Canadians are drinking at restaurants and at home more than ever before, which means the traditional neighbourhood pub could be a thing of the past. However, there are still many ways for budding publicans to carve out a successful business in the pub industry.
In Canada, as elsewhere in the Western world, coffee remains a vital part of the daily routine for many. Thus, Canadian Coffee Shops are expected to continue to be a regular feature of the consumer experience for the foreseeable future.
Like other high street traders, florists have experienced some tough times in recent years. For many, the supermarket has become the place to purchase flowers, and it is unlikely that these blooms will have been grown in the home market.
Increasing city populations and a more-affluent middle-class population are just two of the factors driving this trend. This, in turn, will create new opportunities for those businesses which provide different kinds of animal-boarding arrangements.
The restaurant industry is gradually improving year on year with a slow but consistent growth, and it may prove more profitable for owners to specialize or at least find some way of setting themselves apart from the competition.