Explorer Group launches high-tech shopper insight facility
CPG manufacturers can harness virtual aisles to test products and more.
Loblaw to launch fine food collection in October
President’s Choice “black label” rolls out in exclusive sections in 140 stores.
Retail on the couch: tapping into the emotional brain
Fresh Intelligence analyzes the emotional state of Canada’s retail landscape to diagnose the shopper psyche within major grocery brands.
Grocery shopping 2.0: The techno cart
Retailers look to modern options to keep up with customers’ growing desire for tech-savvy shopping experiences.
Three things you should know
Jason Dubroy weighs in on the latest executions, new technology and where the shopper marketing sphere is headed.
Skittles scores sales with ‘Free Tree Boy’ campaign
Playing off a US-made TV spot, the Wrigley brand brought the idea home with a 360-degree program.
Quaker launches ‘Amazing’ CSR push
Quaker expects big results from its first in-store event fully integrated into a massive 360 campaign.
Focus and context are the new art and copy
Our Next Big Thing issue points the way to the future of advertising and marketing.
Shawna Weinman joins Launch! as president
Former Cargo Cosmetics guru lands agency-side after 10 years on the client side.
DDB Canada unveils Shopper Marketing Division
Shopper DDB will be lead by new VP shopper marketing, Jason Dubroy.
CIM and BDS produce North American presence
The two companies have established a partnership that will see them deliver integrated sales and marketing solutions across the continent.
SMF Day 2: Real world applications
Experts at the strategy-sponsored Shopper Marketing Forum talk Target’s arrival, P&G’s in-store philosophy and what brands can learn from NYC’s Duane Reade.
Shopper Marketing Forum: the experts weigh in
Industry pros such as Google’s Catherine Roe and Kraft Canada’s Melissa Martin talk shopper habits, journeys and motivations.
Winning by design
As Target and other U.S. stores expand into the Great White North, our annual design issue takes a retail focus to see who’s creating excitement in the aisles and how.
Designing a bulletproof retail experience
Gearing up for a U.S. store invasion calls for a strong arsenal. From retail design to shopper marketing, we investigate what counterattacks The Bay and Walmart have prepared, and nab some tips from the experts.