Christopher Lombardo

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Articles by Christopher Lombardo
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IKEA shows the possibilities of storage

The retailer takes a dream-like approach to address consumer pain points around staying organized.

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Wealthsimple tells its origin story with eyes on the future

The fintech company focuses on how its CEO is one of “half a million Mikes” ahead of plans to expand its offering.

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McGill has it “made” in new brand platform

The Montreal university celebrates 200 years with branding meant to appeal to both prospective students and alumni donors.

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Volkswagen shows appreciation for unsung volunteers

The automaker builds on its “Volksgiving” customer appreciation initiative from last year.

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Corteva uses three words to promote its seeds

The agri-brand is eschewing “perfect backdrops” of fields in favour of a seed and a simple message.

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Up to the Minute: Agnostic adds three new staff

Plus, Dairy Farmers of Ontario adds McCann Health to its roster.

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Amazon Rainforest Conservancy hopes to burn images into our memories

The non-profit recreates Yule log fireplace channel with real forest fire footage.

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Perceived health benefits still drive cannabis use

A survey also shows some resistance to traditional food and beverage companies making cannabis-infused products.

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Garde-Manger Pour Tous makes a half-empty advent calendar

The Montreal non-profit is using the idea of “emptiness” to stand out and build on its messaging about food insecurity.

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Marketers and advertisers are struggling to hire creatives

A Creative Group study also found nearly two-thirds of respondents find staff retention more difficult.

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Faux fur store hosts faux sale

Furious Fur uses savings-inspired language to draw attention to plight of animals used in the fur trade.

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Air Canada reconnects lost reindeer with the North Pole

The airline continues its theme of bringing travelers closer to their loved ones through a more “magical” approach.

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Dairy Farmers of Canada sit down with Santa Claus

A pair of holiday campaigns touch on two messages that have been focus areas for the organization throughout the year.

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Strategy’s most read of 2019: Shopper Marketing Report

The most eye-catching shopper stories from the last year.

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Lassonde has a thirst for paper straws

From Shopper Marketing Report: A limited run for juice box brand Oasis will provide feedback to improve the next edition.