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The shopping cart |  Self-service checkouts: the old unloved ones

The shopping cart | Self-service checkouts: the old unloved ones

PHOTO IMAGES GETTY For a long time, self-service checkouts have not been loved by retail. Officially, the popularity of self-service checkouts in the supermarket exceeds that of traditional cashier checkouts. The pandemic has changed many things, but are consumers really taking advantage of the technologies available in the supermarket? For a long time, self-service checkouts …

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Presence of French |  CDPQ touches CN's fingers again

Presence of French | CDPQ touches CN’s fingers again

The Canadian National (CN) continues to be tormented by the Caisse de Depot et Placement du Québec (CDPQ), one of its main shareholders, for having excluded Francophones from its board of directors. The institution points the finger at two administrators of the Montreal railway, which is subject to the Official Languages ​​Law. Julien Arsenault Press …

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Rate hikes |  Alternative mortgages are gaining popularity

Rate hikes | Alternative mortgages are gaining popularity

(Toronto) Homebuyers across the country are increasingly turning to credit unions and private lenders for mortgages as rates rise, and mortgage brokers are watching. These experts point out that Canadians are now more attracted to these alternative lenders than before because fixed mortgage rates have reached and slightly exceeded the 4.0% threshold in recent months …

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