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MasterCard courts startups

The brand hopes to start a retail revolution in its quest to be thought of as not only a credit card co but also a tech giant.

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MasterCard adds new loyalty tech to arsenal

Bye bye Costanza wallet. MasterCard and One Inc. are working to put all your rewards cards in one place.

Future-transforming ideas: smart shopping carts and vaults

Next up in our innovative ideas series: simplified grocery runs and banking’s future.

Debit’s mobile evolution

Brush up on the latest mobile payment tech and how it’s bringing us closer to a cashless society.

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Bitcoin and the future of money

Is it time to get on board the virtual currency train? Clearly Contacts and other retailers are accepting Bitcoins.

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TD gets personalized and personable

The bank dishes out cold, hard cash to customers as it shifts towards more experiential marketing.

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Global portfolio: Is Canada being held back?

Former RBC marketing exec Peter Tutlys on Europe’s culture of entrepreneurship and marrying off George Clooney.

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TD Bank invests heavily in WorldPride 2014

The financial co says it will use a multi-tactical campaign to reach the LGBT community throughout the festival.

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Empire Life taps Dumb Ways to Die

The Canadian insurance co is leveraging the five-time Cannes Grand-Prix-winning viral jingle for its biggest consumer push to date.

Check it out: BMO gets prideful

Along with the City of Toronto, the bank is kicking off the largest outdoor art exhibit in Canada in time for Pride Week.

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Belairdirect bumps your calls

A new app from the insurance co takes over your phone while driving to create a distraction-free experience.

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TD hosts Tegan and Sara for pop-up concert

To kick off its new Music Cafe series to run over the summer months, the bank paired with the Canadian duo for a surprise jam session.