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Entrepreneurial Idea: Bags Instead of Cans for Garbage Pick-Up (04:10)

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Entrepreneur Randy Uens invents the Rhinobag, a recyclable bag and bag-removal service that is a cheaper and more convenient alternative to metal dumpsters and junk haulers.

Financial Challenges for Entrepreneur (04:02)

Launching a company and growing it takes big money for expansion. He needs money for advertising and marketing. Can he lure big investors in his company? He lands several investors that help him prepare for expansion into the U.S.

Business Experts' Advice (04:07)

Business experts evaluate an entrepreneur's Rhinobag business, which is part of the trend for renovations across Canada and the U.S. If garbage is eternal, then the need for Rhinobags could be great.

Evaluation of Business Trends (02:40)

Industry experts evaluate several home design and renovation ideas from around the world. Ideas include a kitchen designed just for men, the micro-compact home, a digital closet, and rental gardens.

Millionaire Businessman (04:06)

Millionaire Robert Dutton, who transformed RONA into Canada’s largest renovation chain, shares the story of making his millions and growing the company.

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Raging Renovations: The Home Improvement Trend

Part of the Series : Fortune Hunters: Turning Trends into Profits
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From condos and cottages to garages and guestrooms, Canadians are making their living spaces more functional and fabulous. This program focuses on Randy Uens and his Rhinobag, a recyclable bag and bag-removal service that is a cheaper and more convenient alternative to metal dumpsters and junk haulers. Also profiled on the show is millionaire Robert Dutton, who transformed RONA into Canada’s largest renovation chain. The guest experts in this episode of Fortune Hunters are Mike Holmes, host of Holmes on Homes, and Bhupesh Shah, founder of consulting service ethnicomm. Original CBC broadcast title: Raging Renos: The Home Improvement Trend. (20 minutes)

Length: 21 minutes

Item#: EDP40007

ISBN: 978-1-60825-027-1

Copyright date: ©2008

Closed Captioned

Reviews & Awards

“The interviews and presentations are concise, interesting and clear. The businesses and trends profiles were carefully chosen and provide engaging content for students and entrepreneurs. These DVDs are suitable for high school and college students as well as adults, and libraries will want to provide them for entrepreneurs and academic business departments. Recommended.” — Educational Media Reviews Online


Bronze World Medal (Educational/Instructional TV),  New York Festivals

 

Gemini Nomination, Academy of Canadian Cinema and  Television, Best Lifestyle Segment 2008

 

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