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Company and Internet Research

This article appeared in the Hamilton Spectator on June 5, 2013.

Hamilton's Steeped Tea has been named No. 27 on Profit Magazine's list of Canada's 500 fastest-growing companies. The loose leaf tea business was started in 2009 by husband and wife Hatem and Tonia Jahshan out of their home. Their direct sales model has lead to revenue growth of 1,877 per cent and the couple won an investment on TV show Dragon's Den last year to expand into the United States. Tonia is also nominated for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards and W100 Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs.

Using any online browser, search for information on the company.

  • Location
  • Transportation requirements Eg. is it on a bus line. Is parking available at this location for employees.
  • Industry Sector
  • Competitors
  • Number of Employees
  • Web address
  • Company Logo
  • How long in business?

Questions to Answer:

How is the company broken down departmentally? Would you be interested in working for this company? What position would be best suited for?

Create a 200 word essay on the above article keeping in mind the above points and adding any that you feel are relevant. Your essay should titled YOUR NAME, Assignment 1, and reside under the students section.

What divisions and departments does this company have? Sales, Marketing, Accounting? If you were interested in this company, what position would you apply for?