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Tank continues on its growth spurt

A new creative director and several additions to its health practice are among the hires in Toronto and Montreal.

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Hudson’s Bay focuses on little moments in return to mass holiday advertising

The retailer’s new in-house creative director says the campaign comes ahead of more “new and exciting” work in 2020.

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Boston Pizza delivers a caroling pizza box

The latest pizza-related stunt aims to promote delivery during the holidays to stand out from the casual dining competition.

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Lowe’s Canada to close 34 stores

The company plans to “simplify” its banners, change its assortment and focus investment on omnichannel and remaining stores.

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View from the C-Suite: Dell aims for the moon on CSR

Dell’s chief responsibility officer unpacks what’s behind the tech company’s ‘moonshot’ social impact goals for 2030.

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Can a family name take on Cineplex?

How Quebec-based Guzzo Cinemas plans to expand in the west with its large scale entertainment complexes.

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Mark Ritson on the ‘brilliant piece of BS’ D2C might be

From the C-Suite newsletter: The pundit also weighs in on how to utilize emotion and balance awareness with performance.

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Meet the co-chairs of the 2020 Marketing Awards’ Multicultural jury

Ambereen Jahangir and Jensen Tsoi will lead the group scoring the category.

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NABS takes over the stage at ADCC

A stunt at last week’s award show draws attention to the mental health challenges advertisers silently struggle with.

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How Canada’s approach to earned media differs from the rest of the world

The methods are different, but a survey finds budgets and data are global challenges.

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Brewers tap into new occasions

How brands are expanding outside of alcohol by courting the sober curious and branching off into non-beer products.

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Retail’s role in creating confident cannabis shoppers

Why retailers are in a unique position to establish the trust needed to guide customers through the purchase journey.

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Reengineering Goliath with data, and David with scale

Associate publisher Lisa Faktor on using science-side marketing tools to de-risk big, bold brand ideas.

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Dave Thomas Foundation spins animal adoption tropes

Ads bringing attention to the needs of foster care programs is a rare mass play for the QSR’s charity of choice.