Retail

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In Brief: BICOM wins Volkswagen account

Plus, SportChek sales surge back for Canadian Tire and Camden continues to expand.

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Brands step it up for Mother’s Day

Indigo, Carharrt and Food Basics show all sides of motherhood to offer extra support in a year when it’s needed most.

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BBDO Canada named AOR for Kijiji

The agency will help the leading brand in classifieds with its “ambitious” plans for continued growth.

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View from the C-Suite: MEC moves forward post-acquisition

CEO Eric Claus discusses how the outdoor retailer is launching new initiatives that build on the strengths of the former cooperative.

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In Brief: FCB wins a Grand Clio

Plus, Klick adds to production leadership while Nielsen and Loop partner to bring more AI capabilities to retailers.

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Sobeys grows excitement for produce with in-store farms

From Shopper Marketing Report: Having gardens in-store will cut the grocer’s carbon footprint and capitalize on home cooking.

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How Vejii plans to help vegan go mainstream

The B.C.-based food marketplace offers products from big name brands and local startups to capture a growing consumer base.

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Cannabis brands celebrate 50 years of 4/20

From in-store marketing and staff raises to NFTs and art that conveys smell, maturing brands found a lot of ways to mark the date.

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Why grocers and restaurants are teaming up on prepared meals

Retailers are bringing more culinary chops to stores to enhance their meal offerings.

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Why is Indochino so optimistic?

From the C-Suite newsletter: The men’s retailer is gearing up for what it sees as an imminent comeback of the fashion sector.

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In Brief: COVID-19 adds to The Beer Store’s troubles

Plus, M5 will help True Hockey with growth goals as its new AOR and Mike Weir becomes the newest face of Golf Town.

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In Brief: Cannes Lions goes fully digital

Plus, Marketing Hall of Legends names 2021 inductees, Zeno Group hires new VPs and Calgary Co-Op picks a new agency.

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IKEA links a healthy planet to the homestead

The retailer continues to encourage little eco-friendly acts with a big collective impact as part of its planet-first ethos.

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Staples leans into ‘working-from-anywhere’

From the C-Suite newsletter: Anticipating a rush to remote work, the retailer reimagines its “working and learning” platform.

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Mark’s touts the simplicity of ecommerce

The retailer’s latest TV campaign is not just highlighting the casual ease of its products, but of how its customers can buy them.