Innovation

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A wake-up call for Cannes

During the first Lions Innovation festival, DDB global CCO Amir Kassaei says confusing tech with innovation is leading creatives to forget their purpose.

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Lessons from Pharrell’s path to success

Bostons Pizza’s Joanne Forrester on what marketers can learn from the musician’s talk at Cannes.

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Act like a lamb and you won’t be among Lions

Cundari’s Andrew Simon on why small budgets are no excuse not to be brave with creative.

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Risky business

Which brands are proving that a calculated risk can reap big rewards?

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Retail and e-comm take flight at MaRS

The Toronto innovation hub, which helps scale startups, has launched a retail and digi comm division, with players like P&G and Indigo on board.

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Ubisoft and SickKids win big at the AToMiC Awards

The brands and their agencies Publicis and JWT took home top honours at last night’s award show.

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Shopper Innovation Awards: Sport Chek debuts a tech haven

Featuring digital projection, touch-screens and bar code scanners, the West Edmonton Mall marked the second wave of innovative retail space for Sport Chek.

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Ahead of the pack

From Periscope to VR, check out some of the early brand adopters of hot new tech.

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Future do-good innovations

Time to get inspired! We’ve dreamt up some ideas that marry function and social value.

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Brands get STEM-sational

Energizer and Cisco are among the brands that are encouraging careers in math and science through new programs.

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ICYMI: Here’s what’s in store for retailers

The crème de la crème of retail-specific technology that came out of SXSW’s Accelerator program.

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Check it out: Wearable debit

The worlds of wearable tech and contactless payment collide with Everlink’s DebitWear wristband.