Research reveals key considerations for connecting with consumers now

Verizon shares proprietary insights on where and how to engage audiences amidst pandemic content consumption

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Shaw looks to retain Western Canadians with wireless

Shaw Mobile aims to help all lines of the telco’s business, launched with a platform showing the bright side of staying connected.

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Onlia builds a message about being safe everywhere

The insurance co created “sand circles” for social distancing, part of a brand positioning based around keeping communities safe.

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Smirnoff rides back into experiential

The vodka brand is busting out vendor bikes to reach those on a summer stroll with its new RTD additions.

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Navigating privacy in the age of facial recognition

Amid existing privacy concerns, brands must learn to responsibly use new forms of biometric data.

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Corner Office Shifts: MEC appoints new CMO

Plus, Montreal jeweller Birks Group eliminates top marketing role, and TextNow looks south for chief growth officer.

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A look at Empire’s plan to take on rivals

Sobeys’ parent co is behind on grocery delivery and analytics, but experts see potential in the grocer’s new three-year strategy.

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Canadian Olympic Committee says ‘it’s time’ to use our strength for recovery

The Tokyo games may be postponed, but the organization still released a campaign to learn how to create more active Team Canada fans.

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Getting back to spending becomes more complicated

Why a new marketing reality means convincing more people that spending your way out of a downturn is the best call.

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Long & McQuade changes the tune on its marketing mix

The music retailer had a huge boost in online podcast and recording equipment sales, but it’s no replacement for in-store business.

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A&W aims to beat MS with take-out

How the QSR has adapted its annual fundraiser (and one of its busiest days of the year) to be distancing-friendly.

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Up to the Minute: DavidsTea store network shrinks from 220 to 18

Plus, Pound & Grain adds to leadership with new design lead and Citoyen promotes two.

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Kraft Heinz reports double digit growth in Canada

The CPG is one of several major advertisers that will re-invest marketing spend to drive improvements in the second half of 2020.

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Is in-house production right for you?

Business flow, talent and creative buy-in: Doug Lowe explains what will help clients and agencies alike in-house successfully.

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Budweiser stays committed to sports

The beer brand marries its frontline worker tribute with hockey’s return and continues a cooking series with athletes stuck at home.