Sorry mobile – cash and plastic are just fine

Debit, credit and good old fashioned bills are still preferred when it comes to making payments, a new study suggests.


Is your brand gender neutral enough?

A new report provides insights on parents’ desire to raise their kids without adhering to stereotypes.


Canadian retail growth cools off

Automotive sales took a steep tumble in July while growth in other sectors remains stable, but modest.


Millennials proving elusive for marketers

A new study from Dentsu Aegis breaks down the demo and what brands are missing when it comes to the target.

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Sports lovers, by the numbers

Strategy gives the skinny on audience numbers you should know as the sports season kicks into full gear.


The new personal values of Canadians

A study from McCann shows that demographics are less of a defining factor than values like individuality and fairness.


What are Canada’s most trusted brands?

The second annual Gustavson Index reveals the standouts for consumers in various categories.


Infographic: The mindset of the modern car buyer

A new report shows what influences purchases and how the dealership experience could be modernized.


Retail growth stays ‘warm’ in Q2

As sales cool slightly, analyst Ed Strapagiel says the outlook for the rest of the year is “good, but not great.”


What drives Canadian purchase behaviour?

The latest BrandSpark study offers insight into what motivates shoppers and grabs their attention.


Infographic: Meet the Canadian traveller

Data from Touchpoints provides insight into how Canadians make travel plans.


Can digital banking improve in-branch satisfaction?

A new J.D. Power report highlights how mobile can enhance retail experiences for consumers.


Back-to-school spending on the rise

More parents are going digital to avoid lineups, but still look in-store for sales, according to a pair of surveys.


Are foodies losing faith in big companies?

Consumers prefer buying from local producers than mainstream supermarkets, according to a new study.


How does ego impact payment tech?

A study suggests adoption of new tech depends less on your age and more on emotional considerations.