Where are we when it comes to wine?

Mintel breaks down Canadian habits and areas for brands to potentially grow in the category.


Where will holiday spending dip the most?

All Canadians are planning to spend less this year, but some provinces will scale back more than others.


Consumer confidence up

Nielsen’s latest report shows that globally, consumers are becoming more optimistic on average.


Infographic: ‘Tis the season to be frugal

Will Canadians be spending less this holiday season and shopping online more? New research breaks it down.


Around the world of craft beer

As the category expands globally, where does Canada stand?


Want data? Think cash back

Getting Canadians to be more willing to share their personal data requires providing major value, a new report says.


Canadian retail growth slowing down

Just in time for Christmas, retailers are facing a tough environment, consultant Ed Strapagiel says.


The future of high-tech payment

Which payment methods are consumers ready to use more often?


Online ads deemed less trustworthy than traditional

But when it comes to trust, the brand matters more than the media type, according to a new report.


Is Black Friday losing its allure?

New Mintel research reveals there are opportunities to reach Canadian shoppers earlier in the holiday season.


Has retail passed its sales peak?

Sales are softening and consultant Ed Strapagiel shows us where and why this is happening.


Does being connected affect our mood?

Havas’ latest Prosumer Report shows how the digital-savvy are more likely to be stressed by the pace of modern life.


What data is too personal?

Web history and mobile phone numbers are the least likely to be shared, according to a new Aimia report.


How are Canadians buying for back-to-school?

As the busy retail time of year draws to a close, we look into some seasonal stats.


Canadian retailers rosy on the future

A new survey shows a positive outlook in all sectors, with expanding product offerings a high priority.