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Corner Office Shifts: Peter Housley joins Pattison Food Group

Plus, WestJet names interim CEO and Netflix gets its first Canadian-based head of publicity.

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What is the metaverse, and what does it mean for brands?

The digital revolution is merging physical and virtual realms. Wunderman Thompson Intelligence investigates how it will impact marketers.

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Digital investments give CEOs a bullish outlook

From the C-Suite newsletter: KPMG data also shows a seismic shift in how many companies plan to downsize.

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Canadian fintech Nesto names first CMO

Martin Aubut will work to capitalize on the online mortgage broker’s momentum following a recent funding round.

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View from the C-Suite: The Body Shop finds accountability in activism

Refills, reformulations and diversity are helping the retailer live up to its reputation.

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How Cadillac Fairview is driving young shoppers back to the mall

The brand’s first TikTok campaign helps remind consumers that its centres are more than shopping destinations.

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View from the C-Suite: Hill Street raises a glass to growth

The alcohol-free beverage co has expanded into new markets and lines of business.

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How a former marketer and her partner are scaling a sustainable meat company

The founders of Sunday Farms will use their backgrounds to grow a subscription business for a product that is in-demand but inaccessible.

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Corner Office Shifts: Plotting growth, Moose Knuckles shuffles exec team

Plus, Destination B.C. completes its CEO succession.

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Social Impact Report: Mogo’s ‘carbon-sucking machine’

Plus, The Body Shop launches national refill program and Lululemon to develop plant-based nylon with Genomatica.

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View from the C-Suite: Flow wants to keep surging

Former Nestle Waters CEO and chairman Maurizio Patarnello sees plenty of room for expansion in the North American marketplace.

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A brief guide to operating hybrid workplaces

From the C-Suite newsletter: Dan Barham, who has run workplaces at Telus and Lemay, shares tangible tips for managers.

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Where employees stand on mandatory vaccination, work-from-home policies

Lifeworks also looks at how those attitudes intersect with mental health scores.

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How advertisers will plan around climate disruptions

From threatening Sunday afternoon football to creating a premium for weather content, experts say global warming will transform media planning as we know it.

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View from the C-Suite: Having ‘fun’ with Toys ‘R’ Us

The chain’s new owner believes it can steal market share by creating exciting environments for its best customer: kids.