Justin Dallaire

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Articles by Justin Dallaire
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KFC tells plant-based haters to relax

For the national launch of its vegan-friendly ‘chicken’ sandwich, the QSR aims to bring skeptics into its broad audience.

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Canadian Tire names chief brand and customer officer

Susan O’Brien’s promotion follows a mixed quarter, with the sales impact of COVID-19 coming with a 400% growth in ecommerce.

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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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Leaders of colour find their voice

How calls for equity in advertising have shaped the perspectives of Scotiabank’s Clinton Braganza and Social Lite’s Neetu Godara.

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Are brands being scrutinized more now than ever before?

New research suggests that more Canadians are boycotting brands that ignore COVID-19 needs and the fight against racial injustice.

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Inside one charity’s effort to save the sector

CanadaHelps’ model of creating funds for a pool of charities is a strategic way to get more donors comfortable giving their money away.

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How to weather the next storm? Build a resilient brand

From the C-Suite newsletter: Many marketers are dissatisfied with their response to the pandemic. Here’s how a few found their voice.

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How Montreal fintech Moka is moving into France

The company formerly known as Mylo is running its first video campaign as it enters the “gateway” to Europe.

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View from the C-Suite: Ian MacDonald’s lessons from ‘abroad’

The CMO of Trader Corporation is putting time spent agency-side to the service of the brand he helped restore in the mid-2010s.

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Republik cures staff isolation with cottage country escape

For three months only, the work-and-live space will give mental health refuge to the agency’s Montreal city dwellers.

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PR firms commit to combatting racism

The CCPRF outlined six actions to be taken by signatory agencies, adding to other calls for equity within the industry.

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When can employees expect to return to the office?

While many are temporarily working from home, research by the Conference Board heralds the return of pre-pandemic policies.

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CMO Council: A moment of reckoning for the ad industry

From the C-Suite newsletter: Do renewed calls for D&I represent a legacy moment for marketers?