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Hitting the restart button with advertising

John Bradley and Carrie Bradley explore how to win back marketing dollars once the crisis begins to abate.

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How internships and MBA programs have fared in an unstable job market

As recruitment goes virtual, brands like PepsiCo, P&G and Unilever are viewing interns and grads as vital to their talent strategies.

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Mondelez prepares for the next stage of the crisis

President Martin Parent explains how the CPG co is anticipating demand and stocking shelves as a new pandemic phase begins.

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Air Canada gets ready for takeoff

The airline “flies the flag” in a new spot, part of communications efforts focused on attracting customers wary of travel.

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Roots names new CEO

The retailer makes Meghan Roach’s leadership role permanent as it begins to grapple with the fallout of COVID-19.

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Molson Coors is making a ‘big bet’ on vodka soda

After delaying Aquarelle’s launch campaign, the brewer increases the investment behind the latest product in its “beyond beer” portfolio.

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Emerging stronger, more creative and scrappier

Zulu Alpha Kilo’s Zak Mroueh on what will help the industry pull through hurdles like layoffs and pay cuts: its people.

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Lessons from China on marketing through a recovery

Execs from McCann’s Asia outposts suggest brands may shift from reassurances to rallying cries.

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Trust and design go hand-in-glove

EY Design Studio’s Stephen Megitt on which digital elements are more vital than ever (and others that can go to the next level).

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Van Houtte brings the fun back to coffee breaks

The brand comes back to TV with a campaign that gives consumers an emotional boost as at-home coffee habits continue.

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Young people more cautious about economy reopening

A survey from H+K also reveals that nearly half of respondents in four provinces believe ‘business as usual’ is happening too quickly.

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Who is the post-pandemic consumer?

COVID-19 derailed the business world and transformed consumers. Which trends will outlive the biggest health crisis of our time?

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FCB/Six, NFA top Canadian winners at ADC

Gentilhomme also won Gold at the virtual version of this year’s show, which has been taking place throughout the week.

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McCann hires new creative director in Montreal

Marie-Eve Best joins from Bleublancrouge to work on the agency’s beauty portfolio.