Retail Merchandiser - May/June 2012 - (Page 68)

Retail Canada INTELLIGENT OFFICE CANADA Home Office Helpers The services of Intelligent Office Canada provide work-at-home professionals with the advantages and resources of physical office space and associated support – but at a fraction of the cost. orking at home is becoming a more common option for many professionals, particularly the self-employed. While this arrangement offers many benefits such as a non-existent commute, it poses several logistical challenges such as a lack of access to meeting rooms and reception services. Intelligent Office Canada helps professionals overcome these challenges and project a professional image while preserving the conveniences that make working at home an attractive option for many. Intelligent Office Canada is the master franchiser for Intelligent Office, a provider of virtual office services established in Denver in 1995. The company’s services include professional address services, 24/7 access to offices and meeting rooms, voice mail solutions, and business support services. W Intelligent Office’s Intelligent Assistant service provides trained receptionists who answer phones and can screen, announce and connect business calls to anywhere in the world. Intelligent Office Canada has nine locations in the greater Toronto market as well as single locations in Ottawa, Hamilton and London, Ontario; Montreal; Vancouver and Edmonton. A location will open later this year in Surrey, British Columbia, with future locations under development in Calgary and Halifax, Nova Scotia. “More and more people are working from home now, and the cost of having a full-time office staff can be high for many people,” President and CEO Brian Monteith says. “We offer all of the amenities of a full-time office at a fraction of the cost of a traditional office. Our customers can meet their clients 68 May/June 2012

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Retail Merchandiser - May/June 2012

Retail Merchandiser - May/June 2012
‘Push’ vs. ‘Pull’
Narrow Your Band
Celebrating in Style
Give a Little Something Extra
Charm City Cakes
LazyTown Entertainment
Binny’s Beverage Depot
Vallarta Supermarkets Inc.
Cintron Beverage Group
Total Wine and More
Golfsmith International Inc.
Barrow Fine Furniture
Hedahls Auto Plus
Kopp Drug Inc.
Grafton-Fraser Inc.
Intelligent Office Canada
A1 Counting Solutions
New & Notable
Focus on Licensing - May/June 2012
2012 Preview
Franchising Facts
Hello Kitty Charm
Playing It Up
Saban Brands Powers Up
Mars Retail Group
SEGA of America Inc.
Major League Baseball Players Association
Universal Partnerships & Licensing
Remington Arms Co.
Cartoon Network Enterprises
Hybrid Apparel
Agile Network
New & Notable

Retail Merchandiser - May/June 2012