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Dairy Farmers of Canada sit down with Santa Claus

A pair of holiday campaigns touch on two messages that have been focus areas for the organization throughout the year.

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Strategy’s most read of 2019: Shopper Marketing Report

The most eye-catching shopper stories from the last year.

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New products, stores and shopper marketing: round-up

Farm Boy grows, Canada gets Beyond Beef, and Hershey’s makes baking “solution centres.”

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P&G’s Marc Pritchard sees a $1 billion growth opportunity

There’s a ten-figure reason the CPG co. is investing in multicultural marketing, writes Ethnicity Matters’ Howard Lichtman.

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Hershey’s Kisses is donating part of its ad budget to GoFundMe campaigns

The brand is using the money to fulfill campaigns that will fund holiday reunions between family and friends.

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Unilever names its new chief marketer

Conny Braams succeeds Keith Weed with a more digital mandate, while Fabian Garcia takes over as president in North America.

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Which Vachon cake reigns supreme?

The Canada Bread snack brand taps into the nostalgic passion consumers have for their favourite by putting it to a vote.

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Dairy Farmers of Ontario teams up with SickKids and Mondelez

A giving program, based on leaving cookies and milk out for Santa, is the first step in more potential collaborations on CSR.

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Coca-Cola taps old favourites for big holiday push

The brand is adapting “Share a Coke” and bringing back its iconic winter characters to boost its second-biggest selling season.

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Tech in Action: ACE Bakery takes an anti-tech approach

The “Bread Blox” helps consumers ignore their phones, reinforcing a brand positioning based on real-world connections.

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2019 MOY: Matt Kohler grows a greener Clorox

The CPG company is making strides in sustainability, thanks to the marketer’s work behind the scenes.

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2019 MOY: Jackson Hitchon sweetens Hershey

The confectionery brand’s marketer shows that boldness is for the brave in wild and wacky consumer-centric campaigns.

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Maple Leaf has gone carbon neutral

The food company claims that setting new targets and investing in sustainability projects have reduced its net footprint to zero.

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Chimp Treats gives Nicecream a nice rebrand

From Shopper Marketing Report: The health food brand has launched new packaging alongside plans to expand into Europe.

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Tribute: Danone’s purpose-driven ethos

As the CPG co. celebrates a century in what has become a very competitive category, it is once again reinventing the formula.