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Doritos suits up for superhero activation

CPG hopes to get Spidey senses tingling as it promotes replica suit from new film at downtown Toronto activation.

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Canadian vs American shoppers

Brandspark International finds that Canadians and Americans think differently about value, trust and innovation.

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Corner Office Shifts: Lassonde, Tilray and Wealthsimple

A round-up of senior-level executive changes you may have missed.

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The Disruptors: Surex brings AI to insurance brokerage

The Alberta-based online broker is investing in tech and its brand after landing on the Growth 500 last year.

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Hyundai’s turnaround strategy comes to fruition

Director of marketing Lawrence Hamilton shares how a three-year transformation of its marketing strategy has begun to pay dividends.

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Does corporate structure impede business strategy?

A new CMO Council survey finds nearly half of marketers feel they are missing out by not maximizing engagement locally.

Cannes Lions 2019 : Day Three

Is advertising doing as much good as it thinks it is?

Cannes Lions is a chance to take the pulse of the industry. On the big issues, it has taken two steps forward and one step back.

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Yorkdale dreams up Insta-worthy spaces

The Toronto mall is the latest to drive foot traffic by capitalizing on younger shoppers’ desire to participate in a visual social culture.

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Circle K aims to connect beyond convenience

The retail chain is trying to drive awareness for its young brand by emphasizing how its selection can help during key moments.

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Check it out: SickKids opens a door to transgender youth

Timed with the Trans March in Toronto, a video addresses the need to support youth affirming their gender identity.

Cannes Lions 2019 : Day Three

Cannes Digest: A final look at the 2019 Lions

A breakdown of the Canadian wins, as well as a roundup of the most-discussed insights and trends at this year’s festival.

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Food marketing bill likely to die in the Senate

Bill S-228, which included new rules for marketing to kids, is unlikely to be passed now that the government has risen.

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DSW kicks off new loyalty program

Shoe retailer redesigns its loyalty program based on demand for more “earn and burn” benefits for frequent shoppers.

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McCain aims to solve double-dipping

The brand channels Seinfeld to add more fun to a campaign promoting its new Dipn’ Wedges frozen fries.