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Swimco is a family affair – with Lori Bacon at the helm

Bacon has been with Swimco through it all: from its humble beginnings in the family basement to its expansion throughout Alberta and B.C >

Baytex Energy stock is a sleeper pick

While the energy company is highly overleveraged, it will turn quickly with rising oil prices  >

by Jody Chudley

How to prepare for an upswing in oil prices

Oil and gas companies should prepare for the next oil boom, if there is one  >

by Robbie Jeffrey

John Stanton was born to run

Founder of the Running Room, John Stanton turned his hobby into a successful retail venture, and now coaches others to lead a healthier lifestyle  >

by Alberta Venture Staff

Christmas shopping actually can be good for you

The case for materialism  >

by Kyle B. Murray

Janice Price is Right

The Banff Centre’s newly appointed CEO is revamping the organization and putting creativity center stage  >

by Alberta Venture Staff

Oil and gas companies should play it safe when spending extra cash

If your oil and gas company is lucky enough to raise some cash, then you have another problem: how to spend it  >

by Robbie Jeffrey

Habit and familiarity drive the retail-consumer relationship

Competition today is more about relationships than differentiation  >

by Kyle B. Murray

Oklahoma’s STACK formation bodes well for Newfield Exploration

Wells in Oklahoma's liquid-rich STACK formation are generating a decent return at current commodity prices  >

by Jody Chudley

How small retailers can succeed in today’s competitive market

Independent retailers have an opportunity to succeed, but the path to success is not what it used to be  >

by Kyle B. Murray