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One-third of holiday spending will go to green products

New research shows more consumers are seeking sustainable options, including moving away from quicker delivery.

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Up to the Minute: Frank Palmer establishes creative scholarship

Plus, BonLook announces a new comms AOR and Ketchum adds two VPs.

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Sobeys puts families first for the holidays

The grocery banner continues to focus on the importance of food and family to create separation from its sister brands.

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Simplii looks to smooth foreign currency exchanges

CIBC’s digital banking brand focuses on a service more associated with branches as part of its focus on convenience.

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Tank continues on its growth spurt

A new creative director and several additions to its health practice are among the hires in Toronto and Montreal.

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Hudson’s Bay focuses on little moments in return to mass holiday advertising

The retailer’s new in-house creative director says the campaign comes ahead of more “new and exciting” work in 2020.

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Boston Pizza delivers a caroling pizza box

The latest pizza-related stunt aims to promote delivery during the holidays to stand out from the casual dining competition.

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Lowe’s Canada to close 34 stores

The company plans to “simplify” its banners, change its assortment and focus investment on omnichannel and remaining stores.

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View from the C-Suite: Dell aims for the moon on CSR

Dell’s chief responsibility officer unpacks what’s behind the tech company’s ‘moonshot’ social impact goals for 2030.

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Can a family name take on Cineplex?

How Quebec-based Guzzo Cinemas plans to expand in the west with its large scale entertainment complexes.

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Mark Ritson on the ‘brilliant piece of BS’ D2C might be

From the C-Suite newsletter: The pundit also weighs in on how to utilize emotion and balance awareness with performance.

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Meet the co-chairs of the 2020 Marketing Awards’ Multicultural jury

Ambereen Jahangir and Jensen Tsoi will lead the group scoring the category.

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NABS takes over the stage at ADCC

A stunt at last week’s award show draws attention to the mental health challenges advertisers silently struggle with.

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How Canada’s approach to earned media differs from the rest of the world

The methods are different, but a survey finds budgets and data are global challenges.