Health+Beauty

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Shoppers goes bold with beauty

The retailer tackles women’s “beauty nevers” (make-up ideas they won’t try) as it heads into the fall season.

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Holland Bloorview cooks up a conversation

The children’s rehabilitation hospital looks to dispel stigma around disabilities with baked goods and stand-out creative.

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Goody brushes up its marketing

How the hair accessories brand is stepping up efforts at retail to stay ahead of the game.

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Playtex gives girls a level playing field

The new Play On Canada grant looks to give female high school teams the same opportunities as their male classmates.

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Unilever acquires Dollar Shave Club

The CPG giant will get the men’s grooming company and its 3.2 million members.

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Optometrists ask for a rest

A new campaign from Ontario’s professional association highlights the risks of so much screen time.

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Starlight helps sick teens be themselves

Rethink’s new campaign for the charity gives young patients their individuality back with designer hospital gowns.

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How Dove is keeping its message fresh

The brand’s latest campaign uses real Canadian stories to combat social norms around women’s looks.

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Well.ca opens up shop in Toronto

The e-commerce brand is testing out a pilot store in the city, offering a curation of its merchandise and DIY workshops.

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Inside Cossette’s new health division

In addition to integrated advertising, Cossette Health looks to guide clients through innovation with an accelerator.

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Alberta Health Services wants consumers to ‘get some’

Thinking about going “balls deep,” or chasing some “bears?” It’s all about being safe during sexy times in this latest government push.

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Infographic: Is grooming stressing us all out?

Touchpoints’ data reveals when and how Canadians shop the personal care category.

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L’Oreal Canada creates chief retail officer role

The brand named Aldo vet Jared MacKay to the new position as it aims to improve its omnichannel experience.

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Culture shock

L’Oreal, Mondelez and FGL sports are trying to infuse new thinking with a jolt of hands-on learning.

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Johnson & Johnson brings innovation lab to Canada

JLABS @ Toronto will provide 22 life sciences start-ups with the space and resources to grow.