By Greg Billson Starting a business is a bit like having a baby. At the beginning, it is very demanding, needs everything to be done for it and will die if you are not continually nurturing it. Then, as it grows, it becomes less dependent and can survive without needing as much of your constant intervention. As a new ShelfGenie franchisee in Calgary, I am now watching this process unfold.
Food research and consulting firm Technomic has predicted the following five trends for the Canadian restaurant industry in 2015: menu board slim down, generation appreciation, retail cooks up competition, tea culture grows up and beer beyond boundaries.
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