Canadians are drinking at restaurants and at home more than ever before, which means the traditional neighbourhood pub could be a thing of the past. However, there are still many ways for budding publicans to carve out a successful business in the pub industry.
Canada’s garden centres are to some extent limited by the colder climate and shorter growing season of their region. However, in many instances this has proved a useful incentive to demonstrate how the traditional garden centre model can be extended and diversified.
The restaurant industry is gradually improving year on year with a slow but consistent growth, and it may prove more profitable for owners to specialize or at least find some way of setting themselves apart from the competition.
Bookstores in Canada continue to fight against a consumer sway towards ordering books online for a cheaper price, as well as favoring e-books and electronic readers. However, there is some confidence in the balance tipping back in favor of hardback and paperback books.
With the Canadian hair care sector performing well, it’s a tempting area to enter. The steady growth recorded in recent years is projected to continue, within a climate of increasing consumer confidence and an encouraging economic outlook.
In Canada, as elsewhere in the Western world, coffee remains a vital part of the daily routine for many. Thus, Canadian Coffee Shops are expected to continue to be a regular feature of the consumer experience for the foreseeable future.
Despite some adverse criticism of the process, there appears to be a continuing demand for tanning. Though a market where there is controversy demands caution and careful research, it can also present opportunities for those prepared to set up a responsible business which demonstrably puts the interests of consumers to the fore.
Declining alcohol consumption and heightened regulation has affected the nightclub industry, but diversifying to attract new customers may be the way forward. With wine bars, specialty cocktail lounges, martini bars or artisanal beer bars, club owners may attract a new demographic to bolster their profits.
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