BIV on Roundhouse September 21: Why fortunes differ for Roots, Toys 'R' Us

On the latest show, Retail Insider’s Craig Patterson discusses new StatsCan data highlighting Vancouver’s positive retail scene, Roots’ plans for going public and Toys ‘R’ Us filing for bankruptcy protection.

Then, Resource Works’ Stewart Muir discusses a new report highlighting the negative economic impacts of Vancouver’s Renewable City Strategy.

Later, HRx founder Wyle Baoween discusses systemic bias in hiring practices ahead of his presentation later this month at the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s Inclusive Business Forum.

And will the new iPhone be a time-suck for employees? Robert Half Canada’s Mike Shekhtman has tips for employers who find their workers distracted by their smartphones.

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