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Weekend reading: Incubation nation

Read up on three organizations that are taking the incubator model in new directions.


Indigo keeps the love of reading alive

The retailer is asking consumers to pick favourites (books, that is) to support its child literacy foundation.


Tank pulls in a dozen new hires

The Montreal agency adds Christian Ayotte and Marty Martinez as CDs, as well as a slew of account staff.


Lay’s is sweet on Valentine’s Day

Nothing says true love like roses and chips. The PepsiCo brand is going after V-Day shoppers with its new sweet/salty offering.


ICA gets students’ feet wet

The Agency Diving Society aims to show what it’s like to work in the industry and encourage potential future leaders to dive in.


Mosaic acquires Launch!

Acosta Mosaic Group adds “unmatched” scale to its retail programs with the addition of the experiential agency.


Shopper Innovation Awards contenders revealed

Check out who made the shortlist for the year’s most innovative shopper marketing and retail campaigns.


Monica Ruffo leaves Lowe Roche

The CEO of the Toronto-based agency is departing after three years at the helm.


Anomaly skates through school

The shop is working with an alternative high school, where students design and sell skateboards.

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Check it out: HBO maps out an activation

A takeover of Union Station is immersing new viewers and old fans alike in the world of Game of Thrones.


Publicis approved to acquire Sapient

After months of regulatory hurdles, the $3.7 billion deal is expected to be finalized by the end of the week.

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Why don’t Canadians trust businesses?

Canadians are a skittish bunch, according to Edelman’s annual Trust Barometer. And the economy isn’t helping.


Check it out: Lost no more

Take inspiration from this Chilean Red Cross campaign that reconnects separated families.


Metrolinx gives some perspective

The transit crown corp is hoping people will look past the day-to-day construction to see the big picture.


Smirnoff comes down to earth

It’s not about having the most epic night of your life anymore, so the Diageo brand changed its tune to focus on everyday drinking moments.