Justin Dallaire

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How Warc sees 2020 playing out for marketers

The company’s annual guide expects to see AI gain further traction and data privacy become even more important for brands.

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View from the C-Suite: Leon’s aims to be trendier

The retailer continues to roll out smaller stores, in-store tech and a more fashionable image in an attempt to attract new customers.

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Calgary non-profit uses fake ads to show lack of representation of disabilities

Calgary Society for Persons with Disabilities is asking the media to be more inclusive.

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Canadians among the most active loyalty program users

Consumers view rewards as more important to loyalty than other factors, but are less likely to give their points to charity.

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Rain adds to leadership, in-house content offering

The agency continues to grow its business nationally, having most recently added Centennial College to its roster.

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Retail sales slump (again) heading into the holidays

Analyst Ed Strapagiel predicts 2019 could be one of the worst years since the recession.

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Interac swaps holiday gifts for the ‘stuff’ that matters

The company is focuses more on experiences as Canadians grow concerned about the materialistic nature of the season.

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Customization and the role of ‘social distance’

New research from UBC undermines common assumptions about why shoppers will customize products a certain way.

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View from the C-Suite: M&M Food Market eyes expansion, alt-proteins

From distribution deals with convenience and pharmacy to ventures outside of Canada, nothing is off the menu, says CEO Andy O’Brien.

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Do closures at Lowe’s spell the end of the DIY era?

From the C-Suite newsletter: Experts weigh in on the home improvement retailer’s decision to shutter 34 stores.

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Battered Women’s Support Services represents those who stay silent

The organization’s poster campaign reminds passersby of a single startling statistic.

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Klick Health appoints first chief brand strategy officer

Carl Turner will work to grow the discipline, replacing SVP Leslie Jamison, who has taken on a new role within the agency.

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Giant Tiger hosts a holiday party for some familiar characters

The discount retailer builds on its customer-centric fall campaign by taking it into the home and leaning on more digital content.

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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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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.