Weekly Regional Business Intelligence
“Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.” — Karl Marx
FUNDING
Taking AR to OEV
Exar Studios receives Digital Main Street Lab funding to develop AR experiences for Old East Village.

RETAIL
Thinking inside the subscription box
Wooly Maple turns to a membership subscription program to hook loyal customers.

SPONSORED: TBK
The Maglin website by tbk
Canadian manufacturer, Maglin Site Furniture, engaged tbk to develop its new corporate website. Powered by WooCommerce & WordPress, the site is chock full of avant-garde features that support this great Canadian company in continuing to make communities better.

PHILANTHROPY
Business (Cares) as usual
Adapting to Covid and putting an emphasis on financial donations, the Business Cares Food Drive kicks off its annual campaign. 

PROMOTED: OEV BIA
Fashionably local
From comfy, cozy and super-chic clothing to spruced-up looks and self-care, OEV has the perfect fashion-forward gifts for the holiday season.. 

FINANCIAL SERVICES
VersaBank acquires Digital Boundary Group
VersaBank has signed an agreement to purchase London's Digital Boundary Group.

MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
Calling it quits
Iconic live music venue Call The Office announces it will close indefinitely.

DISPATCH: NOVEMBER 20, 2020
Business briefs
A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus event listings for the upcoming week.

SPONSORED: THE ACHIEVEMENT CENTRE
Managing priorities with a strategic filter
A clearly defined strategy acts as a filter for your business decisions. It helps you to determine what’s in, what’s out, what’s important now and what can wait.