Japan’s “Weird Hotel” employs robots instead of humans to save labour costs
The check-in staff includes a vicious-looking dinosaur and a female humanoid with light-up eyelashes.
Report: manufacturing exodus from Nordic economies likely to worsen
High costs and shifting global demand could cost 200,000 production jobs, worsen youth unemployment by 2020.
Canadian business optimistic about US economy after vote: BMO
Performance of the US economy drops to 6th on list of biggest challenges for Canadian business, from #1 last year.
How to cope with the high costs.
BCG predicts more production US-bound from China
A Boston Consulting Group report predicts 37% of US-based large manufacturers are planning to bring back production to the US from China or are considering it.
Magna’s profits are up, increases NA outlook
Magna International Inc. raised its dividend 10% Feb. 23 after reporting fatter net profits in the latest quarter as Canada’s largest auto parts maker benefited from a recovery in the North American auto sector.
Canadian trade is expanding its range
The Canadian economy appears to be on a long-term trend toward less dependence on the US, according to a new study by TD Economics.