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Canadian Firm Grand & Toy Establishes Five Business Centers in Toronto

Grand & Toy, a leading Canadian office solution and supply company, has launched five Toronto Business Centres to support small business owners. The centers inaugurate the company's move to a consulting approach towards the small business industry.

"When speaking with our small business customers, they identified a hole in the marketplace that Grand & Toy could fill. Customers were looking for a place to connect with industry experts, learn, and gain access to business solutions to help relieve the growing clerical work they did not have time for," said Kevin Edwards, vice president, Marketing, Grand & Toy. "There's more going on in our new Business Centres than just a new physical layout. Our associates appreciate the passion our customers have for their companies and are trained to provide them with effective business solutions so they can continue to focus on what matters to them most - growing their business."

The business centers once housed Grand & Toy retail stores. They will serve as local business-to-business hubs. The centers include on-site Business Solutions Advisors, free Wi-Fi, and work stations for drop-in or in-transit customers.

In 2009, Grand & Toy established three such business centers in Vancouver.

Grand & Toy is now transitioning the company from office supply retailing to a business solution provider.

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