Canadian Business Spotlight Takes an In-Depth Look at Retail Strategies, Investing, and Insurance with Leading Experts

The One To Watch For All Things Business

OAKVILLE, ON, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Business Spotlight series wants to know: What's on your weekend to-watch list? The award-winning crew is back, digging deep to bring viewers behind-the-scenes to explore some of Canada's most forward thinking organizations. Spotlight offers a succinct, informative package, keeping viewers sharp without taking up their whole day.

Nicky Mezo, Head of Marketing, PayPal Canada starts the series by sharing how PayPal is powering the people economy by helping Canadian small businesses thrive internationally. In this episode, you can see how PayPal's simple and secure solutions helped one Canadian company monetize their business and grow their customer base from zero – to over a million customers globally.  Phil Nobel, Executive Partner and CEO of Grant Thornton LLP and Grant Thornton Partner, Jim Menzies, discuss their passion and process for helping private businesses achieve sustainable business success; a client interview highlights how Grant Thornton helps clients to reach their growth goals.

In this segment we visit The Source, one of Canada's leading consumer electronics and wireless retailers, featuring interviews with President, Charles Brown and SVP of Sales and Operations, Bruce Herscovici. See how The Source brings their vision of being the most valued consumer electronics store while giving their customers the best experience possible. Ben Gadbois, Global President & Chief Operating Officer of Spin Master discusses business and retail with Hal Roberts. Gadbois gives Roberts an in depth look at some of Spin Master's top toys and a full tour of the Spin Master head offices in Toronto.  On this tour, the trend-setting secrets of a true success story are discovered.

Jeff Locke, Senior Regional Sales Director covers the topic of critical illness insurance: The product every business owner should have, but hope they will never have to use. Desjardins Insurance is a reliable company that overviews how specific types of insurance should be an integral part of everyone's portfolio. The company addresses the advantages of personal or individual insurance coverage for incorporated business owners as both a business strategy and as a tax efficient, investment savings vehicle. Up next is a direct brokerage firm that continuously reviews its service offer and always maintains the client as its first priority; you'll definitely want to tune in. Nancy Paquet, President of National Bank Direct Brokerage, tells us about the shift in demographics, as they welcome eager young professionals in their 20s and 30s to the investment arena.

Throughout each episode of Spotlight, you'll hear from Sara Kopamees, Editor in Chief of Industry Media/Canadian Industry Online as she shares the latest trends and tips in Canada's business arena.  Industry Media is an interactive publishing company and the producers of Canadian Industry Online (CIO).

About CEG
CEG is an industry leader in broadcast, digital communication, and production throughout North America. For more than 25 years, CEG has been creating engaging programs with one purpose in mind: to share information. The latest endeavour for CEG, is the launch of Canadian Business Spotlight, a series that combines powerful business acumen with an innovative spin of company profiles.  From entrepreneurs and executives, to investors and industrialists, Spotlight is the one to watch for all things business:

SOURCE: Canadian Business Spotlight

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