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Local Business Owners Say Doing Good is Good For Business
Mahin Rashid
November 7, 2017

“In a competitive economy — where many small businesses are struggling to survive– local business owners Lisa Beecroft, owner of Gabi & Jules Bakery, and Paul Slaymaker, owner of Runners’ Den, talk about how doing good is their business’ competitive advantage.”

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Giving back is not about getting back for biz – Article published in the Tri-City News Nov 7 2017

“Paul Slaymaker knows donating a box of used shoes every week to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside won’t bring new customers through the doors of his Runner’s Den shop in Port Moody. But he believes his efforts to help others and be involved in the community have been a key reason he’s been able to keep his business going for 18 years.

On Nov. 16, Slaymaker and several other local business people will discuss why doing good in the community is good for business at a special Biz Talks event that wraps up Shop Local Port Moody’s third annual Five Fun Work Weeks to celebrate the city’s business community and offer them tools to become even more successful.”

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