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How beer brands are keeping people connected

Steam Whistle, Muskoka and Labatt have been adapting to the shutdown of bars, restaurants, sports and social gatherings.

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Wax staff ‘blindsided’ by agency closure

After a lack of communication and an office lockout, more than a dozen staff are out of work in a challenging job environment.

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What brands can learn from history (and what’s different)

Economist Peter Field says now is not the time to cut ad spend, while an agency CEO says things are steadier than many expect.

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What is the economic impact of the pandemic lasting through summer?

Conference Board of Canada predicts a $20 billion drop in household spending.

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Revolve helps resolve an ongoing lack of social distancing

The agency taps a long list of partners to urge Canadians to “step up,” one of several that are using creativity to get people to stay home.

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The scoop on Unilever’s new marketing commitments

Experts say the global CPG is taking a leadership role by committing to change how it markets certain foods to children.

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The impact of COVID-19 on the future of sustainability

How short-term changes in the name of public health could impact consumer behaviour and habits down the road.

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Do you have the foresight to weather this storm?

Marketers need to look to their company’s mission to ensure it ends up on the right side of history, says Provident’s Wojtek Dabrowski.

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View from the C-Suite: Maple Leaf’s $3 billion opportunity

Last year, the meat company saw 30% growth in plant proteins. Greenleaf president Dan Curtin explains what’s next.

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Non-essential businesses to close in Ontario, Quebec

Here are the businesses and stores that will and won’t be allowed to continue operation in the two provinces, beginning Wednesday.

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Inside the Competition Bureau’s focus on digital ads

Influencer marketing seems to be an area due for enforcement action, as are claims related to COVID-19.

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Lessons for brands from sponsorship marketing

Even with events cancelled, MKTG’s Michael Beckerman says Reebok and Chipotle are showing how the practice remains relevant.

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Grocers raise pay and boost safeguards for frontline employees

How the changes fit with priorities currently important to public perception.

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H&R Block pivots with a changing new tax season

The firm’s retail operations and annual ad campaign needed to change in response to COVID-19 and extended CRA deadlines.