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The scoop on Baskin-Robbins’ deal with Netflix

The chain teamed up with the streaming service to turn its store into a Scoops Ahoy ice cream parlour from Stranger Things.

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Weed Wars: Cannabis brands get creative

Up Cannabis, Doja and Figr spark up buzzy marketing as they fight it out in a highly competitive category.

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Yorkdale dreams up Insta-worthy spaces

The Toronto mall is the latest to drive foot traffic by capitalizing on younger shoppers’ desire to participate in a visual social culture.

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Air Miles gets close with Tessa Virtue

The loyalty program hopes to remind customers of the tangible benefits of being a member in phase two of a campaign.

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Conagra launches online recipe hub

The CPG company is answering consumer demand for meal inspiration with recipes utilizing all of its food brands.

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Social Engagements: Making Insta-worthy creative

The managing director of Facebook and Instagram Canada on how small budgets can make ‘mobile-first’ content work.

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Social Engagements: Not all Twitter ads are created equal

The platform’s head of business marketing on what kind of content best engages its users.

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How will influencer marketing change in 2019?

A report from Talkwalker shows that measurement and finding the right influencer remain challenging for brands.

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Check it out: SickKids does the #10YearChallenge

The hospital is leveraging a social media trend to deliver a broader message.

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Casinos BC comes up with more reasons to visit

The new campaign enlists Jason Priestley to cut through the clutter and increase visitation.

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Digital revenue and shopper spend grew in Q3

A report shows social and mobile has led not just to more traffic for ecomm sites, but greater buying intent.

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Check it out: IKEA ain’t afraid of no ghosts

The furniture retailer purchased a supposedly haunted couch in support of its environmental CSR platform.

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Tabasco elevates one-star food in a pop-up

As part of its 150th anniversary, the brand is trying to push itself as a recipe enhancer and exploring the condiments category.

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Ultramar taps influencers to co-create social content

To connect with a younger crowd, the gas company and agency Lg2 worked with funny personalities on a series of videos.

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Nature Valley reveals what you can’t ask your voice assistant

The granola bar company once again encourages families to get outside, with a greater emphasis on social media.