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Why we may have hit ‘peak purpose’

For companies like Scotiabank and Loblaw, it’s no longer good enough to simply express corporate values.

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Will that be cash, credit or pay later?

Brands from Air Canada to Sephora offer pay-later options to help drive conversion, higher average purchases and premium upgrades.

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P&G’s focus on performance continues to drive growth

The CPG reiterated the role brand investment and product “superiority” would have in driving consumer choice and pricing.

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Metro’s new health labels come with a dose of data

From Shopper Marketing Report: The grocer is deepening its insights by letting shoppers search products by 50 different attributes.

Cannes Lions 2019 : Day Three

If Cannes hosts Lions, will the industry come?

Organizers are confident about an in-person festival this June, but many Canadian agency execs doubt they can send anyone safely.

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View from the C-Suite: Corby eyes ecommerce growth

From the C-Suite newsletter: The channel is undeveloped in Canada, which CEO Nicolas Krantz sees as an opportunity.

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KFC Canada names new CMO

Katherine Bond-Debicki has been promoted, taking over marketing leadership from Samantha Redman.

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Most-read of 2020: Brands

Turning “Haulers” into heroes and bringing competitors together were some of the most popular stories from Canada’s marketers.

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Strategy’s 2020 Nice List

Our team picks some campaigns and initiatives that are worthy of a little extra recognition.

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Air Miles prepares for takeoff with new agency roster

Broken Heart Love Affair will lead brand strategy, with Fuse Create, Media Experts and Ogilvy on experiential, media and PR.

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How agencies are adopting a distributed workforce

As borders blur in the age of virtual everything, Sid Lee and The&Partnership are drawing on global expertise from across their networks.

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Why DavidsTea launched a seasonal subscription box

The “Tea Tasting Club” will help the company with sampling, education and community-building as it transitions to a digital model.

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John St. names Cher Campbell CCO as Angus Tucker steps away

The agency co-founder is shifting his focus to Theo, WPP’s dedicated Rogers unit.

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How Golf Town sustained a month-long Black Friday

The retailer has shifted its budget to make social and live streaming trigger shopping behaviour, a strategy it is continuing through the rest of the holidays.

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BRP navigates through uncharted digital territory

The launch of a navigational app is the latest step in the company’s five-year strategy to transform the rider experience.