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Maple Leaf and Schneiders craft a real food manifesto

Spelling out the insights and strategy behind the bold rebranding of two of Canada’s oldest food brands.

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Fall TV’s balancing act

Broadcasters aim to draw eyes (and advertisers) with rejigged schedules, fresh content and digital streamers.

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Fall TV: What’s in it for the buyers?

From data-enhanced TV to new ways to engage with viewers, all the latest offerings coming from Canadian broadcasters

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Fall TV: The complaint line

Experts express their complaints about TV buying and the networks respond.

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The diversity dilemma in the #MeToo era

Seven leaders from across the marketing industry discuss the importance of fostering an inclusive organization.

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Welcome to the wild world of weed

How brands in a new billion dollar industry are navigating regulations and social perceptions as they prepare for liftoff.

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Mazda, well-crafted

The automaker is taking a page out of craft beer’s book as it celebrates 50 years of fun-fast cars and energetic marketing.

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Real world meets social content

Bridging the digital world with physical platforms is the driver behind long-running branded content strategies.

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Rethinking retail engagement

How going outside the box helped brands get the most out of new store concepts, different platforms and small budgets.

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The new speed (and paths) of retail

How mass brands are going direct and digital in an effort to win consumers first and fast.

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Cause marketing gets tangible

Selling things as a fundraiser is not exactly novel, so there needs to be a twist to draw attention to causes.

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The recipe for reinvention

When faced with dwindling interest, tweaking a product, perception or positioning can have big results.

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Taking a hands-on approach

How interactive executions helped brands drive trial and smash stigma.

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Combining tech and shopper marketing

How some of this year’s SIA winners used filters, bots and loyalty apps to connect with customers.

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Out-of-the-box targeting tactics

How a diverse doc and tracking pollen levels helped these brands reach the right crowd, in the right place, at the right time.