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Richmond Business News – January 2022

Tina Lee, the CEO of T&T Supermarket, right, says she is proud to introduce a diversity of food to Montreal and even recruited her daughter Kira to help with the announcement, which she made in French. (Submitted by CBC by Loblaw Companies Limited) Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both

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4 Tips Richmond Businesses Can Use to Optimize their Google Business Profile

Google Business Profile (GBP) is a Google-powered online directory that lets local businesses share vital company information such as hours of operation, products or services the company offers, and a phone number. This information is important because shoppers can use it to get in touch with a local business or know their hours of operation.

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Richmond Business News – December 2021

A proposed electric helicopter is seen in an undated artist’s rendering handout image. Helijet, North America’s largest helicopter airline, has announced it has partnered with Blade, a technology platform, in the project.  HO-HELIJET / THE CANADIAN PRESS Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to

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Project Zero Incubator Program seeks BC entrepreneurs to usher into the circular economy

Project Zero alumni BinBreeze pitching their business on Dragon’s Den. Photo Credit: BinBreeze   Every year, 100 billion tons of material enter the global economy, but over 91% of goods end up in the landfill at end-of-life[i]. As climate change, resource scarcity, and global issues expose our current economic system’s risks, the need for a

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Richmond Business News – November 2021

(Photo: Alamy, CN Traveler) Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories. Two Richmond companies among 43 to be awarded StrongerBC Accelerating Manufacturing Grants Richmond-Queensborough MLA Aman Singh says provincial manufacturing grants will assist Megatech Distribution and

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Richmond Business News – October 2021

When complete, the Richmond Industrial Centre will be one of Metro Vancouver’s largest industrial parks. (Photo: Globe and Mail) Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories. E-commerce putting unprecedented squeeze on Canada’s industrial market Capitalizing on

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What to Consider as a Food Manufacturer When Expanding or Relocating

Thinking about expanding or relocating your business? Food, Beverage, & Manufacturing facilities across BC are more often facing restrictions on space, limitations on their infrastructure and utilities, and layout or flow issues due to organic growth. We often work with manufacturers that have grown over time into as many as 8 separate locations adding a

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Richmond Business News – September 2021

Sanmar Shipyards and Corvus Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the objective of equipping and building zero-emission and hybrid tugs. From Left: Gary Dockerty,  Ipek Gurun, Ronald Hansen, Ruchan Civgin, Vimal Choy and Roger Rosvold. (Photo: Sanmar Shipyards) Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use

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Richmond Business News – August 2021

Eight-lane toll-free tunnel to replace George Massey Tunnel (Photo: Flickr.com) Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories. Richmond restaurant opens Hong Kong hawker-style patio Late night dim sum, drinks offered through “dai pai dong” experience. Richmond

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Richmond Business News – July 2021

 Volunteers from 505-Junk and Platinum Pro Claim Restoration recently completed a shoreline cleanup at Triangle Beach (Photo: 505-Junk and Platinum Pro-Claim Restoration) Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories. HME Keeping Clients Moving Forward Keeping clients

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6 Tips for Strengthening Your WordPress Security

By powering approximately 40% of all content management systems (CMS) worldwide, WordPress has emerged as one of the top CMS platforms in the market. WordPress is versatile, easy to use, and open source which means that it’s completely free. While WordPress offers a wide range of benefits, it has some areas for improvement. One of

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Richmond Business News – June 2021

(Photo: Boston Pizza) Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories. Richmond health-food business makes Financial Times list of fastest-growing companies Richmond-based Organika Health Products Inc. has been listed on the Financial Times 2021 list of fastest-growing companies in

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Richmond Business News – May 2021

(Photo: Harbour Air) Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories. Harbour Air, magniX and H55 partner for the world’s first certified all-electric commercial airplane The largest seaplane airline operator, the global leader in electric propulsion technology,

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Richmond Business News – April 2021

Platinum Pro-Claim founder Tony Scott prides himself on giving back (Photo: Adam Blasberg) Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories. Richmond-founded Space Industry Tech Company MDA Files for $500 Million IPO MDA announced that it has

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4 Simple SEO Tips for Small Businesses

Search engine optimization, or SEO, is the process of improving a website’s ranking on search engine results pages (SERP). SEO covers different search queries on search engines such as Google or Bing, for example. Popular search engines such as these use a number of factors to rank a webpage. Google, for instance, uses over 200

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Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Richmond Report

The analysis contained in this report centres not only on economic recovery but on opportunities for building long-term economic resilience. It looks at the economic impacts of COVID-19 on the City of Richmond from three angles: the impact to specific business sectors, the impact to specific occupations & demographics, and the impacts to commercial, industrial,

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Richmond Business News – March 2021

Alisha Sohpaul, a first generation Indo-Canadian, will be the lead for Iskwew Air’s AMO (Photo: Iskwew Air) Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories. Pastry chef’s business boomed during COVID-19 Despite the pandemic, business has soared

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Richmond Food Recovery Program Smashes Expectations

When the City of Richmond and FoodMesh came together in November 2019 to launch the Richmond Food Recovery Network, the objective was simple – work with local businesses to help address food waste and insecurity by diverting unsold food to improve access for those in need. The target was to find and divert enough surplus

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Richmond: Looking Ahead with Optimism – Mayor Malcolm Brodie’s 2021 Annual Address

Presented on February 24, 2021 In the beginning… Twelve months ago, there was a strong sense of optimism in Richmond about the coming year. After all, our business sector was active, support for residents was strong and Richmond’s financial position was very solid. On New Year’s Day 2020, we added to our extensive inventory of

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COVID-19 – Tax Savings for Working From Home

  Working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many of us having higher internet, electricity and heating costs. With the savings from not having to commute to work each day, these additional costs may be easier to manage; however, there is a tax break that could save you money on your 2020

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