Women

Harlequin

Check it out: A sexy spin on the coffee break

Harlequin’s new campaign cheekily acknowledges the need for a little escapism.

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A day to tackle sexism

How some brands hope to affect lasting change on International Women’s Day.

Mars

Tapping into taboos

MaRS’s Dianne Carmichael on why health and wellness companies that are edgy with their marketing are poised for success.

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Why Danone has become drinkable

Activia’s newest product line targets busy, health-conscious women.

SpecialK

Check it out: Special K digs in

The brand celebrates stuffing your face with its latest “#OwnIt” spot, launching its newest product line.

Rethink

Rethink Breast Cancer goes kid-friendly

An animated series, which uses the voices of children, tackles challenging conversations around cancer.

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What women want (in 2016)

From real words to real men, Marketelle’s Jessie Sternthal weighs in on what ladies want from marketers.

Reebok

Reebok expresses its strong

A new campaign uses real Canadian women to expand the brand’s fitness message.

Penningtons

Penningtons’ new attitude

The plus-size clothing retailer repositions to be an advocate for size acceptance.

Tylenol

Tylenol’s role reversal

A new social campaign for Cold and Flu focuses on family support over product promotion.

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Marketers of the Year: Queen of the creampuffs

Denise Darroch is now leading a loyal fandom for U by Kotex, after her risk-taking moves paid off.

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Marketing to moms in 2016

YMC’s Erica Ehm on what she hopes marketers will keep in mind for the coming year.

WindowProject

A window into violence

An Ontario coalition of women’s shelters helps cast a light on increasing domestic violence during the holidays.

Vichy

Vichy brings e-commerce to Canada

How the beauty brand is taking its personalized skincare approach online.

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Sketching South Asian soaps

Copywriter Maria Qamar’s art puts a feisty spin on the diaspora.