The Canadian Latin Chamber of Commerce expressed willingness and enthusiasm to participate in the cooperative, upon the launch. Its association will further help all Latin small businesses and the community.
Main Stream Media Unplugged (MSMU) and Direct Coops initiate a joint venture with the formation of two new channels, SMEONE & SMETWO. The two channels will be dedicated to programs beneficial to small and medium sized businesses.
The Vietnam Trade Commission expressed readiness to cooperate with the hard launch and give all members access to its manufacturers and producers. All products will be available through the Co-op.
CC Liquidators, the largest liquidator of products in North America and Direct Co-ops formed a deal allowing member’s access to one million products at extremely discounted rates.
Jerry Sokoloski, Goliath in the upcoming Hollywood feature film, David and Goliath, has been a supporter of 416Direct since virtually its beginning. Mr. Sokoloski has agreed to star in a promotional, social media short film titled “BIGBOX”. Having the tallest man in North America as an official spokesperson for 416Direct
Mike Kasij, CFIB Senior District Manager has stepped on with The Direct Initiative, as the Head of Sales. Mr. Kasij will be focusing on the migration of key members to Directcoops.com and all our key association partners.
416Direct was originally created to develop a buying co-operative that would lower costs of wholesale products for small business retailers. The mission, being to help combat the erosion of the middle class caused by globalization. After a year of surveying the model with over 3,000 businesses on a wide variety
416Direct concludes a joint venture with Advantag, an innovative social networking and affinity software development company to bundle its offerings under a 416Direct white label.
The Honorable Michael Coteau wins re-election in the Provincial elections and is awarded the new portfolio of Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sports (including the Pan Am Games). His first official visit was to the 416Direct Offices.
416Direct and The CFIB hold MOTM Professional Discussion Session at Fasken Martineau with Edyath Pacuk of March 15th, during which they Consulted on the ‘X’ and ‘Y’ generations; their habits and how to reach that market.