Food+Beverage

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WW Canada expands into the subscription box space

A partnership with truLOCAL helps the brand with its recent goals of being more digitally relevant to younger members.

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Wiser’s and Boston Pizza ‘leap’ into gathering time

The two brands extend their positionings around bringing friends together with a promotion tied to the Leap Year.

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Metro picks an ‘irresistible’ kombucha look

A student design contest gave the grocery banner insights about a new product category and private label.

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Nando’s enlists Spicy P for spicy sauce

From Shopper Marketing Report: The chain taps Pascal Siakam to build recognition for the restaurant and its CPG offerings.

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Boston Pizza brings people together for Valentine’s Day

The restaurant finds “a fresh way” to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its heart-shaped pizzas by surprising a young couple.

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View from the C-Suite: Where SkipTheDishes sees potential for growth

With half of the market share, the delivery app is exploring new purchase occasions.

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Premium mixer 1642 packs a punch

The beverage brand promoted its tonic and ginger beer through a shopper marketing program in IGA stores across Quebec.

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D’Italiano suits up with the Raps to drive bread growth

From Shopper Marketing Report: The Weston brand created new packaging and a campaign to help fans “#GetThatBread.”

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The Meatless Farm Co. targets key retailers and meat eaters

The plant-based food company is driving purchases by hitting flexitarians with messaging right outside grocery stores.

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HelloFresh brings melodrama to its marketing

The meal kit player taps Schitt’s Creek star Annie Murphy for a mock soap opera to put more of a focus on differentiation.

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LCBO hopes to find new friends in ‘low’ places

The liquor retailer highlights drinks low in alcohol, sugar and calories to help customers meet their new year goals.

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Powerade shows how sport empowers athletes

The Coca-Cola brand’s end-of-year campaign helped the Special Olympics celebrate its 50th anniversary.

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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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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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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.