Retail

Becel, IGA and Les Sucreries Beaurivage partner up

Retail / Shopper Marketing

The butter brand, grocery store and maple syrup came together and placed their products side-by-side in a promotion to boost sales and introduce shoppers to a new salmon recipe.

One Direction jazzes up snack packs

CPG / Retail / Shopper Marketing

A campaign from Mondelez beginning next month leverages the tween-favourite band with merchandising and a chance to meet them.

Amazon’s game-changing grocery device

Food+Beverage / Innovation / Retail / Shopper Marketing

Scan a product in your own home for easy delivery? Dash could force retailers and manufacturers to rethink how they sell to consumers.

Are bricks-and-mortar retailers ready for flexible pricing?

Retail / Shopper Marketing

Nurun’s Audrey Carr on how a hybrid dynamic/flexible-pricing model can be win-win for retailers and consumers.

Checkout51 grows staff, user base

CPG / Retail / Shopper Marketing

The Canadian startup has hired new execs and just began doing business in the U.S., doubling its team in size to keep up with an additional 1.2 million customers.

Looking ahead in retail

Retail / Shopper Marketing

From duelling discounts to foodie frenzy, Influence Marketing partner Martin Rydlo predicts the future for big retail brands like Walmart, Target and Loblaws.

Target springs into patio season

Retail

The retailer hosted an impromptu outdoor party in Toronto yesterday to celebrate the first nice weather days after a long winter season.

Canadian Tire ups the drama

Automotive / Retail / Screening Room

With a helicopter chasing down a car, the retailer continues its push around innovative products with an extreme tire test.

Ikea’s house rules

Home Renovation+Decor / Retail

The brand is opening up the conversation to find out how people live peacefully with others in a new campaign from Leo Burnett.

Reports of bricks and mortar’s demise have been greatly exaggerated

Retail

Perennial’s Chris Lund’s outlook may quell your showrooming fears.