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How to Avoid and Address Common Pitfalls in the Retail Industry

Retail is akin to war games practiced in the military with traps designed to test your skills and produce failure for the unwary. The challenge is to see them coming and find the safe harbors. Our latest blog delves into insights from our turnaround professional and partner, Allan Rutman at Zeifmans who helps us ...

Mastering Taxes: 5 Essential Tips for Small Businesses in Canada

Small businesses are the lifeblood of the Canadian economy, employing nearly 8.5 million Canadians annually. These entrepreneurs are the driving force behind innovation and economic growth in the country. However, when it comes to tax season, many small business owners face the daunting task of filing their taxes accurately to reduce expenses and maximize ...

Implementing a Successful Business Plan During a Turbulent Economy

As startups navigate a challenging economic environment with increasingly cautious investors, securing financing opportunities has become an uphill battle. A solid business plan is an essential step to any type of business growth, as it provides a roadmap that helps entrepreneurs evaluate where their businesses are now and where they’re likely to be. A ...

How the Next Generation Can Ensure a Smooth Leadership Transition

Succession planning is an essential part of a business’s lifespan – one that’s often overlooked. A study by the Family Business Institute found that only around 30% of family businesses survive to the second generation, and even less make it to the third (12%) and fourth (3%). This is often due to lack of ...

Navigating Troubled Waters: Avoiding Retailer Liquidation 

Navigating Troubled Waters: Avoiding Retailer Liquidation  Despite the end of the pandemic, several resilient retail chains and franchises found themselves facing ongoing challenges. Rather than making resolutions, this period of the retail apocalypse brought forth an entirely new set of issues, while also amplifying existing ones. We saw shifts in consumer preferences and purchasing ...

Pycap and Zeifmans partner up to support international start-ups entering Canada

Zeifmans is excited to announce its newest partnership with Pycap, an innovative Venture Capital Firm and Canada’s Leading Startup Visa (SUV) incubator. The firm, which is registered with the Federal Government as a Designated Organization, helps promising international start-ups succeed in Canada with its game-changing Startup Visa Program. As a top 10-rated Greater Toronto ...