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A business plan is a planning tool that lets entrepreneurs structure their ideas. It identifies the mission of the business, the vision and values of the entrepreneur(s), and the services/products to be offered. It also analyzes the market (segmentation) and the competition and lays out the marketing strategy, financial forecasts, etc.
Mar 12, 2018
A brief by John Burrascano, Industrial Commissioner, March 7, 2018 Introduction The world economy is experiencing a good start to 2018. There is, however, concern as to how long the good economic times will last, principally due to rising protectionist American economic policy. Parkinson (2018) reports that since November, 2017, the Canadian economy has performed very well, particularly in manufacturing and exports. Gains were also made in retail and wholesale as well as in mining and oil-gas extraction. Although the economy performed exceptionally well in 2017, some economists as well as Canada’s Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, sa