Canadian Makers We Love: ManSoap.Co

In our new blog series Canadian Makers We Love, we’re highlighting the Canadian vendors that we work with to fill our gift boxes. For the first installment in the series, we spoke with ManSoap.Co, a family-owned and operated company that makes one-of-a-kind bath and beauty products. Read on to get to know the story behind the company, which is deeply rooted in family. 

How to Recession-Proof Your Small Business

When it comes to recessions, it’s really a matter of when–not if–another one is coming. Small businesses are particularly vulnerable to the ebbs and flows of the economy, so it’s important for those running small businesses to always be thinking about how they can solidify their business enough to sustain through an economic downturn. Here are a few strategies that small business owners may want to consider adopting in order to recession-proof their ventures. 

How To Support Small Businesses While Practicing Social Distancing

The coronavirus outbreak has negatively impacted businesses all over the world. With many small businesses having to scale back operations, layoff staff, and close their doors, now is an especially important time to ramp up your support for small businesses in your community. Here are a few ways that you can support small businesses during these tough times, all while continuing with social distancing as recommended.