On the Floor
It’s a new year, and for some industries, this time of year proves to be very lax in business. Then there are industries like factor[e]’s that are thriving and booming so much that we had to build a bigger boat and take on some new talent for our team. Even with all the amazing new additions to our little family, there has definitely not been a moment to slack. Read more...
It hasn't been easy being a small, independent retailer for a long time. Malls caused major disruption to the classic independent retailer shopping experience and drew people away from downtown cores. Then Walmart and other discount retailers arrived on the scene, driving down margins and accelerating the hollowing-out of many retail-centered urban areas. Read more...
Last Friday I stumbled across an article in The Guardian that strongly resonated with me as a recent Communication Studies graduate and as factor[e]’s newest intern. In the past few weeks, factor[e] has introduced me to the wonderful world of creative copywriting. For years, I’ve ached for a job that allowed me to employ my imagination. Read more...
Last week marked the first full week of our new Senior Architect, and human Swiss-Army-knife-man, Chad Ingles. Born in Toronto, Chad moved to Dundas/Hamilton when he was 10 and has mostly lived in the area, except for a period in Chatham, and a brief stint in Luxembourg (no, seriously, Luxembourg . . Read more...
Recently, I’ve been approached by a few people wondering what to do when beginning a career in web design. With more and more people getting into it, starting out can seem overwhelming. While I admit it takes time, here are some things you can do to build up your skills along the way. Read more...
Just before the holidays we welcomed an awesome new intern here at factor[e]! Chelsey Tobin has now been working with us for just about a month, and we can definitely say that it has been a great month! Born in Hamilton, Chelsey now finds herself regularly between Binbrook and the Rock. Read more...