Category: Companies

Murchie’s Tea & Coffee – From Queen Victoria to You

Murchie’s Tea & Coffee – From Queen Victoria to You

[ 0 ] January 15, 2014 |

The iconic and internationally-shopped tea and coffee specialty company, Murchie’s, whose history in Canada dates back to 1894, was in large part responsible for the birth of Starbucks; yes, you read that right. Read on to find out more… Several years ago, on an extended vacation in beautiful British Columbia, a visit to Murchie’s flagship […]

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Lululemon Athletica Inc. and Chip Wilson

Lululemon Athletica Inc. and Chip Wilson

[ 1 ] September 25, 2013 |

Chip Wilson’s Lululemon Athletica Inc. has made him one of the richest Canadians of all time. There are a lot of Canadians in the $1 billion dollar plus club, and Mr. Wilson has amassed a fortune of approximately $3 billion in a relatively short time. Dennis “Chip” Wilson was born in 1956. Raised in San […]

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Dave Nichol and President’s Choice

Dave Nichol and President’s Choice

Question: when is something bigger than a store or brand, but small enough to take home and enjoy? Answer: when it’s President’s Choice! Talk about an iconic Canadian company… Do you remember Dave Nichol? Now there’s an interesting man. He’s a Canadian Product Marketing expert, and currently the CEO of Dave Nichol & Associates. You […]

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