C-Suite

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View from the C-Suite: Home Hardware sticks to its strengths

Rob Wallace explains how leadership changes will help the retailer stay the course as it continues to build its brand.

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Building a mid-market fashion brand in Asia

Vancouver fashion retailer JAC by JC plans to re-enter Canada ‘in a big way’ after opening 110 stores in China.

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What Rakuten Kobo learned after ten years

As the company celebrates its 10th anniversary, CEO Michael Tamblyn reflects on how the business has evolved.

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Armor All maps out big push behind numerous changes

The car care brand returns to television in support of a new formula, simplified packaging and a growing air freshener business.

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Diversity can help prevent brand reputation crises

New research by Provident finds that only 40% of organizations have a reputation recovery plan in place.

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Innovation Monitor: Coca-Cola enters premium mixers

Experts weigh in on the soft drinks giant’s decision to launch Coca-Cola Signature Mixers in the U.K.

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Tracing next steps in Mejuri’s rapid growth

With $30 million in new funding, the DTC jewellery brand plans to invest more heavily in traditional advertising.

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Five ways to impact customer experience through employee initiatives

The Intercept Group’s Andrew Au explains how to make employee experience a priority.

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Canadian firms making more strategic divestments

A recent global survey by EY reveals that nearly half of Canadian companies plan to divest in the next twelve months.

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Why Turbo Tax ventured beyond DIY tax services

General manager Matt Lisowski reveals the innovation processes behind its launch of a full-service tax filing solution.

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Purplebricks aims to shake up the real estate market

The U.K.-based real estate broker came to Canada last year with a commission-free offer for home sellers.

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View from the C-Suite: Indigo brings its cultural focus to the U.S.

Samantha Taylor, SVP of marketing, explains how the company has entered a new ultra-competitive market.

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Could Dresst disrupt the fashion industry?

The subscription rental startup brings a no-waste message to Canadian women with a model popularized in the U.S.

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Corner Office Shifts: Porter Airlines, Jean Coutu and Roots

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

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View from the C-Suite: Andrew Peller’s new consumer-centric strategy

EVP of marketing Shawn MacLeod discusses driving growth with a 70-brand portfolio, starting with Peller Estates.