Retail

Canadians spending more at warehouse club stores

Data from Nielsen finds that consumers are purchasing more CPG products in large formats to help curtail costs.

Black&Abroad

Black & Abroad wants to send Black travellers ‘back to Africa’

Working with FCB/Six, the travel company looks to reframe a racist phrase into a positive one about visiting the continent.

Mosaic-team

More pieces added to Mosaic

The agency boosts its creative capabilities to tackle business challenges more holistically.

Corner Office

Corner Office Shifts: Mondelez, Destination Canada and more

A round-up of senior-level executive changes you may have missed.

Businesspeople At Meeting

What makes a ‘pioneering CMO’?

New research by Accenture identifies the CMO traits that drive 11% higher shareholder returns.

Microsoft

Insights from the Next Top Ad Execs

The competition revealed that younger Canadians struggle to define AI and don’t consider it with a sense of urgency.

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ICA calls for boycott of Canada Post RFP

The industry body points to requirements it says are unfair to agencies, though the Crown corp maintains it is a fair process.

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View from the C-Suite: Kellogg joins the plant-based race

VP marketing Christine Jakovcic explains the strategy behind the Canadian roll-out of MorningStar Farms veggie burgers.

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Church + State lands three new clients

The agency is leading work for two Co-operators brands and packaged meats company Lou’s Barbeque.

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Series of hires and promotions come to 123w

The agency has named a new COO and brought on two new creative directors.

PowerPoint Presentation

NABS stokes some friendly competition

The non-profit launches a toolkit to help agencies contribute to its $60,000 fundraising goal.

staples

Staples pilots same-day delivery with Instacart

The office retailer continues on a reinvention path by adding another option to its ecomm offering.

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Starbucks picks Sid Lee

The selection comes as the coffee giant is planning to focus on creating more Canada-specific campaigns.

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Doug&Partners hires first head of digital experience

The naming of Moxie Garrett to the role is expected to help the agency continue to move more “upstream” with clients.