http://5 on Friday EDCO from Aileen Murray on Vimeo.