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Glen Korstrom

Glen Korstrom

Glen has decades of experience as a business reporter. His areas of focus tend to be retail, tourism and hospitality.

Glen has won journalism awards, such as the Jack Webster Award in the Business, Industry, and Economics category. He has also won gold and silver Ma Murray Community News Media Awards.

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Recent Work by Glen

Vancouver's Nude Beverages sells ready-to-drink product line for $11M

Vancouver's Nude Beverages sells ready-to-drink product line for $11M

Co-founder who left the business in 2021 told BIV he was disappointed with the sale price
Loblaw's missing 25 pallets of walnuts spur lawsuit

Loblaw's missing 25 pallets of walnuts spur lawsuit

Carriers allegedly delivered the pricy nuts to the wrong distribution centre, and then a storage facility before their "disappearance"
B.C.-based EV-bus maker Vicinity Motors hires president, plans growth

B.C.-based EV-bus maker Vicinity Motors hires president, plans growth

Company generated US$19.1M in 2023 sales, claims US$125M backlog
Downtown Vancouver poised for growth amid challenges

Downtown Vancouver poised for growth amid challenges

Restaurant sector struggles while hoteliers enjoy highest occupancy and room rates in Canada
Canada needs commission to keep productivity top of mind: BCBC

Canada needs commission to keep productivity top of mind: BCBC

Commission's aim would be to conduct public inquiries, reverse Canada's long decline in labour-productivity growth
B.C. robot-maker Sanctuary AI lands investment from Accenture

B.C. robot-maker Sanctuary AI lands investment from Accenture

Investment comes as competition ramps up in burgeoning niche of providing robots to perform repetitive tasks, reducing need for human labour
Retail space remains scarce across Metro Vancouver

Retail space remains scarce across Metro Vancouver

Suburban retail vacancy is low, despite expansions at sites such as Amazing Brentwood, Richmond Centre.
B.C. eateries, pubs seeing steepest sales drops among provinces

B.C. eateries, pubs seeing steepest sales drops among provinces

Sales declines in January were evident on year-over-year and month-over month bases.
B.C. wineries plan survival strategies following deep freeze

B.C. wineries plan survival strategies following deep freeze

Some urge controversial regulatory changes, such as to allow them to import foreign grapes.
Vancouver hotels priciest, most filled in Canada in February

Vancouver hotels priciest, most filled in Canada in February

Hotel room prices across Metro Vancouver increased 6.2 per cent year-over-year in February — a higher jump than in most Canadian cities.
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